Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

20 June: The Duke of York this evening arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Cyprus.

Captain Neil Blair RN, Captain Rupert Maitland-Titterton and Major Joyce Gillison were in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

19 June: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Patron, the Mary Hare Grammar School, was present this evening at a Dinner and Auction held at Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire, in aid of the Mary Hare Foundation.

Mrs Jane Stevens was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Lord's Cricket Ground to see the Test Match between England and Australia. The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel- in-Chief, The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, attends a Reception and Beating Retreat at St James's Palace. The Princess Royal, Patron, HFT Development Trust, attends a Trustees Meeting and Buffet Luncheon at Hambros Bank, London EC3; and later, as Patron, Rosebowl Environmental Project for Schools 1993, attends a Civic Dinner in the Banqueting Hall, City Chambers, Glasgow. The Duke of Kent, President, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, accompanied by The Duchess of Kent, attends the Lawn Tennis Championship, Wimbledon, London SW19. The Duchess of Gloucester visits Pembroke College, Cambridge; visits the Department of Genetics, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge; and as Patron of the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (Cot Death Research and Support), visits Rosie Maternity Hospital to mark the foundation's 21st Birthday. Princess Alexandra, Patron of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, opens the Leopold Muller Cystic Fibrosis Gene Research Laboratory at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London W2; and later, as Patron, SWAN, visits Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, Gloucester. Prince Michael of Kent, Patron of the Brooklands Museum Trust Limited, receives the Henry Birkin Memorial Plaque from the British Racing Drivers Club at Brooklands. Princess Michael of Kent, Patron of Prader Willi Syndrome, tomorrow attends the Pavilion Opera Company's performance of La Boheme at Merchant Taylors' Hall, London EC2.

Changing of the Guard

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

Start your day with The Independent, sign up for daily news emails
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

Recruitment Genius: HR and Payroll Manager

£35000 - £38000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This dynamic outsourced contact...

Recruitment Genius: Production & Quality Control Assistant

£19000 - £21000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An excellent opportunity for a ...

Ashdown Group: Group HR Advisor - Kettering - £32,000

£28000 - £32000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Group HR Advisor with an established...

Guru Careers: HR Manager / HR Generalist

£40 - 50k (DOE) + Bonus: Guru Careers: We are seeking a HR Manager / HR Genera...

Day In a Page

Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
How to make your own Easter egg: Willie Harcourt-Cooze shares his chocolate recipes

How to make your own Easter egg

Willie Harcourt-Cooze talks about his love affair with 'cacao' - and creates an Easter egg especially for The Independent on Sunday
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef declares barbecue season open with his twist on a tradtional Easter Sunday lamb lunch

Bill Granger's twist on Easter Sunday lunch

Next weekend, our chef plans to return to his Aussie roots by firing up the barbecue
Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

The England prop relives the highs and lows of last Saturday's remarkable afternoon of Six Nations rugby
Cricket World Cup 2015: Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?

Cricket World Cup 2015

Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?
The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing