6 July 2014 - 08:00
Royal Diary 7th July-13th July


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7 July 2014

The Duke of York will hold a Trustees Meeting and Patrons Company Lunch for the Outward Bound Trust at Buckingham Palace, London. Andrew will also hold a Meeting for Sevenoaks School and a Meeting for London Metropolitan University, both will be held at Buckingham Palace.

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will hold a Dinner at Buckingham Palace for the Australian Award.

The Princess Royal, Master of The Corporation of Trinity House, will visit the Helicopter Base St Just and Rock Station, Lands’ End Airport in Cornwall. During her visit to Cornwall, The Princess who is Patron of The National Deafblind and Rubella Association will attend the Cornwall Annual Awards Ceremony at Chacewater Village Hall.

8 July 2014

The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General, Royal Marines, will inspect Royal Marine Cadets, at Buckingham Palace.

The Prince of Wales, President, Business in the Community, accompanied by The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, will attend the charity’s Annual Responsible Business Awards event at The Royal Albert Hall in London.

Charles has a busy schedule on Tuesday. In follow up to The Prince of Wales’s visit to the Somerset Levels on 4th February 2014, His Royal Highness will undertake a series of engagements that are intended to champion the West Country’s Tourism Sector and to recognise the fortitude of the local communities who suffered during the height of the Winter storms.  The Prince will also visit Glastonbury Abbey to view restoration works to the Lady Chapel and meet representatives from the regional tourism sector.

Continuing his busy schedule, Charles will attend a reception at the Almonry Barn, Muchleney, to meet members of the local rural community who suffered from flooding earlier in the year, alongside representatives from the agencies and charities who supported them during that time. The Prince will also stop at Castle Cary Railway Station where he will meet First Great Western staff who restored elements of the damaged railway network and to learn about the company’s “Be a Great Westerner” Campaign, together with representatives from Visit England, aboard the scheduled service to London Paddington.

The Prince of Wales, President, Business in the Community, will be accompanied by The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry to the charity’s 2014 Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner event at The Royal Albert Hall in London.

The Duchess of Cornwall, Chancellor, Aberdeen University, will officially open the new Aquatics Centre, meeting swimmers, divers and community groups at Aberdeen Sports Village. The Duchess will also present degrees at a graduation ceremony at King’s College, University of Aberdeen.

The Earl of Wessex will hold a Retrospective and Dinner to mark the Fourth Anniversary of Films Without Borders, at Windsor Castle.

The Countess of Wessex, Patron of the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations, will attend the Great Yorkshire Show, Great Yorkshire Showground in Yorkshire.

The Princess Royal, Patron, RYA Foundation, will open the Renovated Watersports Centre and Sailability Facilities in Cambridgeshire. The Princess has two engagements in Suffolk on Tuesday as well. Patron, RYA Foundation, Anne will open Waveney and Oulton Broad Yacht Club Extension, at Nicholas Everitt Park and she will attend the Squib Class Keelboat National Championships as she is President of the Royal Yachting Association.

The Duke of Kent Honorary Air Commodore, will visit Royal Air Force Leuchars in Fife. The Duke has three engagements in Clackmannanshire on Tuesday. He will visit Cochrane Hall, Alva Glen and Dollar Musuem.

9 July 2014

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the Britain Australia Society, will attend a Service of Dedication for Admiral Arthur Philip at Westminster Abbey, London.Arthur Phillip was the Governor-Designate of the First Fleet, who founded the colony of New South Wales, which was the beginning of what would become the Commonwealth of Australia.

The Prince of Wales, President of the British Sub-Aqua Club from 1974 to 2014, accompanied by The Duke of Cambridge, who recently succeeded His Royal Highness as President of the British Sub-Aqua Club, will attend a reception at Oasis Sports Centre in London.

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, on behalf of The Queen, will launch The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme at Buckingham Palace.

A busy day in London on Wednesday will see The Earl of Wessex, Patron, The London Gardens Society, visit the gardens at Lady Mico’s Almshouses, the gardens at St. Joseph’s Hospice and the gardens at Arlington Square.

