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Join us at The Worshipful Company of Broderers Fashion Show at St Paul's Cathedral, 11/09/18

Jeeves of Belgravia are proudly sponsoring this fashion show in aid of Fine Cell Work. Fine Cell Work operate in around 30 British Prisons, providing embroidery kits and training to prisoners. They also have a hub in Battersea, where they provide post release support for prisoners. Here at Jeeves, we are proud to support Fine Cell Work. As such, we have submitted two raffle prizes for the evening that will give each winner a full year of free dry cleaning at Jeeves!

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Jeeves Gets a Special Mention in Elle Magazine

The January 2017 edition of Elle magazine contained a special feature dedicated to taking care of your garments. We were delighted when the editorial team took some advice from one of our long established and suitably experienced Jeeves Branch Operations Manager, Jan Haste. Jan represented Jeeves impeccably offering some sound advice on how to care and specifically store your beloved cashmere garments. We are in the 3rd page of the editorial, under Fold, Bag or Hang? But we have also pasted th...

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A Royal Christmas - Whats Christmas Like in the Royal Household?

A royal Christmas is by definition a traditional event. Many of the Christmas customs still widely practiced today have long been established from the history of our Royal Family. But what is Christmas actually like in the Royal household?

Traditionally the Royal Family always spend Christmas at the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. On arrival at the estate the family’s program of festivities is laid out ready for them to begin to enjoy. As with every family household at Christmas, it’s a busy few days with lots to look forward to.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are always in residence before guests start to arrive throughout the 23rd December. Closer and more prominent royals such as Prince William and his young family arrive promptly on Christmas eve before 9am. Once everyone is happily residing in the splendour of Sandringham the celebrations can begin. 

The following three days’ events run like clockwork, with timing as precise as the Queen expects all of her functions to ensue. Afternoon tea is scheduled for 4pm where the family joins together to swop some cheap and often tongue-in cheek presents; once Prince Harry gave his Grandmother an ‘Aint Life a Bitch’ hat! Due to the family’s German heritage the exchanging of presents always takes place on Christmas eve.

The following jovialities for Christmas eve include a charity ‘kick around’ footy match between William and Harry, proceeded by a festive ‘game’ dinner at 8.30pm.

Christmas day brings more formality to the royal proceedings, with church being the first port of call on Christmas morning. A splendidly traditional turkey dinner follows. It’s said that the annual royal Christmas dinner includes two 25lb turkeys that are carved at the family’s table. Of course the crowning glory of the day is always the Queens’ speech at 3pm – the joyful part of the royals Christmas schedule that we all get to participate in.

We have proudly held a Royal Warrant as the official dry cleaner of HRH the Prince of Wales since 1980. Find out more about our Royal services here: http://www.jeevesofbelgravia.co.uk/about-us/

Everyone here at Jeeves of Belgravia would to wish HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the Royal Family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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