Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle

The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge attended the Secretary of State of Northern Ireland’s Garden Party on June 14 at Hillsborough Castle, Belfast. Over 2,500 guests were invited, to the annual event. It was TRH’s second visit to Northern Ireland. Earlier, TRH signed the condolences book for the victims of the Orlando Attack in London.

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On the morning of June 14th, the Duke and Duchess offered their condolences for the victims of the terrible attack on Orlando’s Pulse nightclub at the US Embassy in London.  They signed the condolences book, and then spoke to representatives from the US embassy’s LGBT network GLIFAA.

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Later, in Belfast, the Duke and Duchess planted a tree to mark the start of the party. TRH interacted with the over 2,500 guests that were invited, with attendees drawn from a wide cross-section of Northern Ireland society, including the voluntary and community sectors, local charities and youth organisations.

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The Duke of Cambridge wore a navy suit with a light blue tie. The Duchess repeated a Day Birger et Mikkelsen coat from 2006, and a new Lock & Co. hat, with Kiki McDonough floral citrine earrings and a gold shamrock brooch, a wedding gift from the Irish Guards.

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