Daddy’s little cutie! Harry and Meghan release new picture of Lilibet enjoying backyard first birthday picnic at Frogmore Cottage – with shock of bright red hair just like her father’s
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new picture of Lilibet on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage during the Platinum Jubilee.
Harry and Meghan hosted a ‘relaxed’ garden party on Saturday in the Windsor estate with birthday cake, balloons, party games and picnic snacks, it is understood.
Her Royal family members were also said to have attended including Zara and Mike Tindall’s three children, Mia, eight, Lena, three, and Lucas, one, as well as Savannah, 11, and Isla, 10, daughters of Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly.
Three-year-old Archie’s godfather, Charlie Van Straubenzee, and his brother Tom, godfather to Princess Charlotte, were also invited, it is understood.
Posting the picture of little Lillibet – who is named after the Queen’s – on his Instagram royal commentator and friend of the Sussexes Omid Scobie said the couple invited close friends and family for an ‘intimate backyard picnic’.
The Queen was also said to have been
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new picture of Lilibet on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage during the Platinum Jubilee
Harry and Meghan celebrated their daughter Lilibet’s first birthday in Windsor yesterday with a ‘relaxed’ birthday party —with royal second cousins invited to the festivities. Pictured, the couple with children Archie and Lilibet
Mr Scobie added that Harry and Meghan’s wedding baker Claire Ptak made a special order for the party.
A source spoke to The Sun, about the party, saying: ‘It was a lovely do and had everything you’d expect from a child’s birthday party.
‘The idea was for it to be very relaxed and casual, with people free to pop in and out as they wished.’
They said that it was a ‘nice opportunity’ for some of the royal children to meet little Lilibet, with this trip being her first time in the UK.
They added that ‘lots of discussion’ had been had about the best gifts for the ‘milestone’ birthday, with a ‘£75 pink Volkswagen Beetle ride-on toy’ proving a popular idea.