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Updated: Royal Diary: 23rd-29th June

23 June 2014

The Queen accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open The Queen’s Terminal at Heathrow Airport in Middesex.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Northern Ireland from Monday 23rd June to Wednesday 25th June 2014. This will be their 21st visit; the last visit was on 26th and 27th June 2012, forming part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Prince Harry arrives in Brazil on Monday 23rd June, before travelling to Chile on 26th June. The visit will conclude on Sunday 29th June.

On his first day in Brasil, Harry will visit a hospital specialising in rehabilitation, orthopaedic and neuropsychological work. The Prince is scheduled to watch the Cameroon v Brazil World Cup match later in the day.

The Duchess of Cornwall will officially open an exhibition of recent portraits by the British artist Catherine Goodman, the Artistic Director of The Prince’s Drawing School, at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

The Duchess of Cornwall will formally open Wiltshire Council’s award-winning refurbished County Hall when she visits Trowbridge. The Duchess will spend an hour touring County Hall, before unveiling a plaque in the Atrium to commemorate her visit and to officially open the refurbished building. During the tour, she will meet Wiltshire Council staff, view the open plan working and community environment and take part in a children’s rhyme-time session in the new Trowbridge Library.

Camilla will also officially open the National Arboretum’s new Welcome Building, Westonbirt at The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire. The Duchess is Patron of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

The Duke of York will hold a Prize Giving for the Peer To Peer Challenge at Buckingham Palace.

The Earl of Wessex Chairman, International Special Projects, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will chair a Meeting at Award House in London. Edward will also will attend two Gold Award Ceremonies at St.James’s Palace as he is Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Founders of The Wessex Youth Trust, will hold a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

The Countess of Wessex, Patron of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists will visit their offices in London.

Royal Colonel, 6th Battalion The Rifles, The Duke of Gloucester will visit the Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum at Peninsula Barracks in Winchester, Hampshire.

During his visit The Duke will attend the Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony and afterwards unveil the ‘To Honour a Promise’ Memorial in Castle Yard. A busy day of engagements will also include a Luncheon at Serles House and a visit to the Archaeology Department at the University of Winchester

The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, will attend the opening day of
the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London.

24 June 2014

The Prince of Wales, Patron, The Canal & River Trust, will visit the Potters’ Mill and meet staff and volunteers as well as young people involved in education and social action programmes at the Etruria Industrial Museum in Stoke-on-Trent.

Also during his visit, Charles who is Founder and President, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, will visit Middleport Pottery to mark the completion of a £9 million project to restore Britain’s last Victorian pottery and create a new hub for traditional crafts. During his visit to Middleport Pottery, The Prince will meet local business leaders exporting their products overseas with the support of U.K. Trade & Investment.

The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Desert Rats exhibition by the artist Anna Redwood and will meet members of the 7th Armoured Brigade (Desert Rats), veterans and representatives from Combat Stress, La Galleria in London.

Prince Harry will visit Belo Horizonte the training base for Team GB and Paralympics GB during the Rio 2016 Olympics. Harry will still attend the match at Belo Horizonte when england who is out of World Cup contention will play Costa Rica. Harry is also expected to meet some of the players in the dressing room.

The Princess Royal has two engagements in London. As President of Save The Children UK, The Princess will attend a Summer Tea Party at Stationers’ Hall and as the Patron of the Intensive Care Society, Anne will attend a Reception and Presentation on ‘Sepsis Doing the Simple Things Better’ at the Royal Society.

The Duke of York will attend a Lunch for North West Entrepreneurs. Andrew will also visit the University of Liverpool on Tuesday and attend The Royal Society Advisory Board Dinner in London.

The Duke of Kent, Colonel of the Scots Guards, will take the Chair at the Third Guards Club Dinner at
Clothworkers Hall in London.

Princess Alexandra, Patron of the English National Opera, will attend a Concert to celebrate the Life of The Earl of Harewood at the London Coliseum.

25 June 2014

The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Dinner to mark the 50th Anniversary of Churchill College,in Cambridge.

Prince Harry will travel to Sao Paulo, where he will spend the next two days in the city. During his visit, Harry will visit an environmental project to help protect the Atlantic Rainforest; a community programme supporting disadvantaged children; The Queen’s Birthday Party hosted by the British Ambassador to Brazil at the Great Britain House; and a social project to help reduce crime and drug abuse.

The Countess of Wessex will open the newly restored Royal Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace, Surrey. You can read Royal Central’s new series on Historic Royal Places and the Royal Kitchen Garden here: Historic Royal Palaces: The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace

President of Girlguiding, The Countess of Wessex will hold a Big Brownie Tea Party at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess Royal has three engagements scheduled for Wednesday. As President of the Royal Yachting Association, Princess Anne will attend a Council Meeting at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in London.

