We’ve collected some of our favourite photos of the British royal family’s most memorable moments of 2022 so far.
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee delivered a host of memorable family moments. From Prince Louis’ hilarious antics, to Prince Harry and Meghan finally returning to UK shores following Megxit two years earlier.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Louis appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as part of Trooping the Colour parade during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London, Britain, June 2, 2022.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attends the lighting of the Principal Platinum Jubilee Beacon at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, Britain, June 2, 2022.
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are greeted as they arrive for the National Service of Thanksgiving held at St Paul’s Cathedral during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London.
On the final day of the Jubilee celebrations, the Princess of Wales and Prince Louis attended the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, marking the end of the celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee. Prince Louis certainly garnered some attention that day!
And what a wonderful celebration it was! Here Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, Prince George, Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stand on the balcony during the Platinum Pageant, marking the end of the celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain, June 5, 2022.
Happy Birthday to darling Lili. Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, daughter of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, celebrated her first birthday in Windsor, where the fdamily stayed while celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee. reacts in Windsor, The photo was captured by the couple’s friend Misan Harriman/Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, 2022
While their trip to the Caribbean wasn’t all smooth sailing, it’s fair to say, Kate looked absolutely beautiful as she joined Patricia Allen, wife of Governor General of Jamaica Patrick Allen, at a dinner hosted by the Governor General and his wife, on the fifth day of the tour of the Caribbean to mark Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, in Kingston, Jamaica, March 23, 2022
What would be the first of two significant events for Prince George and Princess Charlotte, the Wales attended the Duke of Edinburgh’s memorial service at Westminster Abbey in March. The original funeral service was held the year prior with only 30 people present due to COVID protocols.
Royal photographer Chris Jackson captured this beautiful portrait of Camilla, now Queen Consort, at home in Raymill, Wiltshire, for her 75th birthday.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, shake hands with Dean of Windsor, The Rt. Rev. David Conner, as they leave the Easter Mattins Service at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, Britain April 17, 2022.
Queen Elizabeth enjoyed watching the Royal Windsor Horse Show Platinum Jubilee Celebration at Windsor Castle, in Windsor Britain, May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Hollywood royalty made it to London for the Royal Film Performance and UK Premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick”. Tom Cruise met with the then Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Leicester Square on May 19, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)
The then Duchess of Cambridge congratulated Prince William for his win at the Out-Sourcing Inc charity polo match at Guards Polo Club, Smiths Lawn, Windsor on July 6, 2022. The match raised funds and awareness for ten charities supported by the royal couple. Photo by James Manning/PA Images via Getty Images
Prince George attended his first Wimbledon game in the Royal box for the Men’s grand final.
A few weeks later, his younger sister Princess Charlotte attended the Commonwealth Games with her mum and dad on her first solo royal engagement without her siblings.
The last official photograph taken of the late Queen Elizabeth II was taken on September 6, 2022, two days before she passed away. Her Majesty met with Ms. Truss and asked her to form a new Administration. Ms. Truss accepted Her Majesty’s offer and was appointed Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.
It was a big start to the school year for the Wales children, who began a new school in Windsor on September 7, 2022.
His Majesty pays tribute to his mother and thanks the public for their condolences and support following the death of The Queen and his accession to the Throne. In the message, he announced the new titles of the members of the Royal family.
William, Prince of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales were joined by Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex outside Windsor Castle on September 10, 2022 following the passing of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.
The Queen’s children hold a Vigil beside Her Majesty’s coffin in St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh.
The Queen’s grandchildren, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise, Princess Beatrice, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Sussex, Princess Eugenie, Viscount Severn and Peter Phillips hold a vigil beside the coffin of their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, as it lies in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster, London on Saturday September 17, 2022.
At 5.17am on the day of her funeral the final members of the public paid their respects at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster, London.
King Charles the III and his family follow the gun carriage carrying his late mother the Queen Elizabeth the II to her funeral at Westminster Abbey.
Members of the royal family (left to right, from front) Arthur Chatto and Daniel Chatto, Mike Tindall and Zara Tindall, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank , Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn arriving at the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey..
The Queen’s funeral cortege borne on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy travels along The Mall on September 19, 2022 in London, England.
The hearse transporting the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth drives along Albert Road on the day of her state funeral and burial, in Windsor, Britain, September 19, 2022.
Pall bearers carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top into St. George’s Chapel on September 19, 2022 in Windsor, England. The committal service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, took place following the state funeral at Westminster Abbey. A private burial in The King George VI Memorial Chapel followed.
The royal corgis await the cortege on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, at Windsor Castle
Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Queen Camilla, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Catherine, Princess of Wales, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex stand outside Westminster Abbey after a service on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London