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Court Circular


30 April: The Queen, Patron, escorted by the Outgoing President (the Viscount Thurso) and the Incoming President (the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne), this afternoon attended the Boys' Brigade in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle.

1 May: The Duke of Edinburgh this evening arrived at Heathrow Airport, London.

Sir Brian McGrath was in attendance.


1 May: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon attended the Wessex Walks Service, Wells Cathedral, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset (Colonel Sir Walter Luttrell).

Changing of the Guard

The Life Guards mount the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; the 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Grenadier Guards.