Daily Record: May 19th, 2014

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Buckingham Palace

The Queen, Patron, Royal Horticultural Society, and The Duke of Edinburgh this evening visited the Chelsea Flower Show in the Gardens of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel, Grenadier Guards, this afternoon chaired the Regimental Council Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness, Colonel, Grenadier Guards, this evening attended the First Club Guards Dinner at Ironmongers’ Hall, Shaftesbury Place, London EC2.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended a Reception with bereaved families at Government House, Halifax, Canada.

Their Royal Highnesses afterwards attended a Victoria Day Military Family Festival at the Military Family Resource Centre, Halifax.

The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited Halifax Public Gardens.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later visited Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market.

Their Royal Highnesses afterwards joined a Tea with War Brides and Second World War veterans, Canadian Museum of Immigration, Pier 21, Halifax.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later visited Hector Heritage Quay, Coleraine Street, Pictou, and were received by the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (the Hon John Grant) and the Hon Stephen McNeil (Premier of Nova Scotia).

Their Royal Highnesses this evening attended a Victoria Day celebration, Province House, Charlottetown, and were received by the Hon Robert Ghiz (Premier of Prince Edward Island).

The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Northbrook Community Centre, Halifax.

Kensington Palace

Prince Henry of Wales this morning attended a British Commemorative Service to mark the Seventieth Anniversary of the Italian Campaign of World War Two at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Cassino, Italy, and laid a wreath, and afterwards attended a Reception for British veterans in Cassino.

His Royal Highness this evening arrived at Gatwick Airport, London, from Italy.

Mr Edward Lane Fox, Miss Eva Omaghomi and Mr Nicholas Loughran were in attendance.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York today carried out the following engagements in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

His Royal Highness this morning was received by The Amir of the State of Kuwait and The Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait at Seif Palace.

The Duke of York afterwards called upon the Acting Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister (His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Al-Hamad Al-Sabah) at Seif Palace.

His Royal Highness later visited the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science.

The Duke of York this afternoon attended a Lunch given by The Amir of the State of Kuwait at Dar Salwa.

His Royal Highness later received Mr Bader Al-Sa’ad (Managing Director, Kuwait Investment Authority) at the Bayan Palace.

The Duke of York this evening attended a Dinner given by the Kuwait Ministry of Youth to discuss youth empowerment and UK-Kuwait cooperation in education and skills.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and The Countess of Wessex this morning attended the General Assembly in Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and Her Royal Highness afterwards carried out the following engagements in Dumfries and the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex this morning opened the renovated Dock Park, Dumfries, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfries (Mrs John Tulloch).

Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon attended a Reception and Lunch for local charities at Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries.

The Earl of Wessex afterwards visited Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, to view activities of the Queensberry Initiative and was received by the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry (Deputy Lieutenant of Dumfries).

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and The Countess of Wessex afterwards visited the Stewartry Sea Cadets, TS John Paul Jones, Castledykes Wall, Kirkcudbright, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (Lieutenant Colonel Sir Malcolm Ross).

Their Royal Highnesses this evening gave a Dinner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust at Moat Brae, George Street, Dumfries.

Her Royal Highness subsequently visited the Electric Theatre Company, 28 Munches Street, Dumfries.

Kensington Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this evening visited the Chelsea Flower Show of the Royal Horticultural Society in the Gardens of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, was represented by Mrs. Cathie Sabin (President) at the Funeral of Mrs. Elena Baltacha (Tennis Player) which was held in St. John’s Church, Ipswich, Suffolk, this afternoon.

Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park

Princess Alexandra this evening visited the Chelsea Flower Show of the Royal Horticultural Society in the Gardens of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3.

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