Daily Record: October 9th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Kensington Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended the Girl Choristers’ Thirtieth Anniversary Concert in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 8th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Windsor Castle

The Queen was represented by the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Eric Anderson KT which was held in Eton College Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, this morning.

St James’s Palace

The Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited NECA Community Garden, Brockley Avenue Allotments, South Shields, South Tyneside, and was received by Mr Gavin Black (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Foundation of Light, this evening attended the Twentieth Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner at the Beacon of Light, Stadium Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear (Mrs Susan Winfield).

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal this morning visited Aico Limited, Maesbury Road, Oswestry, and was received by Mrs Amanda Thorn (Deputy Lieutenant of Shropshire).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon planted a Tree for The Queen’s Green Canopy at St Barnabas Church of England Primary School, Green Lane, Worcester, and was received by Brigadier Roger Brunt (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire).

The Princess Royal later opened the Canal and River Trust “Unlocking the Severn” Conservation Project at Diglis Lock, Diglis, Worcestershire.

Her Royal Highness afterwards visited Foster and Freeman Limited, Vale Park, Evesham, Worcestershire.

The Princess Royal, Honorary Member, the Society of Merchant Venturers, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended the Autumn Banquet, Merchants’ Hall, the Promenade, Clifton, Bristol, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol (Mrs Peaches Golding).

St James’s Palace

Princess Alexandra was present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Eric Anderson KT which was held in Eton College Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, this morning.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 7th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Windsor Castle

The Queen, accompanied by The Earl of Wessex, today launched The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games from the Forecourt of Buckingham Palace.

Clarence House

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this morning officially opened the Ballater Old School Development Project, School Lane, Ballater, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire (Mr Alexander Manson).

His Royal Highness subsequently visited the Rothesay Rooms, the Old Royal Station, Station Square, Ballater.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Honorary President, Real Champions Club, this evening attended a Real Tennis Tournament and Dinner at the Queen’s Club, Palliser Road, London W14.

The Countess of Wessex, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning visited an Eye Screening Centre at Perseid School, Bordesley Road, Morden, and was received by Mr Christopher Cotton (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Chancellor, University of London, this morning opened the Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery at the Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, and was received by Major Christopher Goodwin (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, English Rural Housing Association, this afternoon opened Dunsfold Rural Housing Development, Miller Lane, Dunsfold, Godalming, and was received by Mr William Biddell (Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey).

The Princess Royal later presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise to Vision Engineering Limited, the Freeman Building, Galileo Drive, Send, Woking, and was received by Mr Michael Hayman (Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey).

Her Royal Highness subsequently presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise to Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Limited, Unit 5, Bridge Park, Merrow Lane, Guildford, and was received by Mr Timothy Wates (Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited Ulster Supported Employment Limited, 182-188 Cambrai Street, Belfast, to mark its One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Belfast (Mrs Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle).

His Royal Highness, Honorary President, the Somme Association, afterwards visited the Somme Nursing Home, 121 Circular Road, Belfast.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Patron, Prostate Cancer UK, this afternoon visited the Northern Ireland Regional Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital, 10 Jubilee Road, Belfast, and was received by Dr John Collins (Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

Her Royal Highness, Chief Patron, afterwards visited Fleming Fulton School, Upper Malone Road, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 6th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Windsor Castle

His Excellency Mr Ioannis Raptakis was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Hellenic Republic to the Court of St James’s.

Mrs Georgia Soultanopoulou was also received by Her Majesty.

Her Excellency Mrs Therese Rath was received in audience by The Queen via video link upon her appointment as High Commissioner for Belize in London.

Mr Anthony Rath was also received by Her Majesty.

The Queen, Captain General, The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, this afternoon visited members of 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, on public duties at Windsor Castle, to mark the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the formation of A and B Batteries, and was received by Brigadier General James Selbie (Colonel Commandant), Captain Ryan Gibney (Captain of the Guard) and Warrant Officer Dan Walsh (Warrant Officer of the Guard).

Her Majesty presented the Captain General’s Sword to representatives of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery.

The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen via telephone this evening.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex and Forfar this morning visited the Workshop Aberfeldy, Units 1B and C, Dunkeld Road, Aberfeldy, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross (Mr Stephen Leckie).

His Royal Highness subsequently visited Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberfeldy.

The Earl of Wessex and Forfar, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this afternoon visited Megginch Castle, Eroll, to mark the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Perth and Kinross Duke of Edinburgh’s Association.

