Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

2 February: The Princess Royal, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, this morning opened Lambeth Centre for Integrated Living, Barstow Crescent, London SW2.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, later opened the Mental Health Unit, Central Middlesex Hospital, Acton Lane, Park Royal, London NW10.

Lady Carew-Pole was in attendance.

The Princess Royal, this afternoon attended the Presentation Ceremony of The Princess Royal Award 1993 for the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers at Buckingham Palace.

Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, afterwards attended the Industry and Commerce Group Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

YORK HOUSE

2 February: The Duchess of Kent, Colonel-in-Chief, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire, today visited the 1st Battalion, Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany. Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

2 February: Princess Alexandra, Patron of the Drug and Alcohol Foundation, this afternoon received the Lord Mancroft on his appointment as Chairman.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit the Phobbies Club at Dersingham Church Hall, Dersingham, Norfolk. The Princess Royal, President of Patrons, Crime Concern, attends a one-day conference, 'Families and Crime Prevention', Royal College of Physicians, London NW1; and gives the Shaftesbury Lecture at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex. The Duke of Kent, Vice-Chairman, British Overseas Trade Board, visits Thrislington Sales Limited, North Wales Trade Centre, Sandycroft, Deeside, Clwyd; Nu-Kote International Limited, Deeside Industrial Park, Deeside; Warwick International Limited, Mostyn; and Quest Refrigeration Manufacturing Limited, Aber Park, Flint. Prince Michael of Kent, President, Royal Automobile Club, attends the British Motor Sports Council's Annual Dinner at the RAC, London SW1.

Changing of the Guard

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.

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