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Court Circular


25 June: The Princess Royal, Honorary President, the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association, today attended the Annual General Meeting at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, and was received by Councillor Pat Nally (Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Glasgow).

Mrs Charles Ritchie was in attendance.

26 June: The Princess Royal, Master, the Worshipful Company of Woolmen, today attended the Royal Highland Agricultural Show, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh (Mr Norman Irons, the Right Hon the Lord Provost).

Mrs David Bowes-Lyon was in attendance.


25 June: The Prince of Wales, Colonel- in-Chief, The Gordon Highlanders, today attended a Luncheon in the Town House followed by the Two Hundredth Anniversary Parade and Beating Retreat at Seaton Park, Aberdeen.

Major Patrick Tabor was in attendance.


25 June: The Duke of Gloucester, President, Cambridge House and Talbot, was present this afternoon at the Open Day at 131 Camberwell Road, London SE5.

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Normandy Veterans Association, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, was present this evening at a Festival of Commemoration to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Normandy Campaign 1944, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7.

Miss Suzanne Marland and Major Nicholas Barne were in attendance.

26 June: The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Normandy Veterans Association, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, this afternoon laid a wreath at the Cenotaph and subsequently took the Salute at a March Past of Normandy Veterans on Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, London SW1.

Miss Suzanne Marland and Major Nicholas Barne were in attendance.


Prince Edward, Patron, Cambridge Youth Theatre, visits the 'Anne Frank in the World' exhibition and attends a performance of Dreams of Anne Frank at the Cambridge Guildhall, Cambridge. The Princess Royal attends a thanksgiving service to celebrate the centenary of the Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Edinburgh; as Visitor, Strathcarron Hospice, visits the hospice, Randolph Hill, Denny, Stirlingshire; as Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), opens the Tom Simpson Memorial Room, Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh; and visits the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Fife. Princess Margaret attends a reception given by the Royal Fine Art Commission, 7 St James's Square, London SW1. The Duke of Kent opens the Guildhall Musuem, Rochester; opens the climbing wall, Arethusa Venture Centre, Lower Upnor, Rochester; inspects the new Nave Floor, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent; and as Patron, Kent County Cricket Club, attends a match at the St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury, Kent. The Duchess of Kent attends the Wimbledon Championships, London SW19.

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 Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Grenadier 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, North London Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.