The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh today visited Liverpool and were received this morning upon arrival at Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside (Dame Lorna Muirhead).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove to the Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool, and were received by the Chairman, National Museums Liverpool (Professor Phillip Redmond) and the Lord Mayor of Liverpool (Councillor Francis Prendergast).
The Queen, escorted by the Chairman, and The Duke of Edinburgh, escorted by Dr. David Fleming (Director, National Museums Liverpool), toured and Her Majesty subsequently opened the Museum.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards visited the Royal Liver Building and were received by Mr. William Connolly (former Chief Executive, Royal Liver Group) and Mr. Kevin Dobson (former Director).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness received a short briefing on the history of the Royal Liver Building and met staff and tenants.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh today visited the Floral Pavilion, Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral, and were received by the Leader of Wirral Borough Council (Councillor Stephen Foulkes), Mr. Paul Holliday (Manager, Floral Pavilion Theatre) and the Mayor of Wirral (Councillor Moira McLaughlin).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness viewed the development before viewing a short performance by students of St. Mary’s College.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were subsequently entertained to Luncheon by the Leader of Wirral Borough Council.
The Prince of Wales this morning received Officers from Norfolk Constabulary at Sandringham House.
The Duke of York, Commodore-in-Chief, Fleet Air Arm, this afternoon attended a wreath laying service to commemorate the United States Centennial of Naval Aviation at the United States Navy Memorial, Memorial Plaza, Washington DC, United States of America.
His Royal Highness, Commodore-in-Chief, Fleet Air Arm, this evening attended a Dinner at the National Building Museum, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington DC, to commemorate the United States Centennial of Naval Aviation.
The Duke of York later departed Dulles International Airport, Washington DC, for the United Kingdom.
The Earl of Wessex this morning opened the new performing arts centre at Winterfold School, Chaddesley Corbett, and was received by Mrs. Michael Brinton (Deputy Lieutenant of Worcestershire).
His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Droitwich and viewed the restoration work that has been carried out since the floods in July 2007.
The Earl of Wessex afterwards re-opened the renovated Swan Theatre, the Moors, Worcester.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Childline, this evening attended their Carol Concert in Winchester Cathedral and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Dame Mary Fagan).
The Princess Royal, Patron, Restorative Justice Council, this morning received Mr. Lawrence Kershen (Chairman) and Mrs. Elizabeth Nelson (Director).
Her Royal Highness later opened the Wiener Library Institute of Contemporary History’s new premises at 29 Russell Square, London WC1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
The Princess Royal, Director, London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, today attended a Board Meeting at 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Riders for Health, this afternoon attended a Reception at the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Spinal Injuries Association, this evening attended the Association’s Legal Dinner at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Cadogan Place, London SW1.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning opened Hopton Castle, Craven Arms, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire (Mr. Algernon Heber-Percy).
His Royal Highness today opened William Brookes School, Farley Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon visited Oswestry Leisure Centre, Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry, Shropshire.
The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal School of Needlework, this afternoon received Mr. Brian Levy upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mr. Nicholas Rochez upon assuming the appointment.
Dr. Susan Kay Williams (Chief Executive) was present.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, Papworth Trust, later received Mr. Hugh Duberly (Chairman).
The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, the Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, this evening attended a Reception at St. James’s Palace to mark the two thousandth heart transplant at the Hospital.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron, the American Air Museum in Britain, this evening attended a Dinner in Coto de Caza, California, United States of America.
Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park
Princess Alexandra, President, Fitzwilliam Museum Development Trust, this afternoon visited the Vermeer Exhibition at the Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.