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  • 6 July 2017

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Fellow, the Royal Society, this morning visited the Summer Science Exhibition at 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.

  • 5 July 2017

    Palace Of Holyroodhouse

    The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, this morning opened the Queen Elizabeth II Canal at the Helix, Grangemouth, and was received at Sea Lock by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Stirling and Falkirk (Mr. Alan Simpson), the Chairman of Scottish Canals (Mr. Andrew Thin) and Mr. S. Dunlop (Chief Executive Officer).

    Her Majesty and His Royal Highness embarked in the Seagull Trust boat THE WOODEN SPOON and travelled down the Western Approach to disembark at Kelpies Pool and were received by Ms. Ann Ritchie (Depute Provost of Falkirk Council).

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh witnessed a flypast by aircraft from the Scottish Airshow.

    Her Majesty and His Royal Highness afterwards entered into part of the "Kelpie" sculpture to view the engineering work and subsequently met groups of partners, stakeholders and community representatives outside the Visitor Centre.

    The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, and The Duke of Edinburgh today arrived at Stirling Castle and were received by the Hereditary Keeper (the Earl of Mar and Kellie) who surrendered to The Queen the Keys of the Castle, which Her Majesty returned to him.

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were afterwards received by the Chairman of the Trustees of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Brigadier Bruce Russell) and the Colonel of The Royal Regiment of Scotland (Lieutenant General Andrew Graham) before proceeding to the Chapel Royal and being received by the Reverend Gavin Douglas (Regimental Chaplain).

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh attended a Commemoration Service to mark the Seventieth Anniversary of Her Majesty becoming Colonel-in-Chief of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and Patron of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Association, and the Seventieth Anniversary of the granting of the Freedom of the Royal Burgh of Stirling to The Queen and The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

    After the Service Her Majesty and His Royal Highness met supporters and staff and former members of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders before being entertained to Luncheon in the Great Hall by the Chairman of the Trustees.

    This afternoon The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh drove through the Castle grounds and received a Royal Salute before departure.

    Later the Prime Minister of Canada and Madame Trudeau were received by The Queen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

  • 5 July 2017

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning held a Meeting at Clarence House with representatives from the Crown Estate.

    His Royal Highness received the Ambassador from the Sultanate of Oman (His Excellency Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullah Zahir Al Hinai).

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, afterwards attended the Annual Degree Show at 19-22 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon received Ms. Cressida Dick (Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis).

    The Prince of Wales this evening held a Reception to celebrate the One Hundred and Twentieth Anniversary of "Country Life" magazine.

  • 5 July 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Duke of York, Patron, this morning attended prize giving at Whitgift School, Haling Park, South Croydon, Surrey.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Peter Jones Foundation, this afternoon attended the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy prize giving at Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2.

    The Duke of York this evening attended a Reception at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1, to mark the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the foundation of the Bank of Montreal.

  • 5 July 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, today attended Receptions at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.

    His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at the Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).

    The Countess of Wessex this morning opened the Pied Piper Room at Wotton Lawn Hospital, Horton Road, Gloucester, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Dame Janet Trotter).

    Her Royal Highness afterwards opened the Alexandra Wellbeing House, Alexandra Road, Gloucester.

    The Countess of Wessex later visited National Star College, Ullenwood Manor, Cheltenham, to celebrate their Fiftieth Anniversary.

    Her Royal Highness, Honorary President, Linking Environment And Farming, this afternoon visited Overbury Farm and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire (Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Holcroft).

  • 5 July 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Princess Royal today carried out the following engagements in China.

    Her Royal Highness this morning called upon Mr. Cai Qi (Party Secretary of Beijing) at the Beijing Hotel.

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Save the Children UK, afterwards visited the Early Childhood Care and Development Centre, Fengtai Community Centre, Beijing.

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, Save the Children UK, this afternoon visited the Save the Children China Country offices, Jianwai Diplomatic Compound, Beijing.

    The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, later attended a Meeting with Chinese Winter Olympic representatives, followed by a figure skating display at the Capital Stadium Training Centre, Beijing.

    Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception at the Westin Wuhan Wuchang Hotel, Wuhan, followed by a Dinner, and was received by Her Majesty's Consul-General for Wuhan (Mr. N. Whittingham).

  • 5 July 2017

    Kensington Palace

    The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this morning attended the Graduation Ceremony at St. Marylebone Parish Church, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, Friends of St. Paul's Cathedral, this afternoon attended the Annual Festival Service in St. Paul's Cathedral, London EC4.

  • 5 July 2017

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, this afternoon attended the Wimbledon Championships at Church Lane, Wimbledon, London SW19.

  • 4 July 2017

    Palace Of Holyroodhouse

    The Queen held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this morning.

    Afterwards Mr. Kenneth Mackintosh MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) was received by Her Majesty.

    The Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Government) was received by The Queen.

    Miss Rachel Wells was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Mr. Walter Simpson, winner of the annual shooting event of The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers, was presented to Her Majesty this afternoon and received The Queen's Prize.

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

    The Duke of York was present.

    The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.

    The Royal Marine Band Scotland, the Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society played selections of music during the afternoon.

  • 4 July 2017

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales, Patron, The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries Appeal, Westminster Abbey, this evening held a Recital and Dinner at Buckingham Palace.