Friday, 1 January 2016

Prince William - Official Engagements (2016)

William's count is 193 engagements for 2016. 
139 + 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)
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 Catherine
(Monday 25th: released statement after the Tragic Death of Henry Worsley on Shackleton Solo Expedition)

February (4)
Thursday 10th
Tuesday 16th
  • Visit Foreign and Commonwealth Office to mark 1st anniversary of  the Diplomatic Academy.
    • Deliver Speech 
    • Present the inaugural Diplomatic Academy Awards to FCO staff
    • Visit the FCO crisis centre
      • Learn how staff respond to terrorist attacks or natural disasters.
Thursday 18th 
  • Attend the Search and Rescue Force Disbandment Parade at Royal Air Force Valley.
Friday 26th
  • Attend the Wales vs France match (Welsh Rugby Union)
    • Attend reception for Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust
      • Meet injured Players and their families
March (14)

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 
  • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
  • Visit XLP at London Wall
    • Meet mentors and mentees from each of the three London boroughs
    • With Catherine
(Sunday 13th: Video to Congratulate the Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub.)



Monday 14th  
  • Commonwealth Day Observance service at Westminster Abbey 
    • with Queen, Philip, Andrew, Catherine and Harry
    • Attend reception afterwords
  • Visit London Gateway learn about their work with United for Wildlife's Transport Taskforce 
Tuesday 15th  
  • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
  • United for Wildlife Declaration signing at Buckingham Palace
(Tuesday 14th: ITV interview on Rhino Protection)

Wednesday 16th  

  • Received Ms Jane Powell, Chief Executive Officer of Campaign Against Living Miserably
  • Received Mr Brent Hoberman, co-founder of travel firm Lastminute.com 
Thursday 17th
  • 1st Battalion Irish Guards's Annual St. Patricks Day Parade 
    • Pass out shamrocks to the service men and women. 

Thursday 24th

  • Meet with President of Kenya  (24-27th Private Visit to Kenya)  
  • Visit United for Wildlife conservation work supported by Tusk Trust

(Sunday 27th: "Our Queen at 90" Documentary airs)

April (6 + Royal Tour)
(Thursday 5th: Sent letter to Missing Wingman Trust)
Wednesday 6th  
  • Attend lunch at Wembley Stadium to mark Prince William's 10th Anniversary as President of FA.
  • Received Lord Robin Janvrin upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of the Royal Foundation.
    • With Catherine 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 Catherine
10-16th Royal Tour of India and Bhutan (27 Engagements)
Tuesday 19th 
  • Visit the Star Wars film set at Pinewood Studios (BAFTA)
    • Meet people working on the film
    • Tour Set
    • With Harry
(Thursday 21st: filmed video for Head's Together at Kensington Palace Garden)

Friday 22nd
  • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
  • Dinner with US President Obama and First Lady at Kensington Palace
    • With Harry and Catherine
(Sunday 24th: Released video to officially launch Head's Together)

    (Friday 29th: 5th Wedding Anniversary)

    May (17)
    Wednesday 11th 
    • Visit the University of Oxford 
      • Officially open Magdalen College's new Longwall Library 
      • Officially re-open the Weston Library
      • Officially open the Blavatnik School of Government
    • Received His Excellency Sheikh Thamer Al Ali Al Sabah
    Thursday 12th 
    • Attend a roundtable to discuss male suicide prevention, hosted by CALM at Unilever House (Head's Together)
      • Launch of emergency services and transport industry coalition on preventing Male Suicide
    • Visit the RNLI, Tower Lifeboat Station, at Victoria Embankment
    • Meet with Young LGBT people along with Attitude Mag
    • Received young people and supporters of the Diana Award
      • Record video of National Stand Up to Bullying Day (See July 5th)
    Friday 13th 
    •  Visit The Passage, a homeless organization, in London
      • Tour Center
      • Meet people who have benefited from The Passage
      • Attend Reception
      • Unveil Plaque 
    • Investiture at Buckingham Palace
    Sunday 15th 
    Monday 16th 
    Tuesday 17th 
    Saturday 21st 
    • Attend FA cup final at Wembley Stadium 
    Monday 23rd 
    • RHS Chelsea Flower Show
      • With Royal Family
    Tuesday 24th 
    • Buckingham Palace Garden Party
    Saturday 28th 
    Sunday 29th 
      Early spring:  (These may have already happened, but were never reported.)
      (The Charities Forum's Bi-Annual Meeting  & Chairman's dinner at Kensington for The Royal Foundation)

      June (17)

      Thursday 9th 
      • Attended HM's Privy Council introduced as Members
      • Attended a Meeting at Buckingham Palace with Commonwealth Governors-General
      • Attended a Dinner at Berry Brothers and Rudd for Royal Foundation
      Friday 10th 
      • Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral
        • For Queen's 90th Birthday
        • Reception after at Guild Hall
      • Attended the Senior Colonels' Conference and Dinner foIrish Guards
      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 and present Duke of Cambridge's Stakes
      Thursday 16th
      • Speak at Founders Forum
      Saturday 18th
      • Play in Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy
      (Sunday 19th: Article on ‘Heads Together Father’s Day Challenge’)

      Monday 20th - France
      • Attend England vs Slovakia UEFA 2016 match
      (Tuesday 21st: 34th Birthday)

      Wednesday 22nd  
      Saturday 25th 
          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 Catherine and Harry 
          July (9)
          Friday 1st - France
          • Open the new "Thiepval Memorial to the Missing" Visitors Centre
            • Tour Centre
            • Meet School Children
            • With Catherine 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, Catherine, and Duke and Duchess of Gloucester
          Tuesday 5th 
          (Tuesday 5th: Release video of National Stand up to Bullying Day)



          Thursday 7th 
          • Attend Order of the Thistle Service 
          Friday 8th
          • Attend the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in Gloucestershire
            • Watch air displays 
            • Meet cadets
            • Attend Private lunch
            • With Catherine and George
          (Saturday 9th: Releases video for Homeless Football World Cup)

          Sunday 10th
              (Wednesday 13th: Queen with Philip will officially opens East Anglian Air Ambulance's new base at Cambridge Airport. Meet with William, who works there.)

