April 2001

The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, the Enham Trust, this evening attended a Reception and Dinner at Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8.

The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon was represented by Viscount Linley at the Memorial Service for the Right Reverend Simon Phipps which was held in Southwark Cathedral, London SE1, this afternoon.

The Princess Royal this morning attended a Ceremony granting World Heritage Status to St. George's, Bermuda. Her Royal Highness this evening arrived at Royal Air Force Lyneham from Bermuda. Mrs. David Bowes-Lyon and Colonel Timothy Earl were in attendance.

The Duke of York, Commodore, Royal Thames Yacht Club, this morning named the Yacht BEAR OF BRITAIN at West India Dock, London E14.

This morning The Prince of Wales, Founder, The Prince of Wales Prize for the Preservation of the Built Heritage in Canada, attended a Heritage Canada Foundation reception at Government House. Later His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), The Royal Winnipeg Rifles, The Royal Regiment of Canada and The Royal Canadian Dragoons, met representatives of the four Regiments. The Prince of Wales later departed for Regina, Saskatchewan. This afternoon His Royal Highness was received at Regina International Airport, where he was received by Her Honour the Honourable Lynda Haverstock, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. Later The Prince of Wales attended an official welcome to Saskatchewan at the Legislative Building and undertook various engagements. This afternoon His Royal Highness was received at Regina City Hall by His Worship Pat Fiacco, Mayor of Regina and attended a community event. This evening The Prince of Wales attended a reception and dinner at Government House hosted by the Lieutenant Governor. The Prince of Wales was today represented by the Right Reverend Peter Nott at the Memorial Service for the Right Reverend Simon Phipps which was held at Southwark Cathedral, London.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Joint Patron, this evening attended the Interfaith Foundation Conference at St. George's House, Windsor Castle.

The Duke of Kent, Patron, the Tree Council, this morning launched a new three year programme of the annual Walk in the Woods campaign at Kew Gardens, Surrey.

The Duke of Gloucester, Commissioner, English Heritage, today attended a Meeting at Fortress House, London W1.

The Princess Royal this morning visited the Dominican Banana Marketing Corporation, Roseau, the Commonwealth of Dominica. Her Royal Highness later opened St. Peter's Multi Purpose Complex, Bioche. The Princess Royal afterwards visited Cabrits National Park, Portsmouth. Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Londonderry Banana Farm, Londonderry. The Princess Royal afterwards departed the Commonwealth of Dominica for Bermuda and was received on arrival this evening at Bermuda International Airport by the Governor of Bermuda (His Excellency Mr. Thorold Masefield). Her Royal Highness later attended a Reception given by the Mayor of St. George's at Somers Garden, St. George's.

The Prince of Wales this morning departed from Royal Air Force Lyneham for an official visit to Canada. His Excellency Mr. Jeremy Kinsman, High Commissioner of Canada, was present and took leave of His Royal Highness. The Prince of Wales this afternoon arrived in Ottawa and was received by the Honourable Sheila Copps PC, MP, the Minister of Canadian Heritage. His Royal Highness was later greeted by the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, PC, QC, MP, Prime Minister of Canada at the National War Memorial and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Prince of Wales, Patron, Abbeyfield, later visited Abbeyfield House. Later His Royal Highness attended a reception given by the Government of Canada for volunteers at Government House. This evening The Prince of Wales attended a reception and dinner hosted by the Governor General in honour of the Caring Canadian Award recipients at Government House.