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A Coronation celebration
Worth sharing • This is where you tell us what’s affected you most in the magazine. We’ve been overwhelmed by your response to Good Housekeeping’s support for the National Literacy Trust. See page 162 to find out more
Good ideas for May • RED, WHITE AND YOU! STYLISH CORONATION TREATS
Welcome to the new CAROLEAN ERA • As the countdown to the Coronation begins, royal biographer and journalist Robert Hardman shares a fascinating insight into what we can expect from the reign of King Charles III and the stalwart support he will have from The Queen Consort
Happy & glorious GLAMOUR! • It’s almost summer occasion season and, from the sweetest palette of lilac, peony and daffodil to the high drama of cascading ruffles and glistening floor-length gowns, there are majestic looks for every event. Enjoy!
ALL DRESSED UP • We’re about to enjoy a national knees-up, with a bank holiday bonanza honouring the Coronation and the start of the summer soiree season – it’s the ideal excuse to hang out the bunting, tuck into some teatime treats and buy a fabulous new frock
YOU’RE HIRED! Welcome to the world of FASHION RENTAL • Rental is the fashion buzzword of the moment and it’s a great way to practise sustainable style, save wardrobe space and try designer brands at a fraction of the cost. Amanda Marcantonio explains all
TOP RENTAL SITES
PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED • As we look forward to the Coronation, joint chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces Tracy Borman outlines the traditions around crowning a monarch
Coronation mishaps • Thanks to the painstaking preparation that went into it, Elizabeth II’s coronation was one of the most spectacular in royal history. But these great events did not always go to plan…
‘I was impressed The King spent his birthday focusing on the church’ • What are one of the world’s most famous couples really like? Five people with a special connection to Charles and Camilla share their insights
‘The King and Queen Consort are complete allies’
‘I’ll never forget the time the Spice Girls kissed The King!’
‘The work of The Prince’s Trust is life-changing’
‘The Queen Consort is brave and believes in what we are doing’
‘I’ve been preparing for the CORONATION for years’ • As he gears up to present the BBC’s Coronation coverage, Huw Edwards opens up to Nathalie Whittle about conversations with The King, his off-screen pastimes and his very tolerant wife
THE NEWS ON HUW
‘We felt like we’d caught the imagination of the country’ • Lindsey Brummitt is programme director of The Big Lunch, which has brought millions of people together over the years and raised £55m for communities.
‘Dogs are good for building communities’ • Rikke Rosenlund is founder and CEO of BorrowMyDoggy, which offers the chance for people who aren’t dog owners to walk a neighbour’s pet.
‘Those who have the least, often have the most willingness to give’ • Saira Begum Mir realised that people were struggling in east London, where she lives, so she stepped up to help.
‘Everyone should have a neighbourhood to rely on’ • Sarah Friar is CEO of the neighbourhood network Nextdoor, which is shaping the way people share news and information about what is happening in their areas.
‘Eurovision is shining joy beaming out of my television’ • From ABBA to Bucks Fizz and Norwegian duo Bobbysocks, there are so many reasons to love the Eurovision Song Contest, says our smitten columnist
‘I faced my demons and finally found the joy in running’ • When...