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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 […]

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 […]

Sheerness Dockyard Church (c) Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust.

Duke of Kent visits Sheppey, 5th April, 2018

The Duke of Kent arrived on the Isle of Sheppey greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant, and started his visit at the Guildhall Museum at Queenborough to meet the Charter 650 Committee which was formed to celebrate 650 years of the town’s Royal Charter which was given by King Edward lll. The Duke then toured the fire-damaged […]

The Princess Royal unveils the plaque to officially open the new Citizens Advice Swanley. (c) Barry Duffield DL

Princess Royal’s Visit to Kent, 1st December, 2017

The Princess Royal was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant when visiting the County on 1st December and was escorted to the following destinations – AC Goatham and Son Cold Storage Facility and Packhouse The Princess Royal  opened the new £10million Goatham packhouse and coldstore. Named the Arthur Goatham building after company founder and father of Clive […]

(c) Alma Leaper

Duke of Kent’s visit to the County, 9th November, 2017

HRH The Duke of Kent  visited three very different venues when in Kent on 9th November – Folkestone’s New Museum HRH was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant  and escorted on a tour of Folkestone’s impressive new museum at the Town Hall  which The Duke of Kent officially opened on 9th November by unveiling a commemorative plaque. […]