Tuesday 02 March 1999
The Duke of Edinburgh visits the British Equestrian Trade Association International Fair, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham; and, as First Honorary Liveryman, attends the Worshipful Company of Engineers Election Court Meeting and Dinner at the City of London Club, London EC2. The Princess Royal, President, the Rural Housing Trust, attends a conference at the Heritage Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire; officially opens Arburg Limited's new United Kingdom Headquarters at Tachbrook Park Drive, Warwick; and, as President, the British Horse Society, opens the BHS Rescue Centre, Stonecroft Equestrian Centre Ltd, Oxhill, Warwickshire. Princess Alexandra attends a Gala Dinner, to mark the 30th Anniversary of her Patronage of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, at St James's Palace.
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 Coldstream Guards.
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
A statement was published on his fansite, True To You, following release of new album
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 The way the police have treated Cliff Richard is completely unacceptable
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
- 4 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 5 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness
JK Rowling releases new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing Celestina Warbuck, the 'Singing Sorceress'
Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka
The funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe 2014: Tim Vine wins for second time
Kate Bush: Previously unseen photographs reveal new side to comeback star
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head