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  • 21 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this afternoon attended an Accounting for Sustainability Forum at St. James's Palace and afterwards held a Reception at Clarence House.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Leeming, this afternoon received Group Captain David Arthurton upon relinquishing his appointment as Station Commander and Group Captain Blythe Crawford upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Royal Highness, President, National Osteoporosis Society, this evening attended the Julien Macdonald Fashion Show Reception, Lancaster House, London SW1.

    The Prince of Wales, Patron, British Institute of Florence, was represented by Ms. Jill Morris (Honorary President) at the Funeral Mass for Mrs. Wanda Ferragamo (Patron) which was held in the Church of Santa Trinità, Florence, Italy, today.

  • 11 November 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen was present this morning during the Ceremony at the Cenotaph on the occasion of Remembrance Day.

    The President of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mrs. Elke Budenbender were also present.

    A wreath was laid on behalf of The Queen by The Prince of Wales.

    A wreath was laid by The President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

    A wreath was laid on behalf of The Duke of Edinburgh by Captain Katherine Coulthard.

    A wreath was laid by The Prince of Wales.

    Wreaths were also laid by The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke of Sussex, The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge, The Duchess of Sussex, The Countess of Wessex and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence were present during the Ceremony.

    The Princess Royal afterwards took the salute at the March Past of Ex-Servicemen and Civilian Organisations on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1.

    The Queen this evening attended a Service to mark the Centenary of the Signing of the Armistice at Westminster Abbey, London SW1, and was received at the Great West Gate by the Dean (the Very Reverend Dr. John Hall) and, at the Great West Door, by the Chapter and the Archbishop of Canterbury.

    The President of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mrs. Elke Budenbender were present.

    Her Majesty and His Excellency laid fresh flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior.

    At the conclusion of the Service, The Queen bade farewell to The President of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mrs. Elke Budenbender at the Great West Door.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent were present at the Service.

    Mr. Jonathan Douglas-Hughes (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Federal Republic of Germany and Mrs. Elke Budenbender and welcomed His Excellency and Mrs. Elke Budenbender on behalf of The Queen.

    The Baroness Rawlings (Baroness in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Solomon Islands and Lady Kabui and welcomed His Excellency and Lady Kabui on behalf of Her Majesty.

  • 7 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales today undertook the following engagements in Lagos, Nigeria.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon embarked in NNS EKULU in Lagos Naval Dockyard and witnessed pre-deployment training serials in Lagos Harbour.

    The Prince of Wales afterwards joined business leaders for a Meeting for Accounting for Sustainability at the Kingfisher Club.

    His Royal Highness, Vice Patron, later attended a Festival celebrating Arts and Culture at the British Council.

    The Prince of Wales this evening attended the Deputy British High Commissioner's Reception at the Residence of the British High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Nigeria.

    Mrs. Amanda MacManus was in attendance.

  • 6 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall his morning departed from Accra Kotoka International Airport, Ghana, for Nigeria and were received this afternoon upon arrival at Abuja, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by the British High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria (His Excellency Mr. Paul Arkwright) and Mr. Geoffrey Oneama (Nigerian Foreign Minister).

    Their Royal Highnesses were received later by The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Mrs. Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

    The Prince of Wales afterwards attended a Meeting with Nigeria's Traditional Rulers at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Abuja.

    His Royal Highness later received Mr. Atiku Abubakar (the People's Democratic Party) at the Hilton Transcorp Hotel, Abuja.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Reception given by the British High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the Residence in Abuja.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon attended a Reception at the Salamander Café in Abuja.

    Her Royal Highness, President, the Southbank Centre's WOW - Women of the World Festival, afterwards attended a discussion for women of influence, at the Thought Pyramid, Abuja.

  • 5 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today undertook engagements in Accra, Ghana.

    The Prince of Wales, Vice Patron, the British Council, this morning attended a Youth Entrepreneurs' Exhibition at the International Conference Centre.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, World Resources Institute, afterwards attended a Cocoa Roundtable Meeting at Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Independence Avenue.

