Queen Elizabeth’s Sandringham Christmas plans in jeopardy if coronavirus social distancing rule continues

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This gathering of the clan is an age-old tradition that has withstood the test of time but not, it seems, Covid-19. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
This gathering of the clan is an age-old tradition that has withstood the test of time but not, it seems, Covid-19. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

It’s something Her Majesty and indeed the whole royal family looks forward to every year – a time of happiness and togetherness where everyone can let down their hair and relax over roast turkey and mince pies. 

This gathering of the clan is an age-old tradition that has withstood the test of time but not, it seems, Covid-19.

Due to the restrictions posed by the pandemic, including the new “rule of six” the UK government has implemented, it appears the royals’ annual Christmas shindig at Sandringham may be scrapped this year.

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