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19 July: The Duke of Edinburgh, Chancellor, University of Edinburgh, this evening gave a Dinner for the University of Edinburgh Development Trust at Buckingham Palace.

19 July: The Princess Royal, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this afternoon arrived at Royal Air Force Northolt from Uzbekistan.

Mrs William Nunneley, Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Gibbs and Mr John Haslam were in attendance.

19 July: The Duke of York today attended the Tesco Charity Pro-Am Golf Classic at the Royal Automobile Golf and Country Club, Woodcote Park, Epsom, Surrey.

Captain Neil Blair RN was in attendance.


19 July: The Prince of Wales this morning opened the new Sport and Leisure Centre at Sir William Romney's School, Lowfield Road, Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

Mr Stephen Lamport was in attendance.

His Royal Highness this afternoon gave a Garden Party for representatives of community, public service and charity organisations in Gloucestershire.


19 July: The Princess of Wales, Patron, English National Ballet and the Foundation for Conductive Education, attended a Gala Evening at the Savoy Theatre, London WC2.

Miss Anne Beckwith-Smith and Captain Edward Musto RM were in attendance.


19 July: The Duke of Kent, Patron, Endeavour Training, this morning visited the Break Day Centre, Hook Hill Road, Sheringham and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Norfolk (Mr Timothy Colman).

His Royal Highness, Vice-Chairman, the British Overseas Trade Board, later visited Kingsland Engineering (Norfolk) Limited, Weybourne Road, Sheringham, BA Kettell (Cabinet Makers), the Tithe Barn, Letheringsett, Holt.

The Duke of Kent, this afternoon visited Heritage House, Mill Road, Wells-next-the-Sea and as Vice-Chairman of the British Overseas Trade Board, visited FMC Corporation (United Kingdom) Food Processing Machinery Division, Holt Road, Fakenham, Norfolk.

His Royal Highness as President of the King's Lynn Festival of Music and the Arts, this evening attended a concert of English Music at St Nicholas Church, King's Lynn, Norfolk.

Captain the Honourable Tom Coke was in attendance.


The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh give a Garden Party. The Duke of Edinburgh, President, chairs a meeting of The Royal Mint Advisory Committee at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales visits the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey. Prince Edward, Patron, takes the salute at the Royal Tournament, and afterwards attends a Dinner to celebrate the British Forces Broadcasting Service Golden Anniversary at Earls Court, London SW5. The Duke of Gloucester visits the East of England Show, East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Princess Alexandra attends a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace; and later attends a Reception at the Royal Fine Art Commission, London SW1.

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 Coldstream Guards.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, South Nottinghamshire Hussars Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Kensington Gardens, Royal Academy Jazz Ensemble, 12.30pm-2pm.