    The Prince of Wales subsequently attended a Meeting on Ocean Plastics, Sandbox Beach Club.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a State Banquet given by The President of the Republic of Ghana at Jubilee House.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, President, the Southbank Centre's Women of the World Festival, this morning joined a "Thinkin'"discussion attended by women celebrating women's achievement, the British Council.

    Her Royal Highness, Vice Patron, the Royal Commonwealth Society, afterwards launched The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019, Ghana International School.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, the Big Lunch, subsequently attended a Commonwealth Big Lunch at Ghana International School.

  • 4 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning attended a Service of Thanksgiving at Ridge Church, Accra, Ghana.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited United Kingdom Border Force Officers and Ghanaian Border Guard Unit Officers at Kotoka International Airport, Accra.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon called upon The Asantehene (Ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti) and Lady Julia Osei Tutu at Manhiya Palace, Kumasi, and attended a Durbar.

    His Royal Highness afterwards visited Kumasi Market.

    The Prince of Wales subsequently visited a cocoa farm at Kona.

    The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, later inaugurated The Prince of Wales Park at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

    His Royal Highness this evening received The Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa (His Beatitude Theodoros II) at the Movenpick Hotel, Accra.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited the National Cultural Centre, Kumasi.

    Her Royal Highness, Vice Patron, the Royal Commonwealth Society, afterwards visited students participating in The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019 at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

  • 2 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning departed from Banjul International Airport, the Gambia, for Ghana and were received this afternoon upon arrival at Accra Kotoka International Airport, Accra, by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana (His Excellency Mr. Iain Walker).

    Their Royal Highnesses were received afterwards by The President of the Republic of Ghana and Mrs. Akufo-Addo at Jubilee House, Accra.

    The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, later visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Accra and laid a wreath.

    The Earl of Wessex was present and also laid a wreath at the Cemetery.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening attended a Reception given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana and Mrs. Walker at the Residence in Accra.

  • 1 November 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were received this morning by The President of the Republic of the Gambia and Mrs. Fatou Bah-Barrow at the State House, Banjul.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards attended an Official Welcome Ceremony in McCarthy Square, Banjul.

    The Prince of Wales today visited the Medical Research Council Unit, Serekunda.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Gambian Armed Forces Training School, Fajara.

    The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, later visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery, Fajara, and laid a wreath.

    His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Meeting on sustainable business, at Ngala Lodge, Fajara.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were entertained at a State Dinner this evening by The President of the Republic of the Gambia and Mrs. Fatou Bah-Barrow at the Coco Ocean Hotel, Serekunda.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, Vice Patron, the Royal Commonwealth Society, this morning attended an essay writing workshop for The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition at St. Therese's School, Banjul.

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Big Lunch, this afternoon attended a Commonwealth Big Lunch at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Fajara.

  • 31 October 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning departed from Royal Air Force Brize Norton for the Gambia.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were received this evening upon arrival at Banjul International Airport by The President of the Republic of the Gambia and the British High Commissioner to the Republic of the Gambia (Her Excellency Ms. Sharon Wardle).

    Their Royal Highnesses later attended a Reception at Coco Ocean Hotel, One Bamboo Drive, Kombo Coastal Road, Serrekunda.

    Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood, Mr. Julian Payne, Mrs. Eva Williams, Professor Charles Deakin, Commander Iain Kearsley and Mrs. Amanda MacManus are in attendance.

  • 25 October 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning visited the London Ambulance Service Trust Headquarters, Waterloo Road, London SE1, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

    The Archbishop of Canterbury was received by His Royal Highness this afternoon.

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Foundation, later held a Meeting.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Royal Parks, afterwards received Mr. Loyd Grossman (Chairman).

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening held a Gala at Buckingham Palace to celebrate His Royal Highness's Seventieth Birthday.