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The Duchess of Cambridge receives patronage of the Royal Photographic Society from The Queen

The Duchess of Cambridge inherited the patronage of the Royal Photographic Society from The Queen on Tuesday. “It is a huge honour to have The Duchess as our Patron, especially given her personal interest in photography,” says Mike Taylor, Chief Operating Officer of the Royal Photographic Society. Embed from Getty Images Her Royal Highness attended her first engagement as patron of the Royal…
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Who is the Duchess of Gloucester?

Today, let’s take a look at the life of the Duchess of Gloucester. Birgitte Eva Henriksen was born on 20 June 1946 in Odense, Denmark, the youngest child of Asger Preben Wissing Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs. When her parents separated in 1966, Birgitte took her mother’s maiden name of van Deurs. She was educated in Odense, and at finishing school in Lausanne, Switzerland, before…
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The Duchess of Cambridge to appear on CBBC's Blue Peter in a segment on outdoor play

The Duchess of Cambridge will appear on tonight’s episode of CBBC’s ‘Blue Peter’ to talk about the benefits of outdoor play and to launch a contest for her upcoming Back to Nature Garden for the RHS Wisley Show in September. Being outside “encourages creativity, confidence and even a short amount of time – 10-15 minutes outside – makes a huge difference to physical well-being but…
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The Duke of Cambridge attends Child Bereavement UK gala dinner: "You shine a beacon of light in the darkness as families learn to live with their loss"

The Duke of Cambridge attended a dinner last night at Kensington Palace in honour of Child Bereavement UK’s 25th anniversary. In a speech, William praised the work of Child Bereavement UK, saying that it is “a truly remarkable organisation.” He continued, “With great sympathy and sensitivity, you have spent the last 25 years working with children, young people and families to help them…
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