Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning departed from Robert L. Stanfield International Airport, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and were received at MacDonald-Cartier International Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, today by the Hon. John Baird MP (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove to Canadian Museum of Nature and were received by the Minister of Canadian Heritage (the Hon. James Moore), Ms. Florence Minz (Chairman of the Board of Trustees) and Ms. Joanne DiCosimo (President and Chief Executive Officer).
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh toured the museum, viewing exhibits and meeting members of staff.
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, were received by the President and Chief Executive Officer (Mr. Peter Herrndorf) and The Queen unveiled a statue of musician, Oscar Peterson.
The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper MP (Prime Minister of Canada) was received in audience by Her Majesty at Rideau Hall.
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, received the Speaker of the Senate, the Leader of Government and the Leader of the Opposition.
Her Majesty afterwards unveiled the Design for the Diamond Jubilee Window and subsequently unveiled the Maquette of a Bust to be installed in the Senate in 2012.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh later gave an Afternoon Party in the Garden of Rideau Hall.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, this afternoon received Officers from The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa at Rideau Hall.
By command of The Queen, Mr. Charles Gray (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Dr. Dragisa Burzan at 18 Callcott Street, London W8, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from Montenegro to the Court of St. James’s.
The Prince of Wales this morning received members of Llandovery Partnership.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Pembrokeshire Pasty and Pie Company shop in George Street, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dyfed (the Hon Robin Lewis).
Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited the Pembrokeshire food producers market in George Street, Tenby.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Tenby Infants and Junior Schools in Tudor Square, Tenby.
Their Royal Highnesses afterwards met fishermen, producers and suppliers at Qube Restaurant, Tudor Square, Tenby.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later presented medals at the Dyfed-Powys Police Medals Ceremony at Headquarters in Llangunnor, Carmarthen.
Their Royal Highnesses afterwards attended a performance by Carmarthen Youth Opera at the Lyric Theatre, 8 King Street, Carmarthen, to mark the inauguration of The Duchess of Cornwall’s patronage of the Opera Company.
The Prince of Wales, President, this evening gave a Reception for the Cambrian Mountain Initiative.
The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this morning received Mr. Lyndon Lea (Partner, Lion Capital).
His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, received Mr. Iain Evans (Global Chairman, L.E.K. Consulting).
The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this afternoon called upon the Rt. Hon. William Hague MP (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs).
His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, afterwards received Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan (Dr. Carolyn Browne).
The Duke of York, Chairman of the Quad-Centenary Council, and Patron, Royal Blackheath Golf Club, this evening gave a Dinner at Buckingham Palace for the Quad-Centenary Club.
The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and The Countess of Wessex this morning visited Grands Vaux Youth Centre, les Grands Vaux, St. Saviour, and were received by Mr. Michael Birt (Bailiff of Jersey).
His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness, Grand President, St. John Ambulance in the Priory of England and the Islands, later visited St. John Ambulance Headquarters, Midvale Road, St. Helier.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited the Jersey Bobsleigh Club, St. Aubin Tunnels, St. Brelade.
Their Royal Highnesses afterwards opened the new Air Traffic Control Tower at Jersey Airport, l’Avenue de la Reine Elizabeth II, St. Peter.
The Princess Royal, Vice President, Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, this morning attended the Commonwealth Agricultural Conference at the Macdonald Roxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, and was received by Colonel Martin Gibson (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, this afternoon visited the Moredun Foundation, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian (Mr. Patrick Prenter).
The Princess Royal, Vice President, Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, this evening attended a Dinner at the Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh.
The Duke of Gloucester, Senior Fellow, this afternoon attended the Royal College of Art Show in Kensington Gore, London SW7, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this morning attended the Graduation Ceremony at St. Marylebone Parish Church, Marylebone Road, London NW1.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, President, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this evening opened an exhibition entitled Remembering Fromelles: a new cemetery for a new century at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1.