The Queen was graciously pleased to invest The Duke of Edinburgh with the Insignia of a Knight of the Order of Australia today.
The Australian High Commissioner (the Hon Alexander Downer) was present.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Senior Fellow, the Bray Fellowship, this evening attended the Annual Dinner at the Waterside Inn, Ferry Road, Bray, Berkshire.
Prince Henry of Wales this evening arrived at Ataturk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.
Mr Edward Lane Fox and Lieutenant Commander James Benbow are in attendance.
The Earl of Wessex, Patron, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, this morning held a Meeting.
His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Trustees, The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, this afternoon chaired a Meeting and this evening held a Dinner at Windsor Castle.
The Princess Royal this morning opened Manchester Surgical Week at Manchester Central, Petersfield, Manchester, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester (Mr Warren Smith).
Her Royal Highness, Past Master, the Worshipful Company of Carmen, this evening attended the Joint Services Awards Dinner at Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2.
The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon received Mr. Richard Porter (Health Sector Specialist, British Consulate-General Sao Paulo) and Mr. Howard Lyons (Managing Director, Healthcare UK).
His Royal Highness, Joint President, Cancer Research UK, this evening attended the Kensington Friends of Cancer Research UK’s Twenty Fifth Private View of the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters at the Mall Galleries, London SW1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Patron, the Royal Institution of Australia, today carried out the following engagements in Australia.
His Royal Highness this morning visited the Synchrotron, Blackburn Road, Clayton, Victoria.
The Duke of Kent afterwards visited John Monash Science School, Wellington Road, Clayton.
His Royal Highness today attended the Australian British Chamber of Commerce Lunch at the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, Melbourne.
The Duke of Kent this evening attended a Reception at the Town Hall, Melbourne.
His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Dinner at Government House given by the Governor of Melbourne (Mr. Alexander Chernov).
Princess Alexandra this evening held a Reception and Concert at St. James’s Palace for the Orchestra of St. John’s.