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Court Circular

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.


  • 4 February 2016

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The Queen this morning officially opened the Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, Wheatfields, Hillington, and was received by the Chairman of Trustees (Mrs. Patricia Broke) and Mrs. Lyndsay Carter (Chief Executive). Her Majesty toured the Hospice, meeting patients and staff, past and present trustees, and volunteers. The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning. The Lord Petre (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Essex) was present at London Stansted Airport this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Croatia and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 4 February 2016

    Clarence House

    The Amir of the State of Kuwait this afternoon visited The Prince of Wales. His Royal Highness, Patron, the Intelligence Agencies, later visited the Secret Intelligence Service. The King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan afterwards visited The Prince of Wales at Clarence House. His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Trust, this evening attended a Reception for the Trust's Invest in Futures at Old Billingsgate Market, London EC3. The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, the National Literacy Trust, this morning visited HM Prison Brixton, Jebb Avenue, London SW2, and was received by Mr. Kevin McGrath (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London). Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Royal British Legion Poppy Factory, afterwards attended a Reception at Admiralty House, Whitehall, London SW1, to celebrate the charity's Getting You Back to Work programme, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa).