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Royal Diary: 14th-20th July

Monday 14th July 2014

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a reception for the winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, at Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious awards for business success. Announced in April 2014, this year’s 162 winning companies have shown excellence in International Trade (110), Innovation (39) and Sustainable Development (13). Additionally, there are 8 individual recipients of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. Previously known as The Queen’s Awards to Industry, these accolades were first presented in 1996, and are overseen by The Queen’s Awards Office at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will tour Looe, where they will meet members of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution at the town’s new pontoon, and visit businesses affected by flooding earlier in the year.

The Duchess of Cornwall will tour Cornish Orchards in Cornwall and mark the 20th anniversary of Trewithen Diary by attending a reception with staff and supporters of the business in Lostwithiel.

The Princess Royal, President of Carers Trust, will attend a Charity Race Evening at Royal Windsor Racecourse. The Princess, President, The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, will open Arrow Vale Academy, Green Sward Lane, Matchborough West, Redditch and Ipsley Academy, Winyates Way, Winyates, Redditch, Worcestershire.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will attend The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Reception at Buckingham Palace.

The Duke of Kent, President of the Board of Trustees, Imperial War Museum, will tour the new galleries in London.

Tuesday 15th July 2014

The Queen, Freeman, The Worshipful Company of Drapers, will attend a lunch at Drapers’ Hall in London to celebrate the 650th anniversary of the Company.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Freeman and Liveryman, the Fishmongers’ Company, will attend The Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager at Fishmongers’ Hall, London.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will have two engagements together on Tuesday in Devon. The Royal couple will tour the River Cottage restaurant with the chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, meeting young people, visiting the cookery school and learning more about foraging. Charles and Camilla we also will meet members of the emergency services and will watch a demonstration of joint team working, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service’s Fire Behaviour School at Exeter International Airport.

Charles will tour the Royal William Yard, and attend a reception to mark the 100th anniversary of the city of Plymouth, which was formed when the three towns of Plymouth, Stonehouse and Devonport were amalgamated.

The Princess Royal, Patron of Catch22, will attend the Catch22 Awards Ceremony at HSBC and attend the Community Sentences Cut Crime Conference at The King’s Fund, both venues are in London. Anne will also hold a Dinner at Buckingham Palace for the First World War Centenary Woods Project for whom she is Patron.

The Duke of York will attend a Lunch for Middlesex Cricket Club at the Royal Household Cricket Club in Windsor. Andrew will also unveil the Woodley War Memorial in Reading on Tuesday.

The Duke of Gloucester will attend the ‘Seoul in The City’ Concert for The City of London Festival at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Drapers, will attend a Service in the Parish Church of St. Michael’s, followed by a Reception at Drapers’ Hall to celebrate their Six Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary, in London.

The Duke of Kent, Chancellor of the University of Surrey, will attend the First Degree Ceremonies at Guildford Cathedral in Surrey.

Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, Royal Institute of Navigation, will attend the Annual General Meeting and present prizes at the Royal Geographical Society, London.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Jamie Oliver’s London restaurant, Fifteen, and will meet some of the unemployed young people who are being trained by Fifteen’s chefs, as well as past graduates of the school and local producers who supply the restaurant. The Royal couple will also meet representatives from Surf Action, a charity dedicated to supporting military veterans and their families, which operates on the beach at Watergate Bay.

Prince Charles and The Duchess will visit Tregunnel Hill, a mixed-use neighbourhood of 174 homes on Duchy of Cornwall land which is due to be completed in 2015.

The Duchess of Cornwall, President of the United Kingdom Vineyards Association, will tour Camel Valley vineyard, including the bottling plant, and will meet guests at a reception to celebrate the vineyard’s 25th anniversary, Camel Valley Vineyard in Bodmin.

The Duke of Cambridge, President of Fields In Trust, will visit War Memorial Park, Coventry. The Park is the first to be dedicated as part of Fields in Trust’s ‘Centenary Fields’ programme in partnership with The Royal British Legion , which aims to safeguard in perpetuity the war memorial parks, playing fields, and other significant green spaces in the UK given to mark the sacrifice made by those who lost their lives in the Great War.

The Princess Royal has three engagements on Wednesday. Anne, President, Carers Trust, will visit the Carers’ Support Centre upon the occasion of its 25th Anniversary in North Lincolnshire. As President of the City and Guilds of London Institute, The Princess will open the Gelder Group Pre-Apprentice in Lincoln. Also on Wednesday, Anne as Patron, The Boston Stump Restoration and Development Appeal, will view ongoing restoration work at St. Botolph’s Church in Lincolnshire.

Thursday 17th July 2014

The Queen will open Reading Railway Station in Berkshire.

The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Bloodhound SuperSonic Car in Bristol.

The Duke of Cambridge, Patron of IWM Foundation’s First World War Centenary Campaign, will visit Imperial War Museums London, to open its new First World War Galleries.

The Duke of Gloucester will carry out three engagements in Bristol on Thursday. As Patron, the Newcomen Society, he will visit Rolls Royce Ltd and Bloodhound Supersonic Car Project. The Duke will also visit Arnos Vale Cemetery Thursday.

The Duke of Kent, President, King’s Lynn Festival, will attend a Concert at St. George’s Guildhall in Norfolk.

Princess Alexandra, Deputy President, will visit the British Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service Unit in Cornwall. Whilst in Cornwall, The Princess will visit Seasalt Clothing Limited.

Friday 18th July 2014

The Prince of Wales will visit the Coronation Meadow for East Sussex at Beech Estate to mark the first anniversary of The Coronation Meadows Project. The Prince will meet land managers and practitioners involved with the process of meadow restoration on the Estate, and view the meadow’s progress. The Prince of Wales’s Coronation Meadows Project was launched in 2013 as a tribute to The Queen to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s Coronation. The project aims to ensure that there is a wild flower meadow in every county in the United Kingdom.

Charles, Patron, will attend a “Reversing the Trend” conference organised by Plantlife, The Rare Breeds Survival Trust and The Wildlife Trusts which aims to find ways to begin to halt the decline in UK biodiversity in species rich grasslands and attend a lunchtime reception at Wiston House in West Sussex. The Prince will also meet school children who are taking part in a Countryside Classroom ‘Chef on the Farm’ day at Wiston House.

Saturday 19th July 2014

The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General, Royal Marines, will attend an open-air music concert on Plymouth Hoe.

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