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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 […]

The Memorial Stone at Tunbridge Wells Hospital unveiled by The Countess of Wessex (c) Gianna Pollero-Payne

Countess of Wessex visits Kent, 26th September, 2014

HRH The Countess of Wessex started her latest trip to Kent which took place on the 26th September, by visiting The Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate, of which she is patron. She was there to open a new hydrotherapy pool, a disability gym, and a café complex. After unveiling a plaque, the Countess […]

HRH The Duke of Kent unveiling the commemorative stone (c) David Hodgkinson

Unveiling of Tonbridge Memorial Gardens Refurbishment, 22nd September 2014

On Monday 22nd September 2014 at 11 am, HRH the Duke of Kent unveiled the newly refurbished Tonbridge Memorial Gardens in the presence of some 350 invited guests and the public.This was the culmination of a five year project by the Tonbridge Memorial Trust and  Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council to raise the £250,000 to […]

Centenary Commemoration of the Sinking of Three Cruisers of the Chatham Division, 22nd September 2014

Centenary Commemoration of the Sinking of Three Cruisers of the Chatham Division, 22nd September 2014

On Monday 22nd September 2014, His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent  was the Principal Guest at a Drumhead Service which formed part of The Historic Dockyard Chatham’s First World War Centenary commemorations. This nationally significant commemoration marked the loss of three Royal Navy Cruisers – HMS Aboukir, HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy – sunk by enemy submarine action […]

Memorial Arch, Folkestone.

The Step Short Arch Opening, Folkestone, by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, 4th August, 2014

His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales visited Folkestone on Monday 4th August 2014 to open the Step Short Association’s Memorial Arch on the Leas, Folkestone. The arch is the only new memorial to be built in commemoration of World War 1. The arch replaces an earlier one built after World War 1 but removed […]