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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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  • 26 October 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from the United States of America.

    Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Todd was in attendance.

    The Duchess of Gloucester this morning attended the Senior Serving and Retired Officers' Briefing at the Army and Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, London SW1.

  • 26 October 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Opportunity International UK, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, today carried out the following engagements in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Isingiro District, Uganda:

    Her Royal Highness this afternoon opened the Opportunity Bank Uganda Nakivale Branch.

    The Princess Royal later met members of the Wenzetu Women's Group at the Sangano Village Community Hall.

    Her Royal Highness subsequently visited the Unleashed Youth Empowerment Project, Sangano Village.

    The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, afterwards attended a Reception at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Kampala.

    Her Royal Highness, Patron, Opportunity International UK, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, this evening attended a Reception and Dinner at Kampala Serena Hotel, Kintu Road, Kampala.

  • 26 October 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Robert Ondrejcsak was received in audience by The King today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Slovak Republic to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Maryna Vorotnyuk was also received by His Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Jeremiah Nyamane Mamabolo was received in audience by The King and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa in London.

    Mrs. Mamabolo was also received by His Majesty.

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

    The President of the Republic of Indonesia spoke to The King via telephone this afternoon.

    Mr. John Neal (Chief Executive Officer, Lloyds of London) was received by His Majesty.

  • 25 October 2022

    St. James's Palace

    Princess Alexandra, Royal Colonel, Third Battalion The Rifles, this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Boardman upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel John Barry upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Canadian Scottish Regiment, received Brigadier Dwayne Parsons (Commander and Defence Advisor to the United Kingdom in London).

  • 25 October 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, St. George's Society of New York, today visited Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, the Bronx, New York, United States of America.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, St. George's Society of New York, this afternoon visited the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park Square, New York.

    The Duke of Gloucester this evening attended a Reception to celebrate Architecture, Design and Culture, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York.

    His Royal Highness later departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, for the United Kingdom.

  • 25 October 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this afternoon arrived at Entebbe International Airport and was received by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Uganda (Her Excellency Ms. Kate Airey).

    Her Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of London, and Patron, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, accompanied by Admiral Laurence, visited Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Uganda Research Unit, Plot 51-59 Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.

    The Princess Royal, Patron, Opportunity International UK, and Patron, Save the Children UK, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, later attended a Reception at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Kampala.

    The President of the Republic of Uganda, accompanied by Mrs. Natasha Karugire Museveni (daughter), called upon Her Royal Highness and Admiral Laurence at the Residence this evening and remained to Dinner.

  • 25 October 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Princess of Wales this afternoon held a Meeting via telephone with Captain Harpreet Chandi in advance of her solo expedition across Antarctica.

  • 25 October 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP had an audience of The King this morning and tendered her resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury which His Majesty was graciously pleased to accept.

    Mr. Hugh O'Leary was also received by The King.

    His Majesty received in audience the Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP and requested him to form a new Administration. The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP accepted The King's offer and kissed hands upon his appointment as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.

    His All Holiness Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch was received by His Majesty this afternoon.

    The King of Morocco spoke to The King via telephone this evening.

    The President of the Republic of Turkey spoke to His Majesty via telephone.

  • 24 October 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, St. George's Society of New York, today carried out the following engagements in New York, United States of America.

    His Royal Highness this morning attended a Meeting of the Pilgrim Society of the United States of America at the Racquet and Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue.

    The Duke of Gloucester afterwards visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Luncheon with representatives of St. George's Society of Philadelphia at Antonucci Café, 170 East 81st Street.

    The Duke of Gloucester later attended an afternoon tea at Alice's Tea Cup, 156 East 64 Street, New York, with Senior Citizen beneficiaries of St. George's Society of New York.

    His Royal Highness this evening attended the Advisory Council Dinner at the Residence of His Majesty's Consul-General for New York.

  • 24 October 2022

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Uganda.

    Commander Anne Sullivan RN is in attendance.