Court Circular


6 July: By command of The Queen, the Lord Camoys, Lord-in-Waiting, called upon the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda and Lady Jacobs today at Dolphin Square, London SW1, and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of Her Majesty on their arrival in this country.


6 July: The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Trustee, attended a dinner in support of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award World Fellowship at St James's Palace this evening.

6 July: The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, this morning attended the 1992 Sonata International Championships at Windermere Cruising Association Clubhouse, Windermere, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Cumbria (Sir Charles Graham Bt).

Her Royal Highness afterwards opened the new Magistrate's Court at Kendal, Cumbria.

Miss Victoria Legge-Bourke was in attendance.

The Princess Royal, Patron, the British Nutrition Foundation, this evening attended a Silver Jubilee Reception at the Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park, London NW1 and was received by the Mayor of Camden (Councillor Win Parsons).

Her Royal Highness, President, Animal Health Trust, finally attended a Dinner at the Kennel Club, 1 Clarges Street, London W1.

The Hon Mrs Legge-Bourke was in attendance.


6 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother this afternoon visited Sunningdale Ladies Golf Club.

Dame Frances Campbell-Preston was in attendance.


6 July: The Prince of Wales this afternoon gave a Garden Party for Volunteers who assist The Prince's Trusts and other organisations.

His Royal Highness this evening gave a dinner in support of the Game Conservancy Trust.

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

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Turning Point, visited Edward House, Oldham.

The Princess of Wales subsequently opened the Manchester Royal Infirmary Phase II Development.

Finally Her Royal Highness named the new Trafford Narrowboat for the Young Disabled.

Mr Patrick Jephson was in attendance.

6 July: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Colonel-in- Chief XV/XIX The King's Royal Husssars, this evening held a Reception at Kensington Palace for former Commanding Officers of the Regiment.


6 July: Princess Alexandra, Chancellor, this afternoon presided at congregations for the conferment of Degrees and an Honorary Degree at Lancaster University.

The Lady Mary Mumford was in attendance.



The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Trustee, attends a Reception for young people who have reached the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, at St James's Palace, London SW1; and, as Patron and Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, attends a dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London W2. The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince's Youth Business Trust, visits the PYBT Trade Fair '92 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham; as Patron, the Henry Doubleday Research Association, opens the National Organic Education Centre, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry; and, as President, International Business in the Community, gives a Reception at Kensington Palace, London W8. The Princess of Wales, Patron, The Benesh Institute attends a Gala by the Australian Ballet at the London Coliseum, London WC2. The Princess Royal, President, the Missions to Seamen, attends the Annual General Meeting at St Michael Paternoster Royal, London EC4, and the Skinners' Hall, London EC4. The Duke of Gloucester visits the Royal Show of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, at the National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The Duke of Kent presents the Labatt's Safety Award for 1992 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London W1. The Duchess of Kent opens the 26th British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the UMIST, Manchester. Princess Alexandra presides at Ceremonies for the conferment of Degrees at Lancaster University.

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, Royal Engineers Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.