Court Circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

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

By command of Her Majesty, the Viscount Long (Lord-in-Waiting) called upon The President of the Republic of Malawi this afternoon at the St James Court Hotel, London SW1, and on behalf of The Queen welcomed His Excellency on his arrival in this country.

KENSINGTON PALACE

15 June: The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester today attended a Luncheon and Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle, County Down.

Their Royal Highnesses were received by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (the Right Hon Sir Patrick Mayhew MP) and Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for County Down (Colonel William Brownlow).

Mrs Euan McCorquodale and Major Nicholas Barne were in attendance.

16 June: The Duchess of Gloucester this evening opened 'Arne Jacobsen: Architect and Designer' Exhibition at The Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.

Mrs Michael Wigley was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

15 June: The Duke of Kent, Vice- Chairman, the British Overseas Trade Board, accompanied by The Duchess of Kent, this evening arrived at RAF Northolt from Poland.

16 June: The Duchess of Kent, Patron, the European Association for Palliative Care, this afternoon left RAF Northolt for Norway.

Mrs Colin Marsh was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

16 June: Princess Alexandra this morning opened the refurbished Orchard School at Bridge Road, East Molesey, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey (Mr Richard Thornton).

The Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox was in attendance.

Her Royal Highness this evening attended the opening of the 'Simplest Country Gentlefolk' Exhibition at the Museum of Richmond, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Prince of Wales, Patron, Chindits Old Comrades' Association, attends the 50th Anniversary celebrations at Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffordshire. The Princess Royal, Patron, Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, attends a Prison Conference at Glaziers' Hall, London SE1.

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; 1st Battalion The King's Regiment mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish 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, Staines Brass Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.

PROMOTED VIDEO
News
ebooksAn unforgettable anthology of contemporary reportage
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

HR Manager - Kent - £45,000

£40000 - £45000 per annum: Ashdown Group: HR Manager / Training Manager (L&D /...

HR Manager - Edgware, London - £45,000

£40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Manager - Edgware, Lon...

HR Manager - London - £40,000 + bonus

£32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus: Ashdown Group: HR Manager (Generalist) -Old...

Talent Manager / HR Manager - central London - £50,000

£45000 - £50000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Talent / Learning & Development Mana...

Day In a Page

Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam