27 January 2014 - 08:00
The Royal Diary – Monday 27th January

  
  Royal Diary Reporter
Monday 27th January
The Prince Of Wales

The Prince of Wales visits Herefordshire and Powys on Friday.

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex starts a visit to Switzerland on Monday. The Earl is attending celebrations for the 90th anniversary of the Kandahar Ski Club in Murren. Established by British skiers in 1924, the club promoted downhill and slalom racing when Alpine skiing competitions were not recognised internationally.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester marks 60 years of the Kensington Society on Monday. As its Patron, The Duke is attending a celebratory dinner at the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea’s Parlour at Kensington Town Hall. The society works to preserve and improve Kensington by promoting its history and records while campaigning for good architecture and planning.

Tuesday 28th January

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is hosting a dinner at St. James’s Palace on Tuesday. The event is for charity Opportunity International United Kingdom, which helps people living in poverty to provide for their families, build businesses and save money for the future. Her Royal Highness is Patron.

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester is attending an event on Tuesday for the Royal London Society for Blind People. As the society’s Patron, The Duchess will attend the event hosted by the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, London.

Wednesday 29th January

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Essex on Wednesday.  In Westcliff-on-Sea, the royal couple will visit the Palace Theatre as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival. In Purfleet, Their Royal Highnesses are visiting the Royal Opera House to see the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Set Production workshop. The Prince is Patron of the Opera House. The Prince and Duchess are also visiting The Bell Pub to learn how non-profit organisation Pub Is The Hub is helping connect licensees and the community.

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex carries out engagements in London on Wednesday. The Countess is launching the Women’s Network Forum of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at Buckingham Palace and attending an event at the Royal Automobile Club as Patron of Mencap to celebrate the 90th birthday of actor and charity campaigner Lord Rix.

The Princess Royal is in London on Wednesday. Her Royal Highness is attending an event as Patron of Sense – The National Deafblind and Rubella Association, and a seminar about family learning in schools as Patron of NIACE, the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education.

Thursday 30th January

The Prince of Wales hosts an awards dinner at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. As Patron of the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, His Royal Highness hosts the event for Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs.

The Duchess of Cornwall is attending a reception at Lancaster House in London as President of Royal Voluntary Service. The event recognises the work of older volunteers, known as ‘Diamond Champions’.

The Countess of Wessex is visiting Warrington in Cheshire on Thursday. Her Royal Highness will see the Peace Centre, home of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s Service Centre. The Countess also visits Alderley Edge to see The David Lewis Centre, which helps with people with learning difficulties.

The Duke of Gloucester visits Germany on Thursday to see British troops in Bielefeld. As Deputy Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Logistic Corps, His Royal Highness will inspect the 24 Regiment Disbandment Parade at Catterick Barracks.

Friday 31st January

The Prince of Wales is visiting Herefordshire and Powys on Friday. His Royal Highness will see the Church of St John the Evangelist at Shobdon, Herefordshire; The Judge’s Lodging at Presteigne; and the Maesyronnen Chapel at Hay-on-Wye.

On Friday The Duchess of Gloucester starts a visit to San Diego, California. As Honorary President of the Lawn Tennis Association, Her Royal Highness is attending the Davis Cup.

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