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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.


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.


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.