September 2013

The Duchess of Gloucester, President, this afternoon visited the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, Gatton Park, Reigate, and presented the inaugural Duchess of Gloucester Cup, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey (Dame Sarah Goad). Her Royal Highness afterwards opened Sandcross Primary School, Sandcross Lane, Reigate. The Duchess of Gloucester later visited the Triumphal Arch, Tunnel Road, Reigate, to commemorate the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Borough of Reigate and Banstead.

The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, today attended the One Hundred and Twenty Fifth International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her Royal Highness later departed from Buenos Aires for the United Kingdom.

The Earl of Wessex, Patron, British Paralympic Association, this morning held a Meeting. His Royal Highness this afternoon received the Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP (Secretary of State for Defence). The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, and Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation, afterwards held a Meeting. His Royal Highness, Master, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, this evening attended the Best of British Gala at Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Vision 2020: the Right to Sight, this morning held a Meeting. Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Healing Foundation, afterwards held a Meeting. The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, this afternoon attended the judging of the Giving Voice Photography Competition at 2 White Hart Yard, London SE1. Her Royal Highness, Patron, Mencap, later held a Meeting.

The Duke of York this morning called on the Prime Minister of the State of Qatar (His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani) at the Ministry of the Interior, Doha, Qatar. His Royal Highness later called on The Consort of The Father Emir of the State of Qatar (Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Misned) at the Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha. The Duke of York subsequently attended the inauguration of the University College London Qatar at the Qatar National Convention Centre. His Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception for representatives of the British Community in Doha at the British Embassy.

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Trust, this morning visited the offices of The Prince's Trust, Prince's Trust House, 9 Eldon Street, London EC2. His Royal Highness, President, Business in the Community, subsequently attended Business in the Community's Social Entrepreneurs' Exhibition at Prince's Trust House. The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise, this afternoon attended the Senior Entrepreneur of the Year Awards at St. James's Palace. His Royal Highness afterwards received Ms. Moya Green (Chief Executive, Royal Mail) and Royal Mail Christmas Stamp Design Judges. The Prince of Wales later attended a Prince's Charities' International Sustainability Unit Meeting at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1. His Royal Highness this evening gave a Dinner for The Prince's Charities' International Sustainability Unit at Clarence House. The Duchess of Cornwall, President, Barnardo's, this afternoon received Mrs. Anne Marie Carrie upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Executive. Her Royal Highness, Patron, West of England School and College Foundation, received the Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire MP (Vice-President).

The Duke of Kent, Patron, Hanover Band, this evening attended a Dinner and Concert at Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4.

The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, today attended the One Hundred and Twenty Fifth International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, this morning visited The London Regiment at Stanford Training Area, Thetford, Norfolk.

The Duke of York this evening attended a Dinner with representatives from University College London Qatar at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Trust, this afternoon received the winner of the Pride of Britain Achiever of the Year Award. His Royal Highness received Mr. Neil Mendoza (Chairman, Landmark Trust). The Prince of Wales received Mrs. Amanda Sherrington (President and Chief Executive Officer, Prince's Charities Canada). His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Youth Business International, this evening held a Reception at St. James's Palace on the occasion of the Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit.

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