The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Manchester on October 14th. They visited the National Football Museum, the Manchester Town Hall, National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester, and Francis House to celebrate their 25th Anniversary.
The Duke and Duchess’s first engagement in Manchester was at the National Football Museum. They toured the Museum and met a group of exceptional school children, representatives from their Royal Foundation’s Coach Core apprenticeship scheme, and the 1966 World Cup winner, Roger Hunt.
Next, they visited the Manchester Town Hall and laid a wreath at the Cenotaph. The Duke and Duchess also saw commemorative paving stones for Manchester’s 6 Victoria cross recipients, and met the families of those honoured.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited National Graphene Institute at the University of Manchester to learn about Graphene and meet with world-leading scientists. The Duke tried out a car made from Graphene before they signed their photograph to be put in a time capsule, and unveiled a plaque. Their last stop was at Francis House to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. The charity had been opened by Diana, Princess in 1991. The Duke and Duchess toured the facility and met with families of the sick children, teenagers and young adults at their new lodge.
The Duke wore a navy suit with a grey tie. The Duchess wore an Erdem coat with new Oscar de la Renta earrings.
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