Official Visit of HRH Prince Harry of Wales To Antigua and Barbuda

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Program of Events Official Visit of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales to Antigua and Barbuda

20th – 22nd  November, 2016



20th November 2016- Day 1 

2:50 – 3:20 pm

  • Arrival and Guard of  Honour Ceremony at VC Bird International Airport. 


6:00 – 6:20 p.m

  • Historical Brief and Tour of Nelson’s Dockyard, a World Heritage Site. The Dockyard is part of Nelson's National Park, which also contains Clarence House and Shirley Heights 


6:30- 7:15 pm 

  • Governor General’s Welcome Reception and recommissioning of  Clarence House 



21st  November 2016- Day 2 

9:00 – 10:30 am 

  • A Youth Sports Festival at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. A showcase of sporting disciplines with Antigua cricket legends, Sir Vivian Richards KHN, Sir Anderson

          Roberts KCN, and Sir Curtly Ambrose KCN. Hosted by Sen the Hon Collin James, Parliamentary Secretary.  


2:00 – 2:25 pm

  • Investiture and presentation of Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards Ceremony. Launch of Government House Restoration initiative. Hosted by  the Governor General,

          His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams GCMG, KGN.


2:25- 3:30 pm

  • An Exhibition of the Colours of Charity and the Halo Foundation. The Charities are under the patronage of Their Excellencies and the Halo Foundation was developed to bring greater attention to the social needs of the less fortunate in society. Held at Government House and hosted by Lady Williams.


6:30- 7:30 pm 

  • A SOCA Extravaganza at Barnacle Point Hosted by Hon Gaston Browne, Prime Minister. Performances by local soca artistes. A festive environment with a variety of local delicacies. 



22nd  November 2016- Day 3 

9:20- 10:15 am

  • A Visit to the Codrington Lagoon and the Frigate Bird Sanctuary in Barbuda. 


10:20- 11:05 am

  • Visit to the Holy Trinity Primary School in Barbuda in celebration of  the school’s 93rd Anniversary.


11:15 – 11:45 am

  • A showcase of the agriculture and environmental practices at the Sir Mc Chesney George Secondary School, Barbuda.


3:00 – 4:00 pm  

  • An Arbour Day Plant Fair held at the Victoria Park Botanical Gardens with the planting of a Lignum Vitae tree and the unveiling of a plaque in commemoration of 

          the Queen's canopy. Hosted by the Department of the Environment.