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Court Circular


16 August: Mis Jane Walker-Okeover has succeeded the Hon Mrs Rhodes as Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.


16 August: The Prince of Wales, President, Royal Shakespeare Company, this afternoon visited The Prince of Wales' Shakespeare Summer School, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford- upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

His Royal Highness, President, the Association of Commonwealth Universities' Congress, this evening attended a Reception and Banquet at the University College of Swansea and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for West Glamorgan (Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Michael Llewellyn Bt).

Commander Robert Fraser RN was in attendance.

Changing of the Guard

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.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, Thames Wind Orchestra, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.