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 
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)


                        1. WK and H met the Lord Janvrin on April 6 :

                          The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales, Joint Patrons, later received the Lord Janvrin upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. from CC on royal website