The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, Women’s Network Forum, this afternoon chaired a Meeting.

Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, this evening held a Reception at St James’s Palace, to celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of 100 Women in Finance.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, this morning visited the Defence School of Transport and 25 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, to mark its Twenty Fifth Anniversary, Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, Beverley, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of East Riding of Yorkshire (Mr James Dick).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited CatZero, Hull Marina, Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire.

The Princess Royal, Patron, UK Coaching, later attended an Awards Reception at the DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds, Granary Wharf House, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire (Mr Edmund Anderson).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, this afternoon attended the Installation, Investiture and Awards Ceremony for the Commandery of Ards in the Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon visited the Police Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust and was received by Dr Len O’Hagen (Deputy Lieutenant of County Down).

Her Royal Highness, Chief Patron, afterwards visited Hope for Youth Northern Ireland, Finnebrogue House, Finnebrogue Road, Downpatrick, and was received by Mr Noel Lamb (Deputy Lieutenant of County Down).

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, President, the Scout Association, this morning received Ms Jennifer Price upon assuming her appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Mr Carl Hankinson upon assuming his appointment as UK Chief Commissioner.

His Royal Highness, Patron, St Mungo’s, received Mr Robert Napier upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Ms Joanna Killian upon assuming the appointment.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 5th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Windsor Castle

The Queen was represented by Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell (Private Secretary and Treasurer to the late Duke of Edinburgh) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mr Georg von Mallinckrodt which was held in St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, today.

Clarence House

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this morning visited Amity Fishing Company, Unit 1, Seagate, Peterhead Harbour, and was received by the Marchioness of Aberdeen (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire).

His Royal Highness subsequently visited Rora Dairy, Middleton of Rora, Longside, Peterhead.

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this afternoon visited Glen Garioch Distillery, Distillery Road, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire (Mr Alexander Manson).

His Royal Highness afterwards visited Inverurie Farmers Market and the Town Centre, Inverurie Town Square.

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay later visited Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, Inverurie.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Cambridge this morning visited UCL Institute of Education, University College London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1.

Her Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon held an Early Years Meeting.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, later spoke via telephone to Dr Joan Lombardi (Senior Scholar, Centre for Child and Human Development, and Senior Fellow, Georgetown University Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues).

Her Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, afterwards spoke to Ms Mandy Saligari (Co-founder and Clinical Director, Charter Harley Street) via telephone.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, subsequently spoke to Mr David Glover (Co-founder, 72 Films) via telephone.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex and Forfar this afternoon visited Broomlee Activity Centre, West Linton, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Tweeddale (Professor Sir Hew Strachan).

His Royal Highness, Honorary Member, the Incorporation of Coopers of Glasgow, this afternoon presented The Earl of Wessex Awards at the Trades Hall, 85 Glassford Street, Glasgow, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Glasgow (Councillor Philip Braat, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).

The Earl of Wessex and Forfar this evening attended a Valedictory Dinner at Merchants House, 7 West George Street, Glasgow.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Patron, Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society, this afternoon attended the Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony, Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.

Her Royal Highness, Fellow, Council for Awards of the Royal Agricultural Societies, afterwards attended the English Panel Awards Ceremony at the House of Lords, London SW1.

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Canadian Hussars, later received Lieutenant Colonel Malcolm Day (Commanding Officer).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Wooden Spoon Society, this evening attended a Reception at Television Centre, 101 Wood Lane, London W12, and was received by Mr Kevin McGrath (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

The Princess Royal, Patron, Sense and Sense International, later attended a Dinner in London.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Honorary Air Commodore, this afternoon visited Royal Air Force Odiham, Hook, Hampshire.

St James’s Palace

Princess Alexandra, Patron, this afternoon visited the Queen Mother’s Clothing Guild Packing Week on View Day at St James’s Palace.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 4th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal today undertook engagements in Paris, France.

Her Royal Highness, Colonel, The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons), this morning visited the Republican Guard Cavalry Regiment at the Caserne des Célestins, 18 Boulevard Henri IV.

The Princess Royal, Royal Patron, WISE, later attended a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Awards Reception at the World Heritage Centre, 7 Place de Fontenoy.

Her Royal Highness, Member, International Olympic Committee, and Chairman, International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission, this afternoon toured Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games’ sites.

