Daily Record: December 6th, 2022


Buckingham Palace

The King this morning met representatives of local voluntary and community organisations at Luton Town Hall, George Street, Luton, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (Mrs Susan Lousada), the Chief Executive of Luton Borough Council (Mr Robin Porter) and the Mayor of Luton (Councillor Sameera Saleem).

The King this afternoon visited the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Luton, Dallow Road, Luton, and was received by Mr Christopher Sharwood-Smith (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire).

His Majesty, escorted by Professor Gurch Randhawa (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire), visited the communal food hall and the main prayer room and met volunteers and members of the local community.

The King afterwards visited Luton Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) Parkway Station and was received by the Service Director of Luton Rising and Monitoring Officer (Mr Mark Turner).

His Majesty, escorted by the Deputy Leader of Luton Council (Councillor Aslam Khan) and the Chief Executive Officer of Luton Rising (Mr Graham Olver), met members of staff, apprentices and representatives of local organisations before travelling on the DART train to Luton DART Airport Station.

The King and The Queen Consort held an Evening Reception at Buckingham Palace for the Diplomatic Corps at which The Prince and Princess of Wales were present.

The King was represented by Sir Charles Saumarez-Smith (Chairman of the Royal Drawing School) at the Memorial Service for Mr Kenneth Howard (Artist, Royal Academician and former President of the New English Art Club) which was held in St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, London SW1, today.

St James’s Palace

The Prince of Wales, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of the Prince and Princess of Wales, this afternoon received the Lord Hague of Richmond (Chairman) and Mr Simon Patterson (Vice Chairman).

His Royal Highness, President, Fields in Trust, later held a Roundtable Discussion.

The Prince of Wales, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of the Prince and Princess of Wales, afterwards received Mr Charles Mindenhall (Trustee).

The Princess of Wales, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of the Prince and Princess of Wales, today held an Early Years Meeting.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Chancellor, this morning visited the Spectrometry Laboratory at the University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset.

His Royal Highness, Chancellor, today presided at Degree Congregations at the University of Bath, Claverton Down.

The Countess of Wessex today carried out engagements in Washington DC, United States of America.

Her Royal Highness this morning attended a Meeting with Ms Jennifer Klein (White House Gender Policy Council Chairman) at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue North West.

The Countess of Wessex afterwards attended a Meeting on Women, Peace and Security at Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street North West.

Her Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Luncheon given by the President of the United States Institute of Peace (Ms Lise Grande) at the United States Institute of Peace Headquarters, 2301 Constitution Avenue North West.

The Countess of Wessex afterwards attended the “Breaking the Barriers of Entry for Women Leaders in Africa” Meeting at the United States Institute of Peace Headquarters.

Her Royal Highness later received Mr John Barrows (President and Chief Executive Officer, International Eye Foundation) at the Residence of the Deputy Head of Mission to Washington DC.

The Countess of Wessex this evening departed from Washington Dulles International Airport for the United Kingdom.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Patron, Voluntary Service Overseas, this morning attended the Annual Legacy Reception at Apothecaries’ Hall, Black Friars Lane, London EC4.

Her Royal Highness, President, the City and Guilds of London Institute, this afternoon presented The Princess Royal Training Awards at Banqueting House, Whitehall, London SW1.

The Princess Royal, President, the Mission to Seafarers Limited, this evening attended a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at All Hallows by the Tower, Byward Street, London EC3, followed by a Reception at Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning presented the National Railway Heritage Awards at Merchant Taylors’ Hall, 30 Threadneedle Street, London EC2.

His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, this evening attended a Dinner at the Carlton Club, 69 St James’s Street, London SW1, to mark His Royal Highness’ Fiftieth Year in the Order.

The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this afternoon attended a Musical Theatre Company performance of “Colored Lights: the Songs of Kander and Ebb” at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, Patron, the Stroke Association, this morning received Mr Stephen King (Chairman) and Ms Juliet Bouverie (Chief Executive Officer).

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