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Court Circular


14 January: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Lord Braybrooke (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Essex) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Admiral Sir Andrew Lewis (formerly Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Essex and Flag Aide-de-Camp) which was held in Chelmsford Cathedral this afternoon.

The Prince of Wales was represented by Vice-Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch.

The Prince Edward was represented by Major-General Andrew Evans.

The Princess Royal was represented by Mrs Andrew Feilden.

The Duke and Duchess of Kent were represented by Captain Alexander Tetley.


14 January: The Duke of Gloucester, President, St Bartholomew's Hospital, this morning opened two Linear Accelerator facilities in the Radiotherapy Department at the Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.


The Princess Royal, Patron, Scottish Rugby Union, today attends the Wales v Scotland Rugby Match, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff; and tomorrow attends a Special Constabulary Book of Remembrance Service at Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, West Midlands.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 10am; 1st Battalion The King's Regiment mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards and The King's Regiment.

Windsor Castle

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