Court Circular

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The Independent Online

23 August: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning from Canada and were received at the airport by Mr Roger Cato (Deputy Managing Director, Heathrow Airport).

The following were in attendance:

The Lady Farnham, the Lady Susan Hussey, the Right Hon Sir Robert Fellowes, Major-General Gaston Cloutier, Sir Kenneth Scott, Mr Charles Anson, Surgeon Captain David Swain, Air Commodore the Hon Timothy Elworthy, Lieutenant-

Colonel Paul Dionne and Sir Brian McGrath.

Buckingham Palace

The State Apartments at Buckingham Palace open between 9.30am and 4.30pm. The Queen's Gallery opens between 10am and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm. The Royal Mews opens between 12pm and 4pm, and last admission is at 3.30pm.

Changing of the Guard

The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.

Windsor Castle

The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 6pm. Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, Fairfield Concert Band, 12.30pm- 2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Regent's Park (Queen Mary's Rose Garden), Temple Brass, 6pm-7.30pm.