Court Circular

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

7 December: The Princess Royal, President, British Olympic Association, this evening gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace.

KENSINGTON PALACE

7 December: The Prince of Wales arrived at Royal Air Force Northolt this evening from France.

The Prince and Princess of Wales later attended the Royal Variety Performance at the Dominion Theatre, London W1.

Lieutenant-Commander Robert Fraser RN was in attendance.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE

5 December: Princess Alexandra, accompanied by the Hon Sir Angus Ogilvy, this evening attended a Gala Performance of The Nutcracker by the English National Ballet at the Theatre Royal, Norwich.

Her Royal Highness was received by Her Majesty's Lord- Lieutenant for Norfolk (Mr Timothy Colman) and the Lady Mary Colman was in attendance.

7 December: Princess Alexandra, Vice-President of the British Red Cross Society, this evening attended a Concert, in aid of Red Cross assistance in former Yugoslavia, at the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1.

The Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox was in attendance.

ROYAL ENGAGEMENTS

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, attends receptions for the young people who have reached the Gold Standard, at St James's Palace, London SW1; as Patron and Trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, with Prince Edward, Trustee, hosts a reception for friends of the award, at Buckingham Palace, London SW1; and attends a dinner at the Dorchester Hotel, London W1. The Queen Mother attends a Reception at Guildhall, London EC2, given by the Corporation of London for the National Federation of Far Eastern Prisoners of War Clubs and Associations. The Prince of Wales visits the Liverpool and Wirral Area. The Princess Royal, President, REDR, Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief, attends the Annual General Meeting, Institution of Civil Engineers, London SW1. The Duchess of Kent, Patron, attends the Not Forgotten Association's Christmas Party at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, London SW1. The Duchess of Kent opens the Orangerie Italiana 1992, the International Fair of Italian Art and Antiques at the Accademia Italiana, London SW7. Prince Michael of Kent, Founder, the Prince Michael Road Safety Awards, attends a luncheon at the Royal Garden Hotel, London W8; and as Commonwealth President of the Royal Life Saving Society attends a Commonwealth Council meeting at the Canadian High Commissioner's Residence, London W1.

Changing of the Guard

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

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