The royal diary features a number of engagements marking International Women’s Day on 8th March, with The Countess of Wessex travelling to Malta.
– The Princess Royal will open the Sport and Fitness Centre at the University of Birmingham; attend the Annual Conference at Edgbaston Stadium as patron of The Pony Club; and attend the Chief Scientific Officer Healthcare Science Awards and Dinner at The Royal Society, London.
– The Queen will visit the International Maritime Organisation Headquarters, London, to mark the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the International Maritime Organisation Convention.
– The Prince of Wales, president of The Prince’s Trust, will attend The Prince’s Trust Awards at the London Palladium; the event will be hosted by Ant and Dec.
– The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Pegasus Primary School, Oxford, to see how charity Family Links empowers families to be emotionally healthy.
– The Earl of Wessex will visit The Clifton Club, Bristol and visit the University of Bath as its Chancellor.
– The Princess Royal will attend the University of London International Programmes Annual Graduation Ceremony at the Barbican Centre as their Chancellor; and as Commandant-in-Chief (Youth) of St John Ambulance, will attend the Badger Programme Reception, Priory Church of the Order of St John, Clerkenwell, London. Finally, Princess Anne is to hold a 90th Anniversary Reception at St. James’s Palace for World Horse Welfare, as their president.
– The Duke and The Duchess of Gloucester will attend a Reception at Gwydyr House, Whitehall, in their respective roles as Grand Prior of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, Commandant-in-Chief of St. John Ambulance in Wales.
– The Duke of Kent will visit Ricardo PLC, Shoreham Technical Centre; Pooley Sword Limited; and Fittleworth Medical Limited, Littlehampton, West Sussex.
– The Prince of Wales will attend the Industrial Cadet Awards, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London. As an Honorary Member, Prince Charles will visit the Art Workers’ Guild, London.
– The Duke of Cambridge, Honorary Air Commandant, will visit RAF Coningsby, Lincoln.
– The Duchess of Cambridge, patron of Place2Be, will officially open the charity’s new headquarters at 175 St. John Street, London.
– Prince Harry will visit Silverstone, to mark the start of the Silverstone Experience’s construction, as their patron.
– The Earl of Wessex, Chancellor of the University of Bath will visit the Faculty of Science there.
– The Princess Royal, patron of The Royal College of Emergency Medicine, will open Leicester Royal Infirmary Emergency Department, and open the Livestock Market Building, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray. Princess Anne is to visit the National Space Centre in the city, and later return to London for a Court Dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall, as
Prime Warden of the Fishmongers’ Company.
– The Duke of Gloucester will attend the Torch Trophy Trust Awards at the Army and Navy Club, London, and as patron of Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, Prince Richard will attend a Luncheon at Savills, London.
– The Duchess of Cornwall, president of Southbank Centre’s WOW – Women of the World Festival, will host a reception on International Women’s Day at Clarence House.
– Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will visit Birmingham: they will visit Stemettes (girls in STEM) event at Millennium Point, and Coach Core in Nechells.
– The Countess of Wessex will visit Malta. As Global Ambassador of 100 Women in Finance Next Generation Initiatives, Sophie will open the Stock Exchange for International Women’s Day at the Malta Stock Exchange, Garrison Chapel; attend the Business Professