Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

23 July: The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, this morning attended the Regimental Parade and Review of The Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) as part of the Farewell Gathering at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh.

Captain Jonathan Walker was in

attendance.

23 July: The Princess Royal, Patron, Northern Lighthouse Board, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, today visited Muckle Flugga Lighthouse as part of the Annual Inspection Voyage around the Shetland Islands on board MV Pharos and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Shetland (Mr John Scott).

24 July: Mr Christopher Chiverton was received by The Queen when Her Majesty decorated him with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver).

Mr Peter Fielder was received by The Queen when Her Majesty decorated him with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver).

24 July: The Duke of York this morning attended the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the consecration of Holy Trinity Parish and Garrison Church, Windsor, and was received by Mr William Palmer (Deputy Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire).

24 July: The Princess Royal, Patron, Northern Lighthouse Board, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, today visited lights, buoys and beacons around the Shetland Islands on board MV Pharos as part of the Annual Inspection Voyage.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Duke of Edinburgh attends a reception given by the International Sacred Literature Trust, St James's Palace. The Duke of York takes the salute at the evening performance of the Royal Tournament at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, London SW5. Princess Margaret attends the opening night of the London Summer Season of the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum, London WC2. The Duke of Kent attends the formal handover of the Challenger II Tank to the British Army at the Barnbow Works, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Princess Alexandra opens the 'Europe: 15th- 18th centuries' and the 'Europe: 19th century' galleries, and attends the Annual Dinner for Patrons, British Museum, London WC1.

The Queen's Gallery

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

Changing of the Guard

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.

Windsor Castle

The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 6pm. Bands playing in the

Royal Parks

St James's Park, Household Division Musicians' Association, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.

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