Thursday, 12 February 2015

The Duchess of Cambridge's Official Engagements 2015


Catherine's count is 61 engagements for 2015. 

Catherine's Engagements for 2016 
William and Harry's Engagements of 2015 

January (5)

Thursday 15th
  • The Clore Art Room at Barlby Primary School, London. (The Art Room)
    • Met with Staff & Students at Barlby Primary School
    • Officially names the Clore Art Room 
    • Atteneded workshop and round table discussion 
Friday 16th 
  • The Fostering Network
    • Attended reception
    • Met with representatives from the charity and foster care families
Monday 19th
  • Family Friends Kensington
    • Met Volunteers
  • Kensington Aldridge Academy
    • Formally opened the New School
  • Kensington Leisure Centre
    • Formally opened the New Leisure Centre
February (7)
Tuesday 10th 
  • (Private Visit) Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School (Place2Be)
    • Visited pupils and staff 
    • Took part in Science experiment with Children 
    • Recorded Video for Place2Be's Children Mental Health Week, Feb. 16-22.


Wednesday 11th
Thursday 12th
  • 1851 Trust & Ben Ainslie Racing in Portsmouth
    • Visited the Ben Ainslie Racing Office
    • Visited the Ben Ainslie Racing Headquarters 
    • Attened Reception for the 1851 Trust
Wednesday 18th
  • Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke-on-Trent (East Anglia's Children's Hospice)
    • Tour Factory where Charity Mugs are being produced
    • Met Staff
    •  Met with children and families who work with local EACH facilities
  • Children’s centre in Smethwick (Action for Children)
    • Met with children and families
    • Met staff and volunteers
    • Took part in a roundtable discussion 
Tuesday 24th 
Wednesday 25th 
(Catherine has also made a Private Visit to The National Portrait Gallery some time this month)

March (8)
(Monday 2nd, Unofficial Private visit to the Goring Hotel in London for it's 150th birthday)

Monday 9th
  • Attend Commonwealth Observance in Westminster Abbey
Wednesday 11th
  • Visit Turner Contemporary & Resort Studios in Margate (National Portrait Gallery)
    • View the 'Self: Image and Identity' exhibition 
Thursday 12th
  • Visit Ealing Studios to see Downton Abbey Set
    • Meet Cast & Crew
Friday 13th 
  • Afghanistan war service at St Paul's Cathedral in London 
Tuesday 17th
  • 1st Battalion Irish Guards's St. Patricks Day Parade at Mons Barracks
    • Pass out shamrocks to the Service Men and Women. 
Wednesday 18th
  • Visit Brookhill Children's Center in Woodwich, London 
(March 26th: Statement made by Catherine appears the Times to mark their "Time to Mind Children's Mental Health Campaign")

(March 26th: Attended the Memorial for Richard Meade at Bath Abbey)

Friday 27th  (Last Before Maternity Leave)
  • Visit the Stephen Lawrence Centre, Deptford 
    • tour the facility 
    • meet Charitable Trust members
  • Visit XLP (The eXceL Project), a charity working to create positive futures for young people from inner London boroughs
    • Visit XLP in Gipsy Hill
      • watch an Arts Showcase presentation by young performers
    • Visit an XLP community bus and the XLP mobile recording studio on the Hazel Grove Estate, Sydenham.
April (0)

No Engagements on Maternity Leave

May (0)
(Saturday 2nd: Princess of Cambridge is born)

(Sunday 10th: Released letter in support of Children's Hospice Week)

No Engagements on Maternity Leave

June (1)
Saturday 13th
  • Attend Trooping the Colour in London. 
(26th: Private meeting at Kensington Palace with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie-Pitt to discuss shared interest in combating the illegal wildlife trade)

July (2)
(Sunday 5th: Princess Charlotte's Christening)

Wednesday 8th 
  • Watch Tennis at All England Club/Wimbledon
Sunday 26th 
  • Attend the America's Cup World Series in support of 1851 Trust 
    • 30+ MPH winds caused the racing portion of the engagment to be canceled. 
August (0)
(Friday 14th: KP releases letter about Unauthorized Paparazzi Pictures.)

