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Thu 23rd November, 2017
 

Royal diary: latest royal engagements 23-29th October

Princess Anne will be in Madagascar this week, while The Duke of Kent heads to Norway, Prince Harry Denmark, and The Earl of Wessex to the Czech Republic.

23rd October:

The Queen will visit HMS SUTHERLAND in the Pool of London.

Prince Harry will mark the 25th anniversary of the Veterans UK Helpline Service by visiting Veterans UK, Thornton-Cleveleys, and meet with those affected by the floods at St. Michael’s on Wyre Village Hall. He will also visit the MyPlace Project at Brockholes Nature Reserve, Samlesbury, and spend time at the Sir Tom Finney Soccer Development Centre and Lancashire Bombers Wheelchair Basketball Club at the University of Central Lancashire Sports Arena, Preston.

Prince Harry will be visiting Denmark this week. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

The Princess Royal will attend The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Ceremony at Iavoloha Palace, Palais d’Etat, Iavoloha, Antananarivo, Madagascar, as well as a dinner given by the President of the Republic of Madagascar.

The Duke of Gloucester, patron of the St. George’s Society of New York, will attend a dinner at The Cavalry and Guards Club, London.

24th October:

The Prince of Wales will hold a reception at St James’s Palace to thank Red Cross volunteers for their efforts earlier this year following the terror attacks in London and Manchester and the Grenfell Tower fire.

The Princess Royal will visit Feedback Madagascar Projects in Soatanana and Faliarivo, Madagascar, and will attend a Service of Thanksgiving to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship between the United Kingdom and Madagascar at Saint Laurent Anglican Cathedral on the island. Anne will also attend a dinner given by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Madagascar at Le Grand Hotel, Antsiranana, Diego Suarez, Madagascar.

The Duke of Gloucester will visit St Magnus Church, Birsay, Orkney; Stromness Lifeboat Station, South Pier, Stromness; Stromness Museum; Warehouse Building 2-12, Stromness; and Hall of Clestrain, Orphir. Prince Richard is also to attend a Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Earl Magnus at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall.

The Duchess of Gloucester will attend an Evening with Samuel Pepys in support of the Diamond Fund for Choristers at Mansion House, London.

The Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will visit Eiganes Cemetery, Stavanger, Norway on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Operation Freshman, the planned attack on the Norwegian Heavy Water Plant at Vemork.

Princess Alexandra will visit Hospitality and Hope, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, and visit The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, plus St Oswald’s Hospice, Gosforth, Newcastle.

25th October:

The Prince of Wales, as founder of The Prince’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU), will attend a meeting on deforestation hosted by the ISU and Unilever at Lancaster House, London.

Prince Harry will undertake a two day visit to Copenhagen, Denmark at the request of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The Princess Royal is to visit a project in Mandena Village as patron of Save the Children, and attend a dinner given by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Madagascar at the Residence, Villa No 13, Le Park, Alarobia, Antananarivo, Madagascar. She will also open the Fotsimaso Interpretation Centre, La Direction Régionale de l’Environnement, Ecologie et des Forêts as patron of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and visit the Association Européenne pour L’Etude et la Conservation des Lémuriens Lemur Project at Sahamalaza Iles Radama National Park, plus spend time at the Diego Suarez Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery.

The Duke of Gloucester will tour the Orkney Islands to mark the 50th Anniversary of Loganair’s Orkney inter-island air service.

The Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will visit Vestre Gravlund Cemetery, Oslo, Norway.

26th October:

The Princess Royal will visit the Bureau Municipal d’Hygiène, Rond-point, Isotry, Antananarivo, Madagascar, and as patron of Transaid, will attend a meeting with Transaid representatives and partners at the Residence, Villa No 13, Le Park, Alarobia, Antananarivo, Madagascar.

The Duke of Gloucester, vice-patron of the National Churches Trust, will present the President’s Award at the Church Architecture Awards, St. Mellitus College, St. Jude’s Church, London.

The Duchess of Gloucester will open the Medical and Surgical Centre at Stepping Hill Hospital, Hazel Grove, Stockport, and visit Beechwood Cancer Care Centre nearby.

Princess Alexandra, Royal Colonel of the Third Battalion The Rifles, will visit the Regiment and families at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh.

27th October:

The Duke of Kent will attend The Royal Institution of Great Britain Friday Evening Discourse, 21 Albemarle Street, London as their president.

29th October:

The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will attend a Trustees Meeting at Hotel International Prague, Czech Republic. Prince Edward will also attend a reception and dinner there.

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