Court Circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

15 April: The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, this evening attended the Centenary Reception of the Windsor and Eton Football Club at the Princess Margaret Royal Free School, Windsor.

Captain Giles Inglis-Jones was in attendance.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

15 April: The Prince Edward, President, this evening attended the National Youth Music Theatre's performance of The Ragged Child at the Triplex Theatre, New York, United States of America.

15 April: The Princess Royal, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this evening attended the Men's Over-All Finals of the 1993 World Gymnastics Championships, the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for West Midlands (the Earl of Aylesford).

KENSINGTON PALACE

15 April: The Princess of Wales this morning visited the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, 44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2.

Mr Patrick Jephson was in attendance.

Her Royal Highness this evening attended the Film Premiere of Accidental Hero in aid of Mencap, and as Patron, Relate, the Odeon West End, Leicester Square, London WC2.

Mrs Max Pike and Captain Edward Musto RM were in attendance.

15 April: The Duke of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Pioneer Corps, this afternoon received Major-General Geoffrey Field on relinquishing the appointment as Colonel Commandant, and Brigadier Charles Telfer on relinquishing the appointment as Director of Army Pioneers and Labour.

YORK HOUSE

15 April: The Duke of Kent, President, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, today received General Sir Robert Ford, Vice-Chairman, on relinquishing the appointment and Air Chief Marshal Sir Joseph Gilbert on assuming that appointment.

The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, the United Grand Lodge of England, this afternoon received Lord Farnham, Pro Grand Master and Mr Oliver J. Rowell.

The Duchess of Kent, Patron, the Yorkshire Country Cricket Club today attended a pre-season lunch for players at Leeds United Football Club's Banqueting Suite, Elland Road, Leeds and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for West Yorkshire (Mr John Lyles).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon opened the new Day Surgery and Treatment Unit at York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire (Sir Marcus Worsley Bt).

Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

15 April: Princess Alexandra this evening attended a Concert by the Medici String Quartet in aid of the Kingston Hospital Scanner Appeal at Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4.

Mrs Peter Afia was in attendance.

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