Prince George will turn three on Friday. The third-in-line to the British throne will reportedly spend his birthday with a tea party thrown by none other than his stylish mom, Kate Middleton at the family’s countryside home of Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
As a pre-birthday treat the two-year-old Prince George attended the Special Air Service’s 75th anniversary on Saturday. Pictures from the engagement of Kate Middleton and Prince William are not available as photographs were not allowed in the event, People reports.
Prince George watched a show where there were aircraft from WWII, and around 5,000 past and present troops participated, People reports. The royal tot, who loves planes, was excited seeing the aeronautical displays by Red Arrow.
Meanwhile, the little prince made his debut public engagement in the U.K. with his parents on July 8. Prince George went to work with his parents and threw a tantrum too, due to the high noise levels at the Royal International Air Tattoo, at the RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have invited their closest family and friends from Norfolk, for the tot’s birthday bash. The guest list includes William’s cousin Zara Phillips, her husband Mike Tindall and their two-year-old daughter Mia Tindall.
Little Mia melted hearts worldwide in an official portrait released by Buckingham Palace during the queen’s 90th birthday in April. The picture had the queen seated with her five great grandchildren and two youngest grandchildren. Besides, Prince Edward and Sophie’s kids Savannah and Isla Phillips are also expected to attend.
Below are some fun facts about the birthday boy:
For little George, this was his first public engagement earlier in July.
He follows in the footsteps of Princess Leonore of Sweden, daughter of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill who carried out her first royal engagement in her duchy of Gotland with her parents recently, Hello reports.
George is a huge fan of Peppa Pig and Fireman Sam. The royal tot loves animals and has pet dogs in the form of Lupo and Marvin.
Prince George is obsessed with anything that has wheels or a motor. He has learnt the art of the royal wave.
Prince George loves gardening and being encouraged by his grandfather, Prince Charles to plant trees at Highgrove estate. He has an unusual nickname for his great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth – “Gan-Gan.”
His favorite children’s book is “The Gruffalo” by Julia Donaldson. The tot owns a whole collection of vintage clothing dating back to his dad, Prince William’s childhood days, BS reports.
Prince George’s mom, Kate Middleton hoped that he will keep his “feisty” little sister Princess Charlotte in check. Prince George is scheduled to begin school full-time in September 2017.