Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Saxophones at Dusk Disturb Royal Gardens

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Saxophones at Dusk Disturb Royal Gardens

Article excerpt

Byline: Politics, party and pillow talk. Edited by Joy Lo Dico

THERE'S no rest for the royals, even on weekends. The Londoner was at the Indian High Commissioner's Residence in Kensington Palace Gardens on Saturday for an al fresco party to celebrate the end of the Jaipur Literature Festival in London. As the party got into full swing, and the saxophonist started playing, police from Kensington Palace arrived at the railings that back into the private garden of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's at Kensington Palace, and looked inquiringly.

One of the commissioner's aides rushed over to explain the commotion to the concerned guards and, seemingly satisfied with the explanation, they sloped off back into the Kensington Palace undergrowth.

High Commissioner Navtej Sarna watched the encounter intently as the Londoner tried to make small talk, and dismissed any idea that there might be a neighbourly problem, assuring me they were on good terms: he had hosted them just before the couple visited Delhi in April. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.