Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

12 July: The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of Opportunities for People with Disabilities, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Britannic Tower, London EC2.

His Royal Highness, Patron, National Federation of Housing Associations, later visited the Bethnal Green and Victoria Park Housing Association, Parmiter Street, London E2.

Sir Brian McGrath was in attendance.

12 July: The Prince Edward this evening attended the BBC Radio Two Young Musician Competition 1993 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, London SE1.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dywer was in attendance.

ST JAMES'S PALACE

12 July: The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Youth Business Trust, today attended the Trust's Trade Fair 1993 at the International Autumn Fair, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for West Midlands (the Earl of Aylesford).

His Royal Highness this afternoon opened Peggs Barn, Station Road, Whitacre Heath, Coleshill, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Warwickshire (Captain the Viscount Daventry).

Mr Hugh Merrill was in attendance.

The Prince of Wales, Patron, Schizophrenia a National Emergency, this evening gave a reception.

KENSINGTON PALACE

12 July: The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, Ash (Action on Smoking and Health) today presented the 1993 Ash and British Heart Foundation Awards at the London Hilton on Park Lane, London W1.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh give a Garden Party; The Duke and The Duchess of Gloucester attend. Princess Margaret visits the British Museum, London WC1, and opens the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Galleries of Later Mesopotamia and Ancient Anatolia. The Duke of Kent, Patron, the Leukaemia Research Fund, visits the Preleukaemia Unit at the College of Medicine, University of Wales, Cardiff; as Vice-Chairman, the British Overseas Trade Board, attends a lunch given by the Cardiff Chamber of Commerce, The Exchange, Cardiff; and later visits Huntleigh Health Care (Cardiff) Limited. The Duchess of Kent opens the new Lounge Extension at St Mary's Airport, Isles of Scilly; visits the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Lifeboat Slip, St Mary's; visits Park House Home for the Elderly, St Mary's; and opens the St Agnes Island Hall, Isles of Scilly. Prince Michael of Kent attends lunch at Independent Television News, Gray's Inn Road, London WC1.

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.

Bands playing in the

Royal Parks

St James's Park, Eltham Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Kensington Gardens, Prince Consort Wind Quintet, 12.30pm-2pm.

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