Friday, 1 January 2016

Duchess Catherine - Official Engagements (2016)


Catherine's current count is 138 engagements for 2016.  
84 + Tour India & Bhutan (27) + Tour of Canada (27)

(Unconfirmed) - Not Officially Confirmed/ Announced, Yet, but Expected
(Possible) -  Not Confirmed or 100% Expected, but Possible due to past appearances or reports of their attendance

January (1)
(9th: Catherine's 34th birthday)
Sunday 10th
  • Attend service at St. Mary's Church and laying of Wreaths at War Memorial Cross in Sandringham to make the 100th anniversary of the final withdrawl from the Gallipoli Peninsula.
    • With Queen,  Philip, and William
February (6)
Sunday 7th 
  • Mark 75th anniversary of RAF Air Cadets 
    • Attend Service at St. Clement Danes (RAF Church)
    • Attend Reception at Royal Court of Justice
      • Learn more about the organizations programmes and activities 
      • Meet cadets, veterans and adult volunteers.
(Monday 8th: Release Video Message for Children's Meatal Health Week in support of her patronage Place2Be)


Wednesday 17th 
Thursday 18th 
  • Attend the Search and Rescue Force Disbandment Parade at Royal Air Force Valley.
Wednesday 24th -  Edinburgh
  • Visit St Catherine's Primary School for Place2Be
    • Meet students and headteachers
  • Visit the Art Room's first centre in Scotland, Wester Hailes Education Centre.
    • Meet students, school representatives and members of the community 
  •  Visit Craigmount High School to participate in a 'Tennis on the Road' coaching workshop hosted by Judy Murray.
    • Attend demonstration workshop
    • Meet parents, teachers, volunteers and students
March (6)
Thursday 10th 
  • Visit Maytree, Saving Lives, Suicide Crisis Centre to learn about their work with suicide prevention
  • Visit St Thomas' Hospital in London for the charity Rethink Mental Illness
    • Learn more about Jonny Benjamin story about how he was saved for suicide by a helpful stranger, Neil 
    •  Attend screening of a documentary about Jonny's experience and #FindMike Campaign at KP
      • With south London school kids
      • Take part in a discussion
  • Meet with adults bereaved by suicide
Friday 11th 
  • Visit XLP at London Wall
    • Meet mentors and mentees from each of the three London boroughs
Monday 14th  
  • Commonwealth Day Observance service at Westminster Abbey 
    • With Queen, Philip,  Andrew, William and Harry
    • Attend reception afterwords. 
Friday 18th
  • Officially open Charity Shop for EACH in Holt, Norfolk
    • Meet charity’s retail volunteers, EACH supporters and staff
(Sunday 27th: "Our Queen at 90" Documentary airs)

April (3 + Royal Tour)
Wednesday 6th  
  • Received Lord Robin Janvrin upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of the Royal Foundation
    • With William and Harry
  • Host Reception at Kensington Palace to meet young people from India and Bhutan
    • Meet India’s High Commissioner to the UK, Navtej Sarna
    • With William
(8th Sport Aid 40th Anniversary message released)

10-16th - Royal Tour of India & Bhutan (27 Engagements)
(Thursday 21st: filmed video for Head's Together at Kensington Palace Garden)

Friday 22nd
  • Dinner with US President Obama and First Lady at Kensington Palace
    • With William and Harry
(Sunday 24th: Released video to officially launch Head's Together)
    (29th: 5th Wedding Anniversary)

    May (9)
    Wednesday 4th 
    • Attend Lunch Reception for Anne Freud
      • Meet supporters 
      • Watch short film about the Anne Freud
    • Open Magic Garden children's play area at Hampton Court
      • Tour play area
      • Unveil plaque
      • Attend reception at Hampton Court
    • Visit National Portrait Gallery's Vogue 100: A Century of Style exhibit

