Court Circular


27 June: The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Air Commodore, this afternoon visited Royal Air Force Kinloss and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Morayshire (Air Vice-Marshal George Chesworth).

Major Charles Richards was in


27 June: The Prince Edward, Patron, Cambridge Youth Theatre, this evening visited Cambridge and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-

Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire (Mr James Crowden).

His Royal Highness attended a meeting of the trustees of the Holiday Inn Hotel, Downing Street, and later visited the 'Anne Frank in the World' exhibition at the Guildhall.

The Prince Edward afterwards attended a performance of Dreams of Anne Frank at the ADC Theatre, Park Street.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

27 June: The Princess Royal this morning attended a Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the Centenary of the Parish Church of St Cuthbert, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-

Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh (Mr Norman Irons, the Right Hon the Lord Provost).

Her Royal Highness, Visitor, later visited Strathcarron Hospice, Randolph Hill, Denny, Stirlingshire, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Stirling and Falkirk (Colonel James Stirling of Garden).

The Princess Royal this afternoon visited the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Fife (the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine KT).

Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in- Chief, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), aftewards opened the Tom Simpson Memorial Room, the Royal Scots Club, Abercromby Place,


Mrs Charles Ritchie was in attendance.


27 June: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon was present this evening at a Reception given by the Royal Fine Art Commission at 7 St James's Square, London SW1.

The Countess Alexander of Tunis was in attendance.

27 June: The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, Order of St John, this morning received Major-General Edward Fursdon on relinquishing the appointment of Director of Ceremonies and Brigadier Anthony Berry on assuming the appointment.


27 June: The Duke of Kent this morning opened the Guildhall Museum, High Street, Rochester, Kent, and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Kent (The Right Honourable Lord Kingsdown).

His Royal Highness this afternoon opened the climbing wall at the Arethusa Venture Centre, Lower Upnor, Rochester; inspected the new Nave Floor, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury; and, as Patron, later visited Kent County Cricket Club, St Lawrence Ground, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent.

Captain Alexander Tetley was in


The Duchess of Kent this afternoon attended the Wimbledon Championships, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London SW19.

Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.


The Duke of Edinburgh attends a cocktail party given by the Association of Edinburgh Royal Tradesmen at the Signet Library, Edinburgh. The Prince of Wales, Patron, Scottish Business in the Community, visits Ethicon Limited, Kirkton Campus, Livingston, West Lothian; visits the Forgewood Initiative, Forgewood, Motherwell, Lanarkshire; and visits the Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh. The Princess Royal, President, British Knitting and Clothing Export Council, visits Suzanne Martin plc, London E3; as President, Missions to Seamen, attends the annual service and Annual General Meeting, St Michael Paternoster Royal, London EC4, and a luncheon at Skinners' Hall, Lonon EC4; and as Master, Worshipful Company of Woolmen, attends a livery and ladies' dinner at Fishmongers' Hall, London EC4. Princess Margaret, Patron, Royal College of Nursing, visits the Retired Nurses National Home, Bournemouth, in connection with their Diamond Jubilee celebrations, and later attends a service of rededication of the Home at Christchurch Priory, Dorset. The Duke of Gloucester, President, Royal Norfolk Show, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, attends a dinner at the showground, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk. The Duke of Kent, President, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, attends the Wimbledon Championships, London SW19; and as Honorary President, Royal Geographical Society, attends a presentation by Land Rover, London SW7. The Duchess of Kent attends a gala performance of Hamlet by the Cape Ballet at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London EC1. Prince Michael of Kent, President, Institute of the Motor Industry, attends the Vice-Presidents' Meeting at Fanshaws, Brickendon, Hertford.

Buckingham Palace

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace opens between 10am and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm. The Royal Mews opens between 12pm and 4pm, and last admission is at 3.30pm.

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 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; Kensington Gardens, Royal Academy Jazz Sextet, 5.30pm-7pm.