Here's how Prince Charles is celebrating his 70th birthday
Published 1:49 PM EST Nov 14, 2018
Happy birthday, Prince Charles!
The British royal turns 70 Wednesday, and the festivities have already begun.
Here's how the prince has been celebrating his birthday and what he still has planned:
The prince's special day kicked off with new family portraits Tuesday. The photos by Chris Jackson show Charles with his wife Camilla, sons Prince William and Prince Harry, their wives Duchess Kate and Duchess Meghan and his grandchildren: 6-year-old Prince George, 3-year-old Princess Charlotte and 6-month-old Prince Louis.
On Wednesday, Charles received a "heartfelt tribute" from the Welsh Guards Band by way of a "Happy Birthday" performed on Buckingham Palace's front courtyard.
"We Salute you and thank you for your ceaseless support to @BritishArmy personnel and their families," the British Army in London shared on their Twitter. "Happy Birthday!"
Charles is also set to have tea Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year. He will then attend a Buckingham Palace party thrown by his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
The prince also shared his environmentalist views in the latest edition of Country Life magazine Wednesday, urging people not to take the natural world for granted but to "think ahead to what our grandchildren will want and need."
Contributing: The Associated Press
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