Court Circular


11 July: The Prince Edward, President, attended a Cricket Match between the Lord's Taverners and the Real Tennis Professionals at the Oratory School, Woodcote, Berkshire.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.


10 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Lord Warden of the Cinque Parts, gave a Reception for the Confederation of the Cinque Ports at Walmer Castle this evening.

11 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, this morning attended Matins in St Mary's Church, Walmer.

The Lady Grimthorpe, Sir Alastair Aird and Captain the Hon Edward Dawson-Damer were in attendance.


The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, Opportunities for People with Disabilities, attends a lunch at Britannic Tower, London EC2; and as Patron, National Federation of Housing Associations, visits a housing scheme to redevelop the site of the former Bethnal Green Hospital by the Bethnal Green and Victoria Park Housing Association, London E2. The Prince of Wales, President, the Prince's Youth Business Trust, attends the trust's annual Trade Fair at the International Autumn Fair, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham; opens Peggs Barn, Whitacre Heath, Coleshill, Birmingham; and, as Patron, Schizophrenia a National Emergency, gives a reception at Highgrove House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Prince Edward attends the BBC Radio 2 Young Musician Competition 1993 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London SE1. The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Action on Smoking and Health, presents the 1993 Ash/British Heart Foundation Awards at the London Hilton International, London W1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Irish Guards.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, Eltham Concert Band 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.