Court Circular


The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh give a garden party at Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Edinburgh presents the Prince Philip Prize for the Designer of the Year and hosts a lunch at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales, Patron, Centenary of Cinema, attends a meeting of the National Council followed by a luncheon at the Museum of the Moving Image, London SE1. The Princess Royal, Patron, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, visits the charity's second training centre at Cliffe, near Selby, North Yorkshire; as President, Animal Health Trust, attends a lunch at Cantley Hall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire; and as President, Riding for the Disabled Association, attends the World Championships for Disabled Riders, Hartpury College of Agriculture, Hartpury, Gloucestershire. Princess Margaret, Colonel-in-Chief, the Highland Fusiliers of Canada, receives War Veterans of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada Association at Kensington Palace. The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, visits Helensburgh Lifeboat Station, Helensburgh; visits Largs Lifeboat Station, Largs, Ayrshire; and attends a dinner hosted by Enterprise Oil plc, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, to mark the inauguration of the Nelson Oilfield. The Duchess of Kent, Chancellor, presides at the Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees, and attends a dinner for honorary graduates, Leeds University. Princess Alexandra opens the Leopold Muller Day Care Unit at the Margaret Centre, Whipps Cross Hospital, London E11; and opens the Bryce Smith Imaging Centre at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex.