‘Business As Usual!’ Queen Set For Her Busiest Autumn Period In Nearly A Decade

During the pandemic the Queen has made use of technology with a number of WebEx video calls which she has used to speak to people across the Commonwealth. But after countless days staring at screens, the Queen has reportedly experience a degree of screen – fatigue.

After the Queen spent her summer with her family at Balmoral in Scotland, the royal aides have created a programme in the autumn to liven up her schedule.

Her majesty is set to return next week with seven public engagements planned for the month of October.

The Sunday Telegraph reported the Queen is looking forward to getting out and about to meet people again, after having enjoyed her public work before Balmoral in the early summer.

A royal source told the Telegraph: ‘The Queen had an incredibly busy May, June and July, with a real determination to get back, and this is continuing after the summer’.

‘There’s a real appetite for it to be business as usual as much as possible’.

The Queen will have her busiest autumn period since 2013 with seven public engagement already planned next month.

By comparison, the Queen only had two engagement in October 2018 and the wedding ceremony of Prince Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.

Once the Queen returns from Balmoral, she will attend the opening ceremony of the Sixth Session of the Scottish Parliament with the Prince Of Wales.

On October 12, she will attend a Westminster Abbey service of thanksgiving to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion.

Next year the Queen will celebrate seventy years on the throne and the country will mark the achievement with an additional bank holiday from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June 2022.det to the throne at the age of 25 in 1952.