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October 2014

The Duke of York this morning visited the Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre with Boeing, Highfield Spring, Catliffe, Rotherham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire (Mr. David Moody). His Royal Highness, Patron, this afternoon presented The Duke of York's Community Initiative Annual Awards at Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield Road, Templeborough, Rotherham. The Duke of York this evening attended a Business Dinner given by Bell Pottinger group at 5 Hertford Street, London W1.

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, 100 Women in Hedge Funds' Philanthropic Initiatives, and Patron, WellChild, this evening attended a Dinner at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3.

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this afternoon received the Rt. Hon. Alex Salmond MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Executive). The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon gave a Reception at Clarence House to mark International Credit Union Day.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited Her Majesty's Tower of London and were received by the Constable of Her Majesty's Tower of London (General the Lord Dannatt) and Colonel Richard Harrold (Governor). The Constable and Governor surrendered to The Queen the keys of Her Majesty's Tower of London, which The Queen returned to them. Her Majesty and His Royal Highness moved through the Poppies in the Moat marking the Centenary of the First World War and The Queen laid a wreath. Afterwards Her Majesty and His Royal Highness attended a Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration for the restoration of the Chapel Royal of Saint Peter ad Vincula, within Her Majesty's Tower of London, and were received by Lieutenant General Peter Pearson (Lieutenant of Her Majesty's Tower of London), the Reverend Canon Roger Hall (Chaplain) and the Bishop of London. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, Action Medical Research, this morning received Mr. Richard Price upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mr. Philip Hodkinson upon assuming the appointment. His Royal Highness, Patron and Twelfth Man, the Lord's Taverners, this afternoon presented County Cricket Championship Medals at Buckingham Palace.

Thank you all very much for coming this evening.

I am not entirely sure who made the seating  plan but I am sitting between two men. I thought it would just be 100 women and myself.

It is great to see you in this rather wonderful Harry Potter-esq setting - There will be no Quidditch.

This hospital represents the importance which society places on the care of those less fortunate than ourselves.

In the case of the Royal Hospital it is former members of the Armed Forces but for WellChild it is children and young people.

Princess Alexandra, Patron, Thrive, today opened a new building and garden in Battersea Park, London SW11.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron in Chief, Scottish Veterans' Residences, today opened Bellrock Close, Cranhill, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Glasgow (Councillor Sadie Docherty, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost). His Royal Highness afterwards visited the Community Safety Offices, 727 London, Road, Glasgow. The Duchess of Gloucester this morning opened the rebuilt Glebe Primary School, Sussex Road, Ickenham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, and was received by Mr. Bruce Houlder (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London). Her Royal Highness, Patron, Friends of St. Paul's Cathedral, this evening attended a Recital by the Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral in aid of the St. Paul's Cathedral Chorister Trust and the Sheriffs' and Recorder's Fund, the Old Bailey, London EC4.

The Princess Royal, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Brize Norton, this morning received Group Captain Stephen Lushington upon relinquishing his appointment as Station Commander and Group Captain Simon Edwards upon assuming the appointment. Her Royal Highness, Patron, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, later attended a "Young Adult Carers - Improving Access to Learning and Work" Seminar at the Tomlinson Centre, Queensbridge Road, London E8, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer). The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences, this afternoon attended a Commonwealth Study Conference Leaders' Reception at Mansion House, London EC4. Her Royal Highness, Patron, Voluntary Service Overseas, later received Miss Margaret Mayne upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Executive. The Princess Royal, President, the Mission to Seafarers Limited, and Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, subsequently attended the Annual National Service for Seafarers in St. Paul's Cathedral, London EC4. Her Royal Highness, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this evening attended a Civic Reception at Guildhall, London EC2. The Princess Royal, Liveryman, the Worshipful Company of Engineers, afterwards attended the Annual Banquet at Mansion House.

The Duke of York, Chairman of the Steering Board and Patron, Nominet Trust, this morning opened the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award Live Pitching Final at Heron Tower, London EC2. His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Steering Board and Patron, Nominet Trust, this afternoon held a Reception at Buckingham Palace to launch the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award 2015 Programme. The Duke of York this evening held a Dinner at Windsor Castle for Children in Crisis.

Prince Henry of Wales, President, Invictus Games, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

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