Court Circular

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1 November: The Princess Royal, Upper Warden, the Worshipful Company of Woolmen, this evening attended a Court Meeting and Livery Dinner at Saddlers' Hall, Gutter Lane, London EC2.

Mrs Malcolm Innes was in attendance.


1 November: The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, this morning received the Secretary of the Duchy of Cornwall (Mr John James).

His Royal Highness, President, Cornwall Crafts Association, later received members of the Association.

The Prince of Wales, Chairman, Royal Collection Trust, this afternoon attended a meeting of the trustees at St James's Palace.


1 November: The Princess of Wales, Patron, Help the Aged, this afternoon attended the Help the Aged Tunstall Golden Awards at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Hotel, London W1.

Captain Edward Musto RM was in attendance.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Chicken Shed Theatre Company, this evening attended a Gala Concert at the Equinox, Leicester Square, London WC2.

Mrs Max Pike and Captain Edward Musto RM were in attendance.

1 November: The Duke of Gloucester today visited Lincoln and was received on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Lincolnshire (Captain Sir Henry Nevile).

His Royal Highness opened Willson's Cottages, Newport and subsequently attended a Luncheon at the White Hart Hotel, Bailgate, to mark the 40th Anniversary of Lincoln Civic Trust.

Afterwards the Duke of Gloucester visited Lincoln Cathedral and later His Royal Highness, President, East Midlands Tourist Board, visited the offices at Exchequergate.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.


1 November: The Duke of Kent, Honorary Patron, the European Community Baroque Orchestra, this evening attended a concert at Kensington Palace, London W8.

Captain Alexander Tetley, Scots Guards was in attendance.


The Queen holds an investiture. The Duke of Edinburgh, President and Honorary Life Fellow, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, attends a dinner and presents the Albert Medal at the Society's House, London WC2. The Queen Mother attends the Colditz Association Reunion at the Imperial War Museum, London SE1. The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, opens an exhibition centre at the restored Middle Farm Barns and visits the site of Dorchester's new First School, Dorchester, Dorset. The Princess Royal visits the Forces Help Society and Lord Roberts Workshops' Park Lane Fair, Park Lane Hotel, London W1; as President, Chartered Institute of Transport, attends an Anniversary Luncheon, New Connaught Rooms, London WC2; as President, Save the Children Fund, attends a Reception for Key Supporters at Buckingham Palace, and attends a meeting of the Birthday Appeal Group at Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Gloucester, President, British Consultants' Bureau, attends the Annual General Meeting at the RAF Club, London W1; and as Patron, Construction Industry Trust for Youth, attends a concert at Carpenters' Hall, London EC2. The Duke of Kent, Patron, the London Philharmonic, attends a concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London EC2. The Duchess of Kent, Patron, visits the West of England School for Children with Little or No Sight, Countess Wear, Exeter, Devon; opens the new Totnes Community Hospital, Totnes; and visits Rowcroft, the Torbay and Devon Hospice, Rowcroft House, Torquay, Devon. Prince Michael of Kent attends the Memorial Service for the Earl of Westmorland in the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London SW1; and, as Commodore of the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, visits the unit at Dover.

Buckingham Palace

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace opens between 10am and 5pm.

Changing of the Guard

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

Windsor Castle

The Precincts at Windsor Castle open between 10.30am and 4pm.