May 23 2013 Latest news:
Else Kvist, Reporter
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will tour the East End waterways tomorrow after naming an Olympic canal boat at Bow.
Prince Charles and Camilla will visit The House Mill, on Three Mills Island, where they will meet staff, volunteers and sponsor’s of the mill’s the restoration project.
The Prince and Duchess will also tour the 3 Mills Studios, the production centre for the team behind the Olympic opening ceremony, overseen by Mile End film director Danny Boyle, and closing ceremony. The couple will meet volunteers producing costumes for the ceremonies.
Prince Charles and Camilla will then name one of the Water Chariots boats, the official provider of canal boat services during the Olympics starting next month.
They will then travel along the River Lea to the Olympic Park in Stratford, with representatives from the charity Canal & River Trust, taking over from British Waterways in overseeing the waterways, and Olympic organisers.
At the park the couple will meet representatives from Bikeworks, a community cycle centre, in Bethnal Green and landscape apprentices involved in the creation of the riverside parklands alongside the Velodrome before visiting the Velodrome.
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