Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

20 July: The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, took the salute this evening at a performance of the Royal Tournament at Earl's Court.

The Duchess of Grafton, Major- General Sir Brian Pennicott, Wing Commander David Walker RAF, Wing Commander Christopher Moran RAF and Major James Patrick were in attendance.

The Queen was represented by Lieutenant-Commander Sir Russell Wood, Extra Gentleman Usher, at the Funeral of Sir Basil Smallpeice, formerly Administrative Adviser in The Queen's Household, which was held in Christ Church Esher, today.

20 July: The Prince Edward, Patron, the London Mozart Players, this morning received the Chairman (Mr Antony Haynes) at Windsor Castle.

His Royal Highness also received Mr Matthias Bamert on his appointment as Musical Director.

The Prince Edward, President, this afternoon departed from Royal Air Force, Benson, to attend the General Assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation, in Barcelona, Spain.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer is in attendance.

20 July: The Princess Royal, Member, International Olympic Committee, and President, British Olympic Association, this afternoon departed from Royal Air Force, Benson, for a visit to Barcelona, Spain, to attend the 99th Session of the International Olympic Committee and the Games of the XXVth Olympiad.

Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Gibbs is in attendance.

CLARENCE HOUSE

20 July: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, this morning visited Walmer Lifeboat Station.

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

KENSINGTON PALACE

20 July: The Princess of Wales, Patron, National Aids Trust, visited London Lighthouse, 111/117 Lancaster Road, London W11, this morning.

Mr Patrick Jephson was in attendance.

20 July: The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, was present this evening at the Tesco Charity Pro-Am Classic Golf Day held at the Royal Automobile Club, Epsom, in aid of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, of which Her Royal Highness is President.

The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the County of Surrey (Mr Richard Thornton).

Mrs Charles Vyvyan was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh give a Garden Party. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the British Services Everest Expedition 1992, attends a presentation and Reception following the return of the expedition, at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7. The Prince of Wales visits the Waltham Forest Housing Action Trust at Walthamstow, London E17; and later opens the Parnham at Sotheby's exhibition at Sotheby's, London W1. The Duke of York takes the salute at the evening performance of the Royal Tournament at Earl's Court, London SW5. The Duke of Gloucester visits the East of England Show at the Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The Duchess of Kent, Chancellor of Leeds University, presides at the Student and Honorary Degrees Ceremonies at Leeds University.

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 Coldstream Guards.

Bands playing in the Royal Parks

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

Start your day with The Independent, sign up for daily news emails
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

Ashdown Group: HR Manager Shared Services - Uxbridge, - 1 Year contract

£50000 per annum: Ashdown Group: HR Manager Shared Services - Uxbridge, Stock...

Recruitment Genius: Graduate Human Resource Officer and Executive Assistant

Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity to join one of...

Ashdown Group: HR Assistant (Events business) - Central Manchester - £20K

£18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Assistant (Events busi...

Recruitment Genius: Project Engineer

Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: This privately-owned company designs and manuf...

Day In a Page

General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

Confessions of a former PR man

The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef succumbs to his sugar cravings with super-luxurious sweet treats

Bill Granger's luxurious sweet treats

Our chef loves to stop for 30 minutes to catch up on the day's gossip, while nibbling on something sweet
London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

The mother of all goodbyes

Paula Radcliffe's farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair
Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

Steven Naismith: 'We know we must do better'

The Everton forward explains the reasons behind club's decline this season
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Praise to Arsene Wenger for having the courage of his convictions

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Praise to Wenger for having the courage of his convictions