Court Circular

SANDRINGHAM

20 January: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by His Excellency the Hon William Hayden (Governor-General of Australia) at the State Funeral of the Right Hon Sir Paul Hasluck KG, formerly Governor- General of Australia, which was held in St George's Cathedral, Perth, this afternoon.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

20 January: The Duke of York this morning opened the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association Seminar in Harrogate and was received by Mr Forbes Adam (Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire).

His Royal Highness this afternoon opened the Swansea Depot, Trinity House, Swansea, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for West Glamorgan (Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Michael Llewellyn Bt).

The Duke of York, Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps, later opened the new Headquarters of TS Ajax, Swansea.

Captain Neil Blair RN was in attendance.

20 January: The Prince Edward, Patron, this evening attended a Concert given by the London Mozart Players to celebrate the forthcoming appointment of Mr Matthias Bamert as their Music Director, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London SE11.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

20 January: The Princess Royal, Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, this morning attended a Multi-disciplinary Conference 'Challenges in the Rehabilitation of Mentally Ill Offenders', John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, and was received by Mr Greig Barr (Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).

Her Royal Highness, President, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, afterwards opened the Banbury Carers Centre, Alexandra House, Banbury, and was received by Mr Jack Friswell (Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).

The Princess Royal, President, British Knitting and Clothing Export Council, this afternoon visited Marshall 1897, 18 Beaumont Close, Banbury.

Her Royal Highness, Commandant in Chief, St John Ambulance and Nursing Cadets, later gave a Reception for the Grand Prior Cadets at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess Royal, President, British Knitting and Clothing Export Council, this evening attended the British Apparel Exports Award 1992 and Dinner, Royal Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2.

Mrs Andrew Feilden was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

20 January: The Princess of Wales today visited Nottingham and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Nottinghamshire (Sir Andrew Buchanan Bt).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, British Red Cross Youth, this morning visited Challenge House, Devonshire Avenue, Beeston.

The Princess of Wales, Patron, Turning Point, later visited the charity's Corporation Oaks Mental Health Project, 19-21 Corporation Oaks, Nottingham.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, UK Region of Dance 1993, this afternoon attended a Reception to celebrate the launch of Dance for 1993 in the East Midlands at the Nottingham Playhouse.

Viscountess Campden was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

20 January: The Duchess of Kent this morning opened the Cannock Community Hospital, Upper Brunswick Road, Cannock, and was met on arrival by Colonel F. Walter James (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire) and later visited the Great Wyrley Community Support Unit, Cannock.

Mrs Peter Troughton was in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent, Patron, Unicef, was represented by Mrs Fiona Henderson at a Memorial Service for the life of the Baroness Ewart-Biggs which was held at St Margaret's Church, Westminster, today.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

20 January: Princess Alexandra was represented by Major Sir Peter Clarke at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Lady Ewart-Biggs which was held in St Margaret's Church, Westminster, today.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess of Wales visits Waltham Forest Asian Centre, Walthamstow, London E17. The Duke of York, Patron, visits Newcastle, North Tyneside; visits the Yellow Brick Road Appeal at the Royal Victoria Infirmary; as Patron of Children-North East, visits the Battle Hill Family Centre; tours the electronic Bi-Media News Room and the Television Studio; meets families involved in the 'Rural Action with Families in Tynedale' project and, as Patron, meets members and staff of the Newcastle Weston Spirit Centre, at the BBC Broadcasting Centre; and visits Parsons (Rolls-Royce Industrial Power Group), Heaton. The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, visits Save the Children Shops in, Hythe, Hampshire, and Ryde, Isle of Wight; and as Patron, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, opens the new Bureaux premises in Havant, Hampshire, and Newport, Isle of Wight; and as Master, the Worshipful Company of Loriners, attends the installation of the new Master, Guildhall, London EC1. The Duke of Gloucester, President, St Bartholomew's Hospital, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, opens the new Operating Theatre Suite at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am.

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