The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are heading to Tyneside and their schedule has a strong focus on charities and community groups.
On Wednesday October 10, the Royal couple will visit Newcastle Civic Centre to meet those involved with bringing the Olympics to the city, including football organisers, those behind the Active 500 programme, volunteers and torchbearers.
They will then be introduced to a group from the Institute of Ageing and Health, who will showcase their world-renowned scientific research.
Also invited to the Civic Centre are pupils from Percy Hedley School, which teaches children with cerebral palsy, motor disorders and other chronic conditions.
The couple will then greet members of the public outside on Ceremonial Way.
After that they move on to Elswick Park which is part of the Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge, an initiative to protect and create hundreds of playing fields throughout the UK in honour of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Olympic and the Paralympic Games.
Prince William became Patron of the challenge in 2010.
Children from local primary schools will be at the park to demonstrate how outdoor spaces can be used in education.
William and Kate will meet groups of young people who have been supported by the charity, which invests in young people's ideas using a ‘dragon’s den’ style panel.
One of the groups to benefit recently is With Land On Our Left, three young men who spent 93 days kayaking anticlockwise around Britain to achieve a world first and to raise money for charity.
The couple will then travel south to Stockton on Teesside to continue their North East visit.
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