Daily Record: May 24th, 2017

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Buckingham Palace

The Queen, as Sovereign of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, with The Duke of Edinburgh, Grand Master, drove to St. Paul’s Cathedral this morning to attend a Service to celebrate the Centenary of the Order.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness were received at the Dean’s Door by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor and at the top of the steps by the Dean of St. Paul’s, the Chapter and the Lay Officials of the Order.

Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this afternoon held a Reception at Buckingham Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, President, the Royal Drawing School, this morning held a Meeting at Clarence House.

His Royal Highness, Patron, this afternoon held a Reception at Clarence House for The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

The Prince of Wales, Patron, The Prince’s Countryside Fund, afterwards held a Meeting.

His Royal Highness later attended a Meeting of The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit, at the British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.

The Prince of Wales, President, this evening gave a Dinner at Buckingham Palace for the Royal Drawing School.

The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Air Commodore, this morning attended the presentation of the New Queen’s Colour to Royal Air Force Halton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Kensington Palace

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, Rhino Conservation Botswana, this morning attended a Board Meeting at Maun, Botswana.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Grand Master, the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, this morning received Mr. Peter Benn upon relinquishing his appointment as Master and Mr. Christopher Spurrier upon assuming the appointment.

His Royal Highness this afternoon received Mr. Francis Hester (Chief Executive, the Phoenix Partnership).

The Duke of York, Fellow, the Royal Society, afterwards received Sir Richard Sykes (Chairman, the Royal Institution of Great Britain) and Professor Sarah Harper (Director).

His Royal Highness later held a Meeting about driverless cars.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, Women in Business (promoting The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award), today attended Receptions at Buckingham Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.

Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Princess Royal, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, this morning attended the General Assembly at Assembly Hall, Mound Place, Edinburgh.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Butler Trust, later visited HM Prison Grampian, Peterhead, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire (Mr. James Ingleby).

The Princess Royal, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, this afternoon carried out the following engagements in Aberdeenshire and Inverness-shire.

Her Royal Highness visited Peterhead Sea Cadet Corps and opened the renovated TS CALEDONIA at Seagate, Peterhead.

The Princess Royal later visited Cantraybridge College, 3 Cantray Square, Croy, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Young (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Inverness).

Her Royal Highness, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, this evening held a Dinner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester today visited Oxfordshire and was received by Mr. John Harwood (Vice Lord-Lieutenant).

His Royal Highness this morning visited Wood Farm Primary School, Titup Hall Drive, Headington, Oxford.

The Duke of Gloucester afterwards visited Aspire Oxford, St. Thomas School, Osney Lane, Oxford.

His Royal Highness this afternoon opened the redeveloped Witney Campus at Abingdon and Witney College, Holloway Road, Witney.

The Duke of Gloucester later visited Cobalt Light Systems, 174 Brook Drive, Milton Park, Abingdon.

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