The Queen held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.
By command of Her Majesty, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr Amar Abba at 1-3 Riding House Street, London W1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to the Court of St James’s.
The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held a Meeting.
His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon held a Meeting.
The Duke of Sussex this morning visited Nottingham Academy, Ransom Drive, Mapperley, Nottingham, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire (Sir John Peace).
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Community Recording Studio, Lowdham Street, St Ann’s, Nottingham.
The Duke of York this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Mrs Amanda Thirsk was in attendance.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, this morning visited the Battalion at Thiepval Barracks, Magheralave Road, Lisburn, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Co Antrim (Mr David McCorkell).
His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this afternoon attended a Reception at Hillsborough Castle for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.
The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, afterwards attended a Luncheon at Hillsborough Castle for supporters.
His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, later
visited the Belfast Activity Centre, the Stable Yard, Barnett Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, to celebrate its 30th Anniversary.
The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, Women’s Network Forum, this afternoon participated in a Meeting.
Her Royal Highness afterwards received the Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict).
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Patron, Scottish Rugby Union, accompanied by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this morning attended a Meeting with the Scotland Rugby team at Okura Act City Hotel, 111-2 Itayamachi, Nakaku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.
Her Royal Highness, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, this afternoon attended a Reception at the British Embassy, Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, to mark United Kingdom-Japan Nuclear Decommissioning collaboration.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Save the Children UK, accompanied by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, afterwards received Save the Children (Japan) members of staff working in Fukushima.
Her Royal Highness, Member, International Olympic Committee, and Former Director of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, afterwards received Mr Yoshiro Mori (President, Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games), Mr Yasuhiro Yamashita (Vice President) and Miss Misako Takahashi (Deputy Executive Director of International Relations) at the British Embassy.
The Princess Royal, President, UK Fashion and Textile Association, accompanied by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, later visited John Smedley Limited to mark its 235th Anniversary, Miyuki Garden Building, 6-7-1 Ginza, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo.
The Duke of Gloucester, Royal Patron, Global Heritage Fund UK, this morning visited Oufella Fortress, Agadir, Morocco.
His Royal Highness this evening arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Morocco.
Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Todd was in attendance.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, this evening attended a Reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Parkinson’s UK.