Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

8 November: The Duke of Edinburgh, Senior Fellow, the Royal Academy of Engineering, this evening attended the New Fellows' Dinner at Merchant Taylors' Hall, London EC2.

Wing Commander Christopher Moran RAF was in attendance.

8 November: The Princess Royal, Patron, Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, this morning attended a Consultation Meeting, Swallow Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Avon (Sir John Wills Bt).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, National Association of Victims Support Schemes, this afternoon attended the Annual General Meeting and Guest Lecture 1993, Methodist Central Hall, Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1.

KENSINGTON PALACE

8 November: The Princess of Wales this morning visited Pield Heath House School, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex.

Captain Edward Musto RM was in attendance.

8 November: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, left Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon to visit Canada.

The Countess Alexander of Tunis and Major The Lord Napier and Ettrick are in attendance.

8 November: The Duchess of Gloucester this evening presented the prizes for the Brighter Kensington and Chelsea Scheme's 40th Anniversary at Kensington Town Hall, London W8.

Mrs Michael Wigley was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen receives the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and the Raja Permaisuri Agong on a State Visit. The Princess Royal, Chancellor, London University, opens the Library of the Institute of Education, London WC1. The Duke of Kent, President, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, attends a lecture at the Institute, London SW1. Princess Alexandra, Patron of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, presents the CF Achiever's Awards for 1993 at the Savoy Hotel, London WC2.

State Visit of the

Yang di-Pertuan Agong

of Malaysia

TUESDAY 9 November: 11.35am: The Yang di- Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and the Raja Permaisuri Agong arrive at Gatwick Airport and are met by the Princess Royal and Commander Timothy Laurence. 12.30pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong arrive at Victoria Station and are met by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Royal Salutes will be fired by the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, in Green Park and by the Honourable Artillery Company at the Tower of London. The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, inspects the Guard of Honour. 1.30pm: Private Luncheon at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. 4.10pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong visits Westminster Abbey to lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior. 4.45pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong receives an Address of Welcome from the Lord Mayor and Councillors of the City of Westminster at St James's Palace. 5pm: The Yang di- Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong visit the Queen Mother at Clarence House. 5.30pm: Call by the Prime Minister at Buckingham Palace. 8.30pm: State Banquet at Buckingham Palace.

WEDNESDAY 10 November: 10.45am: Reception of High Commissioners of Commonwealth Countries and Ambassadors accredited to the Court of St James's, at St James's Palace. 10.50am: The Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia visits the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. 12.30pm: Luncheon at Lancaster House given by HM Government in honour of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong. 2.50pm: The Raja Permaisuri Agong visits the Royal College of Art. 2.55pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong visits the Palace of Westminster, witnesses the proceedings of the Appellate Committee and calls on the Lord Chancellor. 7.30pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong are entertained to a banquet at Guildhall by the Lord Mayor and Corporation of London.

THURSDAY 11 November: 11.30am: The Yang di- Pertuan Agong of Malaysia visits the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 11.30am: The Raja Permaisuri Agong visits Hampton Court Palace. 12.30pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong arrives at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and, 1pm: is entertained to luncheon by the Deputy Keeper of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. 2.35pm: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong visits Edinburgh Castle, lays a wreath at the Scottish National War Memorial and tours 'The Honours of Scotland' Exhibition. 8.30pm: Dinner at the Dorchester Hotel given by the Yang di- Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong in honour of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

FRIDAY 12 November: 10am: The Yang di- Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and the Raja Permaisuri Agong leave Buckingham Palace.

MONDAY 14 November: 10am: The Yang di- Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and the Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia leave from Heathrow Airport.

The Queen's Gallery

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; 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 4pm.

Windsor Castle

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

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