Royal Diary: latest Royal engagements 22-28th February

A jam packed week of work awaits the Royal Family – see their latest upcoming engagements and where they will be this week.

Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex are to be kept busy this week, with plenty of meetings and celebrations for The Duke of Edinburgh Award. (Robin Nunn/Nunn Syndication/Polaris) ///

Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex are to be kept busy this week, with plenty of meetings and celebrations for The Duke of Edinburgh Award. (Robin Nunn/Nunn Syndication/Polaris)

22nd February:

Princess Anne, Princess Royal, is to visit Save the Children UK in Tring, Herts, as the organisation’s president, Luton’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau, as well as that in Milton Keynes. Back in London, she will will attend a Friends of Scottish Rugby Dinner at the Caledonian Club in her role as patron of the Scottish Rugby Union.

23rd February:

The Queen will visit Crossrail Bond Street, London.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as patron of his eponymous award, will attend receptions for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard at St. James’s Palace.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall will visit Queen’s Gate School, London, for its 125th anniversary.

– A busy day for Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, as he visits Heathrow’s Terminal 5, to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of his father’s DofE Award, before heading to Warrington for more celebrations with DINE Contract Catering at The Centre. That evening he will attend a celebratory dinner at Eaton Hall, Eccleston.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, as chairman of both The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Women’s Network Forum, will chair a meeting at Shell Headquarters, London.

Princess Anne is to atttend the Annual Awards Ceremony of Livability as their patron, in London. It is then to Ypres, Belgium as Colonel OF The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons), for a Laying Up of the Standards Ceremony at St. George’s Memorial Church. Later that evening, the chancellor of University of Edinburgh will hold a dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester will visit the National Aritficial Eye Service, Blackpool, to celebrate their Centenar, before going to the restored Fleetwood Memorial Park and visiting Marsh Mill Village,Thornton-Cleveleys to view the renovated Windmill.

Princess Alexandra, as Patron of St Christopher’s Hospice, will attend a reception at the Royal Academy, London.

24th February:

– As Patron of the Kurt Hahn Trust, The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a dinner to mark the 30th anniversary at the German Embassy, London.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend a reception in Lambeth Palace Library, as Charles is Patron of Friends of the National Libraries.

– A day in Scotland for Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, as she visits St Catherine’s Primary School, Edinburgh, as Royal patron of Place2Be. The Countess of Strathearn is also to visit The Art Room at Wester Hailes Education Centre in the city for The Art Room, before going to Craigmount High School, to participate in a Tennis on the Road coaching workshop.

Prince Edward will visit Manchester City Football Club Academy, Wright Robinson College, continuing his celebrations for the DofE’s 60th anniversary. He will lunch at Gorton Monastery in Manchester.

Sophie, as the incoming president of the New Forest Agricultural Show Society, will attend the AGM and Board Meeting at Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst.

The Princess Royal who is Patron of The Pony Club, will visit Pony Club Emergency Action Drills, Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre. She will also attend the London Region 12th Annual Student Conference for the University of Greenwich at the Old Royal Naval College, as patron of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), before attending a fundraising reception at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London, in her role as president of RedR UK. Anne will lastly hold the Fellowship reception for Animal Health Trust as their president at St James’s Palace.

Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester will be attending an event to Support the Children’s Society, of which she is Royal president.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent will open the new Rochester Railway Station, and visit the cathedral.

25th February:

The Countess of Wessex, as outgoing president of the Cheshire Agricultural Society, will attend the AGM and Board Meeting at Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch.

The Duke of Gloucester is president of British Expertise International, and so will attend a reception in London.

26th February:

– Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, Prince Philip, will attend a service and reception to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Regiment’s involvement in Operation Granby, at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks.

Prince Charles will tour Airborne Systems in Bridgend, visit Prysmian Cables & Systems Ltd, Aberdare, and be seen at Stebonheath Primary School in Llanelli, to view a Welsh Water ‘RainScape’ water catchment System. Lastly he will meet with Llandovery Rugby Club’s youth Team as their patron.

The Duke of Gloucester, honorary president of the 20-Ghost Club, will attend the AGM and dinner at Armourers’ Hall, London.

– St Paul’s Cathedral will receive a visit from The Duke of Kent, as he attends a service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Operation Granby as Field Marshall; the Duke will also attend the Friday Evening Discourse at The Royal Institution of Great Britain as their president.

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