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Royal diary: latest engagements 10-16th July

Wales week continues for Prince Charles, The Queen has a State Visit to host and Princess Anne is zooming across the UK for numerous engagements, as usual!

The Queen and Prince Philip will be hosting King Felipe and Queen Letizia this week on a State Visit.
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10th July:

The Prince of Wales will visit the historic Strata Florida site and attend a reception with supporters of the Strata Florida Trust, and visit Rachel’s Organic, Glan Yr Afon Industrial Estate, in Aberystwyth. Prince Chalres will also officially open Volac International’s new biomass plant, Dyffryn Aeron Valley, and attend a ‘Harmony in Food and Farming’ conference at Llandovery College. Later, as patron of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, host a musical evening at his Welsh residence, Llwynywermod, in Llandovery.

Prince Harry will visit the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and attend an HIV round table discussion with Sentebale.

The Duke of York, Chancellor of The University of Huddersfield, will attend graduation ceremonies and a business lunch at the university. As founder of Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, Prince Andrew will also present Bronze Awards at The University of Huddersfield.

The Earl of Wessex will attend a reception for Old Armidalians’ at The Caledonian Club, London, and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, he will host a thank you dinner for the Australian Award Ambassadors.

The Princess Royal will unveil a memorial plaque and Roll of Honour to commemorate the Naval and Mercantile Marine Services, St. Mary’s Church, Dundee. Anne will also visit the renovated Smoked Salmon and Trout Factory, RR Spink and Sons Limited in Arbroath, Angus, and open the ‘Third International Invasives’ Conference at the University of Dundee, as patron of the South Georgia Heritage Trust.

The Duchess of Gloucester will attend Wimbledon as their Honorary President.

The Duke of Kent will attend the Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, as their president.

11th July:

The Prince of Wales will visit the The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh, Brecon, Powys, and visit Llancaiach Fawr Manor in Mid Glamorgan. Charles will also visit The Royal Mint’s new Visitor Centre, ‘The Royal Mint Experience’, Llantrisant, and meet over 50s who have set up their own businesses in Swansea, as president of PRIME Cymru, at Brecon Beacons National Park.

The Duchess of Cornwall, as patron of the National Literacy Trust, will host a reception at Clarence House to celebrate The Duchess’s Bookshelves, an initiative to identify 70 of the nation’s favourite children’s books to mark Her Royal Highness’s 70th birthday.

The Duke of Cambridge will attend a reception and air display to mark the Battle of Britain Flight’s 60th Anniversary.

The Duke of York will visit Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre (as patron) and AstraZeneca, Cambridge.

The Earl of Wessex has a busy day: as president of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, he will attend the Annual General Meeting at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London; visit The Belvedere Sports and Social Club Garden as the London Gardens Society patron, visiting the Japanese Garden; and then go to Ruxley Manor Garden Centre in Sidcup.

The Duke of Gloucester, patron of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, will attend a dinner to mark their Tercentenary at Guildhall.

12th July:

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will host the Spanish King and Queen, Felipe and Letizia, on a State Visit for two days. A State Banquet will be held.

The Earl of Wessex will hold a meeting at Buckingham Palace as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation.

The Countess of Wessex, patron of Defence Medical Welfare Service, will hold a meeting with new chairman at Buckingham Palace.

The Princess Royal, Honorary Air Commodore, will visit Royal Air Force Brize Norton to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of 101 Squadron. She will also visit Langley Vale Wood in Epsom, as patron of the First World War Centenary Woods Project; and attend the Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s World Cup Opening Ceremony at Surrey Sports Park, in her role as patron of the English Lacrosse Association.

The Duke of Kent will be at Wimbledon as president.

13th July:

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the new Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police.

Prince Harry will accompany The Spanish King and Queen to Westminster Abbey.

The Duchess of Cambridge will attend the opening of the new Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum as its patron.

The Earl of Wessex, who is president of Creative Youth, will attend the International Youth Arts Festival performance of Sea Stories at The Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames.

The Countess of Wessex is to attend the National Police Bravery Awards at the Dorchester Hotel, as patron of the Defence Medical Welfare Service

The Princess Royal will visit businesses at the Enterprise Zone, Daedalus Airfield, Hampshire, and chair the Committee of Wardens Meeting at the General Court Meeting and Luncheon at Fishmongers’ Hall as their Prime Warden.

The Duke of Gloucester will open John Wesley’s Chapel ‘The New Room’ in Bristol; Prince Richard will also visit 1625 Independent People, St. Georges House, and visit Temwa.

The Duke of Kent, chancellor, will preside at the University of Surrey Undergraduate Degree Championships, Guildford Cathedral.

14th July:

The Prince of Wales will visit the Village Dairy, Llaeth y Llan, Denbigh; visit RAF Valley in Anglesey as Honorary Air Commodore; visit the restored Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens on the island; and visit Moneypenny, which runs a UK telephone answering service in Wrexham.

The Princess Royal, president of the Riding for the Disabled Association, will visit Exeter Group to mark its 50th anniversary, Oaklands Riding School; visit Plymouth Marine Laboratory,

The Duchess of Gloucester will attend the Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, as Honorary President.

15th July:

The Countess of Wessex will attend the Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society Show, at St George’s School.

The Duke of Kent, President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, will attend the Ladies’ Finals Day at Wimbledon.

16th July:

The Duchess of Gloucester and Duke of Kent will attend the Men’s Finals at Wimbledon.

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Victoria has a passion for British history and Constitutional Monarchy, hence her reasons for founding The Crown Chronicles. Her specialism is the Early Modern era, with particular emphasis on the Tudor and Stuart dynasties. She is also a keen reader (usually something historical), baker and shopper. Her motto is to have a full bookcase, but a fuller wardrobe. Miss Howard also works closely with the British Monarchist Foundation as their Press Secretary and Spokesman.

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