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15 June: The Queen, with The Duke of Edinburgh, honoured Ascot Races with her presence today.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Blair Stewart- Wilson was received by Her Majesty when The Queen conferred upon him the honour of Knighthood and invested him with the Insignia of a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.


15 June: The Princess Royal today visited Cambridge and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire (Mr James Crowden).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Dunn Nutrition Unit, this morning visited the centre at Downhams Lane, Milton Road.

The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, later attended a Reception and Seventy-Fifth Birthday Fayre at the Study Centre, Churchill College.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, this afternoon visited Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau, 72-74 Newmarket Road.

The Princess Royal this evening attended a Reception and meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine at 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.

Mrs Andrew Feilden was in



15 June: The Prince of Wales, Chairman, The Royal Collection Trust, this evening attended a Gala operatic evening at Hampton Court Palace, Surrey.

Miss Belinda Harley was in



15 June: Princess Alexandra this afternoon opened Phase I of the Woking Community Hospital in Heathside Road, Woking, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey (Mr Richard Thornton).

Mrs Peter Afia was in attendance.


Princess Alexandra opens the refurbished Orchard School, East Molesey, Surrey; visits the 'Simplest Country Gentlefolk' Exhibition at the Museum of Richmond, Richmond, Surrey.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Welsh 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, Merton Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Regent's Park (Queen Mary's Rose Garden), Bellends Trombone Quartet, 12.30pm-2pm.