Palace of Holyroodhouse
Mrs Alison Johnstone MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) was received by The Queen today.
The Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Government) was received by Her Majesty.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, on behalf of The Queen, gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Forfar and The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence were present.
The Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.
The Royal Marine Band Scotland, the Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society played selections of music during the afternoon.
By command of The Queen, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr Lars Thuesen at 55 Sloane Street, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Denmark to the Court of St James’s.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this afternoon unveiled a memorial to pandemic workers at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Robert Aldridge, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).
The Duchess of Cornwall this morning received Captain Richard Hewitt upon assuming his appointment as Commanding Officer HMS Prince of Wales.
St James’s Palace
The Earl of Wessex and Forfar, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this morning attended a Meeting via video link.
The Countess of Wessex and Forfar this morning visited Riccarton Hub, Capability Scotland, Mercury House, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Robert Aldridge, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, President, the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, this morning attended the Annual General Meeting during a visit to the One Hundred and Seventy Fifth Royal Norfolk Show, Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk (the Lady Dannatt).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Royal Celtic Society, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended a Reception at the Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, and was received by Mr James Thomson (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, this morning received Mrs Jennifer Bryant-Pearson upon relinquishing her appointment as Master and Mrs Sarah Leijten upon assuming the appointment.
Colonel Robert Murfin (Clerk) was present.