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  • 13 February 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron, the Dresden Trust, this afternoon departed from Royal Air Force Northolt for Germany in order to attend ceremonies marking the Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the destruction of Dresden.

    His Royal Highness later attended a Reception given by the Mayor of Dresden at the City Hall, also attended by The President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

    The Duke of Kent afterwards attended a Ceremony of Commemoration in the Kulturpalast Dresden, and subsequently attended an Organ Recital in the Frauenkirche.

    His Royal Highness this evening took part in a human chain Ceremony of Commemoration on Neumarkt Square.

    The Duke of Kent later arrived at Royal Air Force Northolt from Germany.

    Mr. Nicholas Turnbull was in attendance.

  • 13 February 2020

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Joint Patron, Thames Landscape Strategy, this afternoon received Mr. Jason Debney (Co-ordinator).

    His Royal Highness, Patron, British Mexican Society, this evening attended a Lecture at King's College London, Strand, London WC2.

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this morning received Mr. David Rawlinson (President) and Mr. Scott Lloyd (Chief Executive Officer).

  • 13 February 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Fourth Warden, the Fishmongers' Company, this morning attended a Committee of Wardens Meeting, Court Meeting and Luncheon at Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.

  • 13 February 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, this morning attended the Army Foundation College Graduation Parade at Uniacke Barracks, Penny Pot Lane, Killinghall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

    The Countess of Wessex this evening departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Germany and was received later upon arrival at Munich International Airport by Her Majesty's Consul-General for Munich (Mr. Simon Kendall).

    Mrs. Angus Galletley is in attendance.

  • 13 February 2020

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge this morning received Mr. Alastair Martin (Secretary of the Duchy of Cornwall).

  • 13 February 2020

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited HM Tower of London to mark the Five Hundred and Thirty Fifth Anniversary of the creation of the Yeoman Warders.

    Their Royal Highnesses subsequently attended a Reception at HM Tower of London to mark the Fiftieth Anniversary of VisitBritain.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited the Cabinet Office, 70 Whitehall, London SW1, and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Group, later held a Meeting at Clarence House.

    His Royal Highness afterwards received Mr. Peter Hill (Chief Executive Officer, 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference).

    The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Trust, this evening attended the "Invest-in-Futures" Reception at Kensington Palace.

  • 13 February 2020

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Abderrahmane Benguerrah was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Benguerrah was also received by Her Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Andrei Kelin was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Russian Federation to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Kelina was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Gregory (Master Gunner, St. James's Park) was received by The Queen.

  • 12 February 2020

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Kenya.

    Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Todd was in attendance.

    His Royal Highness, President, Crown Agents Foundation, this afternoon attended a Tea at Buckingham Palace.

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Turn2us, this afternoon received Mr. Thomas Lawson (Chief Executive).

    Her Royal Highness, President, this evening visited Princess Helena College, Preston, to celebrate the Bicentenary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire (Mr. Robert Voss).

  • 12 February 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal this morning opened Danemore Sheltered Housing Scheme, Danemore, Beachy Path, Tenterden, and was received by Mr. Richard Oldfield (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent).

    Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Stevenson Brothers Rocking Horse Makers, Ashford Road, Bethersden, Kent.

    The Princess Royal, Fourth Warden, the Fishmongers' Company, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended a Court Winter Dinner at Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.

  • 12 February 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chancellor, University of Bath, this afternoon held a Meeting.

    His Royal Highness, Chancellor, this evening held a Dinner for the University of Bath.

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, this afternoon visited Shooting Star Children's Hospice, the Avenue, Hampton, Middlesex, and was received by Mrs. Gillian Norton (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

    Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, 100 Women in Finance, this evening attended a Dinner at the Banqueting House, Whitehall, London SW1.