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  • 16 June 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, President, the Mary Rose Trust, this morning received Mr. Nigel Purse upon assuming his appointment as Chairman. His Royal Highness also received Mrs. Helen Bonser-Wilton upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Dominic Jones upon assuming the appointment.

    The Prince of Wales, Patron, and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Dinner at Bowood House, Old Road, Derry Hill, Calne, Wiltshire, to mark the Centenary of the Garden Society.

  • 10 June 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Patron, the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, and The Duchess of Cornwall today attended the Royal Cornwall Show at Wadebridge, marking Seventy Years since His Royal Highness became Duke of Cornwall and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall (Colonel Edward Bolitho).

  • 9 June 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace in advance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at which The Duchess of Gloucester was present.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Colonel-in-Chief, The Rifles, this evening took the salute at Sounding Retreat on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1.

  • 5 June 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, the Big Lunch, this morning attended the Big Jubilee Lunch at the Oval, Kennington, London SE11, to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee and were received by Mr. Christopher Wellbelove (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon attended the Platinum Jubilee Pageant in the Mall, London SW1.

  • 4 June 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, this evening held a Reception at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee, at which 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 Prince and Princess Michael of Kent were present.

    Afterwards The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were present at the BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee at which The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Earl and Countess of Wessex with The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Mr. Peter Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tindall, Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and other Members of the Royal Family were present.

  • 3 June 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen was represented by The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, this morning at a National Service of Thanksgiving for Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee in St. Paul's Cathedral.

    Their Royal Highnesses were received at the Cathedral by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor (Alderman Vincent Keaveny), the Dean (the Very Reverend David Ison) and Chapter, the Bishop of London and the Archbishop of York.

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank, The Earl and Countess of Wessex with The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Mr. Peter Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tindall, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster, The Lady Davina Lewis, Mr. George and The Lady Rose Gilman, The Duke of Kent, Earl and Countess of St. Andrews, The Lord Nicholas Windsor, Mr. Timothy and The Lady Helen Taylor, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, The Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor, Mr. Thomas and The Lady Gabriella Kingston, Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, Mr. and Mrs. James Ogilvy, The Earl of Snowdon with Viscount Linley and The Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones, Mr. Daniel and The Lady Sarah Chatto, Mr. Samuel Chatto and 2nd Lieutenant Arthur Chatto, RM, were present in St. Paul's Cathedral.

    The Service was conducted by the Dean of St. Paul's; the Archbishop of York preached the Sermon.

    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.

    After the Service Members of the Royal Family attended a Reception given by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor and the City of London Corporation at Guildhall, London EC2.

  • 2 June 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Her Majesty was represented by The Prince of Wales (Colonel, Welsh Guards) who was present at The Queen's Birthday Parade on Horse Guards Parade this morning at which The Queen's Colour of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards was trooped.

    The Prince of Wales was accompanied by The Duke of Cambridge (Colonel, Irish Guards) and The Princess Royal (Gold Stick and Colonel, The Blues and Royals, Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons).

    His Royal Highness was attended by Lieutenant General Sir Edward Smyth-Osbourne (Gold Stick in Waiting and Colonel, The Life Guards), Lieutenant General Roland Walker (Regimental Lieutenant Colonel, Grenadier Guards), Lieutenant General Sir James Bucknall (Colonel, Coldstream Guards) and Major General Christopher Ghika (Major General Commanding Household Division).

    The Lord de Mauley (Master of the Horse), Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Segrave, Colonel Toby Browne (Mounted Equerries in Waiting) and Colonel Crispin Lockhart (The Blues and Royals, Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons, Silver Stick in Waiting) were in attendance.

    Colonel Jeremy Bagshaw (Chief of Staff), Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Griffin (Silver Stick Adjutant) and the Household Division Staff were present.

    The procession was led by Lieutenant Colonel James Shaw, Grenadier Guards (Brigade Major Household Division).

    The Troops on Parade, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel James Aldridge, Irish Guards (Field Officer in Brigade Waiting), received The Prince of Wales with a Royal Salute.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and Prince Louis of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank, The Earl and Countess of Wessex with The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent (Colonel, Scots Guards), Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence and other Members of the Royal Family drove to Horse Guards Parade and witnessed The Queen's Birthday Parade.

    On the conclusion of the Parade, The Prince of Wales rode back to Buckingham Palace at the head of The Queen's Guard, preceded by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, under the command of Major Francesca Sykes, the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry, the Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, under the command of Major Russell Bond, The Life Guards, and the Massed Bands of the Guards Division.

    On arrival at Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Guard entered the Forecourt and formed up opposite the Old Guard, the remaining Guards marching past Her Majesty, accompanied by The Duke of Kent. The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment ranked past The Queen.

    Her Majesty, from Buckingham Palace, witnessed a fly-past by aircraft of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force, led by Wing Commander James Calvert, to mark the official celebration of The Queen's Birthday.

    Royal Salutes were fired today by The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery in Hyde Park and from the Tower of London Saluting Battery by the Honourable Artillery Company, under the command of Major Matthew Aldridge.

    The Queen this evening, from Windsor Castle, lit the National Beacon at Buckingham Palace to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee where The Duke of Cambridge was present.

    Mr. Clive Jones has been awarded the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver) by The Queen today and has received the medal.

  • 1 June 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Duchess of Cornwall was received by The Queen this morning when Her Majesty invested Her Royal Highness with the Insignia of a Lady Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

  • 20 May 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton from Canada.

    Mr. Clive Alderton, Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald, Mrs. Jennifer Jordan-Saifi, Mr. Simon Enright, Mrs. Jilly Hurley and Mrs. Sophie Densham were in attendance.

  • 19 May 2022

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today carried out engagements in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

    Their Royal Highnesses this afternoon visited the Dene Community in Dettah and were received by the Premier of the Northwest Territories (the Hon. Caroline Cochrane).

    The Prince of Wales subsequently attended a Meeting with Chiefs of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation in Dettah.

    His Royal Highness later visited Fred Henne Territorial Park, Yellowknife, to mark the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the Canadian Rangers.

    His Royal Highness afterwards visited Rotary Centennial Park, Yellowknife, to discuss the impact of climate change.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall later visited the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife.

    Their Royal Highnesses this evening attended a Platinum Jubilee Celebration at the Ceremonial Circle, Yellowknife.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Kaw Tay Whee School, Dettah.

    Her Royal Highness later visited Lynn's Place Safe Housing Project, Yellowknife.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards departed Yellowknife Airport for the United Kingdom.