Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

8 April: The Prince Edward, President, this afternoon attended the Lord's Taverners West Midlands Inner Cities Cricket Competition at the Aston Villa Sports and Leisure Centre, Birmingham, and was received by Mr Gary Allen (Deputy Lord-Lieutenant for West Midlands).

His Royal Highness, Patron, Haddo House Hall Trust, this evening attended a Performance of Die Fledermaus at Haddo House, Aberdeenshire.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

8 April: The Princess Royal, Honorary President, the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association, this evening attended a Family Reel Party at the Argyllshire Gathering Hall, Oban,

Scotland.

KENSINGTON PALACE

8 April: The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, this morning took the Salute at The Sovereign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was received on arrival by Captain the Honourable Sir Nicholas Beaumont (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire).

Miss Suzanne Marland and Major Nicholas Barne were in attendance.

The Duke of Gloucester, Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, the Royal Logistic Corps, attended a Corps Officers' Club Dinner to mark the formation of the Royal Logistic Corps, at Princess Royal Barracks, Blackdown, Surrey.

YORK HOUSE

8 April: The Duke of Kent, President, the Business Technology and Education Council, today received Mr John Sellers, formerly Chief Executive.

The Duke of Kent, President, the Henley Society, this evening attended the Annual General Meeting, the Leichlingen Pavilion, Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

Mr Nicolas Adamson was in

attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess Royal today visits the Melrose Sevens, Melrose Rugby Football Club, Melrose, Roxburghshire. The Duchess of Kent, Patron, today attends the Concerto Final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year, Barbican Centre, London EC2.

Changing of the Guard

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

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