By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency the Rt. Hon. Sir Lockwood Smith at New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for New Zealand in London.
The Prince of Wales this morning received Mr. Robin Wight (Chief Executive, the Ideas Foundation).
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon gave a Reception at Clarence House for Members of Parliament.
Later The Sultan of Perak called upon His Royal Highness.
The Prince of Wales, Patron, Teach First, this evening held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.
The Duchess of Cambridge this afternoon attended the launch of Best Beginnings’ “Out of the Blue” film series in support of the Heads Together Campaign at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 27 Sussex Place, London NW1.
The Duke of York, Past Captain, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, was represented by Mr. Aubyn Stewart-Wilson (Members Secretary) at the Funeral of Mr. Robert Marshall (Porter) which was held at Cupar, St. John’s and Dearsie United Parish Church, Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife, this afternoon.
The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, today attended Receptions at St. James’s Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Sport and Recreation Alliance, this afternoon held a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, the Defence Medical Welfare Service, this afternoon visited the Headquarters at the Old Stables, Redenham Park, and afterwards visited Army Headquarters, Marlborough Lines, Andover, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Mr. Nigel Atkinson).
The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The King’s Royal Hussars, this morning visited the Annual Firing at Castlemartin Range Complex, Merrion, Pembrokeshire.
Her Royal Highness, Second Warden, the Fishmongers’ Company, this afternoon received Major General Colin Boag upon relinquishing his appointment as Clerk, and Commodore Toby Williamson RN upon assuming the appointment.
The Princess Royal, Patron, Women’s Royal Naval Service Centenary, this evening attended the Mountbatten Festival of Music at the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa).