The Duke of Edinburgh this morning officially opened the village games court in Bancyfelin, Carmarthenshire, and was received by Mr Griffith Philipps (Deputy Lieutenant of Dyfed).
His Royal Highness, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, later attended a Local Authority Conference and Lunch at the Mansion House, Richmond Road, Cardiff, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan (Dr Peter Beck).
The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Fellow, this evening attended the Royal Institution of Naval Architects’ One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Dinner at the Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Earl Peel (Lord Chamberlain) at the Memorial Service for The President of the Republic of Poland and Mrs Kaczynska and all those who died in the aeroplane crash in Russia on 10th April which was held in Westminster Cathedral, London SW1, this evening.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were represented by the Hon Sir Michael Pakenham.
The Prince of Wales, Founder, In Kind Direct, this morning received Mr Christopher Hyman (Chairman) and Mrs Robin Boles (Chief Executive).
His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Army Air Corps, afterwards received Major General Adrian Bradshaw (Colonel Commandant).
The Prince of Wales this afternoon attended the Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch at Guildhall, London EC2, in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund, the Soldiers Charity.
His Royal Highness, Royal Colonel, 51st Highland, 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, later received Lieutenant Colonel the Viscount Chelsea upon assuming his appointment as Commanding Officer.
The Prince of Wales, Patron, this evening held a Gala Dinner at Buckingham Palace to mark the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Isleden House, Prebend Street, London N1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Desert Rats 7th Armoured Division Thetford Forest Memorial Association, this afternoon received Major General Adrian Bradshaw upon assuming his appointment as President.
The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards received members of the Orange Prize for Fiction Youth Panel.
The Duke of York this morning opened Brackley Fire Station, High Street, Brackley, NN13 7DW, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire (the Lady Juliet Townsend).
His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, afterwards opened the new Grand Prix Circuit at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN.
The Duke of York later received Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Mr Richard Northern) at Buckingham Palace.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, this afternoon visited Caring for Life, Crag House Farm, Smithy Lane, Cookridge, Leeds, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire (Dr Ingrid Roscoe).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Lions Clubs International, Multiple District 105, British Isles and Ireland, this evening attended the Lions Clubs Conference Reception at the Queen’s Hotel, City Square, Leeds.
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, this morning visited 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, The Royal Logistic Corps at Vauxhall Barracks, Didcot, Oxfordshire.
Her Royal Highness this evening held the Annual Dinner for the High Constables and Guard of Honour of Holyroodhouse at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning opened the Renewal Programme’s 308 Hostel, Barking Road, Newham, London E13, and was received by Mr John Barber (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Headquarters, Hazel House, Burnthurst Lane, Princethorpe, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire (Mr Martin Dunne).
His Royal Highness later visited the Bradby Club, East Union Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.