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  • 13 April 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the London Chorus, this afternoon received Mr. Graham Anderson upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Professor Simon Heffer upon assuming the appointment.

  • 13 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this morning departed from Port Moresby International Airport, Papua New Guinea, for the United Kingdom.

  • 13 April 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen held a Privy Council via video link at 12.00 noon.

    There were present: the Rt. Hon. Mark Spencer MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. Michael Ellis MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General), the Rt. Hon. Alister Jack MP (Secretary of State for Scotland) and the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP (Secretary of State for Health and Social Care).

    The Lord Doherty and the Lady Wise were sworn in as members of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council.

    Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.

    Mr. James Colman was received by The Queen this afternoon and delivered up the Insignia of the Order of the Garter worn by his father, the late Sir Timothy Colman.

  • 12 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, this morning visited the Masterclass Seminar at Porth-en-Alls, Prussia Cove, and was received by Mr. James Williams (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall).

  • 12 April 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Royal Patron, the Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film and Music, this evening attended a Reception held by the Ambassador of the Italian Republic (His Excellency Mr. Raffaele Trombetta) at the Residence in London.

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Enham Trust, this morning received Professor Khalid Aziz upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

  • 12 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen in celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, today carried out the following engagements in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

    Her Royal Highness this morning visited Caritas Technical Secondary School, Igua Street.

    The Princess Royal later opened the National Cardiac Diagnostic Centre at Port Moresby General Hospital, Taurama Road.

    Her Royal Highness, Commandant-in-Chief (Youth), St. John Ambulance, subsequently visited the Ambulance Control Centre at 702 Taurama Road.

    The Princess Royal afterwards opened the Women's Resource Centre at Vabukori Village.

    Her Royal Highness this afternoon met Elders and Community Leaders at Hanuabada Village.

    The Princess Royal later visited Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery at Bomana Road and laid a wreath on behalf of The Queen.

    Her Royal Highness afterwards visited Adventure Park Papua New Guinea, Tanubada.

    The Princess Royal later visited Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery, Independence Drive.

    Her Royal Highness, on behalf of Her Majesty, this evening held an Investiture at Government House, Champion Parade.

    The Princess Royal later attended a Dinner held by the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea (Sir Robert Dadae) at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Haus, Paga Ring Road.

  • 12 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, today held a Meeting via video link.

  • 12 April 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this evening held a Meeting with The President of the Republic of Rwanda via telephone.

  • 11 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this afternoon opened Feritech Innovation Centre, Menerdue Lane, Redruth, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall (Colonel Edward Bolitho).

    His Royal Highness, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, later visited Penlee Lifeboat Station, Newlyn, and laid a wreath at sea to mark the Fortieth Anniversary of the Penlee Lifeboat Disaster.

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, this evening attended a Concert at St. John's Hall, Penzance.

  • 11 April 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Australian Corps of Signals, and Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Australian Corps of Transport, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this morning visited Corps Squadrons at Holsworthy Barracks, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.

    Her Royal Highness, on behalf of The Queen in celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, this afternoon departed from Australia for Papua New Guinea and was received later upon arrival at Port Moresby International Airport by the Hon. James Marape (Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea).

    The Princess Royal this evening called upon the Governor-General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Lady Dadae at Government House, Champion Parade, Port Moresby.

    Her Royal Highness later received the Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Mrs. Marape at Airways Hotel, Jacksons Parade, Port Moresby.

    The Princess Royal afterwards attended a Reception held by the Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea at Airways Hotel.