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Sun 22nd April, 2018

Royal diary: latest Royal engagements 29-6th March

See what the Royal Family will be up to this week with the latest upcoming engagements, which includes a visit to the Bahamas and Florida for Prince Edward and Sophie.

See the upcoming engagements for the Royal Family. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

See the upcoming engagements for the Royal Family. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

29th Febrary:

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, is to attend a meeting at AWard House in London, as trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation

– His sister, The Princess Royal, will open Cirencester Housing in Bibury, Gloucestershire.

1st March:

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will be at St James’s Palace for a reception for young people who have achieved the gold Duke of Edinburgh award.

– Patron of Lattitude Global Volunteering, Princess Anne, will visit Mulberry Bush School, Witney, Oxfordshire, before celebrating the 100th anniversary of 47 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton; she is their Honorary Air Commodore.

2nd March:

The Duke of Edinburgh will hold a Reception for the International Tribology Council at Buckingham Palace.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex are to attend a dinner for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation as a trustee and global ambassadr respectively; this will take place at Breezes Resort and Spa in the Bahamas.

Princess Anne will visit the Agri-Expo (SE) at the Kent County Show Ground, Maidstone, as well as the Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre in Gravesend, Kent. As patron of the English Rural Housing Association, Anne will visit Vyvyan Cottages in Cranbrook, and then attend a livery civic dinner that evening at Fishmonger’s Hall as Renter Warden of The Fishmongers’ Company

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester will be in County Durham for the day: he will visit Consett Academy, open the new Sixth Form Centre at Barnard Castle School, and go to the Witham, a community arts centre.

– As honorary president of the Lawn Tennis Association, Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester is to attend the Davis Cup dinner at Birmingham City Council House.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent will officially open Wycombe High School Music Centre, as well as Wycombe Leisure Centre in High Wycombe.

3rd March:

The Queen will be seen at Lister Community School in London, as patron of The Queen’s Trust.

Prince Philip will visit the exhibition “Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution” at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, and then hold a lunch at Buckingham Palace as patron of Wildscreen, a wildlife photography and video competition. The Duke of Edinburgh, as honorary member of the Imperial Poona Yacht Club, will attend a Tiffin at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, London.

– Continuing in the Bahamas, Prince Edward and Sophie will pay a visit to the Governor General of the country at Government House. The Earl will then visit St. Augustine College, C V Bethel Senior High School for DofE events, before having lunch at Royal Bahamas Defence Force Headquarters. Meanwhile, the Countess is to visit Garvin Tynes Primary School Centre for Austism in Nassau, before going to a Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Hearing Centre of the Bahamas; she will lunch at Government House. Edward and Sophie will attend a reception for young people who have achieved a gold certificate for the DofE award that evening, after which the couple will attend a Governor-General’s Youth Award reception and dinner at The Royal Nassau Sailing Club.

Princess Anne¬†will be attending the 2016 Forum at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers as president of the National Equine Forum in London. Continuing in the capital, Anne will visit Trinity House as master of The Corporation of Trinity House, after which she will attend the 40th Anniversary celebrations of the Hyde Park Group at Hyde Park Barracks, as president of Riding for the Disabled Association. Lastly, Princess Anne is to present the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers’ Princess Royal Award at Buckingham Palace.

The Duke of Gloucester, as patron of Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, will attend a Luncheon at Savills, London. He will also attend a Reception at Vintners’ Hall in the city for the British Homeopathic Association, of which he is patron.

4th March:

The Duke of Edinburgh is to host a dinner for the Outward Bound Trust as their patron; this will take place at Frogmore House, Windsor.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit Forest Heights Academy in Abaco, before attending a reception lunch on the island at a local pub, and attending a gala dinner at The British Colonial Hilton, back in Nassau, all for The Duke of Edinburgh’s award.

The Princess Royal will be in Bristol, paying a visit to Cossham Birth Centre at Cossham Hospital, as patron of The Royal College of Midwives. She will then travel to Kingswood, South Gloucestershire to visit Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence.

The Duke of Gloucester will visit Park Lane Primary School, Wembley.

– Meanwhile, The Duchess of Gloucester will be in attendance at the Davis Cup Tie Matches between Great Britain and Japan at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham.

5th March:

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will leave the Bahamas for Florida, USA, where they will attend a World Fellowship lunch in Palm Beach, and a dinner in the evening.

– Still in Birmingham, The Duchess of Gloucester will continue to watch the Davis Cup Tie Matches between Great Britain and Japan.

6th March:

The Earl of Wessex, as president of Central Caribbean Marine Institute, will pay a visit to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute in Cayman Islands, with Sophie, Countess of Wessex. The couple will attend a dinner at the Southern Cross Club.

The Duchess of Gloucester will watch more of the action at the Barclaycard Arena, for the Davis Cup Tie Matches between Great Britain and Japan.

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