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 […]

HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO greeting veterans. (c) Barry Duffield.

HRH Prince Michael of Kent, Patron of The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, attends 75th Anniversary Memorial Day, 12th July 2015

The cool and blustery weather did not dampen the spirits of the many members of the public who attended the Memorial Day Event at Capel-le-Ferne. Since the 2014 Memorial Day the iconic “Wing” Visitor Centre has been built and was officially opened by The Queen on 26th March 2015. Following the opening the new centre […]