THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
The Duke of York with Head Boy,Ryan Robi, and Head Girl, Rebecca Driver during his tour. (c) Adam Knott.

Opening of Medway University Technical College (UTC) by HRH The Duke of York, Tuesday 1st March, 2016

HRH the Duke of York visited Medway on 1st March 2016 to open the new Medway UTC. The brand new building was completed in less than one year and the first students arrived in September 2015. The Baker-Dearing Trust set up the model of UTCs of which there are now 40 across England and Wales. […]

The Princess Royal presented the Chris Smith Trophy – awarded to The Best New Exhibitor - to Karl Glass of Kirkland UK Ltd. (c) Thomas Alexander

HRH The Princess Royal visits Agri-Expo (South East), 2nd March 2016

It was a cold, wet and blustery day when HRH The Princess Royal arrived at the Kent County Agricultural Showground, Detling, on 2nd March, to visit Agri-Expo, 2016. The reception party made a swift walk past the outside exhibits and thence into the  shelter of the Kent Pavilion to visit the stands and talk to […]

Pictured at the statue unveiling ceremony: Colonel Peter Bishop OBE DL President of the Queen's Own Buffs Regimental Association with HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Colonel in Chief of the PWRR, the descendant regiment of The Buffs. (C) Barry Duffield DL

The Buffs Statue Unveiling by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 11th September, 2015

The Unveiling of The Buffs Statue by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark took place in bright sunshine in the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral on Friday 11th September.  In order to provide a lasting memorial to The Buffs in Canterbury and the men of Kent who gave their lives over the centuries, a statue was commissioned reflecting the […]

HRH Princess Alexandra cutting the ribbon. (c) KSY Museum Trust

HRH Princess Alexandra opens the new Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum, 6th September, 2015

HRH Princess Alexandra, as Royal Honorary Colonel, visited Hever Castle to open the new Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum , which replaces the original museum at Hever Castle opened by Princess Alexandra in 1985. The new museum takes into account the improvement in modern technology and better access. Her Royal Highness toured the museum with […]

Students and staff in the beautiful garden engage in a performance for HRH The Countess of Wessex to enjoy. (c) Matt McArdle.

HRH The Countess of Wessex has an awayday in Kent, 9th July 2015

HRH The Countess of Wessex made a visit to The Royal School for the Deaf in Margate. It was a beautiful sunny day and The Countess of Wessex toured the Sensory Garden meeting the Children and Staff. On to Chime Communications, in Ashford, the Company are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year. The Countess of […]