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BUCKINGHAM PALACE

11 March: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Viscount Ridley KG (Lord Steward) at the Memorial Service for the Marquess of Normanby KG which was held in York Minster this afternoon.

The Duke of York was represented by the Earl of Halifax.

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, was represented by the Lord Hotham.

The Duke and Duchess of Kent were represented by Captain Alexander Tetley.

11 March: The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Irish Regiment, today received Lieutenant- Colonel Ewing Grimshaw upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer the 1st Battalion.

11 March: The Princess Royal arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning from Hong Kong.

Mrs Charles Ritchie and Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Gibbs were in attendance.

CLARENCE HOUSE

11 March: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was represented by Major Sir Ralph Anstruther Bt at the Memorial Service for the Marquess of Normanby KG, which was held in York Minster this afternoon.

ST JAMES'S PALACE

11 March: The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince of Wales's Business Leaders Forum, gave a Reception for members of the Business Leaders Forum in the Czech Republic, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Poland and the Slovak Republic.

KENSINGTON PALACE

11 March: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon was represented by the Lord Westbury at the Memorial Service for The Marquess of Normanby KG, which was held in York Minster this afternoon.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

Princess Margaret tomorrow attends a tribute to Rudolf Nureyev in aid of Crusaid at the London Coliseum, London WC2.

The Queen's Gallery

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

TOMORROW: The Queen's Gallery opens between 2pm and 5pm, and last admission is at 4.30pm.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 10am; 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.

Windsor Castle

TODAY and TOMORROW: The Precincts and State Apartments at Windsor Castle open between 10am and 4pm.

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