We look back at some of the best British royal family moments from this year in a series of heartwarming and hilarious photos! From Prince William and Prince Harry’s sibling rivalry, to a new addition to the family for Kate and Prince William (and the British royal family!) what was your favourite moment from 2015?
Smile for the camera!
28th February 2015 – Prince William got into character as a Samurai king and posed for photos when he visited the set of a historical drama at a broadcasting studio in Tokyo during his visit to Japan.
A day at the races
17th April 2015 – A jubilant and excited Queen was spotted cheering whilst enjoying one of her favourite past-times – horse racing!
Welcome to the family
2nd May 2015 – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London with their newborn daughter, the Princess of Cambridge. The youngest member of the British royal family has been winning hearts worldwide ever since!
7th May 2015 – Thousands of girls around the world would love to marry Harry, but it doesn’t seem like the kind Prince has found the right one yet! A lucky Victoria McRae did get a kiss from the charming royal though, during his visit to the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, New South Wales, at the end of his month-long Australian military deployment.
Getting to know you
6th June 2015 – Snapped by their mum at their home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, the world was treated to these super sweet snaps of the new little princess with her big brother Prince George. Adorable!
Keep up mum!
14th June 2015 – A growing Prince George keeps his mum, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, on her toes whilst at a polo game in Gloucestershire.
A big day for a little girl
5th July 2015 – The Duchess of Cambridge carries Princess Charlotte as they arrive at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk, for her Christening. Princess Charlotte was christened in front of the Queen and close family.
A family affair
5th July 2015 – Prince George has a word with his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, after attending the Christening of his little sister, Princess Charlotte, with the rest of the royal family.
Are you alright in there?
All hail HRH!
7th July 2015 – Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall sample some local beers during their annual summer visit to Wales – but Charles looks less than impressed with Camilla’s pint!
Watch the birdie!
29th July 2015 – Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall meet their match in ‘Zephyr’, a bald eagle, at the Sandringham Flower Show in Norfolk, Britain.
23rd September 2015 – Brothers Prince William and Prince Harry find themselves matching in personalised hardhats whilst visiting the BBC’s DIY SOS Team for The Big Build: Veteran’s Special at a street in Manchester.
26th September 2015 – Prince Harry looks less than impressed as his brother, Prince William, cheers on Wales whilst Harry supported England in the Rugby World Cup.
Belle of the ball
20th October 2015 – Catherine Duchess of Cambridge stuns in a gorgeous gown and tiara as she joins Chinese President Xi Jinping and Queen Elizabeth II at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace
26th October 2015 – Catherine Duchess of Cambridge got competitive when she took part in a welly wanging competition against Prince William and Prince Harry!
Pause for thought
8th November 2015 – Queen Elizabeth II attends the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London, and takes a moment to remember and commemorate service men and women who fought in past military conflicts.
She should be so lucky!
13th November 2015 – Kylie Minogue is delighted to meet Prince Harry at the Royal Albert Hall for the Royal Variety Performance.
My – how you’ve grown!
29th November 2015 – Melting hearts up and down the UK (and no doubt all over the world) these photos of Princess Charlotte with her cuddly toy dog taken by the Duchess at home in Anmer Hall were too cute for words.