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7 Christmas royal traditions the British Royal Family has to follow.

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Meghan Markle will soon be the member of the Royal Family. Chances are that she would celebrate her Christmas with the royal family this year.


Now that Prince Harry and Meghan are engaged it is certain that they will be a part for Christmas celebration.

Queen Elizabeth and the other members have fully welcomed Meghan into the fold. Here are some traditions she and the other royal will follow.

A TRIP TO SANDRINGHAM.

The royals traditionally visit their country house in Norfolk. It starts with the Queen making the journey by public train almost about a week prior to Christmas. This estate is smaller than most royal residences. So, only Queen Elizabeth’s closest family receives invites.

THE CHRISTMAS EVE TEA.

On the Christmas eve, royals sit at the estate for an afternoon tea. The adults munch on scones and jam penny sandwiches, the little royals add decorations to the Christmas tree.


EXCHANGING GIFTS.

After the tea session is over, the members move on to the most fun part. They exchange the gifts they bring for each other. According to the reports, Prince Harry once gave Queen Elizabeth a shower cap with the phrase ‘Ain’t life a b*tch’ on it.

Also read: Meghan Markle ‘Totally Charmed’ The British Royal Family.


ATTENDING THE CHURCH SERVICES.

There is always an early wake-up call for the royals the next morning. They first attend a private service at 9 a.m. when Queen Elizabeth takes communion. Then they head back to the church of St Mary Magdalene for public worship at 11 a.m. 

HAVING A LAVISH LUNCH.

After completing the church services, all the royals go back and have their lavish meal. It mostly includes roasted turkey, traditional sides and Christmas pudding, according to former royal chef Darren McGrady.

QUEEN ELIZABETH GIVES A SPEECH.

As the afternoon goes on, Queen Elizabeth gives her annual Christmas message that’s broadcast around the world. Well, this year, the 91 year old reigning monarch’s expected to congratulate her grandson and his bride-to-be. 

Also read: Meghan Markle To Spend Christmas With Queen Elizabeth?


TRYING LUCK ON CHARADES.

Following a light and simple buffet dinner, the evening activities include charades, jigsaw puzzles, or a movie projected onto a screen in the ballroom. According to the reports, Queen Elizabeth has an excellent impression of heads of state.


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