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The Royal Diary – Monday 17th February

Monday 17th February

On Monday Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge host a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate dramatic arts in the United Kingdom.

Tuesday 18th February

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is in Wiltshire on Tuesday. The Duchess is visiting The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham, a community facility for music, dance and theatre performances.

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen hosts a reception at Buckingham Palace on Monday.

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal carries out engagements in Oxford and London on Tuesday. In Oxford, The Princess is presenting the Ockenden International Prize at Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens. The award recognises innovative work to help refugees and displaced people. In London, Princess Anne is opening renovated facilities at the Special Forces Club and attends a seminar at the University of East London as Patron of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education.

Wednesday 19th February

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh is attending a dinner at London’s Guildhall on Wednesday. The Duke attends the Royal Charter Presentation Dinner as Patron of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

The Duchess of Cornwall is touring London’s Trinity Hospice on Wednesday. Her Royal Highness is Patron of the Hospice and will meet staff and patients.

The Princess Royal is visiting Scotland on Wednesday. In Inchinnan, Her Royal Highness is opening the European headquarters of valve manufacturer Bray Controls and visiting supplier of defence equipment James Fisher Defence. In Glasgow, The Princess is opening a new office for Victim Support Scotland and in Edinburgh Her Royal Highness is hosting a dinner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse to celebrate sporting excellence.

Thursday 20th February

On Thursday The Princess Royal continues her engagements in Edinburgh. As its Chancellor, Her Royal Highness is visiting the University of Edinburgh to open the Shirley Laboratories at the Hugh Robson Link Building. Princess Anne also visits the Moredun Research Institute for a conference about the prevention and control of disease in livestock. Her Royal Highness attends as Patron of the Moredun Foundation, a charity that works for high standards in animal health and welfare.

On Thursday His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent hosts a dinner at St. James’s Palace as Patron of the National Army Museum.

Friday 21st February

The Duke of Edinburgh is holding a dinner for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award on Friday. Prince Philip hosts the event at Frogmore House, a royal retreat near Windsor Castle. Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family use Frogmore House to privately entertain guests.

The Princess Royal visits Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on Friday. The Princess is launching the Rural Services Network and Rural Housing Alliance Partnership as Patron of the English Rural Housing Association. The partnership brings specialist housing associations together to focus on the challenges facing rural housing.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester travels to Cambridge on Friday. At the University of Cambridge, The Duke is visiting the Cancer Research UK Institute and the Department of Engineering’s Schofield Centre. Prince Richard’s itinerary also includes Great St Mary’s Church and the Annual Pepys Dinner at Magdalene College.

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