The Earl’s engagements on Wednesday also include attending as Patron, the Annual General Meeting for the Sport and Recreation Alliance at St James’s Palace as well as holding a Dinner for the Alliance at Buckingham Palace.

Edward, Vice Patron, The Commonwealth Games Federation, will attend a Reception to celebrate the departure of Team England to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.

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The Countess of Wessex has three engagements in Surrey on Wednesday. The Countess will visit Holy Cross Hospital, St Joseph’s School and the Riverhill Regeneration Project.

The Princess Royal will open new Premises, Brandon Medical Company Limited in West Yorkshire. The Princess will attend the Great Yorkshire Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground in North Yorkshire. Anne also has two engagements in Hertforshire on Wednesday. She will open Jewish Blind and Disabled’s Cecil Rosen Court and visit Saffron Green Primary School.

10 July 2014

The Queen is to visit Derbyshire accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh. Her first engagement will be luxury knitwear firm John Smedley who is celebrating its 230th year in business, the company was last year granted its first Royal Warrant of Appointment as a supplier of knitwear to members of the royal household. It will not be the first time that she has been to the Lea Mills knitwear firm, having last paid the company a visit back in 1968. After a guided tour around the factory, the Queen will be attending a public engagement at Chatsworth House.

The Prince of Wales will host a meeting of representatives of  governments, the fishing industry, investors and leading conservation groups to examine ways of financing the transition to a sustainable ‘blue’ economy. The Prince of Wales will deliver the keynote address at the event, which will take place in the St. James’ Palace State Apartments in London.

The Duke of York will hold a Meeting for the York Minster Fund and a Meeting for Rotherham Ready at Buckingham Palace in London. Andrew will also host a CoderDojo event at Buckingham Palace.

The Countess of Wessex will visit the Union Jack Club in London. Also on Thursday, The Countess, President, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, will visit Weston
House and will attend a performance given by Scene and Heard at Theatro Technis in London.

The Princess Royal, Chancellor, University of London, will open the Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Institute at King’s College London. The Princess who is Court Assistant, The Fishmongers’ Company, will attend a Committee of Wardens Meeting, Court Meeting and Luncheon at Fishmongers’ Hall in London.

Princess Anne, Patron, Tenovus, will attend the 4th Volunteer Awards Ceremony, St. David’s Hotel and Spa in South Glamorgan.

Princess Alexandra will visit The Tickwood Care Farm in Shropshire. Whilst in Shropshire, she will visit the offices of Midland Newspapers to mark the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Shropshire Star.

11 July 2014

The Prince of Wales will visit The Royal International Air Tattoo to view the F-35B Lighting II and celebrate the Red Arrows’ 50th display season, RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.

The Earl of Wessex, President, Creative Youth, will attended a performance at the Rose Theatre at Kingston upon Thames, as part of the International Youth Arts Festival.

The Duke of York will attend a Fellows Day Reception at The Royal Society in London.

The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, will attend the 60th Anniversary of South Staffs Sailing Club in Staffordshire.

The Duke of Kent will visit the Kent County Agricultural Show, Kent Showground in Kent.

Princess Alexandra will visit St Giles Hospice, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire on the occasion of the official opening of the refurbished Day Hospice. The Princess will also visit the Police Mutual Assurance Society’s Headquarters whilst in Staffordshire.

12 July 2014

The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, Royal Wessex Yeomanry, will attend a Service at the Cote 112 Memorial, Normandy, France, to commemorate the Seventieth Anniversary of the Battle for Hill 112.

The Duke of Kent, Patron, Opera North, will attend a Concert at Leeds Town Hall in Leeds.

13 July 2014

The Duke of Gloucester will attend the Ashby Show at Cattows Farm in Leicestershire. Also whilst in Leicestershire, The Duke as Patron, Canine Partners for Independence, will visit Fields Farm, visit the Cathedral Gardens at Leicester Cathedral and visit the King Richard III Visitor Centre.

Featured photo credit: University of Salford via photopin cc



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