Will Princess Kate get a special new big-girl role on Easter Sunday?

I’ve been thinking, for the past week, that we wouldn’t see the Prince and Princess of Wales until the end of April, just because that’s usually their “tradition” – taking a full month “off” of work for the Easter school holiday. But then I remembered… they probably will make a family appearance on Easter Sunday, which is what happened last year. They stopped their Norfolk holiday for a day and went to church in Windsor. Reportedly, the family will gather in Windsor again for this year’s Easter weekend, and they’re already planning on putting Kate to “work.” LOL.

Kate, the Princess of Wales, is expected to take on a new role this Easter as King Charles shakes up the rules of their traditional lunch with the family. A royal expert has claimed the Royal Family will be reuniting this Easter bank holiday weekend for a Sunday lunch, with the occasion marking the first Easter without Queen Elizabeth II. It will also mark the second anniversary of Prince Philip’s death.

Ingrid Seward predicted the whole family will reunite on Sunday – minus Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex – with it being a chance for them to get together before the King’s Coronation in May. They usually stick to traditions during the four-day holiday, eating a fish dinner on Good Friday. On Sunday they go to St George’s Chapel for a service before heading back for a four-course roast. But Ms Seward said Charles may relax one rule that was enforced by his late mother.

She told The Sun: “They will all have dinner together, but not the young children, they will eat in the nursery dining room. The Queen always said until they could hold a knife and fork properly they could not eat at the table, but Charles might have relaxed that rule a bit.”

The expert also believes Kate may have an additional role ahead of the occasion as she helps to organise some of the activities for the children. She said: “Kate is a great organiser and will almost certainly organise an Easter egg hunt – they can also go to the royal mews and see the horses there and there is an indoor pool for swimming and ponies for them to ride.”

[From The Daily Express]

It’s wearing thin, have you noticed? The remaining Windsors, specifically the Waleses, Queen Camilla and King Charles, are having a hard time pretending that they’re all a happy-family. There is no way that William and Kate will cut their Norfolk holiday (or wherever they are) short just to eat a fish dinner on Friday. Nope – it’s far more likely that the Waleses come in on Sunday and do the quick church appearance, and then sprint back to Norfolk. On the other side, I doubt Charles and Camilla want to spend that time with the Grim Waleses shooting dagger-eyes at each other. They’d rather spend that time with Camilla’s children and grandchildren, clearly. And no, Kate won’t organize an Easter egg hunt.

Meanwhile, Charles and Camilla will do the Maundy Service on Thursday in London. They did it last year in Windsor when QEII was canceling all of her events. This year, Charles will hand out two purses per person, and 75 men and 75 women are pre-selected to receive the purses. In the purses are the monarch’s special silver Maundy coins. This year, “one coin will celebrate His Majesty’s forthcoming 75th birthday and the other will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Windrush Generation.”

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  1. Tessa says:

    Keen will have a staff member organize the Easter egg hunt. Too much work. Does keen expect to get Easter presents.

    • Cairidh says:

      Carol will organise an Easter egg hunt at Adelaide cottage. She’s the organiser ie controller.

      • Feeshalori says:

        Maybe she can start liquidating stock from Party Pieces to use in the Easter egg hunt.

    • Cara says:

      If Kate doesn’t receive Easter presents from everybody in William’s family, she will make sure they are evicted from their homes or hurt them in some other way. And remember, only her children matter. They get ALL the eggs. Watch your ass around Kate!

  2. ThatsNotOkay says:

    Are they trying to turn Kate’s position into something like the First Lady of the US, organizing Easter eggs hunts and decorating the WH for Christmas? Is that supposed to win hearts and minds? Is that all they think a FL/FM does?

    • Yevee says:

      it’s busy work for a trophy wife

      • Anna says:

        After First year she would be totally pissed with decorating the f****** tree and could have a nice chat about it with Melania.

