Ms Deborah Bronnert was received in audience by The Queen today and kissed hands upon her appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation.
Mr Alfonso Torrents was also received by Her Majesty.
The Reverend Professor Peter Galloway was received by Her Majesty this afternoon upon relinquishing his appointment as Chaplain of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy and delivered up the Badge and Chain of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Chaplain of the Royal Victorian Order when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.
The Reverend Canon Thomas Woodhouse was received by The Queen upon his appointment as Chaplain of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy when Her Majesty handed to him his Badge and Chain as Chaplain of the Royal Victorian Order.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, today completed two days with Kingston Hospital Maternity Unit in London.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex this morning received Admiral Anthony Radakin (First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff).
His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, today held Receptions at St James’s Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.
The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this afternoon held a Meeting.
His Royal Highness, President, Creative Youth Organisers of the International Youth Arts Festival, this evening attended a Gala Dinner at Glenmore House, 6 the Crescent, Surbiton, and was received by the Reverend Martin Hislop (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Countess of Wessex today visited Sylva Foundation, Sylva Wood Centre, Little Wittenham Road, Long Wittenham, and opened the newly restored Wessex House,
and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire (Mr Timothy Stevenson).
Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
The Countess of Wessex afterwards Footsteps Foundation, the Footsteps Centre,
4 Queen Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Her Royal Highness later visited IntoUniversity Oxford South East, Jubilee 77 Centre, Sorrel Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, and was received by Mr Brian Buchan (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Patron, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, this morning received Dr Tajek Hassan upon relinquishing his appointment as President and Dr Katherine Henderson upon assuming the appointment.
Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, later visited 13 Air Assault Support Regiment at Roman Camp, Merville Barracks, Colchester, Essex.
The Princess Royal, Royal Patron, Hft, this afternoon attended a Reception at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers, GES and Sons Limited, Cambridge Road, Stansted, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Essex (Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst).
The Princess Royal, President, World Horse Welfare, later received Mr Michael Baines (Chairman) and Mr Roly Owers (Chief Executive).
Her Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of London, this evening attended Foundation Day at Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1, and was received by Colonel Jane Davis (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Japan Society, this afternoon planted a commemorative Cherry Tree as part of a Tree Planting Ceremony in Regent’s Park, London NW1, and was received by Mr Rupert Goodman (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness, Liveryman, the Worshipful Company of Masons, this evening presented The Duke of Gloucester Award for Excellence in Stonemasonry at the Mercers’ Hall, Ironmonger Lane, London EC2.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal President, the Children’s Society, today received Mr Mark Russell upon assuming his appointment as Chief Executive.
Ms Janet Legrand (Chairman of the Board of Trustees) was present.