3 March 2014 - 08:00
The Royal Diary – Monday 3rd March


Royal Diary Reporter
 Monday 3rd March
HRH Prince Harry

HRH Prince Harry represents HM The Queen at Westminster Abbey on Monday.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh is hosting a reception for The Canada Club at Buckingham Palace on Monday. Founded over 200 years ago, The Canada Club is a forum for Canadian interests and issues in the United Kingdom. The Duke is Patron.

His Royal Highness Prince Harry is representing Her Majesty The Queen at Westminster Abbey on Monday. The Prince is attending the National Service of Thanksgiving celebrating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

On Monday, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester carries out engagements as the Honorary President of the Lawn Tennis Association. In London, The Duchess is attending an event supporting the International Tennis Federation at the House of Commons and World Tennis Day Showdown at Earls Court.

Tuesday 4th March

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are hosting a reception at St. James’s Palace on Tuesday. The event celebrates the launch of the Music Trust, Christ Church Oxford. Prince Philip is also hosting a lunch at Buckingham Palace for biodiversity and nature charity Wildscreen.

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visits Edinburgh on Tuesday. As Patron of the Northern Lighthouse Board, The Princess is opening a conference organised by Accessibility for Shipping, Efficiency Advantages and Sustainability (ACCSEAS).

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visits The Mansion House in London. The Duke is attending an event for chancellors’ of British universities as Chancellor of the University of Worcester.

The Duchess of Gloucester is attending a concert for children with Cerebral Palsy on Tuesday. Her Royal Highness is visiting The Wigmore Hall in London as Patron of The Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits the home of the Royal Geographical Society on Tuesday. As their Honorary President, The Duke will tour the Society’s ‘Visions of Oman: From Ptolemy to the Present’ exhibition.

Wednesday 5th March

On Wednesday, The Duke of Edinburgh carries out engagements in London. Prince Philip is hosting a lunch at Buckingham Palace for children’s charity Plan UK; presenting Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards at St. James’s Palace; and visiting Fishmongers’ Hall as a Freeman and Liveryman of the Fishmongers’ Company.

The Princess Royal also carries out engagements in London on Wednesday. Princess Anne is visiting The Cavalry and Guards Club at Piccadilly; hosting a reception at Buckingham Palace for the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education; and presiding over The University of London’s 2014 Graduation Ceremony as Chancellor.

On Wednesday, The Duke of Gloucester is attending a conference in Buckinghamshire. As Patron of Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, Prince Richard attends the International Board of Directors Conference at Chesham.

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The Duchess of Gloucester visits Surrey on Wednesday. The Duchess is opening Gloucester House at St. John’s School in Leatherhead.

Thursday 6th March

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh travel to Surrey on Thursday. The Queen and Duke will mark the bicentenary of Reed’s School in Cobham.

On Thursday, The Princess Royal is unveiling a commemorative stone in London. At the City of London Cemetery, Princess Anne honours stalwarts of the British film industry, actress and singer Dame Anna Neagle and her husband, director and producer Herbert Wilcox. The Princess is also attending the National Equine Forum at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester visit The British Museum on Thursday. The Royal Couple will see the Museum’s ‘Vikings – Life and Legend’ exhibition at Great Russell Street, London. His Royal Highness is Patron of the Museum.

On Thursday, The Duke of Kent travels to Gloucestershire. His Royal Highness is visiting Tomcat Special Needs Innovations at Brockworth; The Old Museum in Cirencester; and Gloucester Cathedral for a service celebrating the work of local Freemasons.

Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra marks National Marmalade Week on Thursday. The Princess is attending the Dalemain Marmalade Awards Breakfast at Fortnum and Mason. The awards recognise the best marmalades in the United Kingdom.

Friday 7th March

On Friday, Prince Harry is attending We Day UK at London’s Wembley Arena. As part of a global initiative, the event encourages young people to take part in positive social change.

The Princess Royal visits Surrey on Friday. Her Royal Highness is attending the Grand Military Race Meeting at Sandown Racecourse. Held annually, the event consists of two races for serving or ex-serving amateur jockeys and one race, the Grand Military Gold Cup, for serving amateur jockeys.

Princess Alexandra celebrates twenty years of Richmond Park’s Holly Lodge Centre on Friday. The Centre provides various learning opportunities to visitors of the Royal Park.

Saturday 8th March

The Princess Royal is in Edinburgh on Saturday for the Scotland versus France International Rugby Match at Murrayfield Stadium. Her Royal Highness is Patron of Scottish Rugby Union.

photo credit: The Prime Minister’s Office via photopin cc



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