Royal Engagements

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Royal Engagements

The Prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief, Parachute Regiment, visits Aldershot and presents new colours to the regiment. The Duke of York unveils the restored Great West Doorway, and meets veterans of l'Association Amicale des Anciens des Groupes Lourds, in York Minster; meets staff and students of the Joint School for Adventurous Training Instructors, Llanrwst, on the River Llugwy and Capel Pinnacle, Gwynedd; and opens Aberdovey Golf Clubhouse, Gwynedd. The Princess Royal, Patron, Scottish Business Achievement Award Trust, attends a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, followed by a luncheon in grounds nearby; and, as President, Riding for the Disabled Association, attends the Edinburgh and Border Group 30th Birthday celebrations and opens a new indoor arena at Monteviot Gardens, Ancrum, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire. The Duke of Kent, Chancellor, Surrey University, presides at a conferment of degrees ceremony at Guildford Cathedral, Surrey.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; F Company Scots Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish Guards.

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