Court Circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

12 July: Mr William Gibson was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.

Mr Raymond Apperley was received by The Queen when Her Majesty presented him with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver).

Mr Terence Gilleran was received by The Queen when Her Majesty presented him with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver).

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

11 July: The Princess Royal, Patron, Royal Lymington Yacht Club, attended the Annual Regatta, West Solent, Hampshire.

Her Royal Highness, President, National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs, this evening attended the 'Summer Sensation' at Heythrop Park, Enstone, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Oxfordshire (Sir Ashley Ponsonby Bt).

The Hon Mrs Legge-Bourke was in attendance.

12 July: The Prince Edward, President of the National Youth Music Theatre, this afternoon attended a Gala Performance of The Ragged Child at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, in aid of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

His Royal Highness was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire (Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James Scott Bt).

Lieutenant Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

12 July: The Princess Royal, President, Animal Health Trust, today attended the Animal Fun Day at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.

KENSINGTON PALACE

11 July: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, President, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, this evening attended an Evening of Jazz and Divertissements held in the Tithe Barn, Stanway House, Toddington, Gloucestershire, by the Society's Winchcombe Committee.

YORK HOUSE

11 July: The Duke of Kent attended the Benson and Hedges Cup Final between Kent County Cricket Club and Hampshire County Cricket Club at Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, London NW8 as a guest of the Marylebone Cricket Club.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

12 July: Princess Alexandra, Colonel-in-Chief, this morning visited the 17th/21st Lancers and took the Salute at the March Past of the Regimental Association at Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth, Wiltshire.

Mrs Peter Afia was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Duke of Edinburgh visits Boston, US, for Sail Boston '92. Prince Edward attends the 'Pride of Lions' dinner at the Moat House Hotel, Northampton. The Princess Royal, Patron, Victim Support, attends the Launch of the Inter-Agency Working Party on Domestic Violence, House of Commons, London SW1. The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, attends a Reception of the Order of St Michael and St George, in St James's Palace, London SW1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts The Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards mounts The Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Grenadier Guards.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, Eltham Concert Band, 12.30pm-2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.

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