Daily Record: May 23rd, 2019


Buckingham Palace

The Queen this morning visited British Airways Headquarters, Waterside, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, to commemorate the company’s Centenary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa) and Mr Alejandro Cruz de Llano (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer).

Her Majesty met members of the Management Committee, before viewing a model of the headquarters building and meeting members of staff wearing heritage uniforms.

The Queen subsequently met the project team and volunteers from the airline’s charity partnership, Flying Start.

Her Majesty afterwards toured the Heritage Centre, viewing historic artefacts and memorabilia, before meeting further members of staff.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Sussex this morning departed Heathrow Airport, London, for Italy and was received upon arrival at Fiumicino Airport this afternoon by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Italian Republic (Her Excellency Ms Jill Morris).

Ms Heather Wong and Ms Sara Latham are in attendance.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Patron, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, this morning opened Chase Farm Hospital, 127 the Ridgeway, Enfield, Middlesex, and was received by Colonel Jane Davis (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

His Royal Highness later received His Excellency Mr Fernando Arias (Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons).

The Duke of York this afternoon gave a Tea at Windsor Castle for the finalists of the National Cyber Security Centre Girls CyberFirst competition.

His Royal Highness afterwards departed from Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, for Canada and was received later upon arrival at Halifax Stanfield International Airport by Ms G Langille (Chief of Protocol, Nova Scotia Province).

The Duke of York this evening attended a Dinner given by the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (the Hon Arthur LeBlanc) at Government House, Halifax.

Lieutenant Commander Alex Davies is in attendance.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited SATRA Technology Centre, Wyndham Way, Telford Way, Kettering, to mark their Centenary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire (Mr David Laing).

His Royal Highness this afternoon attended SATRA’s Centenary Luncheon near Kettering.

The Duke of Gloucester later visited the Police Northern Accommodation Block, Cherry Hall Road, Kettering.

The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon attended the Not Forgotten Association Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty.

The Band of the Royal Armoured Corps played selections of music during the afternoon.

Her Royal Highness, President, this evening attended a performance of The Cunning Little Vixen at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this morning visited the Inshore Lifeboat Centre, East Cowes, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight (Mrs Susan Sheldon).

His Royal Highness afterwards laid a wreath at the Romanov Memorial in York Avenue, East Cowes.

The Duke of Kent this afternoon opened the Victoria and Albert’s Birthdays at Osborne exhibition at Osborne House, East Cowes.

St James’s Palace

Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, this afternoon presented the Alzheimer’s Society People Awards at St James’s Palace.

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