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.
Game of Thrones
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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