THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
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 […]

During his visit to the County Show at Detling the Duke of Kent, pictured left, accompanied by the Lord- Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, centre, stopped to have a word with David McDine, author of the newly published book Unconquered - The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy . He commented : 'Everyone here should buy one!’ (c) Barry Duffield.

 HRH The Duke of Kent meets the author of ‘Unconquered’ at Kent Show, 11th July, 2014

HRH the Duke of Kent visited the Kent Show on Friday 11th July, in his 39th year as Patron of the Kent Agricultural Society and opened the new Maidstone Pavilion. During the tour of the building he visited the stand where David McDine DL was promoting his new book Unconquered – The Story of  Kent […]