Royal Engagements

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The Queen opens the restored Sun Pavilion in Valley Gardens, Harrogate, North Yorkshire; walks through the pedestrianised area of Oxford Street, Harrogate, and visits Harrogate Theatre, where the dress rehearsal for Aladdin will be in progress; visits Farrah's toffee factory, Harrogate; and, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, visits the Northern Police Convalescent Home, to mark its centenary, and visits Harrogate District Hospital, to mark its completion. The Duke of Edinburgh visits Knaresborough Working Men's Club, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire; and visits GSPK Electronics, Knaresborough. The Prince of Wales, President of the Prince's Trust, presents the Prince's Trust - Bro Awards 1998 at St James's Palace, and attends the film premiere of The Mask of Zorro at the Odeon, Leicester Square, London WC2; and attends a reception to mark the centenary of the National Clean Air Society at the Banqueting House, London SW1. The Princess Royal opens the Welcare Community Projects' Accord Centre, Kilburn High Road, London NW6; attends a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Westminster Abbey, London SW1; as President, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, attends the meeting of the Board of Trustees at N.M. Rothschild and Sons Limited, London EC4, and gives a reception at Buckingham Palace; and, as Patron, the Cranfield Trust, attends a dinner at the Australian High Commission, London WC2. Princess Margaret attends a Christmas luncheon in aid of Headway National Head Injuries Association at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London W1. The Duke of Kent visits the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Oxfordshire; attends the opening ceremony to launch the new facilities of PowderJect Pharmaceuticals plc, Oxford Science Park; and visits Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust, Oxford. Princess Alexandra attends a Gala Evening in aid of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) at the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst (The MAK), Vienna, Austria.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish Guards.

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