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  • 22 May 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning visited the Belfast Jewish Community at their Belfast Synagogue, 49 Somerton Road, Belfast, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast (Mrs. Fionnuala-Jay O'Boyle).

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall afterwards visited the Bank Buildings, Belfast, and were received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

    Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited the Grand Central Hotel, Bedford Street, Belfast.

    The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited Finnebrogue Artisan, Down Business Park, 46 Belfast Road, Downpatrick, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Down (Mr. David Lindsay).

    His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Trust, later visited St. Patrick's Grammar School, Cathedral Road, Armagh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh (the Earl of Caledon).

    The Prince of Wales afterwards visited St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

    His Royal Highness subsequently visited the Palace Demesne, Armagh.

    The Prince of Wales afterwards visited Brownlow House, Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, Craigavon.

    His Royal Highness this evening attended a Concert and Reception at Hillsborough Castle.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Belfast Welcome Centre, Donegal Square North, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

  • 22 May 2019

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen this morning visited a replica of an original Sainsbury's store at 6A Langley Street, London WC2, on the occasion of their One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the former Chairman and Life President of Sainsbury's (the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover), Mr. Martin Scicluna (Chairman) and Mr. Michael Coupe (Chief Executive).

    Her Majesty, escorted by the Chairman and the Chief Executive, toured the "pop-up" commemorative location, meeting members of staff and viewing archive material and displays of original and modern-day innovations and technology.

    The Queen held a Council at 5.30 p.m..

    There were present: the Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP (Lord President), the Rt. Hon. Alun Cairns MP (Secretary of State for Wales), the Rt. Hon. David Gauke MP (Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice) and the Rt. Hon. David Mundell MP (Secretary of State for Scotland).

    Dr. Andrew Murrison MP was sworn in as a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council.

    Mr. Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.

    The Rt. Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP had an audience of Her Majesty before the Council.

    The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

  • 21 May 2019

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this morning attended Meetings at Award House, 7 - 11 Matthew Street, London SW1.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the British Paralympic Association, this afternoon held a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this evening attended a Reception at Halcyon Gallery, 144-146 New Bond Street, London W1.

  • 21 May 2019

    Buckingham Palace

    The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Irish Regiment, this morning received Brigadier Joseph O'Sullivan upon relinquishing his appointment as Colonel of the Regiment and Major General Colin Weir upon assuming the appointment.

  • 21 May 2019

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Sussex, Captain General, Royal Marines, this afternoon received representatives of the Royal Marines Charity.

  • 21 May 2019

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge this morning attended the launch of the Tidal Thames Strategy on SILVER STURGEON, HMS PRESIDENT Pier, 72 St. Katharine's Way, London E1, and was received by Mr. Leslie Morgan (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 21 May 2019

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning visited the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh, Kilbride, County Wicklow, Ireland.

    His Royal Highness later visited the Upper Lake, Glendalough, County Wicklow.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited Glendalough Monastic Settlement.

    The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited the Avoca Handweavers, County Wicklow.

    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon attended a Garden Party at Castle Coole, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

    Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited Lisnaskea and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of County Fermanagh (the Viscount Brookeborough KG).

    The Prince of Wales later received the Rt. Hon. Arlene Foster MLA (Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party) at Hillsborough Castle.

  • 21 May 2019

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, today received Lieutenant Colonel Robert Driver upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 1st Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Robert Singleton upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Kelly upon assuming the appointment.

    Brigadier Frazer Lawrence (Colonel) was present.

    Sir Geoffrey Adams was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and kissed hands upon his appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt.

    Lady Adams was also received by Her Majesty.

    Mr. Paul Cradock was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.

    The Duchess of Cambridge was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

    The Queen gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of Buckingham Palace.

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present.

    Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms and The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty.

    The Bands of the Scots Guards and The Parachute Regiment played selections of music during the afternoon.

  • 20 May 2019

    Buckingham Palace

    Princess Alexandra this evening visited the Chelsea Flower Show of the Royal Horticultural Society in the Gardens of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.

  • 20 May 2019

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent this morning visited Mon Repos Palace, Corfu, Greece.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Lunch on board HMS DUNCAN, Corfu Harbour.

    The Duke of Kent this evening arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Greece.

    Captain Alexander Potter was in attendance.