No Official Engagements

September (4)
Thursday 17th 
  • Visit the Anna Freud Centre & School in London
    •  learn about the charities work with children's and young people's mental health care.
Friday 18th  
Saturday 25th
  • Visit HMP Send and The Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoner’s Trust’s program at the prison
    • Meet with Prisoners and former Prisoners of the program
    • Meet with Staff
Saturday 26th
October (17)
Saturday 10th 
  • Attend reception for Mind at London's Harrow College to mark World Mental Health Day
    • Meet volunteers with Mind in Harrow & the anti-stigma campaign Time to Change
  • Rugby World Cup Australia vs. Wales Match
Tuesday 20th  
  • China State Banquet
Wednesday 21st 
  • Attend at a Great Britain event at Lancaster House to celebrate cultural collaboration, existing and future, between the UK and China.
    • With William, and President and Madame Peng
  • Host Reception for Media at Kensington Palace 
  • Meet Dr Nicholas Cullinan, new Director of National Portrait Gallery
  • Meet retiring Chief Executive Nick Barton and new Chief Executive Graham Beech of Action on Addiction
Friday 23rd - Dundee, Scotland
  • Visit Dundee Rep Theatre and participate in See Me workshop
    • Meet See Me volunteers and learn about their work to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.
  • Visit the Corner for an anti-bullying workshop
  • Attended a meeting with Young Scotland in Mind stakeholders at the Shore
    • meet leaders in the Scottish mental health sector
  • Visit Royal Research Ship Discovery
  • Attend BAFTA young game designers event at Abertay University.
    • winners of the Academy's Young Game Designers Awards 
Monday 26th 
  •  Attend creative industries-themed Charities Forum event hosted by BAFTA and Aardman 
    • Children from the variety of William, Catherine and Harry's patronages will attend
    • Viewing of Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas
    • With William and Harry
  • Informal Charities Forum meeting
  • Royal Film Performance of new James Bond film, Spectre, at Royal Albert Hall 
    Tuesday 27th
    • Attend event for Chance UK's early intervention child mentoring program at Islington Town Hall 
      • Meet children enrolled in Chance UK's program, along with their parents and mentors
      •  Meet Chance UK’s staff and supporters.
    • Annual 100 Women in Hedgefund Gala at Victoria and Albert Museum in London
      • in support of Art Room
      • present the 100WHF 2015 European Industry Leadership Award
    (Catherine wrote undated letter thanking 100WHF for supporting her patronage Art Room.)

    November (10)

    Saturday 7th 
    • Attend the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall
      • With The Queen, William and other royals 
    Sunday 8th 
    • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.
    Tuesday 17th 
    • Sign book of condolence at French Embassy 
    • Attend Fostering Network's annual Fostering Excellence Awards at BMA House, in London. 
      • Meet all award winners at a special tea party
      • Present the Fostering Achievement Award to three young people
    • Attended Dinner for the Defense and Rehabilitation Centre at KP State Apartments.
      Wednesday 18th 
      Friday 20th - Northern Wales
      • Visit GISDA, a charity the supports homeless youth
        • Meet staff and youth
        • Walkabout at Castle Square
      • Visit "Mute: are you being heard?" photography project run by the charity Mind
      • Visit an Outdoor Education Centre in Snowdonia run by Mountain Rescue England and Wales.
      • Visit Vale of Clwyd Mind Men's Shed project in Denbigh
        • Watch performance from the 'Musical Meatballs in Mind' choir.
      December (7)

      Tuesday 8th 
      • Attended a board meeting for 1851 Trust at Kensington Palace 
      • Attend Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace
      Wednesday 9th 
      •  Attend ICAP's annual Charity Day
      • Attend reception for The Royal Foundation at St. James Palace
        • With William and Harry
      Thursday 10th 
      •  Visit Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies, which provides training, education and professional development for those working in addiction (Action on Addiction)
        • Meet the course tutors and examiners
        • Attend graduation ceremony
      Tuesday 15th 
      • Attend Anna Freud Centre's Family School Christmas party
      (Joint Patronage of 100 Women in Hedgefund's Philanthropic initiatives is renewed)

      Wednesday 16th 
      •  Audience with RAF Air Cadets with Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace
        • Prince Philip passed his position as Honorary Air Commodore-in-Chief down to Catherine. 
      (Wednesday 16th: Attend Queen's annual extended Royal Family Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace)
      Also Check Out 
      Cambridge - Main Page
      Duchess Catherine's Patronage

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