THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
The Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE, greets Her Majesty The Queen on arrival at RBLI. (c) Rob Berry.

The Queen visits RBLI to celebrate their centenary, 6th November 2019

HM The Queen visited Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) village at Aylesford, on 6th November to celebrate their centenary year, a special anniversary for a charity that’s been offering vital support to former armed forces staff, military veterans and their families for 100 years. The village  provides a home for more than 300 residents as […]

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 […]