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Court Circular


19 February: Today is the Anniversary of the Birthday of The Duke of York.

19 February: The Prince Edward this afternoon attended a Luncheon and the Rugby Football Union Match between England and Ireland at Twickenham, Middlesex.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

20 February: The Prince Edward, President, the Lord's Taverners, this afternoon took part in the Pro / Am Real Tennis Tournament at the Oratory School, Reading, Berkshire.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.


The Princess Royal, Patron, National Association of Victim Support Schemes, attends the launch of 'Victims Week', Bedminster, Bristol. The Duke of Kent presents the Duff Cooper Prize at the Mayfair Hotel, London W1; and as Colonel, visits the 1st Battalion Scots Guards at Victoria Barracks, Windsor and the Windsor Castle Guardroom, Windsor Castle, Berkshire. The Duchess of Kent, Patron, Unicef UK, launches the British Airways and Unicef UK Currency Collection Project at Terminal Four, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex.

Changing of the Guard

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 Welsh Guards / The King's Regiment.

Windsor Castle

The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open 10am-4pm.