Monday, 3 July 2017

Cambridge - Poland & Germany Tour (2017)

Prince William & Duchess Kate are going on a tour of Germany & Poland later this month. Prince George & Princess Charlotte will accompany them!

Day 1 (July 17th) - Warsaw, Poland
  • (Arrive mid-day)
  • Meet President Duda and the First Lady at the Presidential Palace
    • Photo op in Garden
  • Visit Warsaw Rising Museum
    • Meet veterans
    • Light a candle in memory of those who died in the 1944 uprising 
  • Attend a tech event at the Heart,  a business incubator, in the Warsaw Spire building
  • Attend Queen's Birthday party, hosted by British Ambassador, at Orangery in Łazienki Park
Day 2 (18th) - Sztutowo & Gdansk,  Poland
  • Visit former Nazi Germany Concentration Camp, Stutthof
    • Meet 5 former prisoners
  • Attend Street Fair
  • Visit Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre
  • Visit European Solidarity Centre
    • Tour museum
    • Meet founding members of Solidarity
  • (Travel back to Warsaw)

Day 3 (19th) - Berlin & Marzahn, Germany
  • (Travel to Germany)
  • Private meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel
  • Visit the Brandenburg Gate
    • Walkabout on Pariser Platz 
  • Visit Holocaust Memorial
    • Tour Museum 
  • Visit Strassenkinder, a children's charity
    • Meet some of the children
  •  Meet with President Steinmeier at the Bellevue Palace
  • Attend Queen's Birthday party, hosted by British Ambassador at his home

Day 4 (20th) Heidelberg, Germany
  • Visit German Cancer Research Centre
    • Meet researchers 
    • Visit the stem cell research lab
  • Visit central market square
  • Row Boat competition on River Neckar
  • Attend a reception at Clärchens Ballhaus

Day 5 (21st) Hamburg, Germany
  • Visit Maritime Museum on the bank of the river Elbe
    • celebrate the joint UK-German year of science, which focused on oceans this year
  • Visit the Elbphilharmonie, one of the largest concert halls in the world
    • Listen to performance by Hamburg Symphony Orchestra with local children
  • Travel by boat down the River Elbe 
  • Visit production, maintenance and training facilities of Airbus, makers of civil aircraft
    • Tour the complex 
    • Meet apprentices