Princess Anne to visit North Devon

10:05 14 April 2014

Princess Anne will be visiting North Devon next month. Pic: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

Princess Anne will be visiting North Devon next month. Pic: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

The Princess Royal will be making several engagements in Barnstaple, Clovelly and Abbotsham next month.

The Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre will be officially opened by Princess Anne on May 6.The Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre will be officially opened by Princess Anne on May 6.

NORTH Devon will be receiving a royal visitor next month with The Princess Royal visiting Barnstaple, Abbotsham and Clovelly.

On May 6, HRH Princess Anne will be taking part in a dedication ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee Fountain near Clovelly Visitor Centre.

The fountain had been newly restored and features lines inscribed in slate from a Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18.

The Princess will also visit Wings South West in Abbotsham, and the Starfish North Devon Homes Project in Forches, Barnstaple.

Also in Clovelly, Princess Anne is expected to attend a 175th anniversary celebration of the Shipwrecked Fisherman and Mariners Royal Benevolent Society.

1 comment

  • Is this the lady who wants to eat horses and gas badgers whose views were given at length on BBC Countryfile? At the same time they invited Dominic Dyer, Chief Exec of the Badger Trust to give his views - and then cancelled Dominic at the last moment! Many will never watch Countryfile again. Shame on the BBC.

    Report this comment

    lassie

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Other News Stories

14:28
Walker Alex Ellis-Roswell on board the Ilfracombe all-weather lifeboat.

Clovelly, Appledore and Ilfracombe lifeboat stations welcome fundraiser Alex Ellis-Roswell during his 6,500 mile journey...

Read more
12:36
Yazzy Chamberalin (centre) with fellow winners and Open Mic UK contest judges. Picture: Andrew Benge.

Yazzy Chamberlain is crowned a winner at Open Mic UK.

Read more
14:22

Town council increases its precept by 7.45 per cent but says that is only 8.8p extra a week...

Read more
14:12

BARNSTAPLE: The Annual General Meeting of Barnstaple Fair Carnival is on Wednesday of next week (February 4) at Barnstaple Hotel on Braunton Road.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition

North Devon's trusted business finder