Gallery Additions: Place2be Wellbeing In Schools Awards Reception

Yesterday (November 19) the Duchess of Cambridge hosted the Place2Be wellbeing In Schools Awards Reception at her home, Kensington Palace in London England to improve mental health support in schools across the UK. Kate invited 170 staff, volunteers, and students to the reception and handed out a view awards. Head to the gallery now to check out 18 high quality photos from the event. And if your curios Kate was wearing a Hobbs top and Jenny Packham skirt.

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 19] Place2be Wellbeing Schools Awards At Kensington Palace

The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge To Visit The United States Of America

Official Site — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the USA between 7th and 9th December 2014.

Their Royal Highnesses will travel to New York for a programme of engagements which will also see The Duke visit Washington DC for a day, while The Duchess remains in New York.

The Duke and Duchess will attend events on behalf of the Royal Foundation and other charities with which Their Royal Highnesses are closely associated, and also on behalf of HM Government.

The charitable themes will include promoting sustainable conservation issues with a particular focus on collaborative working to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, and also supporting organisations which reflect Their Royal Highnesses’ interest in young people’s mental health and the importance supporting disadvantaged young people from an early age. As Patron of the University of St Andrews 600th Anniversary Campaign, The Duke accompanied by The Duchess will also attend the University’s 600th Anniversary Gala Dinner in New York.

In support of UK Government initiatives, The Duke and Duchess will attend events that celebrate the successful partnerships between the UK and USA in the technology and creative industries sectors. This follows events in support of these sectors that Their Royal Highnesses attended in 2011 in California, and reflects The Royal Family’s ongoing support for the creative and technology sectors.

During the visit, The Duke and Duchess will also visit the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center to pay their respects to the nearly 3,000 people who died in the attacks of 26th February 1993 and 11th September 2001. Their Royal Highnesses will learn how the site, which includes the recently-opened One World Trade Center, has been redeveloped and the plans for its future.

The Duke and Duchess will arrive in New York on Sunday 7th December and will attend a private engagement on behalf of the American Friends of The Royal Foundation that evening.

On Monday 8th December, The Duke will travel to Washington DC, while The Duchess remains in New York. His Royal Highness will attend an anti-corruption conference at the World Bank to discuss a zero tolerance approach to the transportation across borders of illegal wildlife parts. This is a key area of work for the United For Wildlife consortium, of which The Duke is President. The Duke will also attend a working lunch at the World Bank at which a number of programmes in support of the fight against the illegal trade in ivory will be discussed.

On his return to New York, His Royal Highness will attend a reception organised by the Royal Foundation, in recognition of the conservation work carried out by Tusk Trust and United for Wildlife partners: Wildlife Conservation Society; Conservation International and The Nature Conservancy.

The Duchess of Cambridge will carry out two engagements in New York while The Duke visits Washington. Her Royal Highness will be accompanied by The First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, on a visit to a local child development centre. They will learn about how this organisation fosters the healthy development of children and families by providing high-quality mental health and educational services, which is an issue strongly supported by The First Lady. Her Royal Highness will also attend a lunch, hosted by the British Consul General in New York, to celebrate the achievements of a successful British community in New York from the culture, arts, hospitality and business sectors.

On Monday evening, Their Royal Highnesses will attend an NBA Basketball game to help launch a new collaboration between the Royal Foundation, United for Wildlife and the NBA.

On Tuesday 9th December The Duke and Duchess will visit a youth organisation to see the work they carry out in partnership with an inner city youth development foundation. Both organisations focus on programmes and projects that promote positive youth development and social learning. During the visit, The Duke and Duchess will learn about the wide-ranging support services on offer to young people to help them reach their potential, particularly through an arts-in-education model that supports the artistic and intellectual development of the participants.

The Duke and Duchess will then attend an event celebrating the wealth of British talent in the creative industries based in New York. The reception will be in association with the UK Government’s GREAT campaign. The Duke will also attend a technology themed event, hosted by a New York-headquartered technology company, which will bring together entrepreneurs from both the UK and the US.

The final engagement of the visit will be the University of St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The evening event will support scholarships and bursaries for students from under-privileged communities, new student sports facilities in St Andrews, investment in the university’s medical and science faculties and a lectureship in American Literature at St. Andrews.

Gallery Update: Royal Variety Performance

Huge thanks to Holly and Anne who donated 100+ high quality photos of Kate from last night at the Royal Variety Performance. Be sure to head to the gallery to check out all the new stunning photos!

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 13] Royal Variety Performance

Gallery Additions: Royal Variety Performance

This evening (November 13) Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge and Prince William attended the first Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium where they met the members of One Direction. The show will be screened on ITV in December. I’ve added 27 high quality photos to the gallery.

FYI: In case your curious Kate’s dress is by Diane von Furstenburg.

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 13] Royal Variety Performance

Gallery Additions: SportsAid Athelete Workshop

Today (November 12) Catherine, The Duchess Of Cambridge who is Patron of SportsAid met with potential young athletes at a SportsAid workshop at the GSK Human Performance Laboratory in West London, England. 20 high quality photos have been added to the gallery.

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 12] SportsAid Athelete Workshop

Gallery Additions: Remembrance Day

This morning (November 09, 2014) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attends the annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London, United Kingdom with the rest of the Royal Family and other observers. People across the UK gather to pay tribute to service personnel who have died in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts, with this year taking on added significance as it is the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. I have added 33 high quality photos to the gallery.

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 09] Remembrance Sunday

Gallery Addtions: Visting The Pembroke Refinery

This afternoon (November 08) The Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge visited the Pembroke Refinery in Pembroke, Wales. Later in the evening they watched the Autumn international rugby union Test match between Wales and Australia at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales. I have added 34 high quality photos to the gallery.

– Appearances & Events Photos > 2014 > [November 08] Valero Pembroke Refinery At Pembroke Refinery