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HRH The Duke of Kent visits Kidderminster & District Youth Trust

Published: Monday, 25th November 2019 Royal visit

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited local charity Kidderminster and District Youth Trust (KDYT) on Monday 25th November 2019.

The Duke of Kent was formally welcomed by Ben Bennett and Mike Oliver-Brooke, managers at KDYT and was taken on a tour of Kidderminster Youth House.


During the visit His Royal Highness met many of the young people who benefit from the charity’s work, including Matthew Thomas who received a Diana Award for his achievements whilst at KDYT. The young people were excited to tell His Royal Highness all about the activities and work they are involved in and The Duke of Kent heard about the impact that KDYT had on the young people and their lives.


As the tour continued The Duke of Kent was able to see the range of activities on offer at Kidderminster Youth House including; Drama, Music, Sports, Zumba Gold, and Community activities. His Royal Highness was also able to meet partner agencies and funders who support the work at Kidderminster Youth House.


The Duke of Kent also spent time with Jean Talbot, wife of Charles Talbot MBE, the founder of Kidderminster & District Youth Trust.


Before leaving, His Royal Highness sampled some homemade cake and unveiled a plaque commemorating his visit.

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