The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, Chairman, International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission, and Patron, Scottish Rugby Union, afterwards attended a Luncheon at the Residence.

Her Royal Highness subsequently visited Border Force Eurostar Command at Gare Du Nord, 18 Rue de Dunkerque.

The Princess Royal later arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, from France.

Mr Charles Davies was in attendance.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, President, this afternoon attended a Meeting of the Governing Body at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 3rd, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal this morning departed from Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, for France and was received this afternoon upon arrival at Le Bourget Airport, Paris, by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the French Republic (Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings).

Her Royal Highness later attended the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Race Day at Hippodrome ParisLongchamp, 2 Route des Tribunes, Paris.

The Princess Royal this evening planted a tree at the Residence in Paris as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy.

The Princess Royal later attended a Reception at the Residence for Personnel stationed in France from Regiments and Corps connected with Her Royal Highness.

The Princess Royal, Patron, Special Forces Club, subsequently attended a Reception at the Residence.

Mr Charles Davies is in attendance.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 2nd, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Windsor Castle

The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay, this morning drove to the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, and was received at Queensberry House by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost), Ms Alison Johnstone MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) and the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Government).

The Presiding Officer welcomed Her Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses and The Queen was graciously pleased to address the Scottish Parliament.

The First Minister subsequently addressed the Parliament and the Presiding Officer closed the Session of Parliament.

A Guard of Honour was found by The Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.

Subsequently, The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay, attended a Reception for individuals from across Scotland who have been recognised for their contribution to their communities during the pandemic.

Her Majesty arrived at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: October 1st, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Patron, this morning planted a tree on the Balmoral Estate to mark the start of the official planting season for The Queen’s Green Canopy.

Her Majesty, accompanied by His Royal Highness, met local schoolchildren who were attending an education session on the Estate.

The Queen arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse from Balmoral Castle this afternoon.

The Queen was represented by Colonel Toby Browne (Crown Equerry) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mrs. David Tudway-Quilter which was held in Wells Cathedral, Somerset, this afternoon.

Clarence House

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay today undertook engagements in Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness, Patron, and Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Arboretum Place, to mark its Three Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, afterwards visited Johnnie Walker Princes Street, 145 Princes Street.

His Royal Highness subsequently attended a Reception for the Financial Services Sector at the Bank of Scotland Foundation, the Mound.

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Chairman, the Royal Collection Trust, later visited Abbey Strand, Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness this evening attended the Kirking of the Sixth Session of the Scottish Parliament at St. Giles’ Cathedral.

The Duchess of Rothesay, President, Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, this afternoon visited Maggie’s Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, and was received by Brigadier John Thomson (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).

Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, subsequently visited 3rd Battalion The Rifles, Dreghorn Barracks, Redford Road.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Corps of Signals, today visited 1st Signal Regiment and 15th Signal Regiment at Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Wiltshire.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, Patron, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, this evening attended a Concert at Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment

Daily Record: September 30th, 2021

COURT CIRCULAR

Balmoral Castle

The Queen was represented by The Duke of Kent at the Memorial Mass for Major General Jeremy Phipps which was held at the Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7, this morning.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge, President, the Football Association, this afternoon held a Meeting with Mr Mark Bullingham (Chief Executive) via telephone.

His Royal Highness, Patron, the Passage, this afternoon attended an Award Ceremony to commemorate the Charity’s Fortieth Anniversary, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1, and was received by Mr Kevin Traverse-Healey (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, Royal Wessex Yeomanry, today visited Lulworth Ranges, Dorset.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Vice Patron, the British Horse Society, this morning visited a Healthcare and Education Clinic at Ashford Cattle Market, the New Ashford Market, Monument Way, Orbital Park, Willesborough, Ashford, and was received by Brigadier Trevor Minter (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent).

Her Royal Highness today visited the Royal Harbour Academy, Stirling Way, Ramsgate, Kent.

The Princess Royal, Patron, Wetwheels Foundation, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon visited Wetwheels South East on the Esplanade, Dover, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Kent (the Lady Colgrain).

Her Royal Highness, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, later visited Dover Castle and attended a Covid-19 response Reception with Kent organisations.

Appendix to Court Circular

The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointments in Her Majesty’s Household:

Air Vice-Marshal Elaine West to be a Lady Usher; and
Air Vice-Marshal the Hon David Murray to be a Gentleman Usher.

The appointments to date from 1st October, 2021.

Posted in Daily Records | Leave a comment