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Wed 17th July, 2019
 

Royal diary: upcoming royal engagements 18-24th March

If you thought last week was busy for the Royal Family, this one is even more hectic! Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall kick off a lengthy tour which will see them visit St Lucia, Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, the Cayman Islands and make an historic trip to Cuba. We will also see a couple of double royal engagements, with The Duchess of Cambridge accompanying Her Majesty The Queen to King’s College and Princess Eugenie joining her father, Prince Andrew, for a hospital visit.

18th March: 

– The Earl of Wessex will attend a dinner at The House of Lords in his role as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

– The Duchess of Gloucester will watch a performance of ‘Royal Academy Opera Double Bill’ at London’s Royal Academy of Music.

19th March:

– The Queen, accompanied by The Duchess of Cambridge, will open Bush House at King’s College in London. On Tuesday, Catherine will also visit the Foundling Museum in London.

The Queen will be joined by The Duchess of Cambridge for an engagement this week. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

– The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit Barbados, having spend Sunday and Monday in St Lucia. Charles and Camilla will lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Bridgetown. Prince Charles will visit the oldest synagogue in the western hemisphere and learn about the local work done by the Princes Trust International. Camilla will attend an event for Barbadian Women of Influence and go to a Commonwealth lunch, visit a diabetes clinic and rejoin her husband for a reception at the Prime Minister’s office.

– The Countess of Wessex will attend a lunch at The Caledonian Club in London.

– The Princess Royal will be at Saddlers’ Hall for a Freedom Court meeting and luncheon in her capacity as Perpetual Master of The Worshipful Company of Saddlers. Anne will then attend a dinner at UBS AG for Opportunity International UK; The Queen’s daughter is Patron of the organisation.

– The Duke of Gloucester will be in Barnsley to visit Athersley Community Shop and Springwell Learning Community. The Queen’s cousin will also visit Rotherham’s Oakwood High School and Sheffield’s Olympic Legacy Park.

20th March: 

– The Duchess of Cornwall will visit St Vincent and Grenadines Community College and St Vincent Girls’ High School in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

– The Duke of Sussex will take part in a tree planting project in support of The Queen’s Commonwealth initiative.

– The Duke of York will be at Windsor Castle to attend a reception to mark the ‘A Royal Wedding: HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank’ exhibit.

– The Earl of Wessex will visit Fairfield Halls in Croydon.

– The Countess of Wessex will hold a dinner as Patron of The Wallace Collection at Buckingham Palace. Sophie will also attend two receptions: one at The Farmers Club as President of The Royal Smithfield Club and another at Working Title Films.

the countess of wessex will be hosting reeptions at Buckingham palace (northern ireland office)

– Princess Anne has a busy day: she will attend a reception at Coutts and Co. as President of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference. Anne, Companion Ratling of the Grand Order of Lady Ratlings, will also attend the 90th Anniversary Lodge Meeting at the Law Society. The Princess Royal will host a dinner at St James’s Palace for the Woodland Trust in her role as Patron of the First World War Centenary Woods Project and attend the UK Armed Forces Sports Awards at The Royal Air Force Club.

21st March: 

– In St Kitts and Nevis The Prince of Wales will visit the Brimstone Hill Fortress. Charles and Camilla will then attend receptions on both islands for members of the community.

– Prince Andrew will visit the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore to open the Stanmore Building as the Hospital’s Patron. Andrew will be accompanied by his youngest daughter, Princess Eugenie, who is Patron of the RNOH Appeal. The RNOH was the location of Eugenie’s scoliosis corrective surgery when she was 12 years old. The Duke of York will then be at Buckingham Palace to host a dinner for Constructionarium, one of his patronages.

– The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Logistics Corps, will attend the 25th Anniversary dinner at the Guildhall in London. As Chancellor of the University of London, Princess Anne will visit the UK Dementia Research Institute and will later present The Butler Trust Annual Awards at St James’s Palace: Anne is the Trust’s Patron.

– The Duke of Gloucester will be at the Museum of the Order of Saint John as Patron of the Heritage of London Trust.

22nd March: 

– In Grenada, Prince Charles will attend a meeting on the importance of the blue economy, and meet with organisations responsible for marine protection and conservation.

– The Duke of York will once again be at Windsor Castle, this time for a Medal Parade and lunch for the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards: Andrew is the Guards’ Colonel.

prince andrew duke of york will attend a medal parade as colonel of the grenadier guards (uk in france)

– The Countess of Wessex will be in Surrey to attend a reception at Guildford Cathedral.

24th March:

– The Earl of Wessex will undertake various engagements in Dubai. Edward will attend the Global Education and Skills Forum, the Global Teacher Prize Award Ceremony and an alumni event for the University of Bath, of which he is Chancellor.

Written by

Olivia studied Business and Spanish at university and is now working in Spain. She has always had a keen interest in British history, particularly the Royal Family - Henry VIII and his crazy marital life being a personal favourite. Olivia also loves fashion, which means that The Countess of Wessex and The Duchess of Cambridge feature highly among her favourite royals. In addition to the British Royals, Olivia is also a big fan of the Spanish and Swedish Royal Families, particularly Queen Letizia and Princess Victoria.

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