Korean State Visit Programme
Published 05 November 2013
Tuesday, 5 November, 2013
The President of the Republic of Korea is met privately by The Duke of York on behalf of The Queen. The Duke accompanies Her Excellency to Horse Guards Parade.
Ceremonial Welcome on Horse Guards Parade and Inspection of the Guard of Honour, followed by State Drive to Buckingham Palace
Arrival at Buckingham Palace
Exchange of Gifts and Royal Collection display of items relating to the Republic of Korea
Korean War Memorial Ground-Breaking Ceremony
Visit to Westminster Abbey
Visit to the Palace of Westminster
Call at Buckingham Palace by the Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Call at Buckingham Palace by the Leader of the Opposition
State Banquet at Buckingham Palace
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Joint Economic and Trade Committee and CEO Forum at Lancaster House
Visit to No. 10 Downing Street
Visit to Imperial College London
Private Korean Diaspora Event at Royal Garden Hotel
Visit to the 2013 London Korean Film Festival at Cineworld Cinema, Haymarket
Reception and Banquet at Guildhall
Thursday, 7 November 2013
Formal Farewells at Buckingham Palace
The Queen's message to mark the 20th anniversary of the 11th September attacks
We pay tribute to the resilience and determination of the communities who joined together to rebuild.
The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message 2021
Stirring examples of courage, commitment and selfless dedication to duty have been demonstrated in every Commonwealth nation and territory.
Postponement of the State Visit by the Emperor and Empress of Japan
The Queen's speech at the Spanish State Banquet
This State Visit is an expression of the deep respect and friendship that describes relations between Spain and the United Kingdom
Virtual tours: Buckingham Palace
An iconic building and official residence of The Queen, Buckingham Palace has been the focus of many moments of national celebration, from Jubilees and weddings to VE Day and...
A message from The Queen on the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge (French)
Nous avons le devoir de nous souvenir et d’honorer Ia mémoire de ceux qui ont servi vaillamment et qui ont tant donné ici, sur la crete de Vimy, et tout au long de la Premiere...
A message from The Queen on the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge
It is our duty to remember and honour those who served so valiantly and who gave so much here at Vimy Ridge and throughout the First World War.
A message from Her Majesty The Queen to the people of Barbados on the 50th Anniversary of Independence
Since you became an independent country in 1966, you have continued to flourish and grow into a strong and confident nation.
A speech by Prince Harry on the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy dedication in St Lucia
On behalf of my grandmother, The Queen, I am grateful to the Government and the people of St. Lucia for this most generous contribution.
The Queen’s Speech at the State Banquet in honour of the President of the Republic of Colombia
I am sure of a shared, bright future for both of our countries as long-standing allies working together towards global peace and prosperity
A speech by The Queen in Nova Scotia, 2010
Canadians have, by their own endeavours, built a country and society which is widely-admired across the world.
Receiving my Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award at Buckingham Palace
What is a State Visit?
A speech by The Queen at the Irish State Banquet, 2011
No-one who looked to the future over the past centuries could have imagined the strength of the bonds that are now in place between the governments and the people of our two...
Original announcement of a State Visit by the King and Queen of Spain
Christmas Broadcast 1975
Then Christmas comes, and once again we are reminded that people matter, and it is our relationship with one another that is most important.
A speech by The Queen at the China State Banquet, 2015
We celebrate the ties between our two countries and prepare to take them to ambitious new heights.
A speech by The Queen at the German State Banquet, 2015
Since 1945 the United Kingdom has determined to number among Germany's very strongest friends in Europe.
A speech by The Queen at the Mexico State Banquet, 2015
When the dynamism and creativity of our two countries are combined, whether that be in business, science, education, sport or culture, the results are extraordinary.
A speech by The Queen at the Singapore State Banquet, 2014
Mr. President, your visit is an opportunity to celebrate the links between our two countries, developed over almost two centuries.
A speech by The Queen at the French State Banquet, 2014
I recall my own happiness, discovering this beautiful country for myself and for the first time, and developing my own great affection for the French people.