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BUCKINGHAM PALACE

3 March: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Ashmore (Extra Equerry) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Hugh Wontner (formerly Clerk of the Royal Kitchens) which was held in St Clement Danes Church, Strand, London WC2, today.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness were represented by Vice-Admiral Sir James Weatherall (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) at the Funeral of His Excellency Dr Luis Sole-Romeo (Ambassador of Uruguay to the Court of St James's) which was held in the Carmelite Church, Kensington Church Street, London W8, this afternoon.

3 March: The Prince Edward, Trustee, this morning attended The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Finance and Administration Committee Meeting, Hobart House, Grosvenor Place, London SW1.

His Royal Highness, Chairman, the International Council of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Association, received Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg this afternoon at Buckingham Palace.

The Prince Edward, Patron, this evening attended a Concert given by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

His Royal Highness was represented by Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer (Private Secretary) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Hugh Wontner (formerly Clerk of the Royal Kitchens) which was held in St Clement Danes Church, Strand, London WC2, today.

3 March: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this morning visited the Royal Mail Sorting Office, Royal Mail Midlands Headquarters, Royal Mail Street, Birmingham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the West Midlands (the Earl of Aylesford).

Her Royal Highness afterwards opened the Ability Development Centre, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham.

The Princess Royal, President of Patrons, Crime Concern, this afternoon visited the Solihull Crime Reduction Programme, Keeper's Lodge, Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham.

Mrs William Nunneley was in attendance.

Her Royal Highness, Member, the Lady Jockeys' Association of Great Britain, accompanied by Commander Timothy Laurence RN, this evening attended a Fund Raising Evening at Wembley Greyhound Stadium, Wembley, Middlesex.

KENSINGTON PALACE

3 March: Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Transport, was present at a luncheon given by the Colonels Commandant at Buller Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire.

Mrs Michael Harvey was in attendance.

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester and The Duke of Gloucester were represented by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Simon Bland at a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Sir Hugh Wontner (formerly Clerk of the Royal Kitchens), which was held in St Clement Danes Church, Strand, London WC2, today.

ROYAL

ENGAGEMENTS

Prince Edward, Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, attends a reception for the Young Presidents' Organisation in St James's Palace. The Princess Royal, President, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, attends a Trustee Meeting at 81 Newgate Street, London EC1; and later attends the Horse and Hound Annual Dinner and Ball at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London W1. The Duchess of Gloucester attends a Private View of 'The Great Age of British Watercolours 1750-1880' in aid of Research into Ageing at Royal Academy of Arts, London W1. Princess Alexandra, President, attends the Town and Country Meeting of Children's Country Holidays Fund at Westminster Hall, London SW1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am.

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