Duchess Catherine to visit pottery factory

Britain's Duchess Catherine is to visit the Emma Bridgewater pottery factory in Stoke, central England, today to see a new range of mugs being produced to raise money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH).

Duchess Catherine
Duchess Catherine

Britain's Duchess Catherine will visit a British pottery factory today (18.02.15).

The 33-year-old royal will head to Stoke-on-Trent, central England, to take in a new range of mugs being made at Emma Bridgewater to raise money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), which offers care and support for life-threatened children and their families in the east of England.

A series of messages on the Kensington Palace official Twitter account read: "Today The Duchess of Cambridge will visit @EmmaBridgewater to see a range of mugs being produced to raise money for @EACH_hospices

"A range of mugs designed and produced by@emma_bridgewater to raise funds for the EACH hospice Nook Appeal. The Duchess of Cambridge is Patron of EACH hospices and introduced the charity to@emma_bridgewater pottery.

"Most @EmmaBridgewater pottery is made by hand in their factory in Stoke-on-Trent, the home of British pottery (sic)"

What's more, the pregnant duchess - who has 17-month-old son Prince George with husband Prince William and is pregnant with their second child - will also head to Smethwick, central England, to visit an Action for Children centre, a charity which speaks out and supports the vulnerable kids in the UK.

Another message on the Kensington Palace Twitter account read: "The Duchess of Cambridge will also visit an @actnforchildren centre in #Smethwick to learn more about how they support vulnerable children (sic)"

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