Royal Engagements

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The Queen reopens the Albert Memorial, Kensington Gore, London SW7; and opens the new Biomedical Sciences Building, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London SW7. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, chairs a meeting of the Outward Bound Trust Council at Buckingham Palace; as President, presents the National Playing Fields Association President's Certificates for 1998 at Buckingham Palace; and as Admiral of the Fleet, attends the final Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10. The Duke of York presents the annual awards at the Golf and Environment Conference, Askham Bryan College, York; and opens the new Headquarters of the British and International Golf Greenkeeper's Association at Aldwark Manor, Aldwark, North Yorkshire. The Princess Royal opens the Atherley School, Southampton, Hampshire; opens the Southampton Institute, Southampton; visits the Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth, Hampshire; visits the Salvation Army Citadel, Portsmouth; and attends a Trafalgar Night Dinner on board HMS Nelson, Portsmouth Naval Base, Hampshire. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Listening Books, presents the 1998 Charity Awards at Salters' Hall, London EC2. The Duke of Kent, Vice-Chairman of the British Overseas Trade Board, visits Airbus Industrie, Blagnac, France.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am.