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  • 10 May 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Prince of Wales and The Duke of Cambridge, acting in their capacity as Counsellors of State for The Queen, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, travelled to the Palace of Westminster this morning to open the Session of Parliament and were received at the Sovereign's Entrance by the Marquess of Cholmondeley (Lord Great Chamberlain) and the Duke of Norfolk (Earl Marshal).

    The Queen's Guard was found by 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, under the command of Major Henry Greeves, and a Guard of Honour was mounted at the Palace of Westminster by 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards with The State Colour, under the command of Major Robert Philp.

    A staircase party of The Household Cavalry was on duty at Victoria Tower, House of Lords, under the command of Captain Mark Quickfield.

    Royal Salutes were fired in Hyde Park by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, under the command of Captain Amy Cooper, and from the Tower of London Saluting Battery by the Honourable Artillery Company, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Adam Bate.

    The Imperial State Crown, the Cap of Maintenance and the Sword of State were conveyed previously to the House of Lords.

    Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms was on duty in the Prince's Chamber and the Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty in the Royal Gallery.

    The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Household were in attendance at the Palace of Westminster.

  • 9 May 2022

    Appendix To Court Circular

    The Queen has been pleased to appoint the Reverend Professor John Swinton to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty in Scotland in succession to the Reverend Alistair Bennett.

  • 9 May 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, this evening attended a Gala Concert at the Royal Horticultural Halls, 80 St. Vincent Square, London SW1.

  • 9 May 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex this morning visited Glacis Field, Jersey, to unveil a saluting gun battery commissioned to commemorate The Duke of Edinburgh.

    Their Royal Highnesses later attended Jersey's Liberation Day Service at Liberation Square, St. Helier.

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex subsequently met senior citizens and viewed the Liberation Day March Past at the Pomme d'Or Hotel, Liberation Square.

    Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon departed from Jersey for Guernsey and, having been received upon arrival by the Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell), undertook the following engagements.

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex attended a Liberation Day Tea Dance at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre, Amherst, St. Peter Port.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards attended a Church Service at Castle Cornet.

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex subsequently viewed the Liberation Cavalcade from Guernsey Yacht Club, Castle Emplacement.

    Their Royal Highnesses this evening attended a Dinner at les Cotils, l'Hyvreuse.

  • 9 May 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning received Mr. Anthony Pratt (Executive Chairman, Visy Industries).

    His Royal Highness this afternoon held a Meeting for the Sustainable Markets Initiative.

    The Prince of Wales this evening held a Dinner for the Sustainable Markets Initiative at Buckingham Palace.

  • 9 May 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen this morning received the Australians of the Year via video link who were introduced to Her Majesty by His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (General the Hon. David Hurley).

  • 8 May 2022

    Appendix To Court Circular

    The Queen has been pleased to appoint the Reverend Dr. Grant Barclay to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty in Scotland in succession to the Reverend Professor Norman Drummond.

    The Queen has been pleased to appoint the Lord Janvrin to be Secretary and Registrar of the Order of Merit in succession to the Lord Fellowes.

  • 8 May 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, President, Riding for the Disabled Association, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon attended Badminton Horse Trials and was received by Mrs. Jane Jenner-Fust (Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire).

  • 8 May 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, this morning attended the Cavalry Memorial Parade in Hyde Park, London W2.

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex this afternoon attended a Reception with voluntary and community sector organisations at Government House, St. Saviour's Hill, Jersey, and were received by the Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick of Jersey (Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton).

    Their Royal Highnesses this evening attended a Dinner given by the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society at the Royal Jersey Showground, la Route de la Trinite, Jersey.

  • 6 May 2022

    Appendix To Court Circular

    The Queen has been pleased to appoint the Reverend Dr. Marjory MacLean to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty in Scotland upon the demise of the Reverend George Cowie.