Honours and Awards


The honours system is designed to recognise the specific contribution made by individuals to many different walks of life in our nation. Read more

The Queen's Awards

There are two awards for which anyone can put forward a nomination : The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and The Queen's Awards for Enterprise. Read more

The Queen's Anniversary and Birthday messages

The Queen will send a congratulatory message on certain occasions. Read more

Royal Garden Parties

Garden party invitations are sent out by the Lord Chamberlain's Office in the Lord Chamberlain's name on behalf of The Queen. Read more

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