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  • 7 February 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The following were received in audience by The King this afternoon and kissed hands upon their appointment as His Majesty's Ambassadors: Mrs. Alyson King (the Democratic Republic of the Congo) and Miss Jan Thompson (the Kingdom of Norway).

    Mr. Ayman Jarjour was also received by His Majesty.

    Mrs. Ailsa Terry was received in audience by The King upon her appointment as British High Commissioner to Malaysia.

    Mr. Adam Terry was also received by His Majesty.

    Mrs. Jane Owen was received in audience by The King and kissed hands upon her appointment as Governor of the Cayman Islands.

    The Queen Consort, President, this afternoon held a Reception for Duchenne UK at Clarence House.

  • 3 February 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King was represented by Major General Christopher Elliott (formerly Colonel, The Royal Regiment of Wales, 24th/41st Foot) at the Funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Amphlett (formerly Regimental Sergeant Major, The Royal Regiment of Wales, 24th/41st Foot) which was held in Brecon Cathedral this afternoon.

    By command of The King, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Umit Yalcin at 43 Belgrave Square, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Türkiye to the Court of St. James's.

  • 2 February 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Yeocheol Yoon was received in audience by The King today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Korea to the Court of St. James's.

    His Excellency Mr. Douangmany Gnotsyoudom was received in audience by The King and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Soudalack Phounsavath was also received by His Majesty.

    Mr. Thomas Drew (Director General Defence and Intelligence for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) was present.

    The Queen Consort, Patron, this morning visited Book Aid International, 39-41 Coldharbour Lane, London SE5, and was received by Mr. Christopher Wellbelove (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    Her Majesty, Patron, later visited Coram Beanstalk, 41 Brunswick Square, London WC1, and was received by Mrs. Roxane Zand (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 1 February 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    Major General Christopher Ghika (General Officer Commanding London District and Major General Commanding the Household Division) was received by The King this afternoon.

    The King and The Queen Consort this evening held a Reception at Buckingham Palace for British East and South-East Asian Communities in the United Kingdom.

    The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present.

    The Queen Consort, Colonel-in-Chief, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, this morning received Ms. Manjit Minhas upon assuming her appointment as Honorary Lieutenant Colonel.

    Lieutenant Colonel Scott Moody (Commanding Officer) and Chief Warrant Officer Jeff Johnston (Regimental Sergeant Major) were present.

    Her Majesty was subsequently presented with the Canadian Forces' Decoration.

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

  • 31 January 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of His Majesty this afternoon.

    The Queen Consort today visited 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards at Lille Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire, to mark Her Majesty's appointment as Colonel of the Regiment.

  • 29 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Divine Service was held in Sandringham Parish Church this morning.

    The Bishop of Chelmsford preached the Sermon.

    Mr. Anthony Hardingham and Mr. Alan Melton were received by The King today when His Majesty decorated them with the Royal Victorian Medal (Gold).

    Mr. James Banham and Mr. Jonathan Brown were received by The King when His Majesty decorated them with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver).

  • 27 January 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King and The Queen Consort this morning received Dr. Martin Stern (survivor of the Holocaust) and Ms. Amouna Adam (survivor of the genocide in Darfur), and representatives of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

  • 26 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The King this afternoon visited the Africa Centre, 66-68 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Chairman (Mr. Oba Nsugbe) and Councillor Michael Situ (Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark).

    His Majesty met the trustees and members of staff, before hearing about the Centre's work and viewing an exhibition on Africa's climate and attending a Reception.

    The Queen Consort, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Navy Medical Services, this afternoon received Surgeon Commodore Fleur Marshall upon relinquishing her appointment as Medical Director General (Navy) and Commodore Alison Hofman upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Majesty, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Navy Medical Services, afterwards held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.

  • 24 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

  • 22 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    Divine Service was held in Sandringham Parish Church this morning.

    The Bishop of Hereford preached the Sermon.

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