Royal Engagements

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The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, attends the Outward Bound Trust Friends' Reception, at Buckingham Palace, followed by the Patron's Company Dinner, at St James's Palace. The Princess Royal opens new wards and facilities at Sidmouth Victoria Cottage Hospital, Sidmouth, Devon; visits Sidmouth Homeopathic Clinic, Sidmouth; as Patron, Sense - the National Deafblind and Rubella Association - officially opens the new Day Centre at Providence Court, Exeter, Devon, and officially opens Applemead, a new group home, Whimple, Exeter; and, as Patron, the National Autistic Society, officially opens Saunders House, the new off-site residential unit at Broomhayes School, Northam, Devon. The Duke of Kent, Patron, the Hanover Band, attends a concert at St John's Smith Square, London SW1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion The Duke of Wellington's Regiment mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.