Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Queen held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this morning.
The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn KT (Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) was received in audience today by The Queen.
The Rt. Hon. Alex Salmond MP, MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Executive) was received in audience by Her Majesty.
Mr. Alex Fergusson MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) was received in audience by The Queen.
Mr. Anthony Cox, winner of the annual shooting event of The Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers, was presented to Her Majesty and received The Queen’s Prize.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Princess Royal was present.
The Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers, and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.
The Highland and Lowland Bands of The Royal Regiment of Scotland and The Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society played selections of music during the afternoon.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a Dinner Party this evening at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The following were invited: Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Lanarkshire and Mrs. Cox, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire (Mrs. Sheena Cruickshank), Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute and Mrs. MacKinnon, Mr. Alex Fergusson MSP and Mrs. Ferguson, the Duke and Duchess of Montrose, the Earl and Countess of Dalhousie, Major the Hon. Sir Lachlan Maclean Bt., Professor Sir John and Lady Savill, the Very Reverend and Mrs. John Cairns, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Keen, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Milne Home, Ms. Ruth Parsons and Mr. Rab Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. Lochart Porter, Dr. Louise Richardson and Dr. Thomas Jevon, and Major General and Mrs. David Shaw.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the Scots at War Trust, this morning received Brigadier the Hon. Hugh Monro (Retired) (Chairman).
His Royal Highness, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Kinloss, received Group Captain James Johnston upon assuming his appointment as Station Commander.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Chancellor, the University of Edinburgh, received Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Mackay (Commanding Officer, City of Edinburgh Universities Officers’ Training Corps).
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and The Duchess of Cornwall today carried out engagements in Cornwall and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant (the Lady Mary Holborow).
Their Royal Highnesses this morning visited Bodmin Police Hub, Tollgate Road, Bodmin.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall this afternoon viewed the development progress at Upton Cross, Linkinhorne.
His Royal Highness afterwards visited Wardbrook Farm, Minions, Liskeard.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall later visited Penlyne Nursery, Cott Road, Lostwithiel.
His Royal Highness, Patron, this evening held a Meeting for the Red Squirrel Survival Trust.
The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Cornwall Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.
Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Pool Business and Enterprise College, Church Road, Redruth.
St James’s Palace
Prince Henry of Wales this afternoon visited the Canine Partners’ National Training Centre, Heyshott, Midhurst, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).
His Royal Highness this evening attended the Royal British Legion’s Friends of the Forces Awards Ceremony and Dinner at the National Liberal Club, One Whitehall Place, London SW1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this morning visited Rosebrook School, Rudyard Road, Roseworth, Stockton-on-Tees, and was received by Mr. Alasdair MacConachie (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham).
His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, today visited Kromek, NETPark, Thomas Wright Way, Sedgefield, County Durham.
The Duke of York this afternoon visited Dinsdale Court, Middleton St. George, Durham.
His Royal Highness this evening attended the Dinner of the Association of Golf Writers at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Fife.
The Countess of Wessex, Trustee, the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, this morning held a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.
Her Royal Highness, President, this afternoon held a Reception to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of the Disability Partnership (Move Europe) at St. James’s Palace.
The Countess of Wessex later chaired a Charities Forum at Buckingham Palace.
The Princess Royal this morning visited the Great Yorkshire Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Railway Road, Harrogate, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire (the Lord Crathorne).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Voluntary Services Overseas, this evening attended a Dinner at Edinburgh Castle and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor George Grubb, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).
The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited the Church of St James, Waresley, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (Mr Hugh Duberly).
His Royal Highness later officially opened Cambourne Church Centre, Jeavons Lane, Great Cambourne, Cambridgeshire.
The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon visited the Parish of Warboys, Cambridgeshire.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Friends of Peterborough Cathedral, and President, Peterborough Cathedral Development and Preservation Trust, later visited Peterborough City Council Town Hall, Bridge Street, Peterborough, and subsequently Peterborough Cathedral.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Chancellor, University of Surrey, this morning attended the First Degree Ceremonies in Guildford Cathedral, Surrey.