The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning attended a Reception at Watermen’s Hall, 16-18 St Mary at Hill, London EC3, to celebrate the Eight Hundredth Anniversary of the Royal Watermen and were received by the Master of the Watermen and Lightermen (Mr Robert Prentice) and The Queen’s Bargemaster (Mr Paul Ludwig).
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Lloyd’s of London, One Lime Street, London EC3, and were received by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor (Alderman Fiona Woolf), the Chairman (Mr. John Nelson) and Miss Inga Beale (Chief Executive).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness, escorted respectively by the Chairman and the Chief Executive, toured the Underwriting Room and met representatives from the Lloyd’s market, underwriters and members of Lloyd’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme.
By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Garvin Nicholas at 42 Belgrave Square, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in London.
The Prince of Wales, Chairman, the Royal Collection Trust, this morning chaired a Meeting of the Trustees.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex today visited the Isle of Wight.
The Earl of Wessex, Patron, Oglander Roman Trust, today visited Brading Roman Villa, Morton Old Road, Brading, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Isle of Wight (Major General Martin White).
His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this afternoon visited Shanklin Youth and Community Club, Victoria Avenue, Shanklin.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex later visited Shanklin Theatre and watched a performance by First Act, Prospect Road, Shanklin.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Newport Minster Renewal Appeal, subsequently visited the Minster Church of Saints Thomas, Saints Thomas’ Square, Newport.
The Earl of Wessex, Patron, Newport Minster Renewal Appeal, and The Countess of Wessex this evening attended a Gala Dinner at the Royal Yacht Squadron, the Castle, Cowes.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, London College of Fashion, this morning visited Ranpanui, 1 High Street, Sandown, and was received by Sir Guy Acland, Bt. (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Isle of Wight).
Her Royal Highness later visited Gatten and Lake Primary School, Oaklyn Gardens, Shanklin.
The Countess of Wessex subsequently visited the Isle of Wight Foodbank, Love Lane, Cowes.
The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, this morning attended the Conference Study Tour at Heriot-Watt University, Research Avenue North, Edinburgh.
Her Royal Highness, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, later attended the Conference Study Tour at Wester Hailes Arts for Leisure and Education Arts Centre, 30 Westburn Grove, Edinburgh.
The Duke of Gloucester, Honorary Air Commodore, No 501 (County of Gloucester) Logistic Support Squadron, this morning attended the Royal Auxiliary Air Force Honorary Air Commodore’s Annual Briefing and Luncheon at the Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1.
The Duchess Of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, on behalf of the Tennis Foundation, this morning visited the London Youth Games at Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowhorne Road, London W10.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, President of the Council, King Edward VII’s Hospital (Sister Agnes), this morning officially opened the new outpatient facility at 5-10 Beaumont Street, London W1.