Court Circular

SANDRINGHAM

1 February: The Queen, Honorary Air Commodore, this morning visited Royal Air Force Marham and was received by the Station Commander (Group Captain Niall Irving).

Her Majesty toured the station, meeting station personnel and their families and local schoolchildren.

The Queen visited No 617 Squadron on their departure from Marham and watched the arrival of No 13 Squadron, before opening the new accommodation in the Sergeants' Mess and unveiled a commemorative plaque.

Afterwards Her Majesty honoured the Station Commander with her presence at Luncheon in the Officers' Mess.

Lady Dugdale, Mr Robin Janvrin and Major James Patrick were in attendance.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

1 February: The Princess Royal today visited Merseyside and was received by Colonel Peter Poole (Vice Lord-Lieutenant).

Her Royal Highness this morning opened the Child and Family Resources Centre, Adcote House, Birkenhead.

The Princess Royal later opened the VAT building at Customs and Excise, Queen's Dock, Liverpool.

Her Royal Highness, President, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, this afternoon opened Sefton Carers Centre, Cavendish House, Brighton Road, Waterloo, Liverpool.

The Princess Royal afterwards opened the new Accident and Emergency Department of Aintree Hospitals, NHS Trust, Fazakerley site, Liverpool.

Her Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of London, this evening attended a Reception to launch the School of Slavonic and East European Studies - Communicaid at the Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1.

Mrs Timothy Holderness-Roddam was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

1 February: The Duke of Kent, Vice- Chairman, the British Overseas Trade Board, this morning visited Park Air Electronics Limited, Northfields, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Lincolnshire (Captain Sir Henry Nevile).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Willett International Limited, Cronin Road, Corby, and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Northamptonshire (Mr John Lowther).

The Duke of Kent later visited Interrol Limited, Brunel Road, Corby, Northamptonshire.

Captain Alexander Tetley was in attendance.

The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, the United Grand Lodge of England, this evening attended a reception held by the Board of Grand Stewards at the Berkeley Hotel, London SW1.

Mr Nicolas Adamson was in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent this evening attended a performance of The Messiah in aid of the National Children's Homes Action for Children, held at Westminster Abbey, London SW1.

Mrs Peter Troughton was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

1 February: Princess Alexandra this afternoon opened the Princess Alexandra Home of the Middlesex Province Retirement Homes, Priory Close, Common Road, Stanmore, Middlesex.

The Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess Royal, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, opens Lambeth Centre for Integrated Living, London SW2, and opens the Mental Health Unit at Central Middlesex Hospital, London NW10; as President, Save the Children Fund, attends the Industry and Commerce Group Meeting at Buckingham Palace; and as President, Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers, attends the presentation ceremony of the Princess Royal Award at Buckingham Palace.

Royal Mews

The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace opens 12pm-4pm; last admission is at 3.30pm.

Changing of the Guard

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

Windsor Castle

The Precincts at Windsor Castle open 10am-4pm; the State Apartments open 10.30am-3pm.

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