“His Royal Highness visited St Laurence’s Church in Ludlow, one of his charities, In Kind Direct, based in Telford and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.
In Ludlow, the prince toured St Laurence’s Church, and officially begin the work to create the town’s Jubilee Garden.
In Telford, the Prince of Wales, founder, In Kind Direct, visited the charity’s warehouse on Stafford Park and met volunteers, supporters and beneficiaries.
The Prince of Wales, patron, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, also attended a reception for supporters and unveiled the newly restored Boy and Swan Fountain at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron.
The Prince of Wales also celebrated the museum’s 10th anniversary of the development which created Enginuity, the museum’s award-winning hands-on Design & Technology Centre and which also restored a number of historically important buildings at Coalbrookdale, the place internationally recognized as the Birthplace of Industry.”
On September 17, 2012, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain was at the Cuatro Vientos Air Base in Madrid where he was given a test fly in the new NH-90 helicopter. Apparently, this isn’t the first time His Majesty has been in a helicopter; in fact, he is an expert pilot with over “… 3,740 flight hours…” under his royal belt.
Any way, according to the Spanish online newspaper, ABC, the old king had a fabulous time flying in this nifty ‘copter for “… 30 minutes…”
On September 17, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was at the Square Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels to participate in an “…academic session organized by the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique Forum 2012 in honour of Mr Rudi Thomaes and Pieter Timmermans. Mr Timmermans succeeded Mr. Thomaes as Managing Director of the FEB.”
Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathildewas at the Collège Saint-Hubert in Watermael-Boitsfortto participate in a roundtable discussion regarding the “…problems of literacy as well as reading and writing in Europe. The debate takes place in light of a recent publication by the European Commission and a new report from a group of high level literacy experts.”