Court Circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

23 April: The Duke of Edinburgh, Ranger of Windsor Great Park, this afternoon unveiled a monument to commemorate the planting of trees for the Millennium of the Office of High Sheriffs, Windsor Great Park, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire (Mr John Henderson).

His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Luncheon at the Buckhound Restaurant, Ascot Racecourse.

Brigadier Miles Hunt-Davis was in attendance.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

23 April: The Prince Edward this evening attended the JD Ward National Tennis League Final at the Royal County of Berkshire Real Tennis Club, Holyport, Royal County of Berkshire.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

23 April: The Princess Royal, Patron, Intensive Care Society, this morning attended a Combined Meeting of the Intensive Care Society and the British Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Hexagon Centre, Reading, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire (Mr John Henderson).

Her Royal Highness, President, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, this afternoon opened the new European Headquarters of Dolby Laboratories, Wootton Bassett, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Wiltshire (Field Marshal Sir Roland Gibbs).

Mrs Charles Ritchie was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

23 April: The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, London College of Music, was present this afternoon at a concert at Vestry Hall, Ranelagh Road, Ealing, London W5.

Mrs Michael Wigley was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

23 April: The Duke of Kent, Colonel-in- Chief, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, this morning presented new Colours to the 1st Battalion at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire.

Captain the Honourable Tom Coke was in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent, Colonel-in- Chief, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire, this afternoon visited the 1st Battalion, Belfast Barracks, Osnabruck, Germany.

Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

TODAY: The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the Burma Star Association, attends an association reunion at the Royal Albert Hall, London SW7. The Princess of Wales, Patron, Welsh National Opera, attends a performance of La Favorita as part of the Amoco Festival of Opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2. The Princess Royal, President, National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs, attends the annual general meeting, the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Lancashire; and as President, Save the Children Fund, attends the Lord Mayor's Ball at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham, for the Children in Cities Appeal. The Duchess of Kent, Honorary Colonel, the Yorkshire Volunteers, attends a Regimental Dinner at Vimy Barracks, Catterick, North Yorkshire. TOMORROW: The Duke of Edinburgh, Captain, General Royal Marines, attends the 75th Anniversary of the Raid on the Mole at Zeebrugge, Belgium. Princess Margaret, President of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, attends the Children's Variety Performance at the Dominion Theatre, London W1. The Duchess of Gloucester attends a Conference given by the Association of Teachers of Singing, at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Barbican, London EC2. The Duke of Kent, President, the Scouting Association, takes the Salute at the St George's Day Parade at Windsor Castle, and attends the National Scout Service, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire. The Duchess of Kent, Honorary Colonel, the Yorkshire Volunteers, takes the Salute at the Disbandment Parade of the Yorkshire Volunteers, Somme Barracks, Catterick, North Yorkshire.

Changing of the Guard

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

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