Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

7 October: The Queen arrived at Glasgow Airport today and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Glasgow (Mr Robert Innes, the Right Hon the Lord Provost).

Her Majesty drove to Kvaerner Govan Limited and was received by the President, Kvaerner Group Oslo (Mr Erik Tonseth), the Managing Director, Kvaerner Govan Limited (Mr Kjell Mikalsen) and the Chief Executive, JO Odfjell Group (Mr Abraham Odfjell).

The Queen named Jo Selje and afterwards toured the ship, escorted by the Managing Director.

Her Majesty honoured the President with her presence at Luncheon and subequently unveiled a commemorative plaque.

The Queen later visited Strathclyde Business Park and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Lanarkshire (Mr Hutchinson Sneddon) and the Provost, Motherwell District Council (Mr William Wilson).

After viewing an exhibition, Her Majesty planted a commemorative tree.

The Queen afterwards visited Dawnfresh Seafoods Limited.

Her Majesty toured the factory, escorted by Mr Alasdair Salveson (Chairman) and subsequently unveiled a commemorative plaque.

The Lady Elton, Sir Hector Monro MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland), Mr Robin Janvrin and Major James Patrick were in attendance.

The Queen arrived at Buckingham Palace this evening.

The Duke of Edinburgh, International President WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature, chaired an Executive Committee meeting this morning in the Royal Suite at Heathrow Airport, London.

Brigadier Miles Hunt-Davis was in attendance.

His Royal Highness this afternoon left Heathrow Airport for the United States of America and Canada.

Sir Brian McGrath was in attendance.

The Hon Mary Morrison has succeeded the Lady Elton as Lady-in- Waiting to The Queen.

7 October: The Prince Edward this evening attended the Radio Authority Lecture to celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of Independent Radio, Merchant Taylors' Hall, 30 Threadneedle Street, London EC2.

Mrs Richard Warburton was in attendance.

7 October: The Princess Royal, President, Riding for the Disabled Association, today attended a Council Meeting and Luncheon at Saddler's Hall, Gutter Lane, Cheapside, London EC2.

Her Royal Highness, President Elect, Chartered Institute of Transport, this evening attended a Dinner for Past Presidents at the Royal Over- Seas League, Park Place, St James's Street, London SW1.

Mrs Malcolm Innes was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

7 October: The Princess of Wales, Patron, Turning Point, this morning opened Hazel House, 67 Warwick Road, London SW5.

Mr Patrick Jephson was in attendance.

7 October: The Duke of Gloucester, President, Cancer Research Campaign, and The Duchess of Gloucester were present at an Evening of Opera to mark the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Campaign at St James's Palace, London SW1.

Mrs Howard Page and Major Nicholas Barne were in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Prince of Wales attends a dinner in aid of Cornerstone Community Care at Haddo House, Aberdeen. The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, attends the Finals of BT/RYA National Match Racing Championships, Pwllheli Sailing Club, Outer Harbour, Pwllheli, Gwynedd. The Duchess of Gloucester attends a Gala Evening in aid of the Fan Museum, Greenwich, at the Royal Naval College, London SE10.

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; 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Coldstream Guards.

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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