Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

20 March: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Dr Ronald Davey (Physician to The Queen) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Dr Charles Elliott (formerly Physician to The Queen) which was held in St Mary's Church, West Walton, Cambridgeshire, today.

20 March: The Prince Edward, President, this evening attended a Performance given by the National Youth Music Theatre of the Opera Saint Francis at Eton, Royal County of Berkshire, and was received by the Provost (Sir Antony Acland).

KENSINGTON PALACE

20 March: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Patron, the Scottish Ballet, this evening attended a Gala Performance by the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, in aid of the Scottish Children's League of which Her Royal Highness is President.

The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon was received by the Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Glasgow, The Right Hon The Lord Provost Robert Innes.

Mrs Charles Vyvyan was in attendance.

20 March: Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester was represented by Mrs Michael Harvey at a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Dr Charles Elliott (formerly Physician to The Queen) which was held in St Mary's Church, West Walton, Cambridgeshire, today.

21 March: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Patron, The Scottish Children's League, was present this afternoon at the launch of a National Balloon Race to begin the celebrations of the League's Centenary year, in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh.

Her Royal Highness was received by the Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Norman Irons, The Right Hon The Lord Provost.)

Mrs Charles Vyvyan was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

21 March: The Duke and Duchess of Kent this evening attended a performance of the War Requiem given by the London Symphony Orchestra in aid of the Vishnevskaya Rostropovich Foundation at the Royal Albert Hall, London SW7.

Mrs Peter Troughton and Commander Roger Walker RN were in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Prince of Wales opens Vintners Place, London EC4; and as President, attends a Reception for supporters of the Prince's Trust and the Prince's Youth Business Trust at St James's Palace. The Princess of Wales attends the re- launch of Chiswick Family Rescue (the world's first refuge for battered women), at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London SW1. Prince Edward opens the Harbour Club, London SW6. The Princess Royal attends a dinner at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, to welcome the International Olympic Committee Enquiry Commission to Manchester. Prince Michael of Kent attends the Birmingham Post Business Awards Project Overall Winners Luncheon at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham.

Changing of the Guard

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

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