    Sunday 15th
    • Attend Pageant to Celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday at Windsor Castle. 
    Monday 16th  
    Friday 20th
    • Visits British Sailing Team at Ben Ainslie Racing Headquarters to see their work with 1851 Trust 
      • Open 1851 Trust Visitor Centre
    Monday 23rd 
    • Held a meeting with representatives working in support of services for women in prisons
    • RHS Chelsea Flower Show
      • With Royal Family
    (Monday 23rd: Release Letter for Children's Hospice Week)

    Thursday 24th 
    Early spring: (These likely have already happened, but were never reported.
    (The Charities Forum's Bi-Annual Meeting& The Chairman's dinner at Kensington for The Royal Foundation)  

     June (10)
    Thursday 9th 
    Friday 10th 
    • Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral
      • For Queen's 90th Birthday
      • Reception after at Guild Hall
    Saturday 11th 
    • Trooping the Colours - Queen's Official Birthday 
      • The Coldstream Guards Colour will be trooping
    Sunday 12th 
    • The Patron's Lunch on The Mall
     Monday 13th
    •   Order of the Garter Service at Windsor Castle
    Tuesday 14th 
    • Sign Book of Condolence at US Embassy for Orlando Attack 
    • Attend Northern Ireland Secretary of State's Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle
    Wednesday 15th
    • Attend Royal Ascot
    Wednesday 22nd  
      Thursday 30th - France
      • Attend Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Somme at Thiepval Monument to the Missing
        • Attend historical briefing on the battle
        • Attend Military Vigil
          • Meet military representatives
        • With William and Harry 
      July (8)
      Friday 1st - France
      • Open the new "Thiepval Memorial to the Missing" Visitors Centre
        • Tour Centre
        • Meet School Children
        • With William and Harry 
      • Attend the national commemorative event to mark 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Memorial to the Missing
        • With Charles, Camilla, William, Harry, and Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
      Wednesday 6th 
      Thursday 7th
      Friday 8th
      • Attend the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in Gloucestershire
        • Watch air displays 
        • Meet cadets
        • Attend Private lunch
        • With William and George
      Sunday 10th
      Saturday 19th 
      • Attended the Seventy Fifth Anniversary celebrations of the Special Air Service Regiment at Stirling Lines
      Sunday 24th 
      • Attend America's Cup in Portsmith
      August (4)
      (Sunday 14th: Releases message in support of the Anna Freud mental health podcast series)
      (Monday 22nd: Release statement congratulating Team GB on their Olympic Success)
      Wednesday 24th  - Luton, Bedfordshire
      • Visit the youth charity Youthscape at Bute Mills
        • Tour Building
        • Meet with representatives from local charities focusing on youth, mental health, & emotional wellbeing
      • Visit Keech Hospice Care
        • Meet staff, volunteers, patients and families 
        • Attend reception
        • Unveil plaque 
      • Visit Hayward Tyler to open the new Centre of Excellence
        • Present The Queen's Award for Enterprise (International Trade)
      Thursday 25th 
      • Visit YoungMind to learn about their helpline for parent (HeadTogether)
        • Meet with volunteers 
        • Learned about their training
        • Listened to recorded call received by the helpline 
      September (12 + Tour of Canada)
      Thursday 1st  - Cornwall
      • Visit Truro Cathedral 
        • Meet civic dignitaries and cathedral representatives. 
        • 'Sign-a-Slate' in support of the Truro Cathedral Roof Appeal
      • Visited Zebs, a Truro-based youth centre operated by Young People Cornwall
        • Tour the f including the music recording studio, youth cafĂ© and community area
        • Learn  about Zebs' programmes
        • Meet local young people who use the youth centre
      • Visit Healey's Cornish Cider Farm
        • Tour facility
        • Meet staff
      • Visit  Nansledan, a 218-hectare site that will provide future business and housing for the local area
        • Tour parts of the development that are under construction
      • Visit the Tregunnel Hill project, a new neighbourhood development on Duchy of Cornwall-owned land 
        • Meet residents who have recently moved onto the site & those who worked on the construction
      • Visit Wave Project at Newquay's Towan Beach. Wave Project is an organisation that uses surfing as a tool to reduce anxiety in children and improve their mental wellbeing. 
