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19 October: The Duke of York today visited The Crown Prince Sidi Mohamed of Morocco in Rabat.

19 October: The Prince Edward, Patron, Ocean Youth Club, this evening attended a Dinner at Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

19 October: The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, today attended the Seventy Fourth Annual Public Meeting, Barbican Centre, London EC2, and was received by the Right Hon the Lord Mayor (Sir Francis McWilliams).

Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Dinner for the Institution of Civil Engineers Honorary Fellows, Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1.

Mrs David Bowes-Lyon was in attendance.


19 October: The Princess of Wales, Patron, Centrepoint Soho, this morning visited Centrepoint House, Sinclair Road, London W14.

Captain Edward Musto RM was in attendance.

Her Royal Highness this evening attended the Art Works for London Lighthouse Reception at Christie's, 8 King Street, London SW1.

Miss Anne Beckwith-Smith and Captain Edward Musto RM were in attendance.

19 October: The Duke of Gloucester, Trustee, British Museum, this evening was present at a Dinner in aid of the Jewish Museum Building Fund at the British Museum, London WC1.

Major Nicholas Barne was in attendance.

The Duchess of Gloucester today visited Greater Manchester and was received on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Greater Manchester (Colonel John Timmins).

Her Royal Highness opened a Greater Manchester Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities (CEPD) Awareness Event at Manchester Airport. Later The Duchess of Gloucester opened the Minden 'General Practice' Medical Centre, Bury and afterwards visited the Manchester and District Home for Lost Dogs, Harphurey, Manchester.

Mrs Euan McCorquodale was in attendance.


19 October: The Duke of Kent, Patron, the United Kingdom Crete Veterans' Association, this afternoon attended a reunion lunch at Pontin's Holiday Centre, Sand Bay Chalet Hotel, Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Avon (Sir John Wills Bt).

Captain Alexander Tetley, Scots Guards was in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent this afternoon attended the Annual General Meeting of the Marie Curie Cancer Care at the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3.

Mrs Peter Troughton was in attendance.


19 October: Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited Derbyshire and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Derbyshire (Colonel Sir Peter Hilton).

Her Royal Highness opened Buxton Community School and, subsequently, visited the Micrarium at Buxton.

Princess Alexandra later opened the Soldiers' Croft, the new housing development of the English Churches Housing Group, at Monyash.

Mrs Peter Afia was in attendance.


The Princess of Wales, Patron, the Guinness Trust, visits the charity's Hulme Project, Manchester; as Patron, Turning Point, opens the Smithfield Centre, Manchester; and opens the Arts, Conference and Exhibition Centre at Bolton School, Bolton, Lancashire. Prince Edward, President, Commonwealth Games Federation, attends a reception to mark the 1994 United Kingdom Commonwealth Games Appeal Launch, St James's Palace. The Princess Royal opens Scotland Yard Adventure Centre, Edinburgh; as Patron, Citizen's Advice Scotland, visits the Edinburgh Bureau; as President, Save the Children Fund, visits Save the Children Fund Shops at 12 Melville Place, Edinburgh, and 142 St John's Road, Corstorphine, Edinburgh; and launches HMCC Vincent at Rosyth Royal Dockyard, Rosyth, Fife. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, St Peter's Research Trust, attends a gala evening in aid of the Trust at Fishmongers' Hall, London EC4.