Prince George kicked off 2016 as a big kid!
Dipping her toes into the world of journalism, the Duchess of Cambridge made a royally inspiring editing debut, taking the reins as the Huffington Post's Guest Editor in February in a bid to raise awareness and understanding around children's mental health issues.
In March, The Cambridges delighted the world after giving royal well-wishers a sneak peek into their first holiday as a family of four.
The Cambridge couple went from the snow to the sweltering heat of India!
Queen Elizabeth may publicly celebrate her birthday on June 12, but privately, with her nearest and dearest, Her Majesty celebrates her big day on her actual birthday - April 21. If two birth dates weren't enough, The Queen's celebrations rolled on for months.
Buckingham Palace were seriously snap happy and also released three stunning portraits of Her Majesty, taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. The beautiful images were taken at Windsor Castle in late March and were released on the day of her 90th birthday - April 21.
So many royal photos, so little time!
June saw the timeless tradition of Trooping the Colour return to officially mark Britain’s longest-reigning Monarch's 90th.
June also saw Prince William break down barriers as the first royal who has ever appeared on the cover of a gay publication.
According to his parents he’s mad for all things trains, planes and automobiles so it was only fitting that Prince George’s first official engagement of the year was for the Royal International Air Tattoo’s 75th anniversary in Gloucestershire in June.
This year, Prince Harry took two HIV tests to help awareness on the importance of knowing your sexual health status. In July, Harry broadcast the experience from Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital in London on Facebook live.
To commemorate Prince George’s third birthday, the Cambridges released a series of stunning portraits shot by Matt Porteous. Our hearts melted at the sight of naughty George feeding Lupo his ice cream, but it was the image of the future King of England standing proudly on a swing with his mum and dad’s names engraved on it that made us tear up.
The world’s most famous bridesmaid is set to walk down the aisle for her very own wedding!
Dubbed their most successful royal tour yet and we have no doubt it was all thanks to the two tiny VIPs Prince William and Duchess Catherine brought with them. Despite attending only one official event, a children’s party at Government House in Victoria in September, Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s made a lasting impression on their host country.
It was always going to take a special person to win over Prince Harry and in October, it was revealed the 32-year-old had fallen for Suits actress and passionate human rights activist, Meghan Markle.
November 20, 2016, marked Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's 69th wedding anniversary. Their love story is more relevant than ever and has even been re-imagined by the smash hit Netflix show The Crown.
Representing his grandmother, The Queen, Prince Harry embarked on an incredible two-week tour of the Caribbean.
What better way to end the year than with amazing baby news!