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  • 26 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Divine Service was held in Sandringham Parish Church this morning.

    The Bishop of Derby preached the Sermon.

    Mr. Kevin Clarke was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Mr. Andrew Barrett was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Mrs. Nichola Colman was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.

  • 24 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Admiral Sir Jock Slater (formerly Chief of the Naval Staff, First Sea Lord and Principal and Naval Aide-de-Camp to The Queen) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Admiral Sir Desmond Cassidi (formerly Aide-de-Camp to The Queen) which was held at St. Bride's Church, London EC4, this morning.

  • 20 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Mr. Vincent Thompson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Mozambique and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 19 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Mr. John Purnell (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Guinea and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

    Mr. Vincent Thompson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of Republic the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

    Mr. Andrew Wallis (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire) wsa 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.

    Mr. Vincent Thompson was present at Stansted Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

  • 18 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Major Jeremy Fern (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Malawi and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

    Mrs. Deborah Inskip (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire) was present at Luton Airport today upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Rwanda and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

    Mr. Jeremy Fern was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Kenya and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

    Mr. Vincent Thompson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of Republic of Côte d'Ivoire and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

    Mrs. Deborah Inskip was present at Luton Airport this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

    Mr. Steven Bennett (Deputy Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Federal Republic of Senegal and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

  • 17 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Mr. Steven Bennett (Deputy Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Ghana and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

    Mr. Michael Holloway (Foreign and Commonwealth Office representative) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

    Mr. Steven Bennett was present at Stansted Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 12 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Divine Service was held in Sandringham Parish Church this morning.

    The Bishop of Truro preached the Sermon.

    Her Majesty presented The Queen's Gold Medal for Academic Excellence at King Edward VII Academy, King's Lynn, to Arminas Bartkus, who was introduced into Her Majesty's presence by Ms. Sarah Hartshorn, the Principal.

  • 8 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) this afternoon received Her Excellency Ms. Manisha Gunasekera at St. James's Palace in order to bid farewell to Her Excellency upon relinquishing her appointment as High Commissioner for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in London.

  • 6 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Today being the Feast of the Epiphany, a Sung Eucharist was held in the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, when the customary offerings of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh were made on behalf of The Queen by Air Commodore Malcolm Fuller and Major General Matthew Sykes (Gentlemen Ushers to Her Majesty).

    The Bishop of London (Dean of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal) was the Celebrant and presented the Offerings, assisted by the Reverend Canon Paul Wright (Sub-Dean of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal, the Reverend Richard Bolton (Priest in Ordinary) and the Reverend Canon Thomas Woodhouse (Deputy Priest in Ordinary).

    The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty in the Chapel.

  • 5 January 2020

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Divine Service was held in Sandringham Parish Church this morning.

    The Bishop of Bristol preached the Sermon.

    The Queen presented The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Academic Excellence at Springwood High School, King's Lynn, to Ellie Chen, who was introduced into Her Majesty's presence by Mr. Andrew Johnson, the Headmaster.