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Royal diary: latest Royal engagements 30-5th June

This week marks the anniversary of the Battle of Jutland. Princess Anne will be spending a lot of time in Scotland, and plenty of Royals will be attending the Sound Retreat at Horse Guards Parade.

Prince Philip will be in Scotland and take a salute at the Sound Retreat. Picture by WPA Rota / i-Images

Prince Philip will be in Scotland and take a salute at the Sound Retreat. Picture by WPA Rota / i-Images

30th May:

Bank Holiday – no engagements scheduled


31st May:

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Service at St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, and a commemorative event at Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney Islands, to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland. Princess Anne will also attend.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent is to mark the occasion at a memorial service in Laboe, Germany, at the German Naval Memorial as president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission


1st June:

The Queen will take tea with members of the the Honourable Artillery Company at Armoury House in London as their Captain-General.

The Princess Royal will visit lighthouses off the northwest coast of Scotland in her role as patron of the Northern Lighthouse Board.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will attend a performance of The Rifles Sounding Retreat at Horse Guards, Whitehall, as Royal Colonel of 6th Battalion The Rifles and Royal Colonel of 7th Battalion The Rifles respectively.

The Duke of Kent, as chancellor of the University of Surrey, will attend the installation of the new vice-chancellor. The Duke will also attend a gala concert to mark the 115th Anniversary of the opening of Wigmore Hall in the capital, as its patron.

– At the Final Concert of the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition will be Princess Alexandra, who is their vice-patron. This will take place at Cadogan Hall.


2nd June:

The Duke of Edinburgh is to visit the Veterans Aid hostel in London. Later Philip, as Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles, will attend a reception and take the salute at Sound Retreat on Horse Guards Parade. He will be joined by The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, Royal Colonels of the 1st Battalion The Rifles and 3rd Battalion The Rifles respectively.

Princess Anne continues her tour of lighthouses off the northwest coast of Scotland.


3rd June:

Prince Philip will hold the World Fellowship’s 29th Annual Dinner, at Windsor Castle for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Association.

The Princess Royal is still touring lighthouses off the coast of Scotland.

The Duke of Gloucester is busy in Hampshire. He will visit Whitchurch Silk Mill, the Museum of Army Flying, Stockbridge, the Junction Drop, Andover, in support of Alabaré Christian Care and Support) and finally attend the Conductors’ Parchment Ceremony at the Army Headquarters, Andover, as Deputy Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Logistic Corps.


4th June:

Princess Anne is still in Scotland as patron of the Northern Lighthouse Board


5th June:

The Princess Royal will visit the graves of the HMS Hampshire crew at The Royal Naval Cemetery and rededicate the Kitchener Memorial, also unveiling the wall of names, all in Orkney.

Princess Alexandra will start the annual sponsored walk for the West London Hospitals Holiday Dialysis Trust in Richmond Park.

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