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The Court Circular is the official record of past royal engagements . Search Court Circulars detailing engagements undertaken by all members of the Royal Family going back to 1997 in this section of the Media Centre.

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  • 9 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King and The Queen Consort this morning visited Wrexham Association Football Club, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, and were received by Lady Hudson (Deputy Lieutenant of Clwyd), and Mr. Robert McElhenney III and Mr. Ryan Reynolds (Co-Chairmen).

    Their Majesties proceeded onto the pitch and met players and staff, before learning about the redevelopment of the club and plans for the new stand.

    The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon drove to St. Giles' Parish Church, Wrexham, and were received by Mr. Lloyd FitzHugh (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Clwyd), the Rt. Hon. Mark Drakeford MS (First Minister of Wales) and Councillor Brian Cameron (Mayor of Wrexham County Borough Council).

    Their Majesties attended a Service of Celebration, led by the Reverend Canon Dr. Jason Bray (Vicar of St. Giles' Parish Church), during which The King conferred City Status on Wrexham.

    Afterwards Their Majesties viewed a First Edition King James Bible, before meeting members of the local community.

    The King later visited Erddig Hall and was received by Mr. Charles Barnett (Deputy Lieutenant of Clwyd), Ms. Hilary McGrady (Director General, National Trust) and Ms. Lhosa Daly (Director for National Trust Cymru).

    His Majesty planted a tree for The Queen's Green Canopy and then, with the First Minister of Wales, planted a commemorative tree to mark Her late Majesty's Platinum Jubilee.

    The King subsequently met members of staff and volunteers.

    The Lord Davies of Gower (Lord in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam and welcomed His Majesty on behalf of The King.

  • 8 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King this morning visited King's House, 242 Pentonville Road, London N1, met volunteers and beneficiaries of local Christian community initiatives and was received by Colonel Jane Davis (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).

    His Majesty was joined by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of London and the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London, before meeting representatives from the charity, Open Doors, and officially opening King's House.

    The King, accompanied by the Archbishop of Canterbury, afterwards attended an Advent Service with the diverse Christian communities of King's Cross at the Ethiopian Christian Fellowship Church, 178 King's Cross Road, London WC1, and was received by the Reverend Dr. Getachew Zergaw (Lead Pastor).

    His Excellency Mr. Eitvydas Bajarunas was received in audience by The King this afternoon and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Lithuania to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Giedre Zickyte was also received by His Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Vikram Doraiswami was received in audience by The King and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of India in London.

    Mrs. Doraiswami was also received by His Majesty.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

  • 7 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King today visited the Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London SW1, to celebrate the Fortieth Anniversary of Business in the Community and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

    His Majesty viewed a display of four decades of the charity's work, meeting founders, members and beneficiaries of the organisation, recognising the charity's Race at Work initiative and hearing about the impact of the Seeing Is Believing programme.

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

    The Queen Consort this afternoon received children and young people from Helen and Douglas House and Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity and helped them to decorate the Christmas Tree at Clarence House.

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

  • 7 December 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall this morning held a Meeting with the Duchy of Cornwall Finance Committee.

  • 6 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King this morning met representatives of local voluntary and community organisations at Luton Town Hall, George Street, Luton, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (Mrs. Susan Lousada), the Chief Executive of Luton Borough Council (Mr. Robin Porter) and the Mayor of Luton (Councillor Sameera Saleem).

    The King this afternoon visited the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Luton, Dallow Road, Luton, and was received by Mr. Christopher Sharwood-Smith (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire).

    His Majesty, escorted by Professor Gurch Randhawa (Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire), visited the communal food hall and the main prayer room and met volunteers and members of the local community.

    The King afterwards visited Luton Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) Parkway Station and was received by the Service Director of Luton Rising and Monitoring Officer (Mr. Mark Turner).

    His Majesty, escorted by the Deputy Leader of Luton Council (Councillor Aslam Khan) and the Chief Executive Officer of Luton Rising (Mr. Graham Olver), met members of staff, apprentices and representatives of local organisations before travelling on the DART train to Luton DART Airport Station.

    The King and The Queen Consort held an Evening Reception at Buckingham Palace for the Diplomatic Corps at which The Prince and Princess of Wales were present.

    The King was represented by Sir Charles Saumarez-Smith (Chairman of the Royal Drawing School) at the Memorial Service for Mr. Kenneth Howard (Artist, Royal Academician and former President of the New English Art Club) which was held in St. James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1, today.

  • 2 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King was represented by Mr. Stephen Leckie (His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Perth and Kinross) at the Service of Thanksgiving for Sir Ian Grant (formerly Chairman of the Crown Estate) which was held in Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, today.

  • 30 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. René Dinesen 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 Kingdom of Denmark to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Dinesen was also received by His Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Georges Friden 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 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Friden was also received by His Majesty.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

    Her Honour Brenda Murphy (Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick) was received by The King.

    Her Honour Linda Boyle was also received by His Majesty.

    The King this afternoon opened the Ukrainian Welcome Centre, the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, Duke Street, London W1, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Ambassador of Ukraine (His Excellency Mr. Vadym Prystaiko), Mrs. Volodymyr Zelenska (wife of The President of Ukraine) and the Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of the Holy Family Eparchy in London (Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski).

    His Majesty, escorted by the Director of the Ukrainian Welcome Centre (Mr. Andriy Marchenko), toured the Centre and met staff, volunteers and displaced Ukrainians.

    Later, the Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The King.

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

  • 29 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The Lord Parker of Minsmere (Lord Chamberlain) had an audience of The King at Windsor Castle this afternoon and presented an Address from the House of Lords.

    His Majesty received the Rt. Hon. David Miliband (President and Chief Executive Officer, International Rescue Committee).

    The King afterwards held a Roundtable Discussion for Disasters Emergency Committee member agency Chief Executive Officers and aid workers.

    His Majesty, Captain General, Royal Marines, received Lieutenant General Robert Magowan upon relinquishing his appointment as Commandant General and General Gwyn Jenkins upon assuming the appointment.

    The Queen Consort was present at a Service of Thanksgiving for the Baroness Howe of Idlicote which was held in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1, today.

    Her Majesty this afternoon held a Reception at Buckingham Palace to raise awareness of violence against women and girls.

    The Queen of the Belgians, The Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, The Crown Princess of Denmark and The Countess of Wessex were present.

    The Queen Consort afterwards received Mrs. Volodymyr Zelenska (wife of The President of Ukraine).

  • 28 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis (Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic) and Ms. Grabowski-Mitsotakis were received by The King this afternoon at Windsor Castle.

    The Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Crown Princess of Denmark were invited to Tea with The Queen Consort at Clarence House this afternoon.

    Her Majesty this evening attended a Reception in support of the Royal Osteoporosis Society at Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road, London W14.

    The King was represented by the Lord Curry of Kirkharle (former Chairman of the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited) at the Memorial Service for the Lord Plumb (former President of the National Farmers' Union) which was held at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, this afternoon.

  • 25 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda and Lady Williams were received by The King this morning at Windsor Castle.

    His Majesty was represented by the Lord Shuttleworth KG (Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire) at the Requiem Mass for Sir Simon Towneley (former Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire) which was held at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Todmorden Road, Burnley, Lancashire, this morning.

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were represented by Mrs. Christine Kirk.

    The Duke and Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were represented by Mrs. Diane Duke.