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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first joint engagement for autumn revealed

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shall be joined by a particular visitor

Danielle Stacey

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will perform their first joint engagement this autumn, with a go to to Birkenhead. William and Kate, each 37, will formally title the UK’s new polar analysis ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough on Thursday 26 September. The couple shall be joined by Sir David Attenborough, who will ship a speech alongside William, whereas Kate will formally title the ship as a bottle of champagne is smashed in opposition to the hull. 

Owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the RRS Sir David Attenborough will allow world-leading analysis to be carried out in Antarctica and the Arctic over the subsequent 25 to 30 years. 

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While touring the ship, William and Kate will meet with engineers from Cammell Laird, who’ve been concerned within the construct, in addition to schoolchildren concerned in BAS’s ‘Polar Explorer’ programme, which inspires and helps colleges to counterpoint their instructing of STEM topics by educating pupils about polar science and the ship’s future expeditions. 

William interviewed Sir David in Davos

It’s not the first time the Duke has meet Sir David Attenborough – William interviewed the broadcaster about his life’s work and the state of the pure world, on the World Economic Forum in Davos, in January. He additionally attended the premiere of Sir David’s Netflix collection ‘Our Planet,’ alongside his father Prince Charles and brother Prince Harry in April. 

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated a milestone second with their daughter Princess Charlotte, 4, as she joined her large brother Prince George, six, at Thomas’s Battersea faculty in west London earlier this month. 

William and Kate dropped Princess Charlotte off for her first day of college

William and Kate’s final joint engagement noticed them go head-to-head on the King’s Cup regatta on the Isle of Wight in August, to boost consciousness and funds for eight of their patronages. 

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