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  • 19 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the Royal Drawing School, and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

  • 17 June 2019

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen, accompanied by The Prince of Wales, The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, today held a Chapter of the Most Noble Order of the Garter in the Throne Room, Windsor Castle.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, The Countess of Wessex, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duchess of Gloucester, The King and Queen of Spain and The King and Queen of the Netherlands were present.

    Lady Mary Peters and the Marquess of Salisbury were present.

    The following Knights Companion were present: the Duke of Abercorn, Field Marshal the Lord Bramall, the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, Sir Timothy Colman, Sir Antony Acland, the Lord Butler of Brockwell, the Lord Morris of Aberavon, the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major, the Lord Luce, Sir Thomas Dunne, the Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce, Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Stirrup, the Lady Manningham Buller, the Lord King of Lothbury, the Lord Shuttleworth, Sir David Brewer, the Viscount Brookeborough and Lady Mary Fagan.

    The Officers of the Order were: the Bishop of Winchester (Prelate), the Dean of Windsor (Register), Mr. Thomas Woodcock (Garter), Miss Sarah Clarke (Lady Usher of the Black Rod) and Mr. Patric Dickinson (Secretary).

    Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Segrave (Secretary, Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood), Mr. Max Bowen (Page of Honour) and Mr. Robert Bruce (Page of Honour) were in attendance.

    The Queen welcomed The King of Spain and The King of the Netherlands as Extra Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

    Her Majesty invested Lady Mary Peters with the Insignia of a Lady Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter and the Marquess of Salisbury with the Insignia of a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

    The Queen later gave a Luncheon Party for the Companions of the Most Noble Order of the Garter at which The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present.

    The King and Queen of Spain and The King and Queen of the Netherlands were also present.

    The following had the honour of being invited: the Duke of Abercorn and the Lady Sophie Hamilton, Field Marshal the Lord Bramall, the Lord and Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover, Sir Timothy Colman and Mrs. Peter Troughton, Sir Anthony and Lady Acland, the Lord and Lady Butler of Brockwell, the Lord Morris of Aberavon and the Hon. Mrs. Cross, the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major and Dame Norma Major, the Lord Luce, Sir Thomas and Lady Dunne, the Lord and Lady Phillips of Worth Matravers, Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce and the Hon. Mrs. Barling, Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord and Lady Stirrup, the Baroness Manningham-Buller, the Lord and Lady King of Lothbury, the Lord and Lady Shuttleworth, Sir David and Lady Brewer, the Viscount and Viscountess Brookeborough, Lady Mary Fagan and Captain Christopher Fagan, Lady Mary Peters and Mr. John Peters, the Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury, the Bishop of Winchester, the Dean of Windsor, Mr. Thomas Woodcock, Miss Sarah Clarke, Mr. Patric Dickinson, Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Segrave, Mr. Max Bowen and Mr. Robert Bruce.

    An Installation Service was held in St. George's Chapel this afternoon at which The King of Spain and The King of the Netherlands were installed as an Extra Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter and Lady Mary Peters and the Marquess of Salisbury were installed as a Lady Companion and a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

    Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty in the Chapel.

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

  • 14 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall this afternoon chaired a Meeting of The Prince's Council at 10 Buckingham Gate, London SW1.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended a live broadcast of BBC Radio 2's Breakfast Show's 500 Words Final at Windsor Castle.

  • 13 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, this morning held a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Friends of Conservation, this afternoon held a Reception at Clarence House.

    The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the British Asian Trust, later held a Meeting at Clarence House.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Joint Presidents, this evening held a Reception at Clarence House for the Elephant Family.

    His Royal Highness, Royal Founding Patron, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, afterwards held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

  • 12 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning received Sir William Worsley (HM Government's Tree Champion).

    His Royal Highness received General the Hon. David Hurley (Governor-General designate of the Commonwealth of Australia).

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Foundation, this afternoon held a Reception at Clarence House for the Castle of Mey Trust.

    His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Trust Group, afterwards held a Meeting.

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Trust Group, this evening attended a Youth Can Do It Reception, Phillips, Berkeley Square, London W1, and was received by Mr. Justin Packshaw (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Patron, Fulham Palace Trust, this afternoon attended the Fulham Palace Restoration Launch, Fulham Palace, Bishop's Avenue, London SW6, and was received by Mrs. Sandra Cahill (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    Her Royal Highness later attended a Bees for Development Garden Party at Marlborough House, London SW1.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, President, Royal Osteoporosis Society, this evening attended a Reception in London.

  • 6 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning attended the Normandy D-Day Seventy Fifth Anniversary Service in Bayeux Cathedral, France.

    Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon attended a Commemorative Service at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Bayeux, where The Prince of Wales laid a wreath at the Cross of Sacrifice, and afterwards attended a Reception for veterans and their families.

  • 4 June 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Patron, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, this afternoon received Mrs. Marie Haga (Executive Director).

    His Royal Highness received the Hon. Scott Morrison MP (Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia).

    The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, the Turquoise Mountain Trust, later held a Meeting.

    His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Army Air Corps, afterwards received Colonel Christopher Bisset upon relinquishing his appointment as Commandant Attack Helicopter Force and Colonel Paul Hayhurst upon assuming the appointment, and Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Brown upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 6th Regiment and Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Lowe upon assuming the appointment.

    The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Dinner given by The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Trump at Winfield House, Regent's Park, London NW1.

  • 22 May 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning visited the Belfast Jewish Community at their Belfast Synagogue, 49 Somerton Road, Belfast, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast (Mrs. Fionnuala-Jay O'Boyle).

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards visited the Bank Buildings, Belfast, and were received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

    Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited the Grand Central Hotel, Bedford Street, Belfast.

    The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited Finnebrogue Artisan, Down Business Park, 46 Belfast Road, Downpatrick, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Down (Mr. David Lindsay).

    His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Trust, later visited St. Patrick's Grammar School, Cathedral Road, Armagh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh (the Earl of Caledon).

    The Prince of Wales afterwards visited St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

    His Royal Highness subsequently visited the Palace Demesne, Armagh.

    The Prince of Wales afterwards visited Brownlow House, Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, Craigavon.

    His Royal Highness this evening attended a Concert and Reception at Hillsborough Castle.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Belfast Welcome Centre, Donegal Square North, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

  • 21 May 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning visited the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh, Kilbride, County Wicklow, Ireland.

    His Royal Highness later visited the Upper Lake, Glendalough, County Wicklow.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Glendalough Monastic Settlement.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Avoca Handweavers, County Wicklow.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon attended a Garden Party at Castle Coole, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited Lisnaskea and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Fermanagh (the Viscount Brookeborough KG).

    The Prince of Wales later received the Rt. Hon. Arlene Foster MLA (Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party) at Hillsborough Castle.

  • 20 May 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning departed from Royal Air Force Brize Norton for Ireland and were received later upon arrival at Casement Aerodrome, County Dublin, by Her Majesty's Ambassador to Ireland (His Excellency Mr. Robin Barnett) and the Ambassador from Ireland to the Court of St. James's (Mr. Adrian O'Neill).

    Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon visited Glencree Peace and Reconciliation Centre, Enniskerry, County Wicklow, and were received by The President of Ireland and Mrs. Sabina Higgins.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards attended a Reception at Powerscourt House and Gardens, County Wicklow.

    The Prince of Wales later visited the Cool Planet Experience, Powerscourt Estate.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Dinner at the Residence in Dublin and were received by Her Majesty's Ambassador to Ireland and An Tánaiste (Mr. Simon Coveney).

    The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Bray Women's Refuge, County Wicklow.

    Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood and Mrs. Belinda Kim are in attendance.