      • kelleybelle says:

        “Kate’s a great organizer,” lol. Sure. Hardly rocket science to put together an Easter egg hunt, but whatever. I’m sure there’s a few brain cells in there somewhere, right? What an empty, vapid, purposeless life. And all those ridiculously-expensive clothes.

    • Cams says:

      That’s what her “early years” campaign reminds me of. It’s something a usa first lady would do. Granted it wouldn’t take 20 years but the way Kate is holding herself is a usa first lady move.

  3. First comment says:

    Just a piece of advice for all the remaining members of the Windsor’s family: don’t forget the presents for the wails!!!

  4. Will Can’t theme dress and wear a bunny costume?

    • Janey says:

      I’d like PW to dress up in a bunny costume with a giant carrot coming out of it’s ar*e.

  5. Brassy Rebel says:

    They’re assuming a lot here. As I recall, William and Kate skipped the big important Christmas lunch last Christmas. They might not show up for any of this. However, they will demand Easter presents! 😆

  6. Woke says:

    I think that’s the kind of things she would want to do. She strikes me as the type who likes to organize events. Look at all the tantrums she had on Harry and Meghan’s wedding. Her opening a garden her involvement in the Chelsea flower show that’s the stuff she likes. That’s why her early childhood campaign seems fake she obviously doesn’t like it.

    • Ace says:

      There’s a big difference between liking organizing events and liking telling people what to do, and there’s no way Keen prefers the one that’s actual work.

    • TheWigletOfWails says:

      She doesn’t like organizing events, she likes taking the credit for them. Harry and Meghan’s wedding was going to be a success without her input and she didn’t like that.

    • Flynn says:

      Kate can be the one in charge of making sure all the children have their shoes on so they can all go see the horses together. Because that is very special for kids who can see horses every day of their lives.

  7. Carol Mengel says:

    Yes, any organizing that Kate does, her mother does and Kate takes credit for. She can’t do a bloody thing without her mother’s guidance. That’s great in your teens, not in your 40s.

  8. LB says:

    The Great Royal Easter Egg Hunt, brought to you by Party Pieces. Since when is an Easter egg hunt a thing with the BRF? H&M’s Netflix documentary showed them organizing an Easter egg hunt for Archie. Kate copying once again?

  9. Emily_C says:

    Commemorating the Windrush generation. Many of whom they deported. Lovely.

    • Lucy says:

      That caught my eye as well. Who from the Windrush generation, exactly, will be there? Or are they giving coins commemorating them to random Britons. I wouldn’t be surprised. Another way to say, we like POC for pictures! But not living here, ick.

  10. Shawna says:

    An opportunity for Carole to bump up the sale price of Party Pieces, where Kate learned her royal party skills?

  11. Becks1 says:

    so, “organizing an Easter egg hunt” really isn’t that hard. You just….buy the eggs and then hide them. It’s not like she’s hosting the White House Easter Egg Roll or something. If its just for the kids, there would be 10 there most likely, and that includes Peter’s kids who are a bit older, I’m not sure Savannah would be that into it at 12. Even if they include Pippa’s kids, you’re still at 13 and its still not a big deal. a community easter egg hunt or something is a completely different beast, obviously. but a family easter egg hunt doesn’t really take a lot of effort.

    But sure, Kate the Great is the best organizer ever. maybe they just mean she is going to tell the staff to buy the eggs and hide them.

    • Dilettante says:

      Your last paragraph sums it up.

    • Nic919 says:

      Meghan organized an egg hunt in the documentary so they need to pretend that Kate can do this too.

      • NIC919: 100% the best and ONLY reason Waity has been promoted to Easter Egg hunt organiser l had forgotten. This desperate a rather pathetic announcement has Ma Midds stamped all over it. Isn’t Party Pieces tanking?

  12. equality says:

    It requires being a great organizer to have an Easter egg hunt for family? Or to take children to a pool or to ride ponies that the grooms will tack up and handle?

