Daily Record: May 9th, 2018


Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Cours Saleya Flower Market, Nice, France.

Their Royal Highnesses later departed from Nice International Airport for Greece and were received upon arrival this afternoon at Athens International Airport by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic (Her Excellency Ms. Katharine Smith).

The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, afterwards visited the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier, Syntagma Square, Athens, and laid a wreath.

Their Royal Highnesses were later received by The President of the Hellenic Republic and Mrs. Peltsemi-Pavlopoulous at the Presidential Mansion in Athens.

The Prince of Wales afterwards called upon the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (His Excellency Mr. Alexis Tsipras) at Maximo House, Athens.

His Royal Highness later received the Leader of the Official Greek Opposition (Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis) at the Residence in Athens.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Dinner given by The President of the Hellenic Republic at the Presidential Mansion.

The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited the Benaki Museum, Athens.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge this morning officially opened the redeveloped London Bridge Railway Station, London SE1, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Traverse-Healy (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Commodore, Royal Thames Yacht Club, this morning attended the Cumberland Cup at Queen Mary Sailing Club, Queen Mary Reservoir, Ashford Road, Ashford, Middlesex, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Surrey (Mr. Michael More-Molyneux).

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex this evening attended the Seventy Five Years of Royal Windsor Horse Show Dinner at Coworth Park Hotel, Blacknest Road, Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire.

The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Greater London Fund for the Blind, this afternoon held a Meeting.

Her Royal Highness, Ambassador, Women of the Future Programme, this evening attended the Asian Women of Achievement Awards Dinner at the London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, London W1.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, President, Riding for the Disabled Association, this afternoon visited the Hope in the Valley Group, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Lewes, to mark their Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by Mrs. Sara Stonor (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex).

Her Royal Highness afterwards opened the Bottling Processing Plant at Rathfinny Wine Estate, White Way, Polegate, and was received by Mr. Charles Anson (Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex).

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Army Veterinary Corps, this evening held a Centenary Dinner at St. James’s Palace.

Buckingham Palace

Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, the Florence Nightingale Foundation, this evening attended a Commemoration Service in Westminster Abbey, London SW1.

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