Korean State Visit Programme


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