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  • 14 July 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Commodore-in-Chief, Portsmouth, this morning received Commodore Jeremy Bailey upon relinquishing his appointment as Naval Base Commander (Portsmouth) and Commodore John Voyce upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of London, later attended the Worldwide Graduation Ceremony at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1, and was received by Mrs. Sandra Cahill (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 14 July 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning joined a Trustees' Meeting for The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation at Clarence House.

    His Royal Highness this evening held a Meeting for the Sustainable Markets Initiative via video link.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, this afternoon gave a Reception at Clarence House for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

  • 14 July 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen received the Bishop of Rochester (the Right Reverend Dr. Jonathan Gibbs) today via video link who did homage upon his appointment.

    Her Majesty also received the Bishop of Bath and Wells (the Right Reverend Michael Beasley) via video link who did homage upon his appointment.

    The Bishop of Carlisle (Clerk of the Closet) was in attendance and administered the Oaths.

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

    Afterwards Captain Krishnaprasad Loksam, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, and Captain Suren Limbu, Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support, (The Queen's Gurkha Orderly Officers) were received by Her Royal Highness who, on behalf of Her Majesty, invested them with the Insignia of Members of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Colonel David Robinson (Colonel, Brigade of Gurkhas) was present.

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Erlan Idrissov at Kazakhstan House, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Court of St. James's.

  • 13 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Patron, National Churches Trust, this morning received Mr. Luke March upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Sir Philip Rutnam upon assuming the appointment.

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Friends of St. Paul's Cathedral, this afternoon attended the Seventieth Annual Festival in St. Paul's Cathedral, London EC4.

  • 13 July 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Honorary Member, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, today attended the One Hundred and Fiftieth Open at the Old Course, St. Andrews, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Fife (Mr. Robert Balfour).

  • 13 July 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, this afternoon attended The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Cricket Day in the Home Park, Windsor.

  • 13 July 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, London W11, in advance of the Notting Hill Carnival and were received by Lady Arnold (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    His Royal Highness, Royal Founding Patron, the Royal Drawing School, this afternoon held a Meeting at Clarence House.

    The Prince of Wales held a Meeting at Clarence House with business leaders from the Commonwealth.

    His Royal Highness, Royal Founding Patron, the Royal Drawing School, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

  • 13 July 2022

    Windsor Castle

    His Excellency Dr. Rajendra Singh was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Co-operative Republic of Guyana in London.

    Mrs. Singh was also received by Her Majesty.

    Her Excellency Ms. Thandazile Mbuyisa was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Kingdom of Eswatini in London.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

    The Lord Janvrin was received by The Queen upon his appointment as Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit when Her Majesty handed him the Badge and Chain of Office.

    The Queen, Duke of Lancaster this afternoon received Sir Alan Reid (Chairman of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster) and Mr. Nathan Thompson (Chief Executive Officer).

    The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

  • 12 July 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, Blood Cancer UK, this morning visited Newcastle University Centre for Cancer, Wolfson Childhood Cancer Centre, Herschel Building, Brewery Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear (Ms. Lucy Winskell).

    His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne, to view the completed restoration and renovation work.

  • 12 July 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Chancellor, University of Worcester, this afternoon received Professor David Green (Vice Chancellor) and Professor Sandra Nicholson (Professor of Medical Education).

    The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this morning attended the Graduation Ceremony at Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2.