Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

1 July: The Duke of York this evening attended a Dinner in aid of King George's Fund for Sailors on board HMY Britannia, the Pool of London.

Captain Neil Blair RN and Captain Rupert Maitland-Titterton were in attendance.

1 July: The Princess Royal today visited Norwich and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Norfolk (Mr Timothy

Colman).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, this morning attended the Healthy Norfolk 2000 Conference, the Council Chambers, County Hall.

The Princess Royal, Patron, Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, afterwards visited the Family Literacy Demonstration Project, the Clinic, Larkman First School, Clarkson Road.

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Nancy Oldfield Trust Centre, Irstead Road, Neatishead, and their floating base on Barton Broad.

The Princess Royal, Patron, the National Autistic Society, later opened Crossways, Folly Road, Mildenhall and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Suffolk (the Lord Belstead).

Lady Carew-Pole was in

attendance.

ST JAMES'S PALACE

1 July: The Prince of Wales today visited Gwynedd and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant (Mr Meuric Rees).

His Royal Highness, Chairman, The Prince of Wales' Committee, this morning visited the Welsh Language Centre, Nant Gwrtheyrn.

The Prince of Wales, President, Business in the Community, later attended a Conference at Plas Menai, Caernarfon, to discuss the regeneration of Gwynedd.

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Maesincla Estate, Caernarfon.

The Prince of Wales afterwards visited Caernarfon Castle on the Anniversary of his Investiture.

His Royal Highness, President, The Prince's Trust and The Prince's Youth Business Trust, this evening attended the Gala Celebration Concert at Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for South Glamorgan (Captain Norman Lloyd- Edwards RNR).

Mr Matthew Butler was in

attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

1 July: Today is the Anniversary of the Birthday of The Princess of Wales.

1 July: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, President, the National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, was present this evening at the Centenary Ball of the Society's South Cheshire Branch held at Tilstone Lodge, Tilstone Fearnall.

Her Royal Highness was received by The Hon Michael Flower (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire).

The Lady Glenconner was in

attendance.

YORK HOUSE

1 July: The Duke of Kent, President, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, accompanied by The Duchess of Kent this afternoon attended the Wimbledon Championships, Wimbledon, London SW19.

Mrs Colin Marsh and Mr Nicolas Adamson were in attendance.

The Duke of Kent, Colonel-in- Chief, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, this evening attended a dinner at Mercers' Hall, Ironmonger Lane, London EC2.

Captain Alexander Tetley was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

TODAY: The Prince of Wales, Chancellor, University of Wales, attends the Medical Degree Ceremony at the College of Medicine, Cardiff. Princess Margaret, President, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, attends the Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Branch's Centenary Concert at Chatsworth, Derbyshire. The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, accompanied by The Duchess of Kent, attends the Championship Meeting and presents the challenge trophies to the winners. Prince Michael of Kent, Patron, Thames Rowing Club, attends the Henley Regatta; and as Patron of the Popular Flying Association, presents the prizes at the annual rally at Cranfield Aerodrome, Bedford. TOMORROW: The Prince of Wales, President, Brecon Cathedral 900th Anniversary Appeal, attends a service in Brecon Cathedral; as President, The Prince's Trusts, hosts a garden party at Powys Castle; as Patron, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, attends a concert being held to open the new North Wales Theatre in Llandudno, Gwynedd; and opens the new Care of the Elderly Unit at Breconshire War Memorial Hospital, Brecon. The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, accompanied by The Duchess of Kent, attends the Championship Meeting and presents the challenge trophies to the winners. Princess Alexandra attends the finals of the Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting at Wimbledon, London SW19.

The Queen's Gallery

TODAY: The Queen's Gallery opens between 10am and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm. TOMORROW: The Queen's Gallery opens between 2pm and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 10am; 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish Guards.

Windsor Castle

TODAY and TOMORROW: The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 6pm.

Bands playing in the

Royal Parks

TODAY: St James's Park, North London Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Regent's Park, British Airways Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm. TOMORROW: St James's Park, North London Concert Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm; Regent's Park, British Airways Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm- 7.30pm; Hyde Park, Enfield Co-op Band, 3pm- 4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm; Greenwich Park, Croydon Co- op Band, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm.

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