Court Circular

BALMORAL CASTLE

30 September: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were present this morning at the Funeral of Miss Margaret MacDonald at The Queen's Chapel, St James's Palace.

30 September: The Princess Royal this morning addressed the Army Command and Staff Course, Staff College, Camberley, Surrey.

Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon visited the Save the Children Fund Shop, 2 William Street, Windsor, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire (Mr John Henderson).

Mrs William Nunneley was in attendance.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

30 September: The Prince Edward, President, this afternoon left Heathrow Airport, London, to attend the General Assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

30 September: The Duchess of Gloucester visited Lincolnshire and was received on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Lincolnshire (Captain Henry Nevile).

Her Royal Highness opened the sixth Skegness (Sacred Heart) Sea Scouts and Cub Scouts Hall, Wainfleet Road Playing Fields, Skegness and afterwards visited Derbyshire Children's Home, 1 Scarborough Avenue, Skegness. Later the Duchess of Gloucester opened Friskney United Charities' Bungalows for the Elderly, Mantle Green, Eau Dyke Road, Friskney.

Mrs Euan McCorquodale was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

30 September: The Duke of Kent this morning visited Valstar Systems Limited, Burghmuir Drive, Inverurie and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire (Captain Colin Farquharson of Whitehouse).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Alsop of Aberdeen, Food Park, Blackhall Industrial Estate, Inverurie and later as Colonel, The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, visited Alastrean House, Douneside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

The Duchess of Kent, Patron, the Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust, this evening attended the AMI Hospitals' Nightingale Ball, the Cutlers Hall, Sheffield and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire (Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Neill).

Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

Prince Edward, President, attends the General Assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Princess Royal, President of Patrons, Crime Concern, visits Rotherham Crime Reduction Programme and KeepSafe Project, Eastwood, Rotherham, South Yorkshire; visits Rotherham Dearne Youth Action and Victim Support Projects at Rotherham Centre, Rotherham, South Yorkshire; as Patron, Victim Support, opens the new Victim Support Office, Golden Smithy House, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire; as President, Royal Yachting Association, opens Pennine Sailing Club's new premises, Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge, Barnsley, South Yorkshire; as Patron, the National Autistic Society, visits Priory Annexe, Storm House School, Cantley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire; and opens the new premises of Voluntary Action Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Princess Margaret visits Royal Air Force Lossiemouth, Morayshire. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Bobath Centre (for Children with Cerebral Palsy), opens the Centre's new premises in London N2. The Duke of Kent attends the 10th Anniversary Banquet of the Worshipful Company of Engineers at the Guildhall, London EC2. The Duchess of Kent visits Royal Air Force St Athan, near Cardiff, Wales.

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. The State Apartments open between 10.30am and 5pm.

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