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Prince Charles to visit Dorchester this week
5:50pm Tuesday 29th October 2013 in News
PRINCE Charles is returning to Dorchester this Friday.
He will visit the Dorset History Centre and later attend a reception at Poundbury to mark the development’s 20th anniversary.
At the Dorset History Centre the prince will meet staff and see the work of the Dorset Joint Archives Service.
The royal visitor will be introduced to County Archivist Sam Johnston and see the Collections Care Room and will be shown how some of the seventeenth century documents are cleaned and flattened in order for them to be viewed by researchers.
The prince will then go onto a 20th Anniversary Reception at The Jubilee Hall in Queen Mother Square for people who were involved in the Poundbury project from the beginning.
Prince Charles will also tour Poundbury, visiting a local undertakers and meeting the owners of one of Raglan’s affordable shared-ownership houses.
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