Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

22 November: The Queen this evening gave a Reception for members and officials of the All Blacks and the Lions Rugby Football Teams at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess of Wales, The Prince Edward and The Princess Royal were present.

By command of The Queen, the Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish (Lord- in-Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of Uzbekistan and Mrs Karimova and welcomed His Excellency and Mrs Karimova on behalf of Her Majesty.

22 November: Prince Edward, President, the Children's Film Unit, this evening attended a Royal Charity Premiere of Emily's Ghost at the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Place, London WC2, followed by a Dinner in support of the film unit at the Cafe Royal, 68 Regent Street, London W1.

Mrs Richard Warburton was in attendance.

22 November: The Princess Royal, President, RedR - Engineers for Disaster Relief, this afternoon attended the Annual General Meeting, the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1 Great George Street, London SW1.

ST JAMES'S PALACE

22 November: The Prince of Wales today visited Cambridge and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire (Mr James Crowden).

His Royal Highness this morning attended a meeting of the Cambridge Programme for Industry, 1 Trumpington Stret.

The Prince of Wales later opened the Maitland Robinson Library, Downing College.

His Royal Highness, Chairman, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, this afternoon attended a trustees meeting at Trinity College.

Mr Stephen Lamport was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

22 November: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Coningsby, this evening attended a Dinner to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, at Headquarters Strike Command, Royal Air Force High Wycombe.

The Hon Mrs Wills and Major The Lord Napier and Ettrick were in attendance.

22 November: The Duke of Gloucester, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Odiham, this evening attended a Dinner to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of The Royal Air Force, at Headquarters Strike Command, Royal Air Force High Wycombe.

YORK HOUSE

22 November: The Duke of Kent, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Leuchars, this evening attended a dinner to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, at Headquarters Strike Command, Royal Air Force High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

Commander Roger Walker, RN was in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent, Patron, this morning attended the opening of the Maitland Robinson Library, Downing College, Cambridge and was met on arrival by Mr Michael Marshall (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire).

Mrs David Napier was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

22 November: Princess Alexandra, Patron and Air Chief Commandant of Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, this evening attended a Dinner to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force at Headquarters Strike Command, Royal Air Force, High Wycombe.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen holds an investiture. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Trustee, hosts a reception for the Friends of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award at Buckingham Palace; and as Patron and Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation, attends a dinner given by The Duke of Edinburgh's Award World Fellowship at the Carlton Club, London SW1. Prince Edward, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, attends the Friends Reception, Buckingham Palace, London SW1; and as Chairman, The Duke of Edinburgh's Special Projects Group, attends the Magnificent Seven Dinner, Hyatt Carlton Tower, London SW1. The Princess Royal, Colonel- in-Chief, The Royal Signals, visits Signal Squadron, 24 Airmobile Brigade Headquarters, and Signal Squadron, Goojerat Barracks, Colchester, Essex; as Patron, Farms for City Children, attends a Reception at the BT Centre, London EC1; and attends the 150th Anniversary Banquet of Garrard, The Crown Jewellers, Goldsmith Hall, London EC2. Princess Margaret, Patron, The Services Sound and Vision Corporation, attends a reception in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the British Forces Broadcasting Service at the National Army Museum, Chelsea, London SW3. The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, Order of St John, holds a reception and investiture of Knights and Dames of the Order of St John, St James's Palace, London SW1. The Duchess of Gloucester opens the refurbished St Luke's Halsall Primary School, Crosby; opens Brian Cummings Court, Sheltered Housing Scheme, Litherland; and visits Centre 63, a voluntary youth organisation, Kirkby, Merseyside. The Duke of Kent makes an inaugural visit to the Surface Engineering Materials Building, the University of Hull; and as President, the Scout Association, visits Raywell Park Scout Centre, Cottingham, North Humberside. Princess Alexandra, Patron, attends a reception to mark the 25th Anniversary of Anchor Housing Association in the Clothworkers' Hall, London EC3. Princess Michael of Kent opens the new children's intensive care unit at King's College Hospital, London SE5.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Welsh Guards.

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