10 Apr 2021

From the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to Accrington Camera Club: Prince Philip’s lasting legacy

North of England Correspondent

The Duke of Edinburgh devoted much of his energy to supporting charities becoming patron of many well known organisations and some not so well known.

Like the Accrington Camera Club – which back in 1977, wrote him a letter on spec when they wanted funding to mark the Silver Jubilee. To their huge surprise, a van turned up from Buckingham Palace with some of the Duke’s own photos.