Duchess of Cambridge Catherine visited Robin Hood Primary School to celebrate 10 years of the Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening.
Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening programme provides children with gardening opportunities to enhance their skills & boost development. Duchess of Cambridge herself is a passionate gardener.
On arrival, Duchess was welcomed by a group of eager school children with beautiful flowers.
Duchess was briefed on the RHS national campaign and the many benefits of gardening to young people by RHS manager Alana Tapsell.
For the freezing cold activity, Duchess brought the best of casuals together today. Duchess wore trusty Barbour Ladies Waxed Defence Jacket. The jacket is not available any more but the similar styles can be bought on Nordstrom.
Duchess of Cambridge Catherine today visited Foundling Museum in London to find out more about the Museum’s history. The Museum explores the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery.
The Foundling Hospital, which continues today as the children’s charity Coram, was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram to care for babies at risk of abandonment.
Duchess’ visit was aimed to learn about how the Museum aims to give young people new skills, an understanding of history, and a space in which their voices are heard.
At museum, Catherine viewed an exhibition about the history of the Foundling Museum.
The exhibition exhibits the history from 1741 when the first babies were admitted, to 1954 when the last pupil was placed in foster care, the Foundling Hospital cared for and educated around 25,000 children.
The Duchess viewed tokens which were left by mothers with their babies at The Foundling Hospital so they could identify them.