Daily Record: May 22nd, 2018

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

Mr. Keith Sanderson was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.

The following were received in audience by The Queen and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassadors: Mr. Michael Nevin (the Republic of Iceland) and Miss Thorda Abbott-Watt (Turkmenistan).

Mrs. Nevin and Mr. Reef Hogg were also received by Her Majesty.

The following were received in audience by The Queen upon their appointment as British High Commissioners: Ms. Melanie Hopkins (the Republic of Fiji) and Mr. Stuart Gill (the Republic of Malta).

Mr. Alessandro Truppia and Mrs. Gill were also received by Her Majesty.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, President, the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, this morning received Mr. Timothy Parker (Chairman) and Mrs. Hilary McGrady (Director-General).

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon held a Reception in the garden of Buckingham Palace for The Prince of Wales’s patronages, Armed Forces affiliations and others involved in public service to mark His Royal Highness’s Seventieth Birthday.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were present.

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 Band of the Welsh Guards played selections of music during the afternoon.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge this afternoon attended the Manchester Arena National Service of Commemoration in Manchester Cathedral and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester (Mr. Warren Smith).

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Patron, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, this morning attended the Annual Congress at the Arena and Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Liverpool, and was received by Mr. Mark Blundell (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside).

His Royal Highness, Founder, Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, this afternoon presented Bronze Awards at Brine Leas School, Audlem Road, Nantwich, and was received by Mr. David Briggs (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire).

The Duke of York this evening departed Heathrow Airport, London, for Hong Kong.

Mrs. Amanda Thirsk and Miss Ayesha Bharmal are in attendance.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this morning visited Hotel Parc Beaumont, Avenue Edouard VII, Pau, and Jeu de Paume du Parc Beaumont, Allée Alfred de Musset, Pau, as part of His Royal Highness’s The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Real Tennis Tour.

The Earl of Wessex this evening arrived at Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, from France.

Colonel Paul Arengo-Jones was in attendance.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, Royal Patron, Accessible Oceans, this morning received Mr. Geoffrey Holt (Founder) and Mr. Ben Morton Wright (Fundraising Director).

Her Royal Highness, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, later visited the Connection at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 12 Adelaide Street, London WC2.

The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences, this afternoon attended presentations on flood resilience in London, on board a Thames Clipper on the River Thames.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for the United States of America and this afternoon arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington DC.

His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of
St. John of Jerusalem, this afternoon visited Mantle: Virginia India Tribute, Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia.

The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, this evening attended a Reception at the Executive Mansion, Capitol Square, Richmond.

His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, Thames Landscape Strategy, afterwards attended
a Reception at the Virginia State Capitol, Virginia.

Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Todd is in attendance.

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