The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons), this morning visited the Household Cavalry Regiment at Combermere Barracks, Windsor, and remained to Luncheon.
Her Majesty was received by Field Marshal the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank (Colonel, The Life Guards) and Colonel Stuart Cowen (Commander, Household Cavalry).
The Viscount Hood (Lord in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The Amir of the State of Kuwait and welcomed His Highness on behalf of The Queen.
By command of Her Majesty, Mr Charles Gray (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr Alphonse Berns at 25 Wilton Crescent, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from Luxembourg to the Court of St James’s.
By command of The Queen, the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps afterwards called upon His Excellency Mr Hatem Seif El Nasr at 26 South Street, London W1, in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Court of St James’s.
By command of Her Majesty, the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps called upon His Excellency Mr John Dauth at Australia House, London WC2, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for Australia in London.
The Prince of Wales, Patron, Garden Organic — the Henry Doubleday Research Association, today visited Carshalton Boys Sport College, Winchcombe Road, Carshalton, Surrey, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Brunt (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
His Royal Highness, President, Business in the Community, this afternoon received Mr Steven Holliday (Chief Executive, National Grid plc).
The Prince of Wales, President, later held a Meeting at Clarence House for The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts.
His Royal Highness afterwards received The President of the Tunisian Republic and Sheik Rachid Ghannouchi (Leader of the Ennahda Party).
The Prince of Wales, President, the Royal Ballet, this evening attended the Royal Ballet School Gala at Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of York, Chairman of the Trustees, Outward Bound Trust, this evening received Ms Mary Thomson (Chairman, Outward Bound International).
His Royal Highness later attended the Chatham House Awards Ceremony Reception at the Banqueting House, Whitehall, London SW1.
The Duke of York, Patron, afterwards attended a Dinner for the Royal Society of Asian Affairs at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, Whitehall, London SW1.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning arrived at Cape Town International Airport and was received by Her Majesty’s Consul-General for Cape Town (Mr Christopher Trott).
His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, this afternoon visited the Charity Circle, Cape Town Metlife Centre, 7 Coen Steytler Avenue, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa.
The Duke of Gloucester later visited the offices of Arup, 1st Floor Clock Tower, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town.
His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, this evening attended a Dinner given by the Reverend Canon Gerard Sharp (Chancellor of the Order in Cape Town).
The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Scottish Opera, this afternoon received Mr Alexander Reedijk (General Director).
Her Royal Highness, President, this evening attended a performance of La vera costanza at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.