The Queen this morning visited Watergate House, York Buildings, London WC2, (the first home of the Government Code and Cypher School) to mark the Centenary of Government Communications Headquarters and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa) and the Director (Mr Jeremy Fleming).
Her Majesty toured the building, escorted by the Director, meeting members of staff, those with connections to Bletchley Park, long-serving members of staff and apprentices, and viewed historical material from 1919 to the present day.
The Prince of Wales this morning received the Rt Hon David Miliband (President and Chief Executive Officer, International Rescue Committee).
His Royal Highness, Royal Colonel, The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Robert Hedderwick upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Graham Sefton upon assuming the appointment.
The Prince of Wales this afternoon attended a Service to celebrate the life of the Romanian Community in the United Kingdom, at the Romanian Orthodox Church, Fleet Street, London EC4.
The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, Helen and Douglas House, this morning received Mrs Elizabeth Drew upon relinquishing her appointment as Chairman of Trustees and the Lord Blair of Boughton upon assuming the appointment.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the London Taxi Drivers’ Charity for Children, this afternoon held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of Cambridge this morning visited Pall Mall Barbers, 23 Sheldon Square, London W2, to learn about the Lions Barber Collective Barber Talk initiative.
His Royal Highness later visited Future Men’s Expectant Fathers Programme at the Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, London SW1.
The Duke of Sussex, Captain General, Royal Marines, today attended the Fiftieth Anniversary of Exercise Clockwork, the Commando Helicopter Force annual deployment to Norway, at Bardufoss Royal Norwegian Air Station and was received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway (His Excellency Mr Richard Wood).
His Royal Highness this afternoon arrived at Royal Air Force Northolt from Norway.
Mrs Laura King was in attendance.
The Duke of York this morning visited Aston Martin Lagonda Headquarters, Banbury Road, Gaydon, and was received by Mr Michael Fetherston-Dilke (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire).
His Royal Highness, Founder, Pitch@Palace, this afternoon attended Pitch@Palace On Tour Hertfordshire at de Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire (Mr Robert Voss).
The Duke of York afterwards visited the School of Engineering and Technology and the School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus, Hatfield.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Fourth Warden, the Fishmongers’ Company, this morning attended the Committee of Wardens Meeting, General Court Meeting and Luncheon at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association, this afternoon received Mr Barry Le Grys (Chief Executive).
Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, Children and Families Across Borders, this evening attended the International Child Protection Dinner at the residence of the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation in London and was received by His Excellency Mr Alexandre Fasel.