    • Becks1 says:

      I do like when the RRS remind us that the royals live a very different life from most people, with their palaces and royal mews and indoor pools etc.

    • kelleybelle says:

      They have to embiggen her somehow and there is so little to work with. So very little.

  13. Amy Bee says:

    Yeah, William and Kate will be flying in by helicopter to Windsor on Sunday morning for the Easter Service.

    • Jaded says:

      Probably separate helicopters because Kate’s at Bucklebury and William’s at Anmer.

  14. tamra says:

    First, who gets Easter presents? LOL. Second, coloring the eggs, reading Easter Bunny stories the week before ,is the real fun! Third, they do not care! They are exhausted after all of their work since the Jubbly!? LOL. Fourth, people who organize EVERYTHING have control issues!

  15. CindyP says:

    This is so pathetic. Don’t most parents have an Easter Egg Hunt for their kids?

    • LizzieB says:

      Not in the UK! I think they are growing in popularity and there’s probably local ones organised by the council or by schools. But mostly at Easter you get given an Easter egg by your parents and your grandparents and that’s it. Maybe there’s a tea party with Easter treats and cakes. When we moved to the States when I was a kid, my mum was flummoxed by the need to make Easter baskets and do Easter egg hunts! Now she loves it and has loads of Easter decorations from our time in America, and nags me about grandchildren so she can make Easter baskets for them!.

  16. Nic919 says:

    Kate is such a great organizer she made the queen wait for her because she ran late to the Easter service. Despite having police clear traffic for them.

  17. UNCDancer says:

    They can f–k all the way off with their Maundy Thursday coins commemorating the Windrush Generation. Especially when the King’s government is still deporting people after the government destroyed those same people’s immigration papers (yes, I believe that fire was not an accident). Again, using black and brown people as props. HMTK and his Consort can get bent.

  18. CJ says:

    Wait. A coin for the Windrush generation??? The people the story government tried to say weren’t actually British citizens? Had the home office burn their records of entry?

    Who’s getting these coins? Are they going to have 150 people of Caribbean descent paraded in front of the king and queen consort??? Not a snowball’s chance surely? But… they can’t not have anyone of colour can they?

    Well now I’m very interested in one of the royal engagements.

  19. BeanieBean says:

    New role? I don’t get it–how is organizing an Easter egg hunt for your own children a ‘new role’?? Ingrid Seward writes nonsense! First she tells us the kids will eat at a separate table in a different room, then she tells us Charles is changing things, then she tells us the Queen always said kids can’t sit at the table until they can hold a knife & fork, so which is it??? The kids eat at their own table or they’re joining the grownups??? Is Charles changing things or is he following the Queen’s traditions? And this is the first I heard Windsor has an indoor pool. How nice for them. I am amazed, day after day, that these English writers even have jobs. Of course, that doesn’t come close to the amazement I have that the English keep paying the bills for the Windsors.

    • equality says:

      The kids would probably be happier in a separate room.

    • HennyO says:

      It was reported before that the Windsor castle’s living area has an indoor swimming pool and that all royal children take swimming lessons their – even the higher appointed (Windsor) staff’s kids have/have had swimming lessons there. I reminder, when Meghan was on maternity leave, a rota journo wrote that she had taken Archie for swimming classes there, since it was very close to FC (don’t know if she was reporting the truth though).

    • Mrs.Krabapple says:

      The irony is, the British do not hold their knives and forks properly *anyway.* The “American” way is actually the older, more traditional way to hold a knife and fork. In the 18th and 19th centuries, as formal dinners gave way to faster meals, the common way of holding the utensils changed in Europe but didn’t make its way across the Atlantic to the USA. So America actually has the more traditional, formal, method of eating.

