William and Kate are coming to Blackpool next week
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to Blackpool on Wednesday 6th March, visiting a series of innovative projects that are focused on investment and regeneration, as well as learning how the resort is leading the way in tackling some of the social and mental health problems faced by people in Britain today.
Their Royal Highnesses will first visit the iconic Blackpool Tower. The Duke and Duchess will join a round table briefing about the town’s recent history, the challenges, and the investment and regeneration efforts that are currently underway.
As they depart Blackpool Tower they will spend time on ‘Comedy Carpet’ on the promenade to meet with members of the public gathered outside.
Their Royal Highnesses will travel to Blackpool Central Library where they will join two separate discussions focusing on issues and initiatives of particular relevance to each of their ongoing charitable interests.
The Duchess will continue her work on early childhood and join people involved in Blackpool’s ‘A Better Start’ programme, including health visitors, practitioners from the Family Nurse Partnership, and parents.
The Duke will meet people affected by problems around mental health, including issues such as homelessness and addiction, and meet people making a difference through the innovative work locally.
For the final stop of the day, Their Royal Highnesses will visit Revoe Park, a recently revamped community garden and park that has been transformed thanks to involvement from ‘A Better Start’.