- The Christmas BroadcastEach year at 15:00GMT on Christmas Day, The Queen's Broadcast to the Commonwealth (popularly known as 'The Queen's Speech') is broadcast.
- A transcript of every Christmas Broadcast ever made by The Queen can be found on The British Monarchy's website:
- The Royal Family and Sandringham
Each year, The Queen and other members of the Royal Family spend the Christmas period at Sandringham House in Norfolk, a tradition begun by The Queen's grandfather, King George V.
- On Christmas Day, members of the Royal Family attend a service at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Sandringham Estate. Local people gather outside to catch a glimpse of the family and wish them well at Christmas.
- Queen Victoria and Christmas
In the 19th century, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert helped popularise many of today's Christmas traditions which came from mainland Europe:
- Visitors to Windsor Castle can go back in time by viewing a table laid for Victorian Christmas feast and Christmas tree suspended from the ceiling just as they would have been in Queen Victoria's Day:
- Royal engagements over the Christmas period
During the build-up to the festive season, Christmas events are hosted and attended by all members of the Royal family: