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Inside King’s garden parties where guests consume 27k cuppas | Royal | News

Inside King’s garden parties where guests consume 27k cuppas | Royal | News

King Charles’s annual garden parties at Buckingham Palace made a return earlier today, the first one of the season. Traditionally, more than 30,000 guests spend a relaxed afternoon in the scenic grounds of the official London-based royal residence. According to the Royal Family’s official website, the parties are an “important way for His Majesty to speak to a broad range of people from all walks of life”. As reported previously by HELLO!, the annual garden parties host around 8,000 people by invite-only – with around 27,000 cups of tea being served to those in attendance. Confirmed previously by the Royal Family’s website, around 20,000 sandwiches are consumed and 20,000 slices of cake enjoyed by guests. At Buckingham Palace today, the King was joined by approximately 8,000 guests. Dressed in a top hat and tails, the monarch laughed and chatted with attendees – just one day after confirming that he would not be meeting with Prince Harry. The Duke of Sussex arrived in the UK on Tuesday ahead of his appearance at St Paul’s Cathedral to …