The Bishop attended a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 22nd June. Bishop Mead, who is also Chairman of the Kent Branch of the Constitutional Monarchy Association, was delighted and honoured to have been invited. He took as his guest Mr Roy Hipkiss, an ACC Member and Co-Director of his Company Credo Care Ltd, an Independent Fostering Agency for Disabled Children and those with Complex Medical Needs, which celebrates its 10th Birthday this year.