On July 10, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in east London to visit the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts which “…specializes in teaching, researching, and promoting the practice and theory of the arts and crafts of the world’s great traditions.”
Whilst at the school the prince viewed the 2013 Degree Show which showcases designs by graduate students.
For more information about today’s visit please click here. If you are interested in learning more about the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts please visit their official website here.
On July 10, 2013, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the CaixaForum in Madrid to preside over the delivery of 120 La Caixa scholarships to post-graduate and graduate students who will be studying aboard in the coming months.
On July 10, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey to attend the second day of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
During today’s visit the duchess presented Mr. Tom Galligan with the 2013 RHS Young School Gardener of the Year award. According to the official website for the Royal Horticultural Society Mr. Galligan won the award for:
“…demonstrating [his] advanced gardening knowledge for his age, a tremendous passion, and also skills to grow a wide range of plants. Additionally he showed excellent understanding of environmental and sustainable issues.”
The Duchess of Cornwall also visited various exhibitors as well as gardens at the show.
And, that’s it! 🙂
For more information about the Royal Horticultural Society’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show please visit their official website here.
On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium hosted a reception at Château de Laeken for former Prime Ministers and other “…government officials during the reign of King Albert II of Belgium…” according to Agence France Presse.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II welcomed Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Windsor Castle this afternoon. After a brief photo-op Her Majesty held a private audiencewith the new king and queen.