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Court circular


30 August: Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning.

The Right Reverend Hugh Wyllie preached the Sermon.

Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the City of Aberdeen (Councillor James Wyness, Lord Provost) and a deputation from the City of Aberdeen District Council were received by The Queen and presented a gift to Her Majesty to mark the Fortieth Anniversary of Her Accession.


29 August: The Lady Margaret Colville has succeeded Ruth, Lady Fermoy as Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

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, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm, County of Avon Fire Brigade; Regent's Park, 3pm- 4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm, Luton Band; Hyde Park, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm, Swindon Pegasus Brass Band; Greenwich Park, 3pm-4.30pm, 6pm-7.30pm, Welwyn Garden City Band.