Princess Diana statue: When will it be unveiled and how can you see it?

Princess Diana is the subject of a new memorial statue which is being installed in the grounds of her former home Kensington Palace, and is due to be unveiled to coincide with what would have been her 60th birthday.

The ceremony will reportedly be a ‘small event and a very personal moment for the family’ with the Duke Of Cambridge and Prince Harry among those due to attend.

The long-awaited statue, created by sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley, has been in the works since 2017 – which marked the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death – after being commissioned by the two princes – who wanted to pay tribute to their mother’s ‘positive impact’

Just when is the statue being unveiled and how can you see it?

The Princess Diana statue will be revealed on Thursday July 1 – which would have been the late Royal’s 60th birthday.

The ceremony was originally set to be attended by more than 100 guests – but this has been scaled back in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: ‘Prince William and Prince Harry will attend a small event to mark the unveiling of a statue they commissioned of their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace on Thursday 1st July.