1 June 2014 - 08:00
Royal Diary: 2nd-8th June


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2 June 2014

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a reception for new and retired Lord-Lieutenants, at Buckingham Palace.

The Prince of Wales, President, The Royal Shakespeare Company, will visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon where he will attend a performance of Henry IV Part One. Whilst in Warwickshire, Charles will visit the King Edward VI School, The Shakespeare Hospice, Warwick School and Warwick Castle.

The Earl of Wessex will attend a Reception for Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants at Buckingham Palace.

The Countess of Wessex will attend a Reception to mark the Twentieth Anniversary of the Children with Special Needs Foundation at the Wentworth Club in Surrey.

The Princess Royal, Hornet Services Sailing Club Patron, will attend the 50th Anniversary Reception followed by the D-Day 70th Anniversary Services Offshore Regatta at the Hornet Services Sailing Club, in Gosport.

Princess Anne as Patron of the British Nutrition Foundation, will launch the second Healthy Eating Week for Schools at Portsmouth Academy for Girls in Hampshire.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester along with Princess Alexandra will attend the Lord-Lieutenants’ Reception at Buckingham Palace.

3 June 2014

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. The Earl and Countess of Wessex along with The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra will be in attendance.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

The Earl of Wessex Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, will attend a Breakfast Meeting at the Savoy Hotel in London.

The Princess Royal Patron, Northern Lighthouse Board, will visit Northern Lighthouse Vessel Pharos.

The Princess Royal will open the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve in Shetland.

The Duke of Gloucester will visit Wiltshire where he will visit QinetiQ and Chemring Countermeasures Ltd. The Duke will open the Whiteparish Memorial Trust Centre and the new building at Nicholas and Harris Limited.

4 June 2014

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The Queen accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open Parliament.

The Duke of Edinburgh Captain General, Royal Marines, will attend a Beating Retreat at Horse Guards Parade, London.

The Earl of Wessex, will carry out engagements in Warsaw, Poland from 4th to 5th June.

The Duke of Cambridge will visit Yorkshire. As Royal Patron of SkillForce, William will visit Goole High School to launch the new SkillForce Junior Prince’s Award. The Duke who is also Royal Patron of Centrepoint, will visit Centrepoint Bradford Foyer.

The Countess of Wessex as Patron, The Treloar Trust, will open the new outdoor sports facilities at Treloar College in Hampshire.

The Princess Royal, Patron of Northern Lighthouse Board, will visit a selection of Scottish lighthouses onboard Northern Lighthouse Vessel Pharos.

The Duke of Gloucester, President of Crown Agents Foundation, will attend the Annual General Meeting and Reception at Lancaster House in London.

5 June 2014
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The Queen accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh will arrive at London St Pancras International. Her Majesty will unveil a plaque marking the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Eurotunnel. From St Pancras, Her Majesty and Prince Philip will embark on a State Visit to the French Republic. They will arrive at Paris Gare du Nord.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will be received by President François Hollande at the Arc de Triomphe and afterwards for meetings at The Elysée Palace. They will attend a Garden Party hosted by His Excellency Sir Peter Ricketts, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the French Republic.

The Prince of Wales, Colonel in Chief, Army Air Corps, and The Duchess of Cornwall will meet veterans of the Glider Pilot Regiment, at Pegasus Bridge and lay a wreath at the Glider Pilot Memorial. The Royal couple will visit 70th Power Boat Squadron and visit powerboats involved in the Normandy Landings.

Later, The Prince of Wales, Colonel in Chief, The Parachute Regiment, and Camilla will attend a Lunch with veterans at Ranville. The Prince will present, on behalf of the Parachute Regiment, a bust of Major Jack Watson MC to the Commune of Ranville, at the Marie of Ranville.
The Duchess of Cornwall, Colonel in Chief, The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, will meet veterans and serving members of the Regiment and afterwards tour the Juno Beach Centre, Courseulles-sur-Mer.

The Prince of Wales, Colonel in Chief, The Parachute Regiment, will attend a commemorative parachute drop by representatives of British, American, French and Canadian Armed Forces, at Ranville. Charles will also attend a memorial service to commemorate the actions of Airborne Forces and the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, at Le Mesnil Bavent, France as well as a reception for veterans at Breville Les Monts, France.

The Countess of Wessex as President of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, will attend the Royal Cornwall Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Cornwall from 5th-6th June.

The Princess Royal as President of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, will attend the Annual General Meeting, South of England Centre in West Sussex. Anne will also be attending the South of England Agricultural Society’s South of England Show in West Sussex.

Princess Anne continues her busy schedule attending a Drumhead Service in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Portsmouth. Later as Royal Patron of The Vine Trust she will attend a Reception to celebrate the launch of Medical Vessel Jubilee Hope on Lake Victoria at Home House in London. The Princess will also attend a Dinner at the Orangery at Kensington Palace for The Jockey Club in which she is a Royal Honorary Member.

The Duke of Kent will attend Founder’s Day at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.

6 June 2014

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Bayeux Cathedral.

Her Majesty accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Service of Remembrance at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Bayeux and meet veterans of the Second World War.

The Queen and Prince Philip will attend a lunch for Heads of State given by the President of the French Republic at the Château de Bénouville. In the evening, Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a State Banquet given in her honour by President Hollande at the Elysée Palace.
The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings at Sword Beach (Ouistreham).

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Canadian National Memorial Service at the Juno Beach Centre, Courseulles-sur-Mer, to commemorate Canada’s role in the Normandy Landings.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a veterans’ tea party in the town of Arromanches. William and Catherine will also attend the Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings at Gold Beach (Arromanches).

The Princess Royal Patron, Sense International, will attend the Sense International Regional Directors Workshop at Fladgate LLP in London. Princess Anne, Royal Patron of The Firefighters Memorial Trust, will attend the 40th Anniversary celebrations of Fire Service College, in Gloucestershire.

The Duke of Kent, Colonel in Chief, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, will take the salute when the 2nd Battalion exercise their freedom of Warwick.

Princess Alexandra will attend the thirty-sixth St George’s House Annual Lecture in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

7 June 2014

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will call on the Mayor of Paris Mme Anne Hidalgo at the Hotel de Ville.

Her Majesty and Prince Philip will visit the Marche aux Fleurs et aux Oiseaux where she will be received by President Hollande. Later they will make a ceremonial departure from Villacoublay Airport and are scheduled to attend the Epsom Derby at Epsom Down in Surrey.

8 June 2014

Princess Alexandra will start the 39th annual sponsored walk for the West London Hospitals Holiday Dialysis Trust in Surrey.

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