The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this afternoon departed Royal Air Force Marham for Belgium and were received this evening upon arrival at Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium (Her Excellency Ms Alison Rose).
Their Royal Highnesses, with The King and Queen of the Belgians, later attended a Service at the Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres), to commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele and The Duke of Cambridge and The King laid wreaths.
Their Royal Highnesses, with Their Majesties, subsequently attended a Reception at the In Flanders Fields Museum, Market Square, Ieper (Ypres).
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with The King and Queen of the Belgians, afterwards attended a Theatrical performance in the Market Square, Ieper (Ypres), to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele.
Mr Miguel Head, Mrs Rebecca Priestley and Lieutenant Commander James Benbow are in attendance.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Northern Lighthouse Board, this morning visited Tiumpan Head Lighthouse, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.