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  • 24 October 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The King and Queen of the Netherlands, accompanied by The Earl and Countess of Wessex, this morning attended a Breakfast given by the Lord Mayor and the City of London Corporation at Mansion House, London EC4, and were received by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor (Alderman Charles Bowman).

    Their Majesties, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses, subsequently attended the UK-Netherlands Innovation Showcase at Mansion House and were received by Mr. Andrew Mitchell (Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Europe) and Mr. Graham Stuart MP (Minister for Investment, Department for International Trade).

    The King and Queen of the Netherlands, accompanied by The Earl and Countess of Wessex, afterwards visited HNLMS ZEELAND, moored alongside HMS BELFAST, The Queen's Walk, London SE1, and were received by The Duke of Kent, the Executive Director (Commercial and Operations) of Imperial War Museums (Mr. John Brown) and Captain Wolter Sillevis Smitt (Defence and Naval Attaché, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands).

    The King and Queen of the Netherlands, accompanied by The Earl and Countess of Wessex, later visited Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London SW9, and were received by the Managing Director of Make Shift (Mr. James Leay) and the Mayor of Lambeth (Councillor Christopher Wellbelove).

    Their Majesties this afternoon visited No. 10 Downing Street and had talks with the Prime Minister and subsequently were entertained to Luncheon by the Prime Minister on behalf of Her Majesty's Government.

    The King and Queen of the Netherlands, with the Dutch Suite in attendance, left Buckingham Palace later upon the conclusion of the State Visit to The Queen.

    The Hon. Steven Marshall (Premier of South Australia) was received by The Queen today.

    The following were received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: Dr. John Murton (the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Mr. Jonathan Wilks (the Republic of Iraq) and Mr. Matthew Hedges (the Republic of Paraguay).

    Mrs. Murton and Mrs. Haslach were also received by Her Majesty.

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

    The Earl Peel (Lord Chamberlain) was present at Royal Air Force Northolt this afternoon upon the Departure of The King and Queen of the Netherlands and bade farewell to Their Majesties on behalf of The Queen upon the conclusion to the State Visit to Her Majesty.

  • 19 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Chancellor, University of Surrey, this afternoon held a Luncheon at Buckingham Palace.

  • 17 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this morning visited Alderney Lifeboat Station, Braye Harbour, and was received by the President of the States of Alderney (Mr. Stuart Trought).

    His Royal Highness this afternoon visited St. James Concert and Assembly Hall, College Street, and was received by the Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder).

  • 16 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, this afternoon held a Luncheon for Bloodwise at St. James's Palace.

  • 12 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this evening attended the Military Rehabilitation Headley Court Gala Dinner at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London W1.

  • 11 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, today received Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Dodd upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Burton upon assuming the appointment.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, this evening attended the Biennial Dinner of the P. G. Wodehouse Society (United Kingdom) at Gray's Inn, 8 South Square, London WC1.

  • 9 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this morning visited United Technical College, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham (Mrs. Susan Snowdon).

    His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Ushaw College, County Durham.

    The Duke of Kent later visited Durham Constabulary's Problem Oriented Policing Conference at the Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham.

  • 4 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this evening attended a Reception given by the German Ambassador (His Excellency Mr. Peter Wittig) at the Residence in London to celebrate the Day of German Unity.

  • 1 October 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, President, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, today carried out the following engagements in the Republic of Macedonia to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice of Thessalonica.

    His Royal Highness this morning laid a wreath at the 10th Irish Division Memorial, Rabrovo.

    The Duke of Kent this afternoon laid a wreath at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Skopje.

    His Royal Highness later attended a Tea given by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia (Her Excellency Ms. Rachel Galloway) at the Residence in Skopje for representatives of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and organisations involved in the Centenary Commemorations.

    The Duke of Kent this evening arrived at Royal Air Force Northolt from the Republic of Macedonia.

    Mr. Nicholas Marden was in attendance.

  • 30 September 2018

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, President, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, today carried out the following engagements in Greece to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice of Thessalonica.

    His Royal Highness this morning laid a wreath at Saragol Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Kilkis.

    The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited Karasouli Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Polykastro, and laid a wreath.

    His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Luncheon at Polykastro Officers' Club.

    The Duke of Kent later laid a wreath at a Service of Remembrance at the Commonwealth War Graves Doiran Memorial.

    His Royal Highness afterwards laid a wreath during a Service of Commemoration at the Greek Military Cemetery, Doiran.

    The Duke of Kent later departed Greece for Macedonia and was received upon arrival in Skopje by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia (Her Excellency Ms. Rachel Galloway).