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.

Search

Pages

  • 16 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Lieutenant Governor of Québec (the Hon. Michel Doyen) was received by The Queen today. Madame Pauline Théberge was also received by Her Majesty. The following were received in audience by The Queen and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: Mr. David Quarrey (the State of Israel), Mr. Brian Davidson (the Kingdom of Thailand) and Mr. Robin Barnett (Ireland). Mr. Aldo Henriquez and Mr. Scott Chang were also received by Her Majesty. Miss Katharine Ransome was received in audience by The Queen upon her appointment as British High Commissioner to the Republic of Botswana.

  • 15 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha 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 India in London. Mrs. Sinha was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Mr. Derick Ally was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles in London. Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present. The Baroness Buscombe and the Baroness Vere of Norbiton were received by The Queen this afternoon upon assuming their appointment as Baronesses in Waiting to Her Majesty. The Lord Henley was received by The Queen upon assuming his appointment as a Lord in Waiting to Her Majesty. The Queen held a Council at 5.30 p.m.. There were present: the Rt. Hon. David Lidington MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. James Brokenshire MP (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland), the Rt. Hon. David Jones MP (Minister of State, Exiting the European Union) and the Rt. Hon. David Mundell MP (Secretary of State for Scotland). The Rt. Hon. Diane Abbott MP, the Rt. Hon. Richard Benyon MP, Sir Julian Flaux, the Rt. Hon. Nicolas Gibb MP and the Rt. Hon. Emily Thornberry MP were sworn in as members of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. The Rt. Hon. Sir Launcelot Henderson made affirmation as a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council. The Rt. Hon. David Lidington 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. By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Kittiphong na Ranong at 29-30 Queen's Gate, London SW7, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Thailand to the Court of St. James's.

  • 15 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha 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 India in London. Mrs. Sinha was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Mr. Derick Ally was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles in London. Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present. The Baroness Buscombe and the Baroness Vere of Norbiton were received by The Queen this afternoon upon assuming their appointment as Baronesses in Waiting to Her Majesty. The Lord Henley was received by The Queen upon assuming his appointment as a Lord in Waiting to Her Majesty. The Queen held a Council at 5.30 p.m.. There were present: the Rt. Hon. David Lidington MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. James Brokenshire MP (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland), the Rt. Hon. David Jones MP (Minister of State, Exiting the European Union) and the Rt. Hon. David Mundell MP (Secretary of State for Scotland). The Rt. Hon. Diane Abbott MP, the Rt. Hon. Richard Benyon MP, Sir Julian Flaux, the Rt. Hon. Nicolas Gibb MP and the Rt. Hon. Emily Thornberry MP were sworn in as members of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. The Rt. Hon. Sir Launcelot Henderson made affirmation as a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council. The Rt. Hon. David Lidington 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. By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Kittiphong na Ranong at 29-30 Queen's Gate, London SW7, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Thailand to the Court of St. James's.

  • 14 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, this morning opened the National Cyber Security Centre, Victoria Street, London SW1, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa) and the Director of Government Communications Headquarters (Mr. Robert Hannigan). Her Majesty, accompanied by the Director, and His Royal Highness, accompanied by Mr. Ciaran Martin (Director General, National Cyber Security Centre), viewed an exhibition of historical items and examples of present and future security threats and met members of staff and apprentices.

  • 14 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, this morning opened the National Cyber Security Centre, Victoria Street, London SW1, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa) and the Director of Government Communications Headquarters (Mr. Robert Hannigan). Her Majesty, accompanied by the Director, and His Royal Highness, accompanied by Mr. Ciaran Martin (Director General, National Cyber Security Centre), viewed an exhibition of historical items and examples of present and future security threats and met members of staff and apprentices.

  • 10 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

  • 10 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

  • 9 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Choe Il 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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the Court of St. James's. Mrs. Kim Yong Ae was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Mr. Abdesselam Aboudrar was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Morocco to the Court of St. James's. Mrs. Saloua Larhrissi was also received by Her Majesty. Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present. Mr. Julian Smith MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household) was received in audience by The Queen and presented an Address from the House of Commons to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Earl of Airlie KT (Chancellor of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Lady Marion Fraser LT which was held in St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, this morning. The Princess Royal was represented by the Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT.

  • 9 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Choe Il 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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the Court of St. James's. Mrs. Kim Yong Ae was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Mr. Abdesselam Aboudrar was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Morocco to the Court of St. James's. Mrs. Saloua Larhrissi was also received by Her Majesty. Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present. Mr. Julian Smith MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household) was received in audience by The Queen and presented an Address from the House of Commons to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Earl of Airlie KT (Chancellor of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Lady Marion Fraser LT which was held in St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, this morning. The Princess Royal was represented by the Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT.

  • 8 February 2017

    Buckingham Palace

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

Pages