The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, this morning opened Holyport College, Ascot Road, Holyport, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire (the Hon Mrs Bayliss), the Headmaster (Mr Walter Boyle) and the Chairman of Governors (Mr Simon Dudley).
Her Majesty, escorted by the Headmaster, and His Royal Highness, escorted by the Chairman, toured the School, viewing classrooms and a science laboratory, a boarding house and the sports hall, and met pupils, staff members and governors.
The Duke of York this morning departed from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India, for Turkey and this afternoon arrived at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport and was received by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey (His Excellency Mr Richard Moore).
His Royal Highness this afternoon called upon the former President of the Republic of Turkey (His Excellency Mr Abdullah Gul) at the Tarabya Presidential Palace.
The Duke of York this evening attended the British-Turkish Tatlidil Reception at Esma Sultan Yalisi Palace.
Mr James Upsher is in attendance.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Restorative Justice Council, this morning visited Oxfordshire Youth Offending Service, 4660 Kingsgate, Cascade Way, Oxford Business Park South, Cowley, Oxford, to mark its Fifteenth Anniversary and was received by Professor Graham Upton (Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).
Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Signals, this afternoon attended a 3rd Signal Regiment Kiwi Trophy March and Shoot Competition, Picton Barracks, Bulford Camp, Salisbury, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire (Mrs Sarah Troughton).
The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this afternoon presented the Royal Academy of Music Kohn Foundation Bach Prize to Mr. Murray Perahia at the Academy, Marylebone Road, London NW1.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Patron, this evening attended a Concert given by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1.