The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent presenting the Princess Royal to Headmaster Dr Weeds. (c)Ali Kittermaster at Blush Photography

HRH Princess Royal visits Kent, 12th June 2018

  Cranbrook School was delighted to receive a visit by HRH The Princess Royal on Tuesday 12 June to celebrate its fifth centenary year. The Princess Royal, who was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, made an extensive tour of the school site, meeting a large number of staff and students along the way, before […]

Kent Birthday Honours Announced, 9th June, 2018

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mrs Brenda TRENOWDEN (Sevenoaks). For Services to Exports in the Financial Sector and Gender Equality Officer (OBE) Dr Michael BAKER (Broadstairs). For Services to Defence Mr […]

The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas playing “Sunset” as the Union Flag is lowered. (c) Chris Lawson

Lord-Lieutenant takes the Salute at Chatham Station Annual Beating Retreat, 23rd May, 2018

The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas performed a Beating Retreat ceremony at Brompton Barracks following a reception in the Corps Officers’ Mess, given by Lieutenant Colonel Will Robinson, Commanding Officer of 1 Regiment RSME and Holdfast Training Services. The evening reception, followed by the ceremony of Beating Retreat, was an opportunity for the Regiment to […]

Dover Joint Cadet Centre Opening

New Joint Cadet Centre For The Dover Army Cadet And Royal Air Force Air Cadet Units, 19th April 2018

Army and Royal Air Force Air Cadets from Dover and the surrounding area joined Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle MBE and other local and military dignitaries at the official opening of their new Joint Cadet Centre at Dover, on Thursday 19 April 2018. The new Joint Centre is now home to […]

James McCudden Information Board

Paving Stone Tributes to Flying Ace James McCudden, 12th and 21st April, 2018

Major James Thomas Byford McCudden VC DSO MC MM CdeG(FR) RAF, the most highly decorated WWI airman of the entire British Empire, has been honoured with two new memorials marking the 100th anniversary of the awarding of his Victoria Cross. The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, attended the unveiling of the first memorial […]