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  • 18 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Joseph Cole was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Malta in London.

    Her Excellency Mrs. Jacqueline Zaba Nikiema was received in audience by Her Majesty and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Burkina Faso to the Court of St. James's.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    The President of the Republic of Bulgaria and Mrs. Radeva visited The Queen this afternoon.

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Lord Taylor of Holbeach (formerly Lord in Waiting to The Queen) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of the Baroness Jowell (formerly Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport) which was held in Southwark Cathedral this morning.

    The Prince of Wales was represented by the Earl of Rosslyn.

    The Duke of York was represented by Sir Andrew Cahn.

    The Princess Royal was represented by the Lord Coe.

    Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by Mrs. Peter Afia.

  • 17 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen, Patron, this morning opened the new Wing of the Royal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1, to mark its Centenary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the President (Air Marshal Sir David Walker) and Air Vice-Marshal Susan Gray (Chairman).

    The Queen viewed the newly-built Fitness and Business Suites and a new stained-glass window commemorating Women in the Royal Air Force.

    Her Majesty viewed a portrait commissioned to celebrate One Hundred Years of the Royal Air Force Club and met members of staff.

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

    Ms. Ruth Bell (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire) was present at Luton Airport this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Bulgaria and Mrs. Radeva and welcomed His Excellency and Mrs. Radeva on behalf of The Queen.

  • 16 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Dr. Peter Wittig was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Federal Republic of Germany to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Huberta von Voss-Wittig was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    His Excellency Mr. Eliam Tangirongo was received by The Queen this afternoon upon his appointment as High Commissioner for Solomon Islands in London.

    Mrs. Tangirongo was also received by Her Majesty.

    Her Honour Janet Austin was received in audience by The Queen upon her appointment as Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

    Mr. Ashley Chester was also received by Her Majesty.

    The Queen was represented by the Earl of Airlie KT (Chancellor of the Order of the Thistle) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Sutherland of Houndwood KT which was held in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, today.

    The Duke of Edinburgh was represented by Ms. Sarah Smith.

    The Princess Royal was represented by the Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT.

  • 14 October 2018

    Appendix To Court Circular

    The Queen has been pleased to appoint The Duke of Sussex as a Personal Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty with effect from 13th October, 2018.

  • 12 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were present at the Marriage of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank which was solemnized in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, this morning.

    The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, with Princess Beatrice of York (attending the Bride), The Prince of Wales, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke and Duchess of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and other Members of the Royal Family were also present.

  • 11 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

  • 10 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen held a Council at 5.30 p.m..

    There were present: the Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. David Gauke MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice), the Rt. Hon. Damian Hinds MP (Secretary of State for Education) and the Rt. Hon. Ben Wallace MP (Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Home Office).

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

    The Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.

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

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, this morning received Brigadier Andrew Freeman (Heads of Corps and Commander 17th Combat Service Support Brigade) at Windsor Castle.

    Colonel Christopher Sharwood-Smith (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire) was present at Luton Airport this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Uganda and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 9 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen arrived at Buckingham Palace from Balmoral Castle this afternoon.

    Mr. Dennis Rensch (Deputy Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Botswana and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

  • 7 October 2018

    Balmoral Castle

    Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning.

    The Reverend Kenneth MacKenzie preached the Sermon.

  • 4 October 2018

    Balmoral Castle

    The Queen was represented by The Lady Sarah Chatto at the Funeral of the Lady Elizabeth Cavendish (formerly Extra Lady in Waiting to The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon) which was held at St. Peter's Church, Edensor, Derbyshire, today.

    The Princess Royal was represented by the Hon. Dame Shân Legge-Bourke.

    Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by Mrs. Peter Afia.

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