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15 June: The Duke of York today opened the new Golf Clubhouse, Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Ayrshire and Arran (Major Richard Henderson).

Captain Neil Blair RN was in attendance.

15 June: The Princess Royal, Patron, the Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, this morning attended the Annual Conference, New Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London WC2.

Mrs William Nunneley was in attendance.


15 June: The Duke of Kent, Trustee, the Science Museum, this morning attended a Trustees' Meeting at the Science Museum Wroughton, Red Barn Gate, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire.

Captain the Honourable Tom Coke was in attendance.

The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, the United Grand Lodge of England, was represented by Mr IL Mackeson- Sandbach at the Memorial Service for the Right Honourable the Lord Kenyon which was held at St Chad's Parish Church, Hanmer, Clwyd, this afternoon.


15 June: Princess Alexandra, Vice-President of the British Red Cross Society, this evening attended a Reception and Dinner given by the Edinburgh Branch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh (Mr Norman Irons, the Right Hon the Lord Provost).

The Lady Mumford was in attendance.


The Duke of York attends the Royal Naval Association Reception at St James's Palace. Prince Edward, President, the Lord's Taverners, attends the Eve of Lord's Test Dinner at the London Hilton, London W1. The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, attends a Branches Advisory Committee Meeting and Luncheon, Mary Datchelor House, Camberwell, London SE5; and as Patron, Victim Support, attends the seventh meeting of the Victim Support Advisory Board, Church House, London SW1. Princess Margaret, President of the Royal Ballet, attends the opening Gala Performance of Swan Lake in Paris. Princess Alexandra attends a Reception at the Royal College of Physicians, Regent's Park, London NW1. The Duke and The Duchess of Kent, as Patrons, attend the Twentieth Century American Ball, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London W1.

Changing of the Guard

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, band provided by the Scots Guards.