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The Queen holds an Investiture at Buckingham Palace; and accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, attends a Concert of Massed Bands at the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1. The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Trustee, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, visits Award House, London SW1. The Princess Royal, President, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, presents the British Quality Foundation's 1996 Awards at the UK Quality Award and Gala Dinner, Grosvenor House Hotel, London W1. The Duke of Gloucester opens the Pregnancy Assessment Suite at Nevill Hall and District NHS Trust, Abergavenny; attends a luncheon to celebrate the Centenary of Tindle Newspapers Abergavenny Chronicle; and opens the restored Chapel and tombs in St Mary's Priory Church, Abergavenny. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, St Peter's Research Trust, visits the Christmas Gift Fair at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Brompton Road, London SW7. The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, visits the Sussex Masonic Centre, Brighton; opens the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution's Home, Hove, East Sussex; and as Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Scots Dragoon Gaurds (Carabiniers and Greys), attends a Regimental Dinner, at the Cavalry and Guards Club, London W1. Princess Alexandra, Patron, the New Bridge, attends a "Celebration of Christmas" Concert in aid of the Association at the Guards Chapel, London SW1. Prince Michael of Kent attends the Royal British Legion Annual Awards at St James's Palace.

Changing of the Guard

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