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Thu 23rd November, 2017
 

Royal diary: latest royal engagements 6-12th November

Remembrance Sunday this weekend will see Prince Charles lay The Queen’s wreath as she watches from the balcony. The Duchess of Cambridge also seems to be well enough to undertake a few engagements this week.

6th November:

The Duke of Cambridge will attend the SkillForce and Children’s Trust Gala at The Roundhouse, London, as their patron.

The Duchess of Cambridge is back to work, seemingly over her severe morning sickness (NHM)

7th November:

The Duchess of Cambridge, patron of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, will attend a gala dinner at the Orangery, Kensington Palace.

The Earl of Wessex, president of Creative Youth, Organisers of the International Youth Arts Festival will attend a Gala Dinner at Glenmore House, Surbiton.

The Countess of Wessex will hold a 70th anniversary celebration reception at Buckingham Palace for her patronage, Mencap.

The Princess Royal will open Hull Trinity House Maritime College at Carmelite House; launch the Sailors’ Children’s Society’s 200 Business Club in the Court Room, Hull Maritime Museum, as their patron; and visit HM Prison Full Sutton in York as patron of The Butler Trust.

The Duchess of Gloucester, patron of SeeAbility, will attend a reception at St James’s Palace.

8th November:

The Queen will re-open the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery at the British Museum, London.

The Duchess of Cambridge, patron of Place2Be, will attend a School Leaders Forum at UBS, London.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Colonel of 7th Battalion the Rifles, will attend the Regimental Awards Dinner at Guildhall, London. She will be joined by Princess Alexandra, Royal Colonel of 3rd Battalion The Rifles.

The Countess of Wessex, president of the Devon County Agricultural Association will attend Agrifest at Clyst St Mary, Exeter.

The Princess Royal will visit Strathcarron Hospice, Denny, Stirling and Falkirk, and attend the Annual Reception, Dunblane Cathedral as patron of Scotland’s Churches Trust. Princess Anne later will attend a Livery Dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall, London, as Prime Warden of The Fishmongers’ Company.

The Duke of Gloucester, president of the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, will present the Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture, Fountains and Conservation, at 70 Grosvenor Street, London.

– The Duke of Kent, First Grand Principal, will attend a Meeting of the Supreme Grand Chapter, Freemasons’ Hall, London.

9th November:

The Duke of Cambridge will attend the City Veterans Network Gala in support of the DNRC campaign to help wounded veterans at the Imperial War Museum.

The Earl of Wessex will attend a reception at St James’s Palace for young people who have reached the Gold Standard in the DofE Award, and hold a reception and dinner at Buckingham Palace as patron of the London Mozart Players.

The Countess of Wessex will visit St Paul’s Hostel, Worcester; open the Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, as president of Breast Cancer Haven Guardians. Sophie will also go to NewStarts in Bromsgrove.

The Princess Royal, Prime Warden of The Fishmongers’ Company, will chair the Committee of Wardens Meeting, the Court Meeting and attend luncheon at Fishmongers’ Hall, London. She will also attend the Annual Awards of her patronage, WISE.

The Duke of Kent will visit Premier Coatings Limited, Ashford, Kent; visit The Big Cat Sanctuary, Ashford, Kent and visit Folkestone Museum at the Town Hall.

10th November:

The Princess Royal, president of Riding for the Disabled Association, will attend the National AGM at Saddlers’ Hall, London.

11th November:

The Queen will attend the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, as their patron. She will be joined by Prince Charles and Camilla, The Duke and Duchess of CambridgeThe Earl and Countess of Wessex, and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester.

The Princess Royal will attend Armistice Day Service at the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. She will also visit Talbot House, Poperinge, Belgium; Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke; Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres; and visit workshops and attend a reception at Commonwealth War Graves Commission Office, Ypres.

The Duke of Gloucester will attend the Armistice Day Service at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs.

12th November:

The Prince of Wales, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, will attend a service at the Guards’ Chapel and lay a wreath at the Guards’ Memorial for the Welsh Guards’ Regimental Remembrance Sunday, London.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will attend the annual Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will also attend, with The Queen and Prince Philip on the balcony of the Foreign Office. We also expect to see The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry to lay wreaths, and Princess Anne, Sir Tim and The Duchess of Cambridge to stand on the balcony.

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<p>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. </p> <p>Miss Howard also works closely with the British Monarchist Foundation as their Press Secretary and Spokesman.</p>

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