London has been filled with a celebratory air to mark the very happy occasion of the birth of a son to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge yesterday evening! The Tower of London has been lit up a bright blue, the London Eye is sporting the colors of the Union Jack, a 63 gun salute at the Tower of London and 41 gun salute at Green Park today are just a few of the celebrations that have been taking place across the capital after the announcement of the birth of the third in line to the throne. We are thrilled with the news and wish the very best to William and Kate during this very special time!
This morning the Guardsmen performed a happy version of Congratulations during the usual Changing of the Guard ceremony. Join in the celebration thanks to this fun video.
The happy couple could leave the hospital and return to Kensington Palace as early as today. The announcement of the name of the royal baby is eagerly anticipated around the world and should come in a matter of days. In the meantime, find out more about the history of royal baby names while we all wait and guess.
UPDATE: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced the name of their son as Prince George Alexander Louis and his official title is His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
If you’re in London and would like to celebrate the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge, head to the Museum of London to check out their special exhibition on royal baby clothing called A Royal Arrival. Here’s a fascinating sneak peek behind the scenes at the unique collection of royal baby clothing at the Museum of London.
And Kensington Palace, which will be the home of The Prince of Cambridge, has provided a unique look back in time at just what life was like for royal babies at Kensington Palace over the ages. Be sure to plan a visit to Kensington Palace during your stay in London for an up close look at this important palace that is just as much home to the Royal Family today as it has been for centuries.
Please join all of us at London Perfect in sharing our happy wishes and congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their son!