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WINDSOR CASTLE

2 July: The Queen returned to Heathrow Airport, London, this evening from a visit to Canada, and was received at the Airport by the Managing Director, Heathrow Airport (Mr Michael Roberts).

The following were in attendance:

Mrs John Dugdale, the Right Hon Sir Robert Fellowes, Mr Robin Janvrin, Mr John Haslam, and Surgeon Captain Norman Blacklock RN.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

2 July: The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, this evening from a visit to Norway.

The Lord Buxton was in attendance.

His Royal Highness, Senior Fellow of the Fellowship of Engineering, this evening attended a Dinner to mark the change in title to the Royal Academy of Engineering at Guildhall, London EC2.

Brigadier Miles Hunt-Davis was in attendance.

2 July: The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, this evening from a visit to Norway.

The Lord Buxton was in attendance.

His Royal Highness, Senior Fellow of the Fellowship of Engineering, this evening attended a dinner to mark the change in title to the Royal Academy of Engineering at Guildhall, London EC2.

Brigadier Miles Hunt-Davis was in attendance.

2 July: The Princess Royal, President of Patrons of Crime Concern, this morning attended the launch of Youth Crime Preventions Panels - New Initiative at HMS President, Blackfriars, London SE3.

Her Royal Highness, President, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, afterwards visited the Trust's Headquarters at 16 Byward Street, Tower Hill, London EC3.

The Princess Royal, Honorary President, the Chartered Institute of Transport, this afternoon opened the new extension to the Freight Transport Association Training Centre, Wadhurst, Sussex, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for East Sussex (Admiral Sir Lindsay Bryson).

The Princess Royal, President, Save the Children Fund, this evening attended a fund-raising dinner given by the Paint Industries Club at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2.

Mrs William Nunneley was in attendance.

2 July: The Duke of York this evening presented the prizes at a Winners' Day in aid of the Paul O'Gorman Foundation for children with leukaemia at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey (Mr Richard Thornton).

Captain Rupert Maitland-Titterton was in attendance.

2 July: The Prince Edward, Trustee, this evening attended a dinner in support of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award at St James's Palace.

Mrs Richard Warburton was in attendance.

CLARENCE HOUSE

2 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother this evening visited gardens in the London Boroughs of Wandsworth and Merton under the auspices of the London Gardens Society and the London Childrens' Flower Society.

Dame Frances Campbell-Preston and Major Sir Ralph Anstruther Bt were in attendance.

Her Majesty was represented by Major Sir Ralph Anstruther Bt at the Memorial Serivce for Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Buckmaster which was held in Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, today.

KENSINGTON PALACE

2 July: The Prince of Wales, President, King Edward's Hospital for London, this morning attended the General Council Meeting at King's Fund College, Palace Court, London W2.

Miss Belinda Harley was in attendance.

His Royal Highness, Trustee, National Gallery, this afternoon attended a meeting of the Board of Trustees at the National Gallery.

The Princess of Wales, President, Hospital for Sick Children, this morning visited Great Ormond Street Hospital, London WC1.

Mr Patrick Jephson was in attendance.

2 July: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon today visited Sheffield and was received by The Earl of Scarbrough (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon opened the Church Army Wilson Carlile College of Evangelism, Cavendish Street.

The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon later visited the premises of Hiram Wild Ltd, Scissor Manufacturers.

Lady Aird was in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

2 July: The Duke of Kent, President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, accompanied by the Duchess of Kent, this afternoon attended the Lan Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, London SW19.

Mrs Peter Troughton and Captain the Hon Tom Coke were in attendance.

His Royal Highness, Royal Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, this evening attended the Royal Title Dinner at the Guildhall, London EC2.

Commander Roger Walker RN was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Duke of Edinburgh visits Lee Valley Park to mark the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Duke of York, Patron of the Jubilee Sailing Trust, sails in STS Lord Nelson from Southampton, around the Solent; and attends a reception in the Town Quay Development, Southampton. The Princess Royal, Patron, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, opens the new premises of the Fenland Bureau, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire; and as Patron, College of Occupational Therapists, opens the Wildlife and Raised Garden, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. The Duchess of Gloucester opens the new Centre for Hampton and Hampton Hill Community Care Group in Hampton Hill; and attends a Garden Party held at the League for the Exchange of Commonwealth Teachers at St Mary's College, Twickenham, London SW8.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts The Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion The King's Regiment mounts The Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the The King's Regiment.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, London Theatre Orchestra, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm; Regent's Park, Royal Yeomanry Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.

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