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2 October: The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief, The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's), this afternoon visited the 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion during their Annual Camp at Sennybridge, Powys, Wales.

His Royal Highness this evening attended the Officers' Mess Dinner Night.

Captain Rupert Maitland-Titterton was in attendance.

2 October: The Princess Royal, Past Master, the Worshipful Company of Farriers, this morning attended the Farriers Registration Council Meeting at the Royal Veterinary College, 4 Royal College Street, London NW1.

Her Royal Highness, President, Save the Children Fund, this afternoon attended a Royal Charity Gala at Hanbury Manor Hotel, Thundridge, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Hertfordshire (Mr Simon Bowes Lyon).

Miss Victoria Legge-Bourke was in attendance.


3 October: The Duchess of Gloucester was present at the Midlands Women of the Year Luncheon in aid of Winged Fellowship at the National Motorcycle Musuem, Solihull, and was received by Captain Margaret Guy (Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands).

Mrs Euan McCorquodale was in attendance.

Countess of St Andrews

The Countess of St Andrews gave birth to a daughter, at Rosie Hospital, Cambridge, on Wednesday 30 September.


The Duke of York, Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps, today commissions the headquarters of TS Weston, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon; opens the Mental Health Unit of Weston-super-Mare General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare, Avon. Princess Margaret visits New York today to present the Building and Social Housing Foundations's 1991 World Habitat Awards at the United Nations Headquarters on World Habitat Day. The Princess of Wales, as Patron, National Aids Trust, tomorrow attends a Gala Performance of classical ballet at the Royalty Theatre, Kingsway. Prince Edward tomorrow visits Brunei Dar es Salaam to attend the Sultan's Jubilee Celebrations.

Changing of the Guard

TODAY: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts The Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am. TOMORROW: The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts The Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 10am; 1st Battalion The King's Regiment mounts The Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the The King's Regiment.