Royal attendance at engagements to mark Remembrance Day and the Armistice Centenary

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The Queen and Members of the Royal Family will attend a number of national engagements to mark Remembrance Day, and the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Thursday 8th November

The Duke of Sussex will visit the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey on Thursday 8th November 2018. 

Saturday 10th November

The Queen and Members of the Royal Family will attend the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.

The Festival will be attended by The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,

The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

Sunday 11th November

The Queen and Members of the Royal Family will attend the annual Remembrance Day Service at The Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

The Queen will view the Service from the balcony of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office building. A wreath will be laid on The Queen’s behalf by The Prince of Wales. An Equerry will lay a wreath on behalf of The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Service at the Cenotaph will also be attended by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent.

Following the Service The Princess Royal will take the Salute at the March Past of Veteran Organisations on Horse Guards Parade.

The Prince of Wales, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, will go on to a Service at the Guards’ Chapel and lay a wreath at the Guards’ Memorial for the Welsh Guards’ Regimental Remembrance Sunday.

The Duke of York will go on to a Commemorative Service marking the Centenary of the Armistice of the First World War at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. The Earl and Countess of Wessex will attend the Welsh National Service of Thanksgiving at Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff. The Princess Royal will attend the Scottish Commemorative Service for the Centenary of the First Armistice in Glasgow Cathedral. The Duke and Duchess Gloucester will attend The National Memorial Arboretum Armistice Day Service in Staffordshire.

That evening, Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent will attend a Service to mark the Centenary of the Armistice at Westminster Abbey.

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