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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 […]

HRH Princess Alexandra being escorted to the Huguenot Museum by The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L'Isle MBE. (c) Huguenot Museum.

Huguenot Museum opening in Rochester by HRH Princess Alexandra, 13th July, 2015

HRH Princess Alexandra was  guest of honour at the opening of the  Huguenot Museum Visitor Centre in Rochester  on 13th July, 2015. The Viscount De L’Isle the Lord Lieutenant of Kent, welcomed Princess Alexandra to the opening which was also attended by the Mayor of Medway, Cllr Barry Kemp and his wife Mrs Joyce Kemp, Council […]

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 […]

The Post-chaise arriving at Canterbury Cathedral. (c) Barry Duffield

New Waterloo Dispatch arrives with a fanfare in Kent, in the presence of HRH The Duke of Kent, 20th June, 2015

The New Waterloo Dispatch, the Duke of Wellington’s report of victory over Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo, arrived to a fanfare in Kent. Two days and 200 years after the battle on June 18, 1815, a replica dispatch and two Imperial eagle standards, reached Kentish shores at Viking Bay, Broadstairs. Years of planning by […]

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at Turner Contemporary to a warm welcome by waiting crowds. (c) Andy Jones/Isle of Thanet Gazette.

HRH Duchess of Cambridge Visits Kent, 11th March 2015

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge visited Margate and Cliftonville on the 11th March, 2015 –  one of her last public engagements before the birth of her second child. At Turner Contemporary HRH, escorted by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, was welcomed by Mr John Kampfner, Chair of Turner Contemporary, and Ms Victoria Pomery, Director. She toured the […]