The Queen, accompanied by The Duchess of Cambridge, this evening gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace to recognise the dramatic arts in the United Kingdom.
Prince Michael of Kent was present.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, was represented by Mr Peter Westgarth (Chief Executive, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Alfred Blake (formerly Director) which was held at the Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, this afternoon.
The Prince of Wales this morning departed from Royal Air Force Brize Norton for Saudi Arabia and was received upon arrival this evening at King Khalid International Airport by Prince Miteb bin Abdullah Al Saud and Prince Saud bin Faisal Al Saud.
Mr Simon Martin, Miss Eva Omaghomi and Major David Bevan are in attendance.
The Princess Royal, Past Master, the Worshipful Company of Butchers, and Court Assistant, the Fishmongers’ Company, this evening attended the City Food Lecture, Guildhall, London EC2.