His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Visits County Durham. (VIDEOS)

TheDukeHis Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh arrived in County Durham this afternoon to officially open the newly restored £2.3million Glendene Arts Academy in Easington Colliery according to the newspaper, Hartlepool Mail.  Prior to the opening the duke visited the Langley Park Primary School where he opened the new school garden and unveiled a new plaque commemorating the opening as well as the duke’s visit.

Click the links below to learn more about today’s visit as well as to watch videos and to view photos: