THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
HRH greeting Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM. (c) Barry Duffield DL

Battle of Britain Memorial Day, Capel-le-Ferne, 1st July, 2018

Even in the presence of royalty, the Few inevitably steal the show – and it was Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM who did just that at July’s Memorial Day commemorations at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, near Folkestone. Wing Commander Farnes, two weeks short of his 100th birthday, took centre stage at a […]

Mr Steve Sherry, Chief Executive of RBLI pictured left, presenting a plaque to the Lord-Lieutenantof Kent which was manufactured on the premises. (c) RBLI

Lord-Lieutenant visits RBLI Village, Aylesford

The Lord-Lieutenant recently visited the Royal British Legion Village to updated by Chief Executive, Mr Steve Sherry CMG OBE, on excellent progress made to date. RBLI is winning more attention for its integrated health and social care, which means it has something very powerful that can be replicated across the country. RBLI is a separate […]

Left to right: Viscount De L'Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent; Mr Mike Angell, Chairman of KCC; Mrs Cecelie Vavasour, Chairman's Escort; Viscountess De L'Isle. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Reception, 19th June, 2018

The Lord–Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle hosted their Annual Civic Reception for  all incoming Local Authority Mayors, District Council Chairmen and Chief Executives in the Barons Hall at Penshurst Place on 19th June. In welcoming everyone to Penshurst Place the Lord-Lieutenant congratulated those civics present on being honoured as first citizen of their communities. The Deputy Lieutenants, […]

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 […]