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20 September: Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning.

The Reverend Fraser Aitken preached the sermon.

The Queen was represented by Air Chief Marshal Sir Roger Palin, Air Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty, at the Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service which was held in Westminster Abbey this morning.

By command of The Queen, the Viscount Astor, Lord-in-Waiting, was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the arrival of the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea and Lord Korawi, and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of Her Majesty.


20 September: The Prince Edward arrived at Royal Air Force, Northolt, today, from a visit to Poland.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sean O'Dwyer was in attendance.

His Royal Highness subsequently attended the Metropolitan Police (Bushey) Sports Club 25th Anniversary Gala Day in Bushey, Hertfordshire, and was received by Mr Frank Cogan (Deputy Lieutenant of Hertfordshire).

Mrs Richard Warburton was in attendance.


19 September: The Prince of Wales this evening attended a Dinner in honour of the European Community Environment Ministers at the end of the Informal Environment Council at the Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire.

Commander Richard Aylard was in attendance.

20 September: The Princess of Wales this evening attended the British Film Institute Awards at the National Film Theatre, South Bank, London SE1.

Mrs James Lonsdale and Captain Edward Musto RM were in attendance.

The Prince and Princess of Wales were represented by Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Grandy at the Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service which was held in Westminster Abbey this morning.


19 September: The Duchess of Kent, Patron, this evening attended a Gala Evening at the Great Hall, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2, in aid of Unicef UK to mark the opening of Unicef Week 1992.

Mrs Colin Marsh was in attendance.


The Duke of Kent, Chancellor of Surrey University, attends the 1992 Conference on Engineering Education and as President of the Royal Armouries Development Trust, visits the Royal Armouries Museum Fort Nelson Project, in Portsmouth, Hampshire. The Duchess of Kent opens the Ilchester Cheese Company's new factory; visits HMS Heron, Yeovilton, Somerset; and later opens the Exeter and District Hospice, Exeter, Devon.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts The Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am.