Royal Visit

A highlight of the year when we will welcome a member of the Royal Family to join us in the celebration of the creation of our beautiful town, Welwyn Garden City.

Previous Royal Visits to Welwyn Garden City

Queen Elizabeth opens the new QE2 hospital

22nd July 1965, Queen Elizabeth opens the new QE2 hospital. Sadly by 2018, the hospital had been demolished.

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Golden Jubilee of the WGC

In 1970, Welwyn Garden City celebrated it's Golden Jubilee, 50 years since the town's founding by Ebenezer Howard.