Also on the schedule, Anne will attend a church service at St Nicholas’s Church and open the new Operation and Planning Centre at Trinity House in Essex where she is Master of The Corporation of Trinity House.

In London as Honorary Member, The Honourable Company of Master Mariners, The Princess will present the new Supplemental Royal Charter on board HQS Wellington at the Victoria Embankment.

The Duke of York will attend a Teen Tech Exhibition at The Royal Society in London. The Duke will also hold a reception for Supporters of the Wikimedia Foundation as part of Wikimania in London during August 2014. Andrew will also attend an iDEA Programme at Hackney Community College.

The Duchess of Gloucester Honorary President, Lawn Tennis Association, will attend the LTA President’s Lunch at The All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon in London.

The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, will attend the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London.

26 June 2014

Prince Harry leaves for Chile after concluding his scheduled engagements in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Prince of Wales will host a reception to at Clarence House in London to celebrate the launch of Lifescaped, a new company which focuses on biomimetics, the science of learning from nature to the forefront of sustainable innovation and product development. His Royal Highness is a long-term supporter of Professor Andrew Parker, one of the world’s leading experts in biomimetics, and Janine Benyus, a biologist, innovation consultant and author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.

The Prince will give a short speech about Professor Parker’s 25 years of industry-leading research on biomimetics and the ways in which the science is revolutionising design and engineering.

The Countess of Wessex as Patron of Tomorrow’s People, will attend the Thirtieth Anniversary Dinner at Frogmore House at Windsor.

The Princess Royal will attend three engagements in Portsmouth, Hampshire on Thursday. As Commodore in Chief, Portsmouth, The Princess will visit Waterfront and Naval Base Personnel at HM Naval Base. During her visit to HM Naval Base, Anne will also open the new ‘Hear My Story Galleries’, at the National Museum of the Royal Navy. The Princess is Patron of The National Museum of the Royal Navy. The last engagement of the day will have Anne attend a Dinner on board HMS Victory.

The Duke of Kent, President of Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will attend the Commemoration of Overseas Victoria Cross Recipients from the First World War, at Lancaster House, St James’s in London.

Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, will visit Masterpiece London at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.

27th June

Prince Harry will visit Santiago, Chile. It is here Harry will participate in a wreath laying at the monument of Chile’s founding father Bernardo O’Higgins. Harry will visit the Presidential Palace for a meeting with President Michelle Bachelet.

During his visit to Santiago, The Prince will visit a kindergarten for underprivileged children; a visit to a military unit; and The Queen’s Birthday Party, hosted by the British Ambassador to Chile.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex have multiple engagements in Hampshire on Friday.

The Earl will visit Associated British Ports at the Port of Southhampton, the Minstead Training Trust at Minstead Lodge and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Naval Command Headquarters for which he is Commodore in Chief, Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

The Countess of Wessex will visit The New Forest Agricultural Show Society for which she is Patron of and open LifeLab, at Southampton General Hospital. Sophie as President, The Haven Guardians, will visit The Haven during her time in Hampshire.

The Royal Couple will visit Winchester Cathedral. Andrew is Patron of the Winchester Cathedral Appeal. Andrew and Sophie will also stop at the Wessex Dance Academy.

The Princess Royal Chancellor, University of the Highlands and Islands, will open Moray College Life Sciences Centre in Morayshire.

The Duchess of Gloucester Honorary President, will attend the Lawn Tennis Association’s Cocktail Party at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon in London.

28th June

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will honour those who gave their lives in the Great War,
and attend a solemn drumhead service at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Also attending, The Earl of Wessex who is Royal Honorary Colonel, The London Regiment.

The ceremonial Drumhead Service of Remembrance for those who volunteered to serve in the First World War will be held on the Centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The service will include a marching contingent of modern day reservists from HMS President, The Royal Yeomanry, The London Regiment and First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal’s Volunteer Corps), led by the Honourable Artillery Company Band.

Following the service Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will move to the Chapel where The Queen will be presented with a book written in tribute to the Volunteer Military Reservists and Supporting Auxiliaries from Greater London 1908-2014.

Prince Harry will visit Valparaiso, Chile. Whilst here Harry will meet the firefighters of the 11th Fire Company (the British volunteers). The Prince will also meet representatives of the city’s other fire services and members of the British community; families affected by the Valparaiso fires in April 2014; and an NGO which provides emergency housing for those living in poverty.

The Princess Royal will attend the Armed Forces Day Commemorations at Stirling Castle in Stirling.

29th June 2014

Prince Harry will travel to Santiago, Chile. Whilst there, Harry will visit a charitable foundation that provides day care for children with mental and physical disabilities. Harry will return to the UK later in the day.

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