  20. notasugarhere says:

    This sounds more like a role for Camilla, similar to the Christmas tree decorating party she does every year with sick children. If this is Kate/Carol(E) putting out this story? It sounds like Kate/Carol(E) trying to push Kate forward as the Windsor family matriarch instead of Camilla. Will we see Pips and her kids invited to this Real Royal Family easter celebration too? Either way it’ll be sure to rankle Charles/Camilla.

    • Nic919 says:

      It’s a dangerous game for kate or Carole to try to usurp Camilla in her role as matriarch. Especially when we know she expects Easter gifts from adults, a nonsensical expectation. (Harry’s book will be the best resource for decades to come because few will discredit what he has said and he really demonstrated the pettiness of his brother and sister in law along with their snooty racist tendencies)

      • notasugarhere says:

        It is a dangerous game, but that’s the PR that’s been coming out of Clan Middleton for several years. ex. All the Middleton PR about Kate being QEII’s rock after Philip’s death. The move to Adelaide couched as QEII needing Kate nearby.

        Right after their engagement, the Midds started leaking the PR of Kate wanting to be ‘beloved, seen but never heard’ like the Queen Mum. Now they’re trying to position Kate as that for the nation – as a way to stop William from setting her aside. Oh no, Billy, you cannot divorce her, she’s the only one who can save the UK from Camilla.

        Neither Charles nor Camilla is going to put up with this. That may be part of Charles and his ongoing uplifting of David Rocksavage. He’s not going to let the Rose affair talk die down.

      • BayTampaBay says:

        The Rose affair talk will NEVER die down as I will NOT let it happen!

        Rose Who???

        LOL! LOL!

      • Lady D says:

        Kate’s Easter incident is the first time I’ve ever heard of adults getting Easter presents. Is it done this way in Britain, or is it a Kate thing?

      • notasugarhere says:

        The Midds didn’t celebrate Easter or attend Easter services before the engagement. Easter was always a foreign ski trip, not a trip to a church. They didn’t attend Christmas services until the engagement was announced either. See Kate not being confirmed in CoE until just before the wedding. Their ‘faith’, like William’s, is performative and for PR only.

      • Tessa says:

        Camilla is matriarch of her family she had with andrew Parker Bowles. She is wife to the king but us not matriarch or queen mother to Charles and Diana’s children. Carole is not a royal so cannot be queen mother and camilla has no royal children so she can’t be queen mother.

      • notasugarhere says:

        ‘Queen Mum’ isn’t a real title, it was simply an informal way to distinguish between Dowager Queen Elizabeth and Regnant Queen Elizabeth II.

        Camilla is the wife of the head of the family. I know this personally galls you, but the fact is, Camilla is the matriarch of the Windsor family, the extended Windsor family, the combined Windsor-Parker-Bowles families.

  21. QuiteContrary says:

    A special silver Maundy coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Windrush Generation … the utter nerve of these people. The utter gall.

  22. India says:

    Will someone please explain to me why Bulliam and The Stick always dress themselves and their children in like colors? Is this weird or what? And why?

  23. Weetzie says:

    Breaking News: Daughter-in-law hosts Easter Dinner for extended family. They’re just like us! Except she doesn’t have to shop for it, cook for it, clean for it, or spend hours hard boiling and decorating eggs that are now worth their literal weight in gold for it. How much are the British people going to pay for their new Easter outfits though?

  24. Lizzie says:

    Meghan’s getting ANOTHER prestigious award, and someone is crying and throwing a tantrum. Is Will in a rage or Keen green with envy? Whatever, a new and bloated ‘role’ has been invented for mrs wails. Arranger Of the Easter Egg Hunt!!! Does no one in the rf realize when they are being mocked? Probably not, I imagine she is looking at herself in the mirror and smiling.

  25. Beverley says:

    Ah, bless her heart! They’ll fly in from their tropical vacation, private jet of course. Kkkhate will step out in a matronly bespoke frock that costs thousands of pounds with inappropriate jewelry and clashing accessories. With the little royals in tow – everyone matching, even Baldemort – they’ll traipse over to the church, expecting Easter gifts from their relatives and onlookers. Oh, happy day!

