THE QUEEN is likely to be joined by many senior royals including Prince Andrew Christmas Lunch at Windsor Castle – but Anne has to pull out due to Covid.
Anne, 71, will not be able to spend Christmas Day with the monarch as planned as her husband Sir Timothy Laurence has tested positive for Covid.
It is not known whether Prince Charles and Camilla will be in attendance as well as Prince William and Kate Middleton but Prince Andrew is expected to be joined by Sarah Ferguson and their two daughters Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice.
The Queen has already cancelled Christmas at Sandringham with the decision described as a “precautionary approach” due to rising Omicron cases in the UK.
This means that the monarch will have a more relaxed and low-key Christmas this year. Experts claim there will be no games of charades and limited gift-giving.
Instead of the usual 30-person celebration the Queen is used to hosting for, this year she is expected to have no more than 15 family members.
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