On day two of their visit to Northern Ireland The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend the day in Ballymena, meeting with organisations that are working to create a bright future for the next generation. Their Royal Highnesses will begin the day by meeting privately with officers and staff from the Police Service in Northern Ireland to hear about the unique challenges they face.
At the Braid Arts Centre Their Royal Highnesses will visit the charity Cinemagic, who have used film, television and digital technologies to engage with over 500,000 young people. The charity uses visual arts to increase opportunities and develop skills for young people from all backgrounds. The Duke and Duchess will take part in some of Cinemagic’s workshops to see the full range of training they provide.
Their final engagement of the day will be at Sure Start, a programme that supports parents with children aged under four years old living in disadvantaged areas in Northern Ireland. Their Royal Highnesses will see some of the different programmes that Sure Start provides to understand how the organisation supports parents and provides best practice for early years work.