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Old 10-09-2019, 05:56 AM
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The Duchess of Cambridge as Patron of the Natural History Museum visited the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity today, October 9:



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Old 10-09-2019, 10:39 AM
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The Duchess of Cambridge on her engagement today-
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:08 PM
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The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, Natural History Museum, this morning attended a Meeting with Sir Michael Dixon (Chief Executive) at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, Natural History Museum, then visited the Angela Marmot Centre for Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum.

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Old 12-04-2019, 07:39 AM
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The Duchess of Cambridge marked her new patronage of Family Action with a visit to Peterley Manor Farm, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire today, December 4.

Queen Elizabeth has passed on the patronage, which she has held for more than 65 years.


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Old 12-04-2019, 07:41 AM
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Catherine has taken over the role from Her Majesty The Queen who’s held the role for 65 years.
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Old 12-04-2019, 08:58 AM
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More about this organization.https://www.family-action.org.uk/


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Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.
We have been building stronger families since 1869, and today work with over 45,000 families through over 140 community-based services. Thousands more are supported with financial assistance through education and welfare grants programmes.
Our innovative services reach out to those in need, we strengthen families and communities, build skills and resilience and improve the life chances of children and adults.
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Old 12-04-2019, 09:05 AM
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Great fit for Catherine. Congratulations to her!
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Old 12-05-2019, 06:13 PM
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Court Circular 4th December:
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The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, Family Action, today visited Peterley Manor Farm, Peterley Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt.).
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The Duchess of Cambridge will join a creative workshop run by the @NPGLondon ‘s Hospital Programe at @EvelinaLondon on Tuesday 28th January to see how the creative arts can support children’s health, wellbeing and happiness.
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The Duchess of Cambridge has photographed two Holocaust survivors, Steven Frank and Yvonne Bernstein, with their grandchildren, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Taken at Kensington Palace the pictures will feature in an exhibition marking 75 years since the end of the Holocaust.

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The Duchess of Cambridge has photographed two Holocaust survivors, Steven Frank and Yvonne Bernstein, with their grandchildren, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Taken at Kensington Palace the pictures will feature in an exhibition marking 75 years since the end of the Holocaust.

https://twitter.com/RoyaNikkhah/stat...756871169?s=20


https://www.hmd.org.uk/news/holocaus...raphy-project/
Truly a special project and beautiful photographs. What an amazing surprise from Catherine! Also, a few words from DoC on the subject:

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The harrowing atrocities of the Holocaust, which were caused by the most unthinkable evil, will forever lay heavy in our hearts. Yet it is so often through the most unimaginable adversity that the most remarkable people flourish. Despite unbelievable trauma at the start of their lives, Yvonne Bernstein and Steven Frank are two of the most life-affirming people that I have had the privilege to meet. They look back on their experiences with sadness but also with gratitude that they were some of the lucky few to make it through. Their stories will stay with me forever. Whilst I have been lucky enough to meet two of the now very few survivors I recognise not everyone in the future will be able to hear these stories first hand. It is vital that their memories are preserved and passed on to future generations, so that what they went through will never be forgotten.

One of the most moving accounts I read as a young girl was ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ which tells a very personal reflection of life under Nazi occupation from a child’s perspective. Her sensitive and intimate interpretation of the horrors of the time was one of the underlying inspirations behind the images.

I wanted to make the portraits deeply personal to Yvonne and Steven – a celebration of family and the life that they have built since they both arrived in Britain in the 1940s. The families brought items of personal significance with them which are included in the photographs.

It was a true honour to have been asked to participate in this project and I hope in some way Yvonne and Steven’s memories will be kept alive as they pass the baton to the next generation.
Catherine is out there doing great stuff after the winter break, hopefully this trend continues this year, it's a huge pleasure to see her projects.
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Old 01-26-2020, 06:25 PM
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Truly special to witness The Duchess of Cambridge coming into her own.

Beautiful and very moving picture. Quite special.
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The Duchess of Cambridge has photographed two Holocaust survivors, Steven Frank and Yvonne Bernstein, with their grandchildren, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Taken at Kensington Palace the pictures will feature in an exhibition marking 75 years since the end of the Holocaust.

https://twitter.com/RoyaNikkhah/stat...756871169?s=20


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The pictures are beautiful, the DOC is an accomplished photographer!
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I always said I wished she would use her photography for more then pictures of her kids. That the skill could easily be used in her work during her behind the scenes work not visits. Glad to see them doing it.
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I always said I wished she would use her photography for more then pictures of her kids. That the skill could easily be used in her work during her behind the scenes work not visits. Glad to see them doing it.
These pictures and the thoughtfulness behind them have really showcased her talent. Hope we see more of this too.
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Also, for those of you who want to get a "behind the scenes" look, there's this blog post:
https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-...r-remembrance/


It talks about the idea for the photographs, preparation and Catherine's personal involvement in the project - it seems she devoted a lot of her time to make sure it would be done right.
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Beautiful pictures, full of symbolism. Very well done!
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Old 01-27-2020, 02:39 AM
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What a lovely gesture.
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She certainely has en eye. Very beautiful and yet poignant pictures ...
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We have some lovely behind the scenes photographs of the photo shoot.


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