Today was a busy day for key members of the Royal Family.
The day began with a joint engagement of Her Majesty the Queen and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge paying a visit to KING’S COLLEGE, LONDON to open Bush House – the latest education and learning facilities on the university’s Strand Campus.
Her Majesty the Queen is the Royal Patron for King’s College University, the 4th oldest university in England.
Her Majesty and the Duchess also met and spoke with staff, students, academics and those involved in the university’s latest renovations after which the Queen formally opened Bush House by unveiling a plaque in the new auditorium.
At the end of the visit, the Queen and the Duchess signed the Visitor’s Book.
The Queen and the Duchess left after their engagement, sharing a blanket in the car as they were driven away.
DETAILS OF CATHERINE’S OUTFIT
- Catherine Walker Coat Dress
- Hat, Fairy Tale, by Lock &Co
- Gianvito Rossi Piper 85 Pumps
- Mulberry Bayswater Black Clutch
- Kiki McDonough white topaz cushion cut drop earrings
Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cambridge’s husband, Prince William was busy at Buckingham Palace, presiding over several new investitures.
Some of today’s recipients included:
Mark Prince, founder of The Kiyan Prince Foundation who received an OBE for services to tackling knife and gang crime in London.
Mark’s son Kiyan was killed in a knife attack in London in 2006 and Mark set up the charity in his name.
Chief Inspector Dale Sexton from Greater Manchester Police received the Queen’s Police Medal for Bravery today following the Manchester Attack in 2017.
Juliet Hope for services to the rehabilitation of women offenders.
Prince William is next in line to the British throne, after his father, Prince Charles the Duke of Cornwall who is currently visiting the Caribbean with his wife, Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall.
Today, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall visited Commonwealth country, Barbados, for a series of engagements.
Back in England and following a busy morning, HRH Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge was out on another engagement.
Having been announced today as the Royal Patron of the FOUNDLING MUSEUM, the Duchess visited the organisation this afternoon.
The Foundling Museum tells the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and public art gallery.
For her visit today, the Duchess of Cambridge met some young adults to hear how the programme has helped them gain confidence and employment.
Minus the fascinator hat, the Duchess was in the same outfit that she wore earlier today for her joint engagement with the Queen.
Also in London, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited New Zealand House in wake of the recent tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Queen arranged for them to make this engagement as they were the last members of the Royal Family to have visited New Zealand
TRH paid tributes and laid down flowers.
On behalf of the Royal Family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also signed a book of condolences in memory of the Christchurch victims.
DETAILS OF MEGHAN’S OUTFIT:
- Gucci Broadway clutch
- Aquazzura ‘Savoy’ pumps
- Gucci coat
- Earrings were gifted to her by the New Zealand Prime Minister.
God bless TRH the Cornwalls, the Sussexes, the Cambridges, and God save the Queen!
FOR GOD, QUEEN AND COUNTRY