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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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  • 4 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Learning and Work Institute, this morning received Mr. Nicholas Stuart upon relinquishing his appointment as President and Mrs. Margaret Galliers upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, Moredun Foundation, this afternoon attended a Conference at Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian (Lieutenant Colonel Richard Callander).

  • 4 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex today carried out the following engagements in Washington DC, United States of America.

    His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, today attended a Meeting with Board Members of the United States of America Award at Alvarez and Marsal, 665 15th Street North West.

    The Earl of Wessex this afternoon held an Investiture at the Residence of His Majesty's Ambassador to the United States of America and was received by Her Excellency Dame Karen Pierce.

    His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, later attended a Fundraising Reception at Alvarez and Marsal.

    The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the International Real Tennis Professionals' Association Limited, this evening attended the Real Tennis Dinner at Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, Virginia.

  • 4 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    Dr. Kenneth Wilson was received by The King today upon relinquishing his appointment as Trustee of The Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation.

    His Majesty gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace this afternoon in advance of the Twenty Seventh United Nations Climate Change Conference.

  • 3 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this morning planted a tree for The Queen's Green Canopy at Hatfield Park, Hatfield, and was received by Mr. Anthony Chapman (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire).

  • 3 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Commandant-in-Chief (Youth), St. John Ambulance, this morning received Mr. Stuart Shilson upon assuming his appointment as Prior.

    Her Royal Highness, President, British Olympic Association, this evening attended a Team GB Dinner at Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London WC1.

  • 3 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex this afternoon departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for the United States of America and was received upon arrival this evening at Washington Dulles International Airport by Brigadier Paul Tennant (Military Attaché representing His Majesty's Ambassador to the United States of America).

    Captain Andrew Aspden RN is in attendance.

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, David Lewis Centre, this morning visited David Lewis School, Mill Lane, Warford, Alderley Edge, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire (Lady Redmond).

    Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Paces Campus, Thorncliffe Hall, Newton Chambers Road, Chapeltown, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire (Professor Dame Hilary Chapman).

    The Countess of Wessex later visited Blend Kitchen, Wards Exchange, 197 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

  • 3 November 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Prince and Princess of Wales, Joint Patrons, the Royal Foundation of The Prince and Princess of Wales, this morning met the Two Ridings Community Foundation youth grant panel and beneficiaries of the funding generated to support local young people's mental health, at the Street, Coast and Vale Community Action, 12 Lower Clark Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited the Rainbow Centre, Castle Road, Scarborough.

  • 3 November 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    Her Excellency Dr. Fatou Bensouda was received in audience by The King today and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of the Gambia in London.

    Mr. Philip Bensouda was also received by His Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Martin Fraser 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 Ireland to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Fraser was also received by His Majesty.

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

    The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon visited the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7, to view the "Africa Fashion" exhibition and were received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Chairman of the Museum (Sir Nicholas Coleridge) and Dr. Tristram Hunt (Director).

    Their Majesties toured the exhibition, escorted by Dr. Christine Checinska (Senior Curator, Africa and Diaspora: Textiles and Fashion) and Ms. Elisabeth Murray (Project Curator, Africa Fashion), and afterwards attended a Reception.

    The Queen Consort today received Mr. Joseph Coelho (Children's Laureate) and Ms. Diana Gerald (Chief Executive, Book Trust).

    Her Majesty, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Halton, received Group Captain Fergus Garwood upon assuming his appointment as Station Commander.

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

  • 2 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps, Marine Society and Sea Cadets, this morning attended a Parade to mark the Eightieth Anniversary of Sea Cadets in Northern Ireland, at Joymount Parking, Carrickfergus, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim (Mr. David McCorkell).

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Pony Club, this afternoon attended the Annual Conference at the Assembly Buildings, 2-10 Fisherwick Place, Belfast, and was received by Mrs. Anthea Smyth (Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

  • 2 November 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the British Paralympic Association, this afternoon received Mr. Michael Sharrock (Chief Executive Officer).

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations, this morning attended the National Fruit Show at Kent County Agricultural Society, Kent Showground, Detling, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Kent (the Lady Colgrain).