Court Circular

WINDSOR CASTLE

18 July: The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon from a visit to Canada.

Mr Brian McGrath was in attendance.

By command of The Queen, the Lord Camoys, Lord-in-Waiting, was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the arrival of The President of Mexico, and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.

19 July: By command of The Queen, the Lord Camoys, Lord-in-Waiting, was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Grenada and Lady Scoon, and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of Her Majesty.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

19 July: The Duke of York this afternoon attended the final day of the British Open Golf Championships at Muirfield, Edinburgh,

Captain Rupert Maitland- Titterton was in attendance.

CLARENCE HOUSE

18 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, gave a Reception for the Confederation of the Cinque Ports at Walmer Castle this evening.

19 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, this morning attended Matins in the Church of St Mary-in- the-Castle at Dover.

The Lady Margaret Colville, Sir Martin Gilliat and Sir Alastair Aird were in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

18 July: The Prince of Wales today visited Cardiff and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for South Glamorgan (Captain Norman Lloyd-Edwards).

His Royal Highness, Chancellor, University of Wales, officiated at the Honorary Degree Ceremony at University of Wales College, Cardiff.

Lieutenant-Commander Robert Fraser RN was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, takes the Salute at a performance of the Royal Tournament at Earl's Court. Prince Edward, as President, attends the Grand Assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation in Barcelona, Spain. The Princess Royal, attends the 99th Session of the International Olympic Committee and the Games of the XXVth Olympiad, Barcelona, Spain. Princess Margaret, President, NSPCC, attends the Tesco Pro-Am Golf Classic at the Royal Automobile Club, Woodcote Park.

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 Irish Guards.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

St James's Park, Metropolitan Police, 12.30pm- 2pm, 5.30pm-7pm.

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