The Duchess of Cornwall, has been in North Yorkshire to officially open a new multi-million pound medical centre for military families.
HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, paid a visit to North Durham Academy to officially launch a new campus.
Commemorations mark the 500th since the Scottish and English armies met at the battle of Flodden in north Northumberland.
Mike Dickson, MD of Dickson's butchers, welcomes the Princess Royal to South Shields. Princess Anne is visiting butchers at Dickson's to mark the company's 60th anniversary.
The Princess Royal will be visiting South Tyneside today.
She'll be in South Shields to inspect a butchers shop which is celebrating 60 years in the business,
Princess Anne will then officially open the Mission to Seafarers' newly refurbished Holborn House premises in Mill Dam, South Shields.**
*Finally The *Princess Royal will unveil a commemorative plaque to mark the opening of the £3m Marsden Road Health and Wellbeing Centre in South Shields.
Watch a full report of today's royal visit on ITV Tyne Tees at 6pm today.
Usually we get around two royal visits a year. Today we had two in the same day.
Prince Charles was on Teesside but Prince William stole the show interacting with crowds and stopping for pictures in South Shields.
Jonny Blair reports.
The Duke of Cambridge speaks with children as he arrives at the Haven Point leisure centre in South Shields.
The Duke of Cambridge got his hands dirty as he helped to prepare a chicken curry during a visit to a centre for young homeless people.
Prince William was visiting Centrepoint's Sunderland base where he was hearing about the challenges faced by young people as they try to rebuild their lives.
During the visit he donned an apron and joined in with a cookery lesson.
Two future kings are in the North East.
Prince William and Prince Charles are here on separate official visits.
The Duke of Cambridge is in Sunderland, while his father is at a celebration of industry on Teesside.
Captain Ibrar Ali, whose right arm was amputated after he was caught up in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan in 2007, said he felt both nervous and excited about the South Pole challenge ahead and described Prince Harry as a "great team member"
– Captain Ibrar Ali
As we've said throughout, he's a great team member and just fits in really well so no different to anyone else.
Captain Ibrar Ali who is taking part in the Walking With The Wounded charity polar trek with Prince Harry admitted there will be days when the teams will be "tested" but says he believes they have the mental strength to overcome the challenges