His Excellency Mr Teodoro Lopez Locsin was received in audience by The King today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of the Philippines to the Court of St James’s.
Mrs Locsin was also received by His Majesty.
His Excellency Mr João Paulo da Costa Rangel was received in audience by The King and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Court of St James’s.
Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.
His Honour the Hon Russell Mirasty was received by The King this afternoon upon his appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.
Her Honour Donna Mirasty was also received by His Majesty.
Her Excellency the Hon Barbara Baker was received by The King upon her appointment as Governor of Tasmania.
Distinguished Emeritus Professor Donald Chalmers was also received by His Majesty.
The Prince of Wales, Commodore-in-Chief, Submarines, this morning received Lieutenant Commander David Brannighan RN at Windsor Castle.
The Princess of Wales, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of the Prince and Princess of Wales, this afternoon visited the Kelly Holmes Trust to mark Mental Health Awareness Week and participated in the Trust’s Social and Emotional Mental Health Programme at Percy Community Centre, New King Street, Bath, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Somerset (Mr Mohammed Saddiq).
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited Shakespeare North Playhouse Theatre, Prospero Place, Prescot, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside (Mr Mark Blundell).
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Shama Women’s Centre, 39-45 Sparkenhoe Street, Leicester, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire (Mr Michael Kapur).
The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards visited the African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Road, Leicester.
His Royal Highness later visited King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Old Town, Leicester.
The Duchess of Edinburgh, Patron, Chartered Management Institute, this morning attended the Chartered Management Institute Women Annual Conference at the Institute of Engineering and Technology, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2.
Her Royal Highness this afternoon attended the Not Forgotten Association Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.
The King’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty.
The Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment played selections of music during the afternoon.
St James’s Palace
The Princess Royal, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this morning chaired the Quarterly Meeting of the Court at Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3.
Her Royal Highness, Past Master, the Worshipful Company of Carmen, this afternoon opened the new Carmen Hall and subsequently attended a Service of Dedication at the Guild Church of St Dunstan’s-in-the-West, 186 Fleet Street, London EC4.
The Princess Royal, President, the Royal British Legion Women’s Section, later attended a Service to mark the Sixtieth Anniversary of the end of National Service at the National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire (Mr Ian Dudson).