Court circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

22 April: The Queen was represented by the Reverend Professor Owen Chadwick OM at the Memorial Service for Sir Sidney Nolan OM which was held in St James's Church, Piccadilly, London W1, this morning.

The Duke of Edinburgh was represented by Sir Andrew Huxley OM.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

22 April: The Prince Edward, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, today opened the new offices of Rover Deutschland in Neuss, Dusseldorf, Germany.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

His Royal Highness, Chairman, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Special Projects Group, this evening held a Meeting at Buckingham Palace.

22 April: The Princess Royal, Patron, the British School of Osteopathy, this morning opened the Community Care Access Clinic, 1-4 Suffolk Street, London SW1, and was received by the Lord Mayor of Westminster (Councillor Dr Cyril Nemeth).

Her Royal Highness, President, Animal Health Trust, this afternoon attended the Canine Awards Luncheon, London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London W1.

Mrs Charles Ritchie was in attendance.

The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this evening gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace for supporters of Save the Children Fund from entertainment, sport and journalism.

KENSINGTON PALACE

22 April: The Princess of Wales this morning visited the Egyptian House for Productive Families, 77 Wigmore Street, London W1.

22 April: The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Pestalozzi Children's Village Trust, today attended a reception to launch the Pestalozzi 'Children for a Better World', Appeal at the Swiss Embassy, Bryanston Square, London W1.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, St Peter's Research Trust (for the Cure of Kidney Disease) today visited the Institute of Urology and Nephrology Research Laboratories, Middlesex Hospital, 67 Riding House Street, London W1.

Mrs Michael Wigley was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

22 April: The Duchess of Kent this afternoon presented the Awards at the BUPA Medical Foundation Limited Annual Doctor of the Year Luncheon, the Savoy Hotel, London SW1 and was met on arrival by the Lord Mayor of Westminster (Councillor Doctor Cyril Nemeth).

Mrs Peter Troughton was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

22 April: Princess Alexandra, Patron, this afternoon opened the new community home for the elderly of the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital at 210 Knights Hill, West Norwood, London SE27.

The Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess Royal, President, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, opens Dolby Laboratories' new Headquarters, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire; and later, as Patron, Intensive Care Society, attends a Spring Meeting and Inaugural Joint Meeting of the Intensive Care Society and British Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Hexagon Centre, Reading, Berkshire. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, London College of Music, attends a Concert at Vestry Hall, Ealing, London W5. The Duke of Kent, Colonel- in-Chief, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, presents new Colours to the 1st Battalion at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire. Princess Michael of Kent attends as Guest of Honour the German Bremer Shakespeare Company's performance of Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor) at the Shakespeare Globe Building Site, to celebrate the reconstruction of the Globe.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Welsh Guards.

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