Due to difficulties in getting around, the 96-year-old monarch will not be present at the garden parties organized this summer in her palace, reports AFP.
Each year, the gardens of Buckingham Palace, London, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse (Edinburgh) host receptions. Postponed three years due to the pandemic, they will take place this year from the week. However, Queen Elizabeth II will be absent due to her state of health, her services told AFP.
The jubilee organized from June 2 to 5
“Her Majesty the queen will be represented by other members of the royal family to garden parties of this year”specifically said a spokesperson for Buckingham Palace, before adding that further details will be provided “in weather desired”. If the queen has difficulty moving, she appeared in good shape last week at the castle of Windsorreassuring about his state of health.
Nevertheless, since her brief hospitalization in October, her appearances have become extremely rare, reports AFP, even if she continues to assume “tasks light». According to Buckingham Palace, the sovereign hope to be able to attend the opening ceremony of the British Parliament next Tuesday. Indeed, she has only missed this annual meeting twice in 70 years of reign. Its platinum jubilee will be celebrated from June 2-5 in the UK.