THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

Ride and Stride 2020

As a Patron of Ride and Stride, the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to take part in the annual Ride and Stride event this year on Saturday 12 September.  The event raises funds for the most in need Churches in the County.  To find out more about this excellent organisation, you can read more here.  The Lord-Lieutenant’s route […]

Lord-Lieutenant’s SERFCA Awards

The Lord-Lieutenant visited the Maidstone Offices of SERFCA to pre-record the Lord-Lieutenant’s Award Ceremony.  This is an annual event which rewards Cadets and Reservists for outstanding service.  Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, this isn’t able to go ahead in its usual form this year.  However, it has now been recorded to be broadcast […]

VJ Day

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to be able to attend a socially distanced event in Canterbury for VJ Day.  She joined the High Sheriff of Kent, the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, the Chairman of Kent County Council and The Dean of Canterbury in a wreath laying ceremony at the Burma Star Memorial in Westgate Gardens.  She […]

Emergency Services Day – 9 September

WE OWE SO MUCH TO OUR BLUE LIGHT EMERGENCY SERVICES – A MESSAGE FROM THE LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT We came out of our homes, filled our streets and made a loud noise. In the midst of the pandemic, people of all ages clapped hands, banged saucepans and blew whistles. We did all this to say […]

VJ Day 75

REMEMBER THE FORGOTTEN HEROES – LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT’S MESSAGE FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VJ DAY The Lady Colgrain, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, and Her Majesty The Queen’s official representative in the county, has issued this message to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. For all the jubilation felt across the nation and Kent on […]