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September 2013

The Earl of Wessex, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, this morning visited Lande à Géon, St. Peter, and was received by the Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jersey (General Sir John McColl). His Royal Highness, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, afterwards visited Les Creux Allotment, St. Brelade. The Earl of Wessex, on behalf of The Queen, later held an Investiture at Government House, St. Saviour. His Royal Highness this afternoon attended the Ceremony of the Three Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Presentation of the Royal Mace to the Island of Jersey in the Royal Square, St. Helier. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, and Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for India. Mrs. Rosemary Hamer and Mrs. Hannah Howard are in attendance.

The Duke of York this evening arrived at Soerkarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, and was received by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia (His Excellency Mr. Mark Canning) His Royal Highness later attended an Education Dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta.

The Duke of Gloucester, Royal Honorary Colonel, Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia), this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Peter Fisk upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Neil Witcombe upon assuming the appointment. The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Croatia. Miss Lucinda Hanbury was in attendance.

The Earl of Wessex, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, this morning visited the gardens at Trinity Manor, La Route De La Trinite, Trinity, and was received by Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jersey (General Sir John McColl). His Royal Highness, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, this afternoon visited Eric Young Orchid Foundation, Victoria Village, Rue du Moulin de Ponterrin. The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, later attended a Gold Award Ceremony and visited the new facilities at St. James' Awards Centre, New St. James' Place, St. Helier. His Royal Highness, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, afterwards visited the gardens at Domaine de Vaux, La Rue De Bas, St. Lawrence. The Earl of Wessex, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, this evening attended a Dinner at the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club, Le Mont du Boulevard, St. Brelade.

The Duke of York this evening departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Indonesia. Mrs. Amanda Thirsk is in attendance.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Japan Society, this afternoon attended "Two Cultures United by Tea: a special dedication and a traditional British Tea Party" for Japan 400 at the Banqueting House, Whitehall, London SW1. The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, today attended the Davis Cup Tie Matches between Great Britain and Croatia at Stadion Stella Maris, Umag, Croatia.

Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning. The Very Reverend Gilleasbuig Macmillan preached the Sermon.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Canine Partners for Independence, today attended the Driven Clay Challenge at Holywell House, Swanmore, Hampshire. The Duchess of Gloucester this morning toured Groznjan, Croatia. Her Royal Highness, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Davis Cup Tie between Great Britain and Croatia and later attended a Reception at Stadion Stella Maris, Umag. The Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended a Dinner given by the President of the Croatian Tennis Association at Meliã Coral Hotel, Umag.

The Duchess of Gloucester this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Croatia, and was received upon arrival this afternoon by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia (His Excellency Mr David Slinn). Her Royal Highness, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this evening attended a Dinner at Mare e Monti, Stella Maris 8A, Umag, Croatia. Miss Lucinda Hanbury is in attendance.

The Earl of Wessex this morning visited Booth Brothers Limited, Bullhouse Mill, Lee Lane, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, and was received by Dr. Giles Bloomer (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire). His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Tata Speciality Steels, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, Sheffield. The Earl of Wessex afterwards attended the Barnsley Town Hall Business Showcase at the Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. His Royal Highness, Honorary Air Commodore, attended the Battle of Britain Dining in Night at Royal Air Force Waddington, Lincolnshire. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Bicentennial Celebrations, Border Union Agricultural Society, this morning attended Kelso Ram Sales at Springwood Park, Kelso, Roxburghshire, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale (Captain the Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew).

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