Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

5 August: By command of The Queen, Mr David Hopkinson (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of St Lucia and Lady James and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of Her Majesty.

Buckingham Palace

TODAY: The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace opens between 10am and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm. TOMORROW: The State Apartments open between 9.30am and 4.30pm. The Queen's Gallery opens between 2pm and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 7 Company Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Grenadier Guards. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am.

Windsor Castle

TODAY and TOMORROW: The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 6pm.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

TODAY: St James's Park, Eltham Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Regent's Park, Welwyn Garden City Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm. TOMORROW: St James's Park, Eltham Concert Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm; Regent's Park, Welwyn Garden City Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm; Hyde Park, Chelmsford Silver Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm; Greenwich Park, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm.

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