General Sir Nicholas Carter was received by The Queen today upon his appointment as Chief of the Defence Staff.
The following were received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassadors: Ms Jane Owen (the Swiss Confederation), Mr Frank Baker (the State of Libya), Mr Michael Aron (the Republic of Yemen) and Mr Samuel Thomas (the Islamic Republic of Mauritania).
Mrs Baker, Mrs Kate Orrick and Miss Emma Cassidy-Gray were also received by Her Majesty.
The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon attended an Accounting for Sustainability Forum at St James’s Palace and afterwards held a Reception at Clarence House.
The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Leeming, this afternoon received Group Captain David Arthurton upon relinquishing his appointment as Station Commander and Group Captain Blythe Crawford upon assuming the appointment.
Her Royal Highness, President, National Osteoporosis Society, this evening attended the Julien Macdonald Fashion Show Reception, Lancaster House, London SW1.
The Prince of Wales, Patron, British Institute of Florence, was represented by Ms Jill Morris (Honorary President) at the Funeral Mass for Mrs Wanda Ferragamo (Patron) which was held in the Church of Santa Trinità, Florence, Italy, today.
The Duchess of Cambridge this afternoon visited the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit in the Psychology and Language Sciences Division at University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1.
The Duke of Sussex this morning attended a Round Table Discussion on youth violence in London, co-facilitated by young people from MAC UK, Wallacespace St Pancras, 22 Dukes Road, London WC1.
The Duchess of Sussex this morning opened the Hubb Community Kitchen, 244 Acklam Road, London W10.
The Duke of York this morning visited the Victorian Space Science Education Centre, Strathmore Secondary College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Luncheon given by the Governor of Victoria (the Hon Linda Dessau) at Government House, Melbourne.
The Duke of York later visited the Victorian Innovation Hub, 710 Collins Street, Melbourne.
The Earl of Wessex, Patron, Chilean British University, this morning held a Meeting.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, London College of Fashion, this afternoon held a Meeting.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Shooting Star Chase, this evening held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.
The Princess Royal, President, Animal Health Trust, this morning chaired the Industry Committee Meeting and the Council of Management Meeting at the Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1.
Her Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Reception at the House of Lords, London SW1, to mark the Sixtieth Anniversary of Langley House Trust.
The Princess Royal, Commandant-in-Chief (Youth), St John Ambulance, later attended a Young Achievers’ Reception at the Priory Church of the Order of St John, London EC1, and was received by Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Transaid, this evening attended a Twentieth Anniversary Reception at Mail Rail, the Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London EC1, and was received by Sir Ian Johnston (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent this morning visited Croydon College, College Road, Croydon, and was received by Colonel Ian McRobbie (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Sussex Innovation Centre, 12-16 Addiscombe Road, Croydon, and was received by Colonel Ray Wilkinson (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Duke of Kent subsequently visited Mott MacDonald, 8-10 Sydenham Road, Croydon.