Royal visits

Official Royal Visits to Bedfordshire 2010 - 2019

30 July 2019 - HRH The Princess Royal
Visit to London Luton Airport
Visit to the Forest of Marston Vale re The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

15 May 2019 -  HRH The Duke of Gloucester
Visit to Bedford School
Visit to Wardown House Museum and Gallery
St Mary’s Church, Eaton Bray - 800th Anniversary

5 March 2019 - HRH The Princess Royal
Visit to Leighton-Linslade's Citizens Advice Service

8 March 2018 - HRH The Duke the Duke of Kent
Visit to Cranfield University

27 July 2017 - HRH Princess Alexandra
Visit to Bedford Citizens Housing Association
Formally opens Oak Way House

11 April 2017 - HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Opening of the new Elephant House at ZSL Whipsnade
Opening Priory View independent living development in Dunstable

17 September 2016 - HRH The Duke of Kent
Visit to Cranfield Festival of Flight

24 August 2016 - TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Visit to Haywood Tyler and Presentation of the Queen's Award for Enterprise
Official opening of Bute Mills (Youthscape) Luton
Keech Hospice - 25th Anniversary Celebration

12 April 2016 - HRH The Duke of Kent
Official naming of the world’s largest aircraft, the Airlander 10 - Hangar 1 – Cardington
Visit to Cranfield University

22 February 2016 - HRH The Princess Royal
Officially opens the new Citizen Advice Bureau in Luton

10 December 2015 - HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
Visit to Emmaus Village, Carlton

9 September 2015 - HRH Duchess of Gloucester
The Disability Resource Centre, Dunstable

29 January 2015 - Royal Visit to Bedfordshire by HRH The Duke of Kent KG
London Luton Airport
Hayward Tyler

3 December 2013 - HRH The Prince of Wales
The Higgins Bedford
St Paul’s Church, Bedford
Unveiling of Memorial, Tempsford
Jordan’s Mill, Broom, Nr Biggleswade

19 February 2013 – The Duke of Edinburgh
Cardiac Centre
Luton and Dunstable Hospital

26 October 2012 – The Duke of Kent
Officially Names Cranfield University Building and Officially Opens Inspire Luton Sports Village

9 October 2012 - HRH the Duke of York KG
Officially opens Central Bedfordshire UTC in Houghton Regis

24 July 2012 – The Duke of York
Cranfield University
Schools Aerospace Challenge

17 January 2012 – The Countess of Wessex
Lakeside School
The Wixams
Anjulita Court, Brickhill - Bedford

4 November 2011 – HRH The Duke of Kent
Cranfield University
Air Accident Investigation and Renewable Energy

25 October 2011 – HRH The Duke of Kent
Old Warden Aerodrome
Stotfold Watermill and Nature Reserve

July 2011 – HRH The Princess Royal
Cranfield University at Shrivenham

24 June 2010 – HRH The Princess Royal
Hinwick Hall

13 May 2010 – HRH The Duke of Kent
Cranfield University
Dinner to mark the retirement of Lord Vincent as Chancellor

28 January 2010 – The Earl of Wessex
UK Centre for Carnival Arts