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The Palace Review: Week of 22nd September

Monday 22nd September

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will attend a Reception and Dinner at the Macquarie Group London.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, British Mexican Society, will attend a Reception at the Mexican Ambassador’s Residence in London.

The Duke of Kent will visit Tonbridge Memorial Gardens in Kent. Whilst in Kent, The Duke will attend a Service to commemorate the loss of Royal Navy ships during the start of World War I at Chatham Historic Dockyard.

Tuesday 23rd September

The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, will open the new training and development facilities at Scaling Dam Sailing Club in North Yorkshire.

Also scheduled for Tuesday, The Princess as President, Royal Yachting Association, she will attend the launch of the Sailability Centre at Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club in County Durham.

The third event scheduled for Anne, will see her attend the Gurkha Memorial Opening Ceremony and attend a Reception at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The Princess is the Affiliated Colonel-in-Chief of The Queen’s Gurkha Signals.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, St George’s Society of New York, will attend the Advisory Council Meeting at M&C Saatchi in London.

Wednesday 24th September

The Countess of Wessex will Chair a Women’s Network Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

Also on Sophie’s schedule for Wednesday, as Patron, Rochester Cathedral Trust, will attend the Launch of ‘Friends of Rochester Cathedral’ at Pewterers’ Hall in London.

The Princess Royal will attend Evensong followed by a Reception at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, as part of Benenden School’s 90th Anniversary Celebrations in Berkshire.

Two other scheduled events will see Princess Anne, President, Riding for the Disabled Association, open the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre and visit Ettrickbridge and Dryden RDA Group on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary at Greenhill Farm, Near Selkirk.

Anne as Patron, First World War Centenary Woods Project, will plant a tree in Stonyhurst First World War Commemorative Wood in Lancashire.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Normandy Veterans Association, will attend a Service of Dedication for the new Normandy Campaign 1944 Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Whilst in Staffordshire, The Duke will visit Keele University and the Centre of Refurbishment Excellence.

The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, will attend Evensong and afterwards a Reception at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.

Thursday 25th September

The Earl of Wessex will attend the Thirty Fifth Anniversary Gala Dinner of the Standford Club of Great Britain at St. James’s Palace.

Prince Edward, Chancellor of the University of Bath, will open the HIVE Research Building and launch the Building Research Park at Wroughton Airfield in Wiltshire.

The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Wells Cathedral Chorister Trust, will visit Choristers and attend a celebratory Evensong in Wells Cathedral in Somerset. Whilst in Somerset, The Countess will open the new Teaching and Learning Centre at Hazelgrove Preparatory School.

The Princess Royal will open the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Oxon.

Princess Anne will also open the Kennedy Institute Building in Oxford.

Also on the schedule on Thursday, Anne, Honorary Assistant, The Worshipful Company of Loriners, will visit Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary at Woodmans Mews in London.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (The Duke), will attend a Dinner in support of St. John Eye Hospital at Mansion House in London.

The Duke of Kent will visit the Barkantine Community Nursery in London.

Friday 26th September

The Earl of Wessex, Honorary Air Commodore, will visit Royal Air Force Waddington in Lincoln.

The Countess of Wessex will visit Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Kent. Whislt in Kent, Sophie will visit Pickering Cancer Drop-in Centre and as Patron, Royal School for Deaf Children, will open the new hydrotherapy pool, disability gym and cafe complex.

The Princess Royal, Honorary Fellow, The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, will attend the Biennial Meeting ‘Measuring Progress’ in Oxford. Whilst in Oxford, Anne will open the new Clock Tower building at Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford.

The Duke of Gloucester, Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, will attend the 23 Pioneer Regiment Disbandment Parade at St David’s Barracks in Oxfordshire.

During his visit to Oxfordshire, The Duke will present The Queen’s Award for Enterprise and will subsequently open the new building at Oxford Technologies Ltd. On his busy schedule Friday, The Duke who is Royal Patron, Blenheim Palace Literary Festival, will attend a Dinner at Blenheim Palace and visit CABI Head Office.

The Duke of Kent, President, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, will attend the Friday Evening Lecture entitled “Mysteries of matter at the LHC” in London.

Saturday 27th September

No events scheduled.

Sunday 28th September

The Earl of Wessex as Patron, Windsor Festival, will attend a Concert “In Flanders Fields” and a Reception at Holy Trinity Garrison Church in Berkshire.

The Princess Royal will visit the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Featured Photo Credit: Cindy Stockman 2010

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