Court Circular


25 January: Lady Dugdale has succeeded Mrs Robert de Pass as Lady-in- Waiting to The Queen.


25 January: The Prince Edward, Chairman, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Pegasus Project, this evening attended the Travel Industry Globe Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London W1.

Mrs Richard Warburton was in attendance.

25 January: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this evening gave a Private Appeal Dinner at Buckingham Palace for the Fund's Seventy-Fifth Birthday Appeal.


25 January: Dame Frances Campbell- Preston has succeeded the Lady Angela Oswald as Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.


25 January: Princess Alexandra, President, this morning visited the Royal Star and Garter Home for Disabled Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen, Richmond, Surrey.

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited the National Clinical PET Centre of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals at St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1.

Mrs Peter Afia was in attendance.


The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, attends a 75th Pre-launch of Appeal event, Convocation Hall, Church House Conference Centre, Dean's Yard, London SW1; as Patron, Butler Trust, visits HM Prison Belmarsh, Western Way, Thamesmead, London SE28; and as Patron, Association of Combined Youth Clubs, attends a Gala Charity Concert and Reception at the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1. Princess Margaret, President, Royal Ballet, visits the Royal Ballet School, Richmond Park, Richmond, Surrey. The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Silver Jubilee Walkway Trust, attends a luncheon given by Shell International Petroleum Company Limited, Shell Centre, London SE1. The Duke of Kent attends a dinner at Vickers House, London SW1.

The Royal Mews

The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace opens between 12pm and 4pm, and 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; 7 Company Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.

Windsor Castle

The Precincts at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 4pm, and the State Apartments between 10.30am and 3pm.