The Duke of Edinburgh, President, attends the 1996 Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference at the Moat House International Hotel, Chester; and as President, Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, attends the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society's Dinner at the Bryn Howel Hotel, Llangollen, Clwyd. The Princess Royal, President, Animal Health Trust, attends an Industry Committee Meeting for the Second Launch of Corporate Membership Scheme at Buckingham Palace; visits Cobham College, Cobham, Kent; opens the Medway Tunnel, Rochester, Kent; as President, Royal Yachting Association, attends the Council Meeting, Royal Thames Yacht Club, London SW1; and attends a reception for members of the Association of Royal Navy Officers, Imperial War Museum, London SE1, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Royal Patronage. The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Notting Hill Housing Trust, attends a performance by European Chamber Opera at the Holland Park Theatre, London W14. The Duchess of Kent attends the Naming Ceremony of the RNLB George and Mary Webb, Whitby RNLI Lifeboat Station, Whitby, North Yorkshire. Princess Michael of Kent presents Le Prix Richelieu Senghor at La Maison des Polytechniciens, Paris.
Changing of the Guard
The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Irish Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.