Latest News - Royal Household/QEST

NEJ Stevenson supports QEST Auction


Bespoke furniture designer and QEST Trustee, Neil Stevenson of NEJ Stevenson, is delighted to be supporting The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) Where Craft meets Art auction, hosted by Viscount Linley. The event is QEST’s first auction of British Craftsmanship which will be held at Christie’s on October 10th.

Posted on 12th September 2016

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HRH The Queen becomes our Patron


The first half of 2015 has been very exciting for QEST (the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) with Her Majesty the Queen becoming our Patron and HRH The Prince of Wales also hosting a reception at St. James's Palace on the 11th June to mark our 25th Anniversary.

Posted on 2nd July 2015

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Annual Challenge Golf Match


The annual golf match between the Royal Household and the Royal Warrant Holders Association took place in March 2015 at Huntercombe Golf Club and was, as always, very competitive but played throughout with the usual friendly spirit.

Posted on 2nd July 2015

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Coronation Festival - July 2013


As many of you will know by now, the gardens of Buckingham Palace play host to the Coronation Festival this summer. A prestigious event that brings together over 200 Royal Warrant holding companies for a four day festival which celebrate the links between these great British businesses and the Royal Household.

Posted on 30th January 2013

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The Coronation Festival, Buckingham Palace


The Gardens at BUCKINGHAM PALACE will be the venue for a one-off event next summer for holders of Royal Warrants to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Queen's Coronation, it was announced recently.

Posted on 17th December 2012

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Neil appointed to QEST


Neil has recently been appointed a Trustee of The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. The Trust, which is the charitable arm of the Royal Warrant Holders Association, was established in 1990 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Association and the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

Posted on 22nd June 2012

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Harrods pledges support for QEST


As we approach June we prepare to mark the start of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. This event was the catalyst for generating a large financial donation for QEST and its support of traditional craftsmen and women throughout the country, from whisky distiller John Walker & Sons.

Posted on 23rd May 2012

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Diamond Jubilee - World Press Launch


This month marked a significant milestone in British history as Queen Elizabeth II became only the second British monarch to reign for over 60 years. To commemorate such a magnificent achievement John Walker & Sons released 'Diamond Jubilee', a blended whisky steeped in the finest traditions.

Posted on 20th February 2012

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