The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Luton in Bedfordshire for a day of
engagements on Wednesday 24th August pic.twitter.com/MXohdY1q5D
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) August 11, 2016
According to the announcement, the royal couple’s first stop will be Bute Mills in Luton, Bedfordshire, where they will be given a tour of the facilities and will also meet CHUMS, a mental health and emotional wellbeing service for children and young people dealing with or affected by suicide.
William and Kate will then visit Keech Hospice Care to meet families, friends and volunteers of the hospice which provides support to children and adults.
During a reception they will be attending the pair will unveil a plaque marking 25 years of the adult hospice.
On their final stop, the royal duo will be presenting The Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade) to Hayward Tyler, a manufacturing company in Luton, and will open their newly constructed Centre of Excellence.
The royals are actively supporting mental health charities for children and their efforts are aimed at ending the stigma surrounding mental illness.
The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, recently delivered a speech about the importance of seeking help from mental health services for children, revealing that she ‘wouldn’t hesitate’ to seek help for George and Charlotte’s mental health if needed.