Revealed: The surprise guest Kate and William will be joined with in first autumn outing

THE DUKE and Duchess of Cambridge are set to carry out their first royal engagement this autumn and will be joined by a special guest.

The pair will visit Birkenhead in Merseyside, to jointly officially name the UK’s new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough on Thursday 26 September. They will be joined by the ships namesake, Sir David Attenborough, who will deliver a speech alongside William and Kate at the event.

Sir David will also smash a bottle of champagne against the hull to mark the formal changing of the ships name.

The ship, owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)...
source: Express

2019-09-18 09:01
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