Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

11 June: The Queen visited Northern Ireland today.

Having been received by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (the Right Hon Sir Patrick Mayhew MP), Lieutenant-General Roger Wheeler (General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland) and Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for County Down (Colonel William Brownlow), Her Majesty this morning attended a Reception and afterwards honoured the Secretary of State with her presence at Luncheon at Hillsborough Castle.

The Queen this afternoon attended a Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle.

Mrs John Dugdale, the Right Hon Sir Robert Fellowes and Major James Patrick were in attendance.

The Duke of Edinburgh this morning took the chair at the judging of The Prince Philip Prize for the Designer of the Year at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness, Patron, the London Federation of Boys' Clubs, this afternoon opened the Northern and Shell Tower, City Harbour, London E14.

Brigadier Miles Hunt-Davis was in attendance.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Honorary Life Fellow, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, later presented the Environmental Management Awards for 1993 at Buckingham Palace.

11 June: The Prince Edward, Patron, this evening attended a Performance given by the Cambridge Youth Theatre of The Odyssey, the Drama Centre, Covent Garden, Mill Road, Cambridge.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

11 June: The Princess Royal, President, the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, today attended the Royal Cornwall Show, the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Cornwall (the Viscount Falmouth).

Lady Carew-Pole was in attendance.

ST JAMES'S PALACE

11 June: The Prince of Wales today visited the Royal County of Berkshire and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant (Mr John Henderson).

His Royal Highness this morning opened the Mobility Roadshow at the Transport Research Laboratory, Old Wokingham, Crowthorne.

The Prince of Wales this afternoon visited the Museum of Rural History, Reading University.

Commander Richard Aylard RN and Mr Gerald Ward were in attendance.

His Royal Highness later visited the headquarters of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1.

Miss Belinda Harley was in attendance.

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Trust, this evening attended a Meeting of supporters of the International Youth Foundation at St James's Palace.

KENSINGTON PALACE

11 June: The Princess of Wales this morning visited the Refuge, Chiswick, London W4.

11 June: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, President, the Friends of the Elderly and Gentlefolk's Help, this evening visited the Fine Art and Antiques Fair at Olympia.

The Hon Mrs Whitehead was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

11 June: The Duke of Kent, Colonel, Scots Guards, this evening attended the Senior Colonel's Annual Conference at Buckingham Palace, London SW1.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen today takes the salute at the Queen's Birthday Parade; The Queen Mother and Princess Margaret attend. The Duke of Edinburgh, Trustee, tomorrow attends a Royal Gala Show in support of the Prince Philip Trust Fund of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, and the Bud Flanagan Leukaemia fund at the Theatre Royal, Windsor, Berkshire. Prince Edward today attends a Luncheon to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Coronation on board the QE2, English Channel. The Duchess of Gloucester, Vice-Patron, Queen's Club, tomorrow presents the Prizes after the Men's Singles Final at the Stella Artois Grass Court Championships, London W14. Prince Michael of Kent today attends the 50th anniversary celebrations of 322 Squadron, Royal Netherlands Air Force at Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 10am; 1st Battalion the King's Regiment mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the King's Regiment.

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