His Excellency Mr. Guy Mayers was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for St. Lucia in London.
Mrs. Mayers was also received by Her Majesty.
His Excellency Mr. Seth George Ramocan was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for Jamaica in London.
Dr. Lola Ramocan was also received by Her Majesty.
Ms. Gillian Allnutt was received by The Queen this afternoon when Her Majesty presented her with The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.
The Poet Laureate (Professor Dame Carol Ann Duffy) was present.
The Queen this evening attended a Reception for female Government Permanent Secretaries at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of Edinburgh this morning received Mr. Martin Palmer (Secretary General, Alliance of Religions and Conservation).
His Royal Highness, Patron, Wildscreen, this afternoon held a Luncheon at Buckingham Palace.
By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Jovan Donev at 75-83 Buckingham Gate, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Macedonia to the Court of St. James’s.
The Duchess of Cornwall, President, the National Osteoporosis Society, this evening attended a Dinner in London.
Prince Henry of Wales this afternoon attended a Walking with the Wounded roundtable discussion at Gateshead Civic Centre, Gateshead, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear (Mrs. Susan Winfield).
His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, afterwards attended a training day for the Heads Together Northern Marathon Runners at the Millennium Bridge, Gateshead, South Shore Road, Gateshead.
Prince Harry, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, later joined a Charity Fair at the Virgin Money Head Office, Jubilee House, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Earl of Wessex, Chancellor, the University of Bath, this evening held a Dinner.
The Princess Royal, Past Master, the Worshipful Company of Butchers, and Second Warden, the Fishmongers’ Company, this evening attended the Annual City Food Lecture, Guildhall, London EC2.
The Duke of Gloucester, President, Rescue and Preparedness in Disasters International, today received Mr. Graham Payne and Mr. John Holland (Directors).
His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, was represented by Mr. Patrick Burgess (Chancellor) at the Service of Choral Evensong in Thanksgiving for the Life of Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith (formerly Bailiff Grand Cross) which was held in the Priory Church of St. John, Clerkenwell, London EC1, this afternoon.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent this morning visited the Welcome Centre, 2-6 St. Mary’s Road, Ilford, Essex, and was received by Mr. Thomas Chan (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness later visited Redbridge College, Chadwell Heath Lane, Romford, Essex.
The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited Bombardier Transportation UK Limited, Ley Street, Ilford.
Princess Alexandra, Vice Patron, Young Women’s Trust (YWCA England and Wales), this evening attended a Reception and presented Awards at the Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1.