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27 January: The Prince Edward, Chairman, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Special Projects Group, today attended the Luncheon given by the Association of Independent Radio Contractors following the Annual General Meeting, the New Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London WC2.

His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this evening attended the Chinese New Year Dinner for Charter Founder Members, the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London W1.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

27 January: The Princess Royal today visited Harrogate and was received by Major General Henry Woods (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire).

Her Royal Highness opened the new sixth form building, Harrogate Ladies College, Clarence Drive.

The Princess Royal visited Claro Enterprises, Claro Centre, Albany Avenue.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, visited the Citizen's Advice Bureau, 101 Station Parade.

Mrs Malcolm Innes was in attendance.

The Princess Royal, Patron, Victim Support, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this evening attended a Dinner for 'Friends of Victim Support', Grosvenor House Hotel, London W1.

The Countess of Lichfield was in attendance.


27 January: The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, this morning presided at a Meeting of The Prince's Council, 10 Buckingham Gate, London SW1.

Commander Richard Aylard RN and Mr David Landale were in attendance.

His Royal Highness, President, Water Aid, this afternoon attended a Council Meeting, 1 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1.

The Prince of Wales later met Trustees of the Foundation for Sport and the Arts and young people who have received support from this organisation through The Prince's Trusts at the Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, Islington, London N1.

Mr Hugh Merrill was in attendance.


27 January: The Princess of Wales, Patron, the Guinness Trust, visited the trust's housing estate at Mortlake, Richmond, Surrey.

Captain Edward Musto RM was in attendance.

27 January: The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Silver Jubliee Walkway Trust, this evening was present at a Reception to mark the launch of the Trust's new Walkway map, Shell Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.


27 January: Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited the Cardiac Care Unit at St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey (Mr Richard Thornton).

The Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox was in attendance.



The Prince of Wales visits the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, Church House, London SW1. Princess Alexandra, Patron, opens the new Adolescent Heart Ward at the Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital, London SW3.

Changing of the Guard

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