The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and The Duchess of Cornwall, today visited Poundbury, Dorchester, and were received at Dorchester South Railway Station by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset (Mr Angus Campbell) and the Mayor of Dorchester (Mr Tim Harries).
Her Majesty and His Royal Highness, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses, drove to Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, and were received by the Lord Warden of the Stannaries (Sir Nicholas Bacon, Bt) and the Development Director of the Duchy of Cornwall (Mr Andrew Hamilton).
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and The Duchess of Cornwall, toured the Square and met retail and brewery staff, architects, builders and local farming families.
Her Majesty unveiled a statue of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Member, City Livery Club, this evening attended the Installation Dinner of the President-elect, Alderman John Garbutt, at Clothworkers’ Hall, Mincing Lane, London EC3.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Mr Peter Field (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mrs Phyllida Stewart-Roberts (formerly Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex) which was held in the Priory Church of the Order of St John, Clerkenwell, London EC1, this afternoon.
The Princess Royal was represented by Lady Carew Pole.
The Duke of Gloucester was represented by Mr Patrick Burgess.
The Duke of Kent was represented by Mr Nicolas Adamson.
The Duchess of Cornwall was represented by Earl De La Warr.
The Duke of Edinburgh, President, the Naval and Military Club, was represented by Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce KG at the Memorial Service for Sir Brian Tovey (formerly Vice-Chairman and Trustee) which was held in St James’s Church, Spanish Place, London W1, this morning.
The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.
By command of The Queen, Mr Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Hak Bong Hyon at 73 Gunnersbury Avenue, London W5, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the Court of St James’s.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited the Duchess of Cornwall Inn, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, which Her Royal Highness opened.
The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this morning attended an Arabian Peninsula Seminar at St James’s Palace.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade to Lund-Halsey, Gatehouse Close, Aylesbury, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt).
His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Civic Lunch at Judges Lodgings, Aylesbury.
The Duke of Gloucester afterwards opened Greatmoor Energy From Waste Facility, Greatmoor Road, Aylesbury.
The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, SeeAbility, this afternoon received Ms Lisa Hopkins upon assuming her appointment as Chief Executive.
Mr James Deeley (Chairman of the Board of Trustees) was present.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Patron, National Army Museum, today visited the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3.
Princess Alexandra this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Italy.
Mrs Diane Duke was in attendance.