Somme Centenary Commemorations


Details of The Queen and Members of The Royal Family's attendance at events to mark the centenary of the Somme on 30th June and 1st July have been announced.

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend an Evening Vigil at Westminster Abbey on 30th June.

HRH The Prince of Wales, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, will attend commemorative events in France on 1st July.

HRH The Duke of Cambridge, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and HRH Prince Henry of Wales, will attend commemorative events in France on 30th June and 1st July.

HRH The Duke of York will attend the National Commemorative Service in Manchester on 1st July.

HRH The Princess Royal will attend commemorative events in Canada from 29th June to 1st July.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, will attend commemorative events in France on 1st July.

Note to Editors

Further details and a full operational note will follow in due course.

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