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BALMORAL CASTLE

16 September: The Queen was represented by The Duke of Edinburgh (Colonel-in-Chief, Intelligence Corps) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Lives of those who died on the Mull of Kintyre on 2 June 1994, which was held in St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, this evening.

The Prince of Wales was represented by Colonel William Brownlow (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for County Down).

18 September: Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning.

The Reverend Marion Dodd preached the Sermon.

The Queen was represented by Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Wilson at the Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service which was held in Westminster Abbey this morning.

The Prince of Wales was represented by Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Johns.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

17 September: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, and Patron, the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this evening attended a Concert at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Glasgow (Mr James Shields).

ST JAMES'S PALACE

17 September: The Prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief, The Parachute Regiment, this morning attended a parachute drop and Memorial service at Ginkelheide, the Netherlands, to commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Luncheon in the Town Hall, Arnhem.

The Prince of Wales, Colonel-in- Chief, The Parachute Regiment, this evening attended a Reception at the Hartenstein, Oosterbeek.

Major Patrick Tabor was in attendance.

17 September: The Prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief, The Parachute Regiment, this morning attended a Memorial Service at the British Military Cemetery, Oosterbeek, the Netherlands.

His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Reception at the Hartenstein, Oosterbeek, given by Sir David Miers (Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of the Netherlands).

Major Patrick Tabor was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

17 September: The Duke of Kent, Patron, The Distinguished Conduct Medal League, this afternoon attended a Muster, at Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1.

Captain Alexander Tetley was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess Royal, Patron, Farms for City Children, attends a board meeting at Wick Court, Arlingham, Gloucestershire; and attends a Nato Military Committee Dinner at Lancaster House, London SW1. The Duke of Kent visits Stoke Mandeville Burns and Reconstructive Research Trust, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire; and opens the Risborough Springs Swim and Fitness Centre, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. The Duchess of Kent, Patron, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Leagues of Hospital and Community Friends, opens the Cornwall Friends Mobility Centre, Tehidy House, Treliske Hospital, Truro, Cornwall; visits the St Agnes Island School, Isles of Scilly, and the China Clay and Stone Company Limited, St Stephen, Cornwall.

Buckingham Palace

The State Apartments at Buckingham Palace open between 9.30am and 4.30pm. 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.

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