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Court Circular

The Court Circular is the official record of past royal engagements . Search Court Circulars detailing engagements undertaken by all members of the Royal Family going back to 1997 in this section of the Media Centre.

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  • 4 October 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal today undertook engagements in Paris, France.

    Her Royal Highness, Colonel, The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons), this morning visited the Republican Guard Cavalry Regiment at the Caserne des Celestins, 18 Boulevard Henri IV.

    The Princess Royal, Royal Patron, WISE, later attended a L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science International Awards Reception at the World Heritage Centre, 7 Place de Fontenoy.

    Her Royal Highness, Member, International Olympic Committee, and Chairman, International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission, this afternoon toured Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games sites.

    The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, Chairman, International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission, and Patron, Scottish Rugby Union, afterwards attended a Luncheon at the Residence.

    Her Royal Highness subsequently visited Border Force Eurostar Command at Gare Du Nord, 18 Rue de Dunkerque.

    The Princess Royal later arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, from France.

    Mr. Charles Davies was in attendance.

  • 3 October 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal this morning departed from Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, for France and was received this afternoon upon arrival at Le Bourget Airport, Paris, by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the French Republic (Her Excellency Mrs. Menna Rawlings).

    Her Royal Highness later attended the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Race Day at Hippodrome ParisLongchamp, 2 Route des Tribunes, Paris.

    The Princess Royal this evening planted a tree at the Residence in Paris as part of The Queen's Green Canopy.

    The Princess Royal later attended a Reception at the Residence for Personnel stationed in France from Regiments and Corps connected with Her Royal Highness.

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Special Forces Club, subsequently attended a Reception at the Residence.

    Mr. Charles Davies is in attendance.

  • 2 October 2021

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay, this morning drove to the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, and was received at Queensberry House by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost), Ms. Alison Johnstone MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) and the Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Government).

    The Presiding Officer welcomed Her Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses and The Queen was graciously pleased to address the Scottish Parliament.

    The First Minister subsequently addressed the Parliament and the Presiding Officer closed the Session of Parliament.

    A Guard of Honour was found by The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.

    Subsequently, The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay, attended a Reception for individuals from across Scotland who have been recognised for their contribution to their communities during the pandemic.

    Her Majesty arrived at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

  • 1 October 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, this evening attended a Concert at Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

  • 1 October 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Corps of Signals, today visited 1st Signal Regiment and 15th Signal Regiment at Swinton Barracks, Perham Down, Wiltshire.

  • 1 October 2021

    Clarence House

    The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and The Duchess of Rothesay today undertook engagements in Edinburgh.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, and Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Arboretum Place, to mark its Three Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).

    The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay afterwards visited Johnnie Walker Princes Street, 145 Princes Street.

    His Royal Highness subsequently attended a Reception for the Financial Services Sector at the Bank of Scotland Foundation, the Mound.

    The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Chairman, the Royal Collection Trust, later visited Abbey Strand, Edinburgh.

    His Royal Highness this evening attended the Kirking of the Sixth Session of the Scottish Parliament at St. Giles' Cathedral.

    The Duchess of Rothesay, President, Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres, this afternoon visited Maggie's Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, and was received by Brigadier John Thomson (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh).

    Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, subsequently visited 3rd Battalion The Rifles, Dreghorn Barracks, Redford Road.

  • 1 October 2021

    Palace Of Holyroodhouse

    The Queen, accompanied by The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Patron, this morning planted a tree on the Balmoral Estate to mark the start of the official planting season for The Queen's Green Canopy.

    Her Majesty, accompanied by His Royal Highness, met local schoolchildren who were attending an education session on the Estate.

    The Queen arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse from Balmoral Castle this afternoon.

    The Queen was represented by Colonel Toby Browne (Crown Equerry) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mrs. David Tudway-Quilter which was held in Wells Cathedral, Somerset, this afternoon.

  • 30 September 2021

    Appendix To Court Circular

    The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointments in Her Majesty's Household:

    Air Vice-Marshal Elaine West to be a Lady Usher; and

    Air Vice-Marshal the Hon. David Murray to be a Gentleman Usher.

    The appointments to date from 1st October, 2021.

  • 30 September 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Vice Patron, the British Horse Society, this morning visited a Healthcare and Education Clinic at Ashford Cattle Market, the New Ashford Market, Monument Way, Orbital Park, Willesborough, Ashford, and was received by Brigadier Trevor Minter (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent).

    Her Royal Highness today visited the Royal Harbour Academy, Stirling Way, Ramsgate, Kent.

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Wetwheels Foundation, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon visited Wetwheels South East on the Esplanade, Dover, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Kent (the Lady Colgrain).

    Her Royal Highness, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, later visited Dover Castle and attended a COVID-19 response Reception with Kent organisations.

  • 30 September 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, Royal Wessex Yeomanry, today visited Lulworth Ranges, Dorset.

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