Britains Queen Elizabeth won’t attend the Braemar Highland Gathering, a meeting in the Scotland, this weekend, a Buckingham Palace source said Friday.
Your choice was taken with the 96-year-old monarch’s comfort at heart the foundation said, adding Prince Charles, heir to the throne, will undoubtedly be attending as planned.
The gathering in the city around 90 miles north of Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, has existed in a few form for 900 years and contains been regularly by the reigning monarch and members of the royal family since 1848, its organizers said. Prince Albert bought Balmoral for Queen Victoria four years later
It really is mostly of the occasions where in fact the queen would usually be observed in public areas while she stays in Scotland through the summertime.
She actually is a patron of the gathering, whose events are the caber toss and the tug-of-war. Organizers say she’s attended it each year since she found the throne in 1952. It had been cancelled in 2020 and 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Earlier in the week a palace spokesperson said the queen would appoint Britains new prime minister at her Balmoral Castle residence in Scotland, instead of at Buckingham Palace in London, because of mobility issues.