A slow start to September for the royal diary, with most of the Royals still enjoying a summer break.
– The Princess Royal is in Plymouth, Devon, to unveil the Plymouth Merchant Navy Monument at Plymouth Hoe, and attend a Reception to celebrate the unveiling at the Crown Plaza, Plymouth.
– The Duke of Gloucester has a day in the North East of England. First, The Duke will visit Jarrow Hall, a Grade II listed building in Tyne and Wear which has recently been rescued by St Paul’s Development who funded a £50,000 restoration project after being neglected. The Duke will visit St John’s Ambulance in Newcastle upon Tyne in his capacity as Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. Later in the day The Duke of Gloucester will present The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade to Gate 7 Limited at the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead. After this, The Duke will attend a tree planting ceremony in support of The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy at Jubilee Woods, County Durham.
– The Duchess of Cornwall will start the day in the newly refurbished Victory Services Club at Seymour Place, London, in her capacity as Patron-in-Chief of the Victory Services Association. At Seymour Place, The Duchess, as President of the Royal Osteoporosis Society, will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the British Dance Council with a celebratory Tea Dance. Later, The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Royal School of Needlework and launch their new exhibition ‘Faces and Figures in Stitch’ at Hampton Court Palace, Surrey. The Duchess is Patron of the Royal School of Needlework.
– The Princess Royal will attend an awards ceremony at Edinburgh City Chambers in Edinburgh as Honorary patron of the Scotland Malawi Partnership.
– The Duke of Cambridge, as President of the Football Association will visit Hendon Football Club to learn more about the club’s mental health outreach initiatives, as part of the Heads Up campaign.
– The Princess Royal, as Patron, will visit the Longhope Lifeboat Museum Trust Museum in Orkney.
– The Countess of Wessex, as Patron of the British Show Pony Society, will attend the Burghley Hose Trials in Stamford, Lincolnshire.