Prince Charles, heir to the throne, plans to open the royal palaces to the public. He is seriously considering transforming these private living spaces into places accessible to the public. It is Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Sandringham and Balmoral that he wishes to give free access to the public. Sunday Times says it is about better accessibility to palaces. They would therefore be open for a longer time. Remember that Buckingham Palace is currently opening the doors to its lounges and gardens. An exclusive opening for the exhibition.
Note that the exhibition is mostly available from July to October. At this time, the queen moves to Balmoral, Scotland. This opening allows visitors to discover certain works inside the palace. Of course, this year this exhibition was canceled due to the constraints of the pandemic.
“The prince wants to bring people closer to the institution”
A royal source told The Sunday Times that “The prince wants to bring people closer to the institution. He recognizes that it must continue to evolve and that in the modern age people want to be able to access their palaces . He accepts this and considers them to be public places rather than private. This project is known to some members of the royal family including the queen according to the source.
The announcement comes after criticism from her son, Prince Harry, regarding his role as a father. Indeed, during his time on the Armchair Expert show, the Duke of Sussex claimed that he had broken the cycle of genetic pain for his children. He also said he suffered some form of pain and suffering from his father.
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