    Then they’ll jet back to their holiday.

    • Deering24 says:

      But…but…will her coat dress be sprouting Easter Egg buttons all over the place?!

  26. Carolind says:

    The Maundy Service is in York this year. It was only the last few years in deference to the health/age of the late Queen that it was held in London/Windsor.

    The only Easter Egg Hunt Kate will be holding is her own. Camilla, the Queen, will be in charge of the Royal one.

    William and Kate do not have just Meghan and Harry and their children to contend with now. They also will be in competition with Camilla’s children and grandchildren. Charles got on well with her grandchildren at a time when he hardly saw the Middleton grandchildren because only Kate’s family counted back then.

    • Cams says:

      Hope you see this. Why did William ice out Charles with the kids? You would think he would be sucking up. I wouldn’t want Camilla around my kids either to be fair.

      • Carolind says:

        Because William and supposedly also Harry treated their father with contempt. The Queen was the monarch and there was the cosy Middletons and William and Kate thought Charles did not matter. For years I watched Kate especially leap on and off balconies straight after the Queen when she should have waited for Charles. If they were all at events together Kate used to ignore Charles and Camilla. Because Charles and William were both direct heirs William thought he was on a level footing with his father. He apparently had to be taken aside by aides and told that he was not. Camilla was furious at the way William and Harry treated Charles although Harry was always the son closest. At an event at Windsor a few years ago William asked Charles if his car could go in Charles’s procession of cars back to London. As heir Charles had outriders and they would be back in London sooner. Charles agreed. William was late. Camilla persuaded Charles to give the go-ahead for the procession to go without William and Co who appeared to see the others disappearing in the distance…There could also have been the element that until recently Camilla was just going to be princess consort. Katie was going to be Queen! I think it changed when the Queen really aged and Charles was top dog. Also the fact that when Meghan appeared, Charles obviously adored her and W and K were patently third couple!

      • Tessa says:

        Charles apparently did not adore Meghan considering the way he treated her and harry. I think Charles thought of his own image when he acted nice to Meghan at the wedding.

    • Tessa says:

      Charles could have picked up the phone and asked to see his grandchildren and most likely said he was too busy. I don’t think he’s all that close with camilla grandchildren
      They do have a granddad in Andrew Parker Bowles and spend time with him.

  27. Cams says:

    Honest question. I may have to ask in a different thread but…. what does Kate and William do in a day? Since William isn’t in the air force anymore what does he do? Does he watch tv all day? He didnt even finish cornwall training.

    And want to put this out there, I don’t believe William and roses affair. I don’t think Kate would tolerate rose being that close. Yes rose is ugly but kate is too competitive. I think rose is the decoy. That Russian girlfriend thing might be true.

    • Carolind says:

      I don’t believe in the majority of rumours that go around but, yes, I do think William had an affair with Rose Hanbury. He would not have asked Kate’s permission first but after she found it, she would not have been happy. Why do I believe that they did? Well, apart from the huge amount of talk on the internet, Rose’s brother told fellow members about it at his London Gentlemen’s Club. That is well documented.

    • Tessa says:

      Cams I don’t think rose us ugly. Shes nicer looking than kate imo and not as snobbish.

  28. WhatKateHerselfSaidOnPageSix says:

    That’s a nice picture of Kate, she looks a little like lindsay lohan.

  29. Trix says:

    Wow holy shit, she gets to organize the Easter egg hunt! What a lofty responsibility!

    This actually feels like subtle shade from whoever leaked it … hello Camilla.

    I hope Kate breaks bad at some point and starts spilling tea herself — or escapes entirely.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Kate ‘escape’ from what? She’s no victim here. She’s made this choice for 20 years, she’s exactly where she wants to be. She desperately doing anything she can to stay in this position, while her husband is trying to figure out how to set her aside.