              Saturday 16th
              • Attended the Seventy Fifth Anniversary celebrations of the Special Air Service Regiment at Stirling Lines
              Sunday 24th 
              • Attend America's Cup in Portsmith
              August (7)
              (Monday 22nd: Release statement congratulating Team GB on their Olympic Success)
              Tuesday 23rd - Düsseldorf, Germany  
              • Received Mr. Greg Clarke and Mr. Samuel Allardyce (England Football National Team Manager)
              • Attend British Forces in Germany Parade to celebrate 70 years of state of North Rhine-Westphalia 
              • Attend reception for North Rhine-Westphalia 70th Anniversary  
                • Meet Chancellor Angela Merkel
                • Give Speech
                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 (15+ 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 café 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  - Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly (Tresco & St Martin's)
                • Visit Eden Project in Cornwall
                  • 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
                  Tuesday 13th 
                  • Received Mr. Brent Hoberman the Chairman of the Royal Foundation Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying
                  Wednesday 14th
                  • Held meeting for Royal Foundation Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying. 
                  • Visit Caius House youth centre in Battersea, London 
                    • Meet youth
                    • Unveil Plaque 
                  Friday 16th 
                  (Friday 16: Blog post written by William on helping children cope with big changes is released.)

                  Thursday 22nd 
                  Tour of Canada
                  24th - October 1st: 
                  October (15)
                  Monday 10th
                  Tuesday 11th
                  • Host investiture at Buckingham Palace
                  • Attend reception at Berry Brothers and Rudd for Royal Foundation
                  Wednesday 12th 
                  • Visit Step Into Health, a military employment program at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital  (Royal Foundation)
                    • Meet graduates & participants
                  • Present the MOD Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards, at The Royal Hospital Chelsea
                  Thursday 13th 
                  • Receive Group Captain Jeremy Attridge upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Group Captain Michael Baulkwill upon assuming the appointment (Royal Air Force Coningsby)
                  • Attend a reception for the Kennedy Memorial Trust at Buckingham Palace
                    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
                    Monday 24th 
                    November (25)
                    Thursday 10th 
                    • Visit Willesden New Cemetery to see the work of Living Memory, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission 
                      • Lay Flowers
                    • Visit Kensington Memorial Park to officially mark the dedication of the park by the Royal Borough of London & Chelsea to the Centenary Fields programme (Field in Trust)
                    • Fundraiser at Kensington Palace for Centrepoint
                    Friday 11th 
                    • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
                    Saturday  12th 
                    • Attend Festival of Remembrance at Royal Albert Hall
                      • With Royal Family
                    Sunday  13th 
                    • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London
                    • Attend Evening Standard Theater Awards at Old Vic Theatre
                      • Present the Beyond Theatre Award
                    Monday 14th 
                      Wednesday 16th - Hanoi, Vietnam 
                      • Met with Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam) at No. 1 Hung Vuong Street
                      • Met with Mrs. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam) at No. 1 Hung Vuong Street
                      • Visited Hong Ha Primary School, Lan Ong Street, Hanoi, (United for Wildlife)
                      • Met Vietnamese conservationists at Aha Café (United for Wildlife)
                      • Visited Ngoc Son Temple
                      • Held a Reception at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel for young Vietnamese leaders from the worlds of art, music, media and business.
                      Thursday 17th - Hanoi, Vietnam 
                      • Attend 3rd International Wildlife Trade Conference 
                      • Attended a Meeting with delegates from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the Lotte Hotel. 
                      • Met with Mr. Vu Quang Hoi (Chairman, T&T Group) at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel
                      • Met with Mr. Yue Lei (Senior Vice President, Sanpower Group)
                      • Visited Vietnam Television Studios
                      Monday 30th 
                      • Attend Memorial Service for Duke of Westminster at Chester Cathedral 
                      Tuesday 28th 
                      • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
                      Wednesday 30th 
                      • Visit Rolls-Royce in Derby
                        • Tour shop floor
                        • View exhibit
                      • Visit the Padley Development Centre
                        • Visit Art and Crafts Workshop 
                        • Meet with former clients, staff and volunteers
                      • Visit Bombardier Transportation UK Limited
                        • Tour assembly line
                        • Meet manufacturing, welding and painting apprentices.
                      • Attend Tusk Trust Conservation Award at Victoria and Albert Museum
                        • Give Speech
                      December (9)
                        Monday 5th 
                        • Attend a briefing for business leaders on workplace mental health (Head's Together)
                        Tuesday 6th 
                        • Hosted Investiture at Buckingham Palace
                        • Attended the Giants Club Inaugural Dinner at Kensington Palace
                        Wednesday 7th 
                        • Received Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach (Chief of the Defence Staff).
                        • Attended a Board Meeting for the Royal Foundation at 5 St. Mary Abbots Place in London.
                        • Attended a Reception at Buckingham Palace for the Royal Foundation
                        Thursday 8th 
                        • Attend Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace
                        Sunday 18th 
                        •  Attended the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award at the National Exhibition Centre
                        Monday 19th 
                        (20th: Queen's Annual Christmas Lunch at Buckingham Palace)