Royal Engagements

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The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, Navy Records Society, attends a reception at St James's Palace; and later attends a dinner at the Athenaeum Club, London SW1. The Prince of Wales attends a dinner in aid of the London Library 150th Anniversary Appeal at Christie's, London SW1. The Princess of Wales, Patron, Pre-school Playgroups Association, visits the Taunton Opportunity Playgroup multi-sensory and soft playroom for profoundly and multiple handicapped children at Northfields, Bishops Hull, Somerset; visits St Margaret's Somerset Hospice, Bishops Hull; and as Patron, Relate, visits Taunton Deane and West Somerset Relate, Taunton. Prince Edward attends 'Vivat Regina', a Coronation Day Celebration Dinner, in support of SOS (Stars' Organisation Supporting Action for People with Cerebral Palsy) at the Cafe Royal, London W1. The Princess Royal, President, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, launches the Directory of Services for Carers, Diocesan Centre, Bangor, Gwynedd. The Duke of Kent visits the Royal Bath and West of England Show at the Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. The Duchess of Kent, President, attends a performance of La Boheme given by the Pavilion Opera in aid of Homelife at the Merchant Taylors' Hall, London EC1.

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 Irish Guards.