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  • 11 January 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Countess of Wessex today undertook engagements in Doha, Qatar.

    Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this morning called upon His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs).

    The Countess of Wessex, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, later visited Qatar Charity, Energy City, Lusail.

    Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this afternoon visited the National Museum of Qatar, Museum Park Street.

    The Countess of Wessex afterwards planted a tree at the British Embassy to commemorate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

  • 10 January 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Royal Academy of Music, this evening attended the Regents' Court of Benefactors Inaugural Ceremony and Dinner at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

  • 10 January 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this afternoon held a Meeting with Ms. Ruth Marvel (Chief Executive Officer) via video link.

    The Countess of Wessex this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Qatar and was received this evening upon arrival at Hamad International Airport, Doha, by Her Majesty's Ambassador to the State of Qatar (His Excellency Mr. Jonathan Wilks).

    Mr. Alexander Stonor is in attendance.

  • 6 January 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Honorary President, and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence this afternoon attended the Oxford Farming Conference via video link.

  • 6 January 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Today being the Feast of the Epiphany, Choral Matins was held in The Queen's Chapel, St. James's Palace, when the customary offerings of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh were made on behalf of The Queen by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Alexander Matheson of Matheson, Bt. and Captain David Lilley, RN (Gentlemen Ushers to Her Majesty).

    The Bishop of London (Dean of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal) was the Celebrant and presented the Offerings, assisted by the Reverend Canon Paul Wright (Sub-Dean of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal) and the Reverend Richard Bolton and the Reverend William Whitcombe (Priests in Ordinary).

    The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty in the Chapel.

  • 5 January 2022

    Windsor Castle

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) telephoned His Excellency Mr Gil da Costa this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Court of St. James's.

  • 20 December 2021

    Windsor Castle

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Masud Khalifazoda at 110 Clarendon Road, London W11, today in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Tajikistan to the Court of St. James's.

  • 17 December 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, and The Duchess of Gloucester this morning visited Shaftesbury Covid Vaccination Centre, Shaftesbury Pharmacy, Shaftesbury Circle, Harrow, Middlesex.

  • 17 December 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Patron, the Horse Trust, this morning viewed the new British Animal Rescue and Trauma Association Training Centre at Slad Lane, Speen, Princes Risborough, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire (the Countess Howe).

  • 17 December 2021

    Windsor Castle

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Antonio José Ardila at 3 Hans Crescent, London SW1, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Colombia to the Court of St. James's.