Court Circular


19 January: Mrs John Dugdale has succeeded Mrs Robert de Pass as Lady-in-Waiting to The Queen.


19 January: The Princess of Wales, Patron, British Red Cross Youth, this morning visited the Kingsbury International Youth Supply Depot, Westmoreland Road, Kingsbury, London NW9.


19 January: The Duke of Kent, President, the Football Association, and the Duchess of Kent were represented by Lieutenant-Commander Sir Richard Buckley RN at a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Mr Ted Croker which was held at the Church of St Philip and St James, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, this afternoon.


The Princess of Wales, Patron, British Red Cross Youth, visits Challenge House, Beeston, Nottinghamshire; as Patron, Turning Point, visits the charity's corporation Oaks Mental Health Project, Nottingham; and as Patron, UK Region of Dance 1993, attends a Reception to celebrate the launch of Dance for '93 in the East Midlands at the Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham. The Duke of York opens the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association Seminar in Harrogate. Prince Edward, Patron, attends a Concert given by the London Mozart Players to celebrate the forthcoming appointment of Mr Matthias Bamert as their Music Director at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London SE1. The Princess Royal, President, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, opens the Banbury Carers Centre, Alexandra House, Banbury, Oxfordshire; as Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, attends a Multidisciplinary Conference, 'Challenges in the Rehabilitation of Mentally Ill Offenders', at John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford; and as President, British Knitting and Clothing Export Council, visits Marshall 1897, Banbury, Oxfordshire, and attends the British Apparel Exports Awards 1992 and Dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London W2. The Duchess of Kent opens the Cannock Community Hospital and the new Residential Unit at the Day Centre, Great Wyrley, Staffordshire.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish Guards.