Royal Engagements

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The Queen, Patron, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, visits the Grey Coat Hospital, London SW1, to mark its tercentenary. The Duke of Edinburgh, Member, attends a meeting of the Coachmakers' Company Carriage Driving Awards Committee at Buckingham Palace; and as Patron, attends the Cartoon Art Trust Dinner at St James's Palace. The Princess Royal, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, launches their Silver Jubilee year by officially opening the new headquarters building at 106-114 Borough High Street, London SE1; as Patron, Sense, the National Deafblind and Rubella Association, visits RNIB Sunshine House School to open their new hydrotherapy pool, in Northwood, Middlesex; and attends the Annual National Service for Seafarers in St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, National Asthma Campaign, attends the preview of the Asthma Gift Fair at the Hurlingham Club, London SW6. The Duke of Kent attends a lunch at the Royal College of Surgeons, London WC2. Princess Alexandra attends the Queen Mother's Birthday Awards Lunch and Awards Presentation at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London W2.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; the Queen's Colour Squadron Royal Air Force mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Welsh Guards.