The Queen, accompanied by The Princess Royal, arrived at Oxenholme Railway Station, Kendal, this morning and was received by Her Majesty’s LordLieutenant of Cumbria (Mrs Peter Hensman).
Her Majesty, with Her Royal Highness, drove to Kendal Town Centre and was received by the Mayor of Kendal (Mrs Sylvia Emmott).
The Queen, Duke of Lancaster, Colonel-in-Chief, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (King’s, Lancashire and Borders), and Patron, the Royal British Legion, accompanied by The Princess Royal, met members of The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, members of the Royal British Legion and cadets, before viewing a Made in Cumbria stall.
Her Majesty, with Her Royal Highness, afterwards visited James Cropper Speciality Papers Limited, Burneside Mills, Kendal, and was received by the Chairman (Mr Mark Cropper).
The Queen and The Princess Royal met Directors of the Company, before touring the manufacturing facility, viewing an exhibition of the papermaking process and meeting employees.
Her Majesty, accompanied by Her Royal Highness, this afternoon drove to Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, and, having been received by the Chairman, Windermere Lake Cruises (Mr William Bewley) and the Mayor of Windermere (Mr Allan Winrow), walked along the pier meeting employees and the boat crew before embarking in MV Teal.
The Queen and The Princess Royal travelled up Lake Windermere and disembarked at Brockhole Pier where Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness met representatives of the Lake District National Park and voluntary Rangers.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, President, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning opened Duchy Palace, Lostwithiel, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall (Colonel Edward Bolitho).
The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, Cornwall Community Foundation, Patron, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust, and President, Shelterbox, this morning attended a Reception at Lostwithiel Drill Hall, the Parade, Lostwithiel.
Today is the Anniversary of the Birthday of Her Royal Highness.
The Duke of York, Patron, Studio Schools, this morning held a Prize Giving for the Studio Schools Trust at Buckingham Palace.
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Press Association, 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1, and attended a Lunch for the Society of Editors.
The Duke of York later held a Queen’s Badge Prize Giving at St James’s Palace to mark the Centenary of the Boys’ Brigade King’s Badge.
His Royal Highness subsequently received Mr Nick D’Aloisio (Founder, Summly Inc.).
The Duke of York, Royal Bencher, the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, this evening attended a Dinner at Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2.
The Princess Royal, Royal Fellow, the Royal Academy of Engineering, this evening attended the Annual Awards Dinner, the Boiler House, Battersea Power Station, 188 Kirtling Street, London SW8.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning attended the Association of Drainage Authorities Demonstration at Cross Guns Pumping Station, North Nevel Internal Drainage Board, Bisbech, Peterborough, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (Mr Hugh Duberly).
His Royal Highness this afternoon opened the Eastrea Centre, Eastrea Village Hall, 82 Coates Road, Eastrea, Peterborough.
The Duke of Gloucester later opened Orminston Bushfield Academy, Ortongate, Peterborough.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Colonel, 7th Battalion The Rifles, today received Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Harper upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel James Bryant upon assuming the appointment.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, this morning attended a Service of Commemoration and Dedication in St Paul’s Cathedral, London EC4.