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The Palace Review: Week of 4th August

Monday 4th August: World War I centenary engagements

Monday marks the centenary of the First World War. The Royal Family are scheduled to attend engagements to commemorate the beginning of World War I.

Details for The Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry may be found on: Dispatches from Clarence House: Week of 4th August.

The Queen will attend a service of commemoration at Crathie Kirk.

The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a service of commemoration at Sandringham Church.

The Princess Royal will attend a service of commemoration in the WWI memorial chapel in Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.

The Duke of York will attend a service of commemoration at St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast.

The Earl of Wessex, accompanied The Countess of Wessex, will attend a service of commemoration at Guildford Cathedral.


The Duke of Kent will formally open the photographic street gallery “Fields of Battle – Lands of Peace 14-18”, in St James’s Park, London.

The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, will attend a service of commemoration in Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff.

Monday 4th August: additional engagements

The Queen will visit Turriff Show in Aberdeenshire, on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

The Princess Royal has additional scheduled events on Monday. During her time at the Isle of Wight, she will visit the Medina Valley Centre.

Princess Anne, Admiral, Royal London Yacht Club, will also attend a Reception in Cowes. Whilst in Cowes as Honorary Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, The Princess will attend the Annual Crew Dinner at Royal Yacht Squadron.

Tuesday 5th August

The Princess Royal, Patron, United Kingdom Sailing Academy, will view Sailing races during Cowes Week, Isle of Wight.

Friday 8th August

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the Outward Bound Trust, will visit the Ullswater Centre, Ullswater, Cumbria.

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