The Lord Lieutenant of Kent Viscount De L’ Isle, taking the Salute. Leading  the Parade is the Regimental Band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

The Step Short Arch Centenary Commemoration of the Armistice, 22nd July, 2018.

The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE took the salute during the service held  at The Step Short Arch on Lees Cliff Road, Folkestone on 22nd July. The Lord Warden of The Cinque Ports Admiral of The Fleet The Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL made an address, before unveiling two plaques marking the […]

Centenary Gateway Opening, Brenchley Memorial Hall, 14th July 2018

On Saturday 14th July Mrs Georgie Warner DL represented the Lord- Lieutenant of Kent and opened the Centenary Gateway 1918-2018, at Brenchley Memorial Hall. The site of the village hall, and cricket ground together with other green field space,  were provided by the community in 1919 for the use of the community in perpetuity. The […]

Dignitaries and guests by the newly unveiled plaque. (c)

Unveiling of RAF 100 plaque, Tunbridge Wells , 14th July, 2018

Deputy Lieutenant Peter Blackwell JP DL represented the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent  at the  RAF 100 plaque unveiling event at the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery on 14th July. The unveiling of the memorial was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the RAF and in memory of the 24 RAF personnel buried there. Deputy Mayor Cllr James Scholes laid […]

Supporters, volunteers and guests at the launch promoting the Community Mela and Food Festival 2018. (c) Kent Equality Cohesion Council

Maidstone Community Mela Launch, 5th July 2018

A special launch event for Maidstone’s 2018 Community Mela took place at the kalaRED bar restaurant in Maidstone on July 5th. The Community Mela and Food Festival celebrates music, visual arts, food and dance from around the world. The launch event was attended by key partners including representatives from local community groups, Kent County Council, […]

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 […]