The Queen, Duke of Lancaster today received the Lord Shuttleworth (Chairman of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster) and Mr Nathan Thompson (Chief Executive).
Sir Simon Rattle was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Order of Merit.
The Lord Fellowes (Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit) was in attendance.
Mrs Quentin Bryce was received by The Queen upon relinquishing her appointment as Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Dame of the Order of Australia.
Mr Michael Bryce was also received by The Queen.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies was received by The Queen upon relinquishing his appointment as Master of The Queen’s Music when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Companion of Honour.
Ms Judith Weir was received by The Queen upon her appointment as Master of The Queen’s Music.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Elder Brother and Past Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this afternoon viewed the “Guiding Lights: 500 Years of Trinity House and Safety at Sea” Exhibition and afterwards viewed the “Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude” Exhibition at Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
By command of The Queen, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon Her Excellency Mrs Aino Lepik von Wiren at 16 Hyde Park Gate, London SW7, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to Her Excellency upon relinquishing her appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Estonia to the Court of St James’s.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Royal Colonel, this morning officially opened The Black Watch Regimental Museum at Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross (Brigadier Melville Jameson).
His Royal Highness, Patron, Scottish Wildlife Trust, this afternoon viewed a red squirrel protection project at Glendelvine Estate, Dunkeld.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, later attended a Reception for the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Fiftieth Anniversary in Murthly, and was received by Sir Ian Grant (Deputy Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross).
His Royal Highness later attended a Tea with High Constables at Abbey Courthouse, Abbey Strand, Edinburgh.
The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Chairman, the Royal Collection Trust, and The Duchess of Rothesay this evening held a Reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Duchess of Rothesay this morning visited the Shortbread House of Edinburgh, Tennant Street, Edinburgh, and was received by Mr Philip Young (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).
Her Royal Highness, President, Barnardo’s, later visited a bookshop, 45 Clerk Street, Edinburgh.
The Duchess of Rothesay this afternoon visited Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, the Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh,
The Earl of Wessex, Vice Patron, the Commonwealth Games Federation, today carried out the following engagements in Glasgow.
His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a performance by the National Youth Theatre to welcome the Australian Team to the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, at the Athletes’ Village, Springfield Road.
The Earl of Wessex afterwards attended a Reception for the Commonwealth Games Business Conference at the Kelvin Gallery, University of Glasgow.
His Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, 2 Castle Street, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Glasgow (Councillor Sadie Docherty, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).
The Earl of Wessex later attended the Commonwealth Games Civic Service in Glasgow Cathedral.