Daily Record: April 26th, 2012

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Buckingham Palace 

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh today commenced a visit to South Wales to mark Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee and were received upon arrival at Cardiff Central Railway Station by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan (Dr Peter Beck), the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales (the Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM), the Secretary of State for Wales (the Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MP) and the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Councillor Professor Delme Bowen).

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove to Llandaff Cathedral to attend a Thanksgiving Service for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and were received by the Dean (the Very Reverend John Lewis) and the Archbishop of Wales (the Most Reverend Dr Barry Morgan).

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh today visited Margam Country Park, Port Talbot, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Glamorgan (Mr Byron Lewis) and the Mayor of Neath Port Talbot (Councillor Henry Bebell).

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness met representatives of charity, military and youth groups in the community and members of the Grand Slam winning rugby football team.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were subsequently entertained at a Civic Luncheon in the Orangery.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Cyfarthfa High (Lower) School, Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr Tydfil, to mark its Centenary and were received by Her Majesty Lord-Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan (Mrs Kathrin Thomas), the Chairman of Governors of Cyfarthfa High School (Mr Gareth Morgan), Mr Alan Pritchard (Head Teacher of the Junior Section) and the Mayor of Merthy Tydfil (Councillor Paul Brown).

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards visited Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil, and were received by the Chief Executive of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council (Mr Gareth Chapman), Councillor Jeffrey Edwards (Leader of the Borough Council) and Mr Scott Reid (Curator of the Museum).

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness viewed exhibitions of artwork and items showing the industrial history of the region before meeting representatives from business and charity.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh subsequently watched a Diamond Salute march part by Merthyr Cadets and Reserves, before viewing displays by Mountain Rescue, Merthyr Scouts and the Forestry Commission.

Clarence House 

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of The Queen in celebration of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, today carried out the following engagements in the Isle of Man and were received by the Lieutenant-Governor (Mr Adam Wood).

Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon visited the Team Royal London 360 Isle of Man Cycling Club at the National Sports Centre, Groves Road, Douglas.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards met local food producers and members of the local community in Peel and visited the House of Manannan, Peel.

His Royal Highness, Patron, the Diamond Jubilee River Pageant, and Her Royal Highness subsequently met the crew of Vital Spark, a replica Viking longboat which will be taking part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards met local fishermen on the quayside in Peel and opened the Isle of Man Food Park.

Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited Peel Lifeboat Station.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later visited St George’s Church, 105 High Street, Belfast, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast (Dame Mary Peters) and the Rt Hon Peter Robinson MLA (First Minister of the Northern Ireland Assembly).

St James’s Palace 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this morning visited the Headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Services at Vauxhall Cross, London SE1.

Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon attended a Reception at Goldsmiths’ Hall, London EC2, to celebrate the Centenary of the Scott-Amundsen Expedition to the South Pole.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this evening attended a Reception at the Imperial War Museum, London SE1, to launch the Imperial War Museum Foundation’s First World War Centenary Campaign, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).

Buckingham Palace 

The Duke of York this morning received the High Commissioner for India (His Excellency Dr Jaimini Bhagwati).

His Royal Highness, Patron, English National Ballet, received Mr John Talbot (Chairman).

The Duke of York, Chairman of the Trustees, Outward Bound Trust, held a Chairman’s Meeting followed by a Patron’s Company Lunch at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th and 33rd/76th Foot), this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Bradbury (Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion).

The Duke of York, Patron, Jubilee Sailing Trust, received Mr Bruce Mauleverer (Chairman of the Trustees) and Mr Alexander Lochraine (Chief Executive Officer) His Royal Highness afterwards held a Roundtable Meeting at Buckingham Palace for G First.

The Duke of York, Patron, Royal National Orthopædic Hospital, this evening gave a Reception at St James’s Palace for the launch of the Royal National Orthopædic Hospital Appeal.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Fly Navy Heritage Trust, later attended a Dinner at the City Club, London EC2.

Buckingham Palace 

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Foundation, today undertook the following engagements in Philadelphia, United States of America.

His Royal Highness this afternoon met young people taking part in the United States Award at Girard College, 2101 South College Avenue.

The Earl of Wessex later visited Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street, and reviewed the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry.

His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Reception at the Down Town Club, 150 S Independence Mall West.

The Earl of Wessex this evening attended a Dinner at the Restaurant School, Walnut Hill College, 4207 Walnut Street.

The Countess of Wessex this morning officially opened the new hostel for the homeless at Alabaré Place, Bernard Street, Salisbury, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire (Mrs Peter Troughton).

Her Royal Highness today visited Salisbury Cathedral Girl Choristers, Salisbury Cathedral School, the Close, Salisbury.

The Countess of Wessex, Grand President, St John Ambulance in the Priory of England and the Islands, this afternoon visited St John Ambulance Training Centre, 76-78 Roman Road, Salisbury.

Her Royal Highness, President, Girlguiding United Kingdom, later opened Girlguiding Swanage District Headquarters in the Ebenezer Chapel, 10 Bell Street, Swanage, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset (Mrs Anthony PittRivers).

Buckingham Palace 

The Princess Royal, Patron, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, this morning attended a Seminar about Offender Learning at the Women in Prison Charity, Unit 19, the Ivories, 6 Northampton Street, London N1.

Her Royal Highness, President, Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers, this afternoon presented The Princess Royal Award at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess Royal, Chancellor, University of London, afterwards visited the University College London Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1, to celebrate its Seventy Fifth Anniversary.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Voluntary Service Overseas, later held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess Royal this evening attended the British Wireless Dinner Club’s Ninetieth Anniversary Dinner at the Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1, and was received by Wing Commander Michael Dudgeon (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).

Kensington Palace 

The Duke of Gloucester, Member, St George’s Chapel Advisory Committee, this afternoon attended a presentation on the Canon’s Cloister Project at Windsor Castle.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Sue Ryder — Thorpe Hall Hospice Appeal, today held a Meeting.

Her Royal Highness, Honorary Freeman, the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, this evening attended a Reception at Skinners’ Hall, 8 Dowgate Hill, London EC4.

St James’s Palace 

The Duke of Kent this morning attended the Lord Mayor’s Diamond Jubilee Big Curry Lunch at Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2, in support of the Army Benevolent Fund the Soldiers’ Charity.

His Royal Highness, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, this evening attended the Gentlemen’s Dinner at the Institute of Directors, 116-123 Pall Mall, London SW1.

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