The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited Gordonstoun School, Elgin, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Moray (Lieutenant Colonel Grenville Johnston), the Principal (Mr Mark Pyper) and the Chairman of the Governors (Professor Bryan Williams).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness viewed sports demonstrations, a music and drama performance and met students and staff.
The Queen subsequently opened the new Sports Hall.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Mr Timothy Stevenson (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Lives of Sir Ashley Ponsonby (formerly Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire) and the Lady Martha Ponsonby which was held in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, this afternoon.
The Prince of Wales was represented by Sir Hugo Brunner.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were represented by Mrs Michael Wigley.
The Duke of Kent was represented by Mr Nicolas Adamson.
The Duke of York, Patron, today attended The Duke of York Young Champions’ Trophy Competition at Royal St George’s Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent.
His Royal Highness, Patron, The Duke of York Young Champions’ Trophy, this evening attended the Tournament Dinner at Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent.
The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Foundation, this morning held a Meeting at Bagshot Park, Surrey.
The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Signals this morning visited 32nd Signal Regiment (Volunteers) Annual Camp at Deverell Barracks, Kirkby Road, Ripon, Yorkshire.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, this afternoon attended the Annual Conference at University of York, Heslington, York, and was received by Mr Philip Ingham (Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire).
The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Order of St John, this afternoon installed Mr Rodney Green as Prior of England and the Islands at a Service in the Priory Church, St John’s, Clerkenwell, London EC1, and afterwards attended a Reception at St John’s Gate.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Patron, Endeavour Training, this morning visited the Harrow Club, 187 Freston Road, London W10, and was received by Mr Richard Walker-Arnott (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness, President, this evening attended a Lecture entitled “Bloodhound Project” at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1.