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The Spirit of Discovery at Dover Port. (c) James Barke.

HRH Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Kent, 5th July 2019

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visited the port of Dover on 5th July 2019 to name the new Saga cruise ship, the Spirit of Discovery, officially becoming its Godmother. On arrival HRH was greeted by Kent Deputy Lieutenant Mr Bill Fawcus DL, representing the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle. Other dignitaries welcoming the […]

Princess Alexandra unveiling the plaque for the new Princess Alexandra Garden, with from left to right: The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L'Isle; Sir David Steele, Leeds Castle Chief Executive and Mr Niall Dickson, Leeds Castle Foundation Chairman. (c) Leeds Castle.

Princess Alexandra’s visit to Kent, 25th and 26th June 2019

Leeds Castle 25th June, 2019 HRH Princess Alexandra started her visit to Kent at Leeds Castle as part of the Castle’s  900th anniversary celebrations. Greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle, HRH opened the new ‘Princess Alexandra Gardens’. The gardens of Leeds Castle are currently undergoing an exciting seven year project that […]

HRH The Duke of Kent presenting Jon Tibbs, Chairman of JTA, with its second Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade. (c) JTA.

HRH The Duke of Kent presents JTA with Queen’s Award, 1st November, 2018

HRH The Duke of Kent presented staff at JTA (Jon Tibbs Associates Limited) with the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2018 at the company’s head office in Kent on 1st November. It was announced in April that JTA, the world’s leading independent communications and public affairs consultancy in sport, had won […]

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 […]