Princess Beatrice Opens A Memorial Garden

  April 24, 2015 at 2:21 pm by

Princess Beatrice of York opened The Talbot Memorial Garden at the Crosfields School in Reading earlier today. The garden is in memory of a four-year-old girl who died from an inoperable brain tumor in January 2013.

The Princess was presented with flowers from an 8 year old pupil and listened to a few performances. Dressed in a tan trench coat with leather brown trim, Princess Beatrice planted a cherry tree and talked to a few students.

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At the end of the visit, Princess Beatrice said, “You are the most wonderful school and we are all so lucky that we are standing in this beautiful garden. I am so thankful to you for having me and giving me such a wonderful welcome. Thank you also to the teachers for doing such a good job, creating such wonderful children.”

The headmaster of the school said of Princess Beatrice’s opening: “It has been a real honour to welcome Her Royal Highness to Crosfields to open officially our Talbot Memorial Garden. The garden itself is a very special place right in the heart of our school. It is a quiet area where the children can relax with a book or with friends, write poetry, draw and study. The visit by Princess Beatrice has marked a momentous occasion in the history of Crosfields and we are very grateful to her for taking the time to talk with the children and staff.”

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One Response to Princess Beatrice Opens A Memorial Garden

  1. NATALYA says:

    How wonderful…

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