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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 […]

The Queen, escorted by The Lord-Lieutenant, meeting guests at a reception held at The Cathedral Lodge. (c) Roberty Berry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to Kent 26th March, 2015

CAPEL-LE-FERNE The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh travelled by Javelin train to Folkestone and were met by The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, before driving to The Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne. Here they toured the new Wing visitor centre, meeting the Trustees, volunteers, children from Capel-Le-Ferne Primary School and members of ‘The Few’ who […]

HRH Duke of York delivering his address. (c) David Merewether

HRH Duke of York Visits Kent, 2nd March, 2015

Sevenoaks School’s sixth annual Science Week, with a theme of Science and Digital Skills, was officially opened by HRH the Duke of York on 2nd March 2015. Before opening the event he met local dignitaries, the Chairman of Governors and  senior staff and students from Sevenoaks School, and observed some of the scientific displays and […]