Daily Record: April 27th, 2023


Buckingham Palace

The King, accompanied by The Queen Consort, this afternoon presented a new Standard and Colours at Buckingham Palace.

The King presented a new Standard to the Life Guards of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment and was received at The King’s Door by Lieutenant General Sir Edward Smyth-Osbourne (Gold Stick-in-Waiting) and General Sir Patrick Sanders (Chief of the General Staff) before moving to the Quadrangle and being received with a Royal Salute.

After the Standard was consecrated, The King presented the new Standard to the Regiment.

The Parade subsequently marched past His Majesty and off Parade.

The King, accompanied by The Queen Consort, presented new Colours to the Royal Navy, the Grenadier Guards and the Royal Air Force and was received by Admiral Sir Antony Radakin (Chief of the Defence Staff) and the Bishop to the Forces (the Right Reverend Hugh Nelson).

Their Majesties were received in the Garden with a Royal Salute.

After the Colours were consecrated, The King presented new Colours to the Royal Navy, the Grenadier Guards and the Royal Air Force.

His Majesty was graciously pleased to address the Parade and the Chief of the Defence Staff replied.

The Parade subsequently marched past The King and The Queen Consort and off Parade.

Later, the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (the Hon Anita Neville) was received by The King.

Ms Jessica Neville (daughter) was also received by His Majesty.

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (the Hon. Salma Lakhani) was received by The King.

His Honour Mr Zaheer Lakhani was also received by His Majesty.

The King was represented by The Duke of Kent at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Field Marshal the Lord Bramall KG (formerly Chief of the Defence Staff) which was held in Winchester Cathedral this afternoon.

The Queen Consort was represented by The Duchess of Gloucester.

The Princess Royal was represented by Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Stirrup KG.

The Duke of Gloucester was present.

Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy was represented by the Marquess of Salisbury KG.

Kensington Palace

The Prince of Wales, Patron, Wales Air Ambulance, and The Princess of Wales this afternoon attended a training session with Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team, Morlais Quarry, Pontsticill Road, Pant, to mark the Rescue Team’s Sixtieth Anniversary, and were received by Mr Peter Vaughan (His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan)

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, today carried out engagements in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, accompanied by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (the Hon Janet Austin).

His Royal Highness this morning attended an Award in Business Breakfast at the Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street.

The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards attended an Award Leader Summit at York House School, 4176 Alexandra Street.

His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Meeting with Local Indigenous Leadership and Youth Representatives at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way.

The Duke of Edinburgh subsequently attended a Reception with British Columbia Local Council Members at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, 1038 Canada Place.

His Royal Highness later attended a Reception for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award, Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.

The Duke of Edinburgh this evening departed from Vancouver International Airport for the United Kingdom.

The Duchess of Edinburgh, Patron, Scar Free Foundation, this morning received Mr Brendan Eley upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief Executive and Lieutenant General Richard Nugee upon assuming the appointment.

Her Royal Highness, Member, Women’s Institute, later attended a Reception at Windlesham Golf Club, Grove End, Bagshot, and was received by Mrs Caroline Bracknell (Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey).

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Patron, Livability, this morning attended a ‘Changes for the Future’ Forum at 6 Mitre Passage, London SE10, and was received by Mr Matthew Burrows (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Her Royal Highness, Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps, later opened the National Support Centre and attended a Cadet Forum at 200B Lambeth Road, London SE1, and was received by Mr Christopher Wellbelove (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

The Princess Royal, Patron, Learning and Work Institute, this afternoon attended an ‘Art for the People’ Forum at City Lit, 1-10 Keeley Street, London WC2, and was received by Ms Roxane Zand (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Farms for City Children, later received Ms Rachel Goult upon her appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Mrs Donna Edmonds upon her appointment as Chief Executive Officer.

The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, this evening held a Dinner at St. James’s Palace for the Commonwealth Study Conferences Canada’s President’s Council and the Study Conference 2023.

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