        • Meet children from the project, surf-mentors, charity's volunteers, staff and supporters
      Friday 2nd  - The Isles of Scilly (St Mary's, Tresco & St Martin's)
      • Visit Porthmellon beach on the island of St Mary's. 
        • Meet locals from St Mary's Gig Club who regularly take part in gig rowing
      • Visit St Mary's Harbour, where they will see the recently completed quay extension
        •  Attend a small Scilly Isles food festival
        •  Meet local producers and small business owners
      • Visit Tresco Abbey Garden,
        • Tour the sub-tropical garden
        • Meet the gardeners who work year round tending to the numerous species of plants and flowers
      • Visit Scilly's postal flower service Scilly Flowers, which operates out of Churchtown Farm on St Martin's. 
        • Meet Ben and Zoe Julian, the second generation of the family to run the successful Scilly business
        • See how the island's flowers are stored, packaged and then posted to customers across the UK
      • Visit to St Martin's Community Centre, a local hub for residents and visitors alike, offering sports facilities, free WiFi access and a reading room.
        • See the facilities the new building offers 
        • Meet a number of local residents
      Friday 16th 
      • Visit Stewards Academy in Essex supported by Place2Be (Head's Together)
        • Meet pupils
        • Attend assembly 
        • William give speech
      Tour of Canada 
      24th - October 1st (27 Engagments)
      October (11)
      Monday 10th
      • Attend Head's Together event to celebrate World Mental Health Day 
        • Reception at Country Hall
          • Meet people from Head's Together's various charities
          • Give Speech
        • Take a ride on the London Eye
      Tuesday  11th - The Hauge & Rotterdam, Netherlands
      • Meet with King Willem-Alexander at Villa Eikenhorst
      • Visiting the Art Exhibit "At Home in Holland: Vermeer & his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection" at the Mauritshuis
        • Tour Permanent collection 
        • Meet School Children
        • Attend Reception
      • Attend roundtable discussion on the themes of addiction and mental health with the Trimbos Institute, Anne Freud Centre and Action on Addiction at the British Ambassador’s Residence
      • Visit Bouwkeet, the social Makerspace of Bospolder-Tussendijken
      Friday 14th - Manchester - England
      • Visit the National Football Museum  (FA)
        • Attend Reception
        • Tour Museum
      • Visit Cenotaph at Manchester Town Hall
        • Lay commemorative paving stones honouring Manchester's six Victoria Cross recipients
      • Visit the National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester
        • Seal a time capsule within the building's foundations
      • Francis House to celebrate their 25th Anniversary
        • The Francis house was originally open by Princess Diana in 1991
        • Tour the facilities, 
        • Meet families and volunteers
        • Officially open new wing "Francis Lodge"
      Tuesday 18th
      • Held a Reception at Kensington Palace for the finalists of BBC Radio One's Teen Hero Awards
      • Attend Olympics/Paralympics reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by the Queen and Prince Philip
        • With other members of the Royal Family
      November (9)
      Thursday 3rd 
      • Attend film premier of "A Street Cat named Bob" in London in support of Action on Addiction.
      Friday 4th 
      • Visit HM Prison Eastwood Park
      • Visited the Nelson Trust Women's Centre
      Saturday  12th
      • Attend Festival of Remembrance at Royal Albert Hall
        • With Royal Family
      Sunday  13th 
      • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.
      Monday 14th 
      Tuesday 22nd
      • Attended a Children's Tea Party at the Natural History Museum 
      • Attend the Place2Be Awards at Mansion House
        Monday 30th 
        • Attend Memorial Service for Duke of Westminster at Chester Cathedral 
        December (6)
        Wednesday 7th 
        Thursday 8th 
        • Received Mrs. Juli Beattie upon relinquishing her appointment as Director of The Art Room
        • Attend Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace
        Wednesday 14th 
        • Attend special Cub Scouts 100th Anniversary pack meeting with Kings Lynn District
        Monday 19th 
        (20th: Queen's Christmas Lunch at Buckingham Palace)


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