Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

12 October: The Princess Royal, Patron, Farms for City Children, this afternoon visited Wick Court, Arlingham, Frampton-on-Severn, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Gloucestershire (Mr Henry Elwes).

Her Royal Highness, the Worshipful Company of Loriners, this evening gave a Reception at St James's Palace for the Livery.

Mrs Charles Ritchie was in attendance.

KENSINGTON PALACE

12 October: The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this morning departed from Royal Air Force Northolt to carry out engagement in Belgium.

Their Royal Highnesses were received upon arrival at Royal Air Force Northolt by Mr Marc Den Doncker (Minister-Counsellor, Belgian Embassy), and Sir David Muirhead (Special Representative for the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs).

Mr Howard Page and Major Nicholas Barne are in attendance.

YORK HOUSE

12 October: The Duke of Kent, President of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this morning visited Lerwick Lifeboat Station and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Shetland (Mr Magnus Shearer) and later visited Aith Lifeboat Station.

This afternoon His Royal Highness visited Kirkwall Lifeboat Station and was met on arrival by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Okney (Brigadier Malcolm Dennison).

Captain the Honourable Tom Coke is in attendance.

The Duchess of Kent, this evening presented the Designer of the Year Award at the Lloyds Bank British Fashion Awards, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London W1.

Mrs Julian Tomkins was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Princess of Wales, Patron, Relate, attends a conference at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London SE1. The Princess Royal, Chancellor, London University, opens the Randall Institute, London WC2; as President, Animal Health Trust, attends the 1992 Equestrian Awards Luncheon, London SW1; as Patron, the Butler Trust, attends a Symposium at HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs, London W12; and later as Patron, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, attends a performance of Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Barbican, London EC2. Princess Alexandra opens the new Design Technology and Science building at the Froebel School, Roehampton, London SW15.

Changing of the Guard

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

Start your day with The Independent, sign up for daily news emails
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 - West London - £50,000

£40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus: Ashdown Group: HR Manager - West London - £...

Recruitment Genius: Recruitment & HR Administrator

£17000 - £18000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity...

Guru Careers: HR Manager / HR Business Partner

£55 - 65k (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: A HR Manager / HR Business Partner i...

Recruitment Genius: Senior HR Assistant

£23000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Company's vision is to be t...

Day In a Page

Greece debt crisis: EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

An outbreak of malaria in Greece four years ago helps us understand the crisis, says Robert Fisk
Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge: The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas

Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge

The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas
How to survive electrical storms: What are the chances of being hit by lightning?

Heavy weather

What are the chances of being hit by lightning?
World Bodypainting Festival 2015: Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'

World Bodypainting Festival 2015

Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'
alt-j: A private jet, a Mercury Prize and Latitude headliners

Don't call us nerds

Craig Mclean meets alt-j - the math-folk act who are flying high
How to find gold: The Californian badlands, digging out crevasses and sifting sludge

How to find gold

Steve Boggan finds himself in the Californian badlands, digging out crevasses and sifting sludge
Singing accents: From Herman's Hermits and David Bowie to Alesha Dixon

Not born in the USA

Lay off Alesha Dixon: songs sound better in US accents, even our national anthem
10 best balsamic vinegars

10 best balsamic vinegars

Drizzle it over salad, enjoy it with ciabatta, marinate vegetables, or use it to add depth to a sauce - this versatile staple is a cook's best friend
Wimbledon 2015: Brief glimpses of the old Venus but Williams sisters' epic wars belong to history

Brief glimpses of the old Venus but Williams sisters' epic wars belong to history

Serena dispatched her elder sister 6-4, 6-3 in eight minutes more than an hour
Greece says 'No': A night of huge celebrations in Athens as voters decisively back Tsipras and his anti-austerity stance in historic referendum

Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has created

Versace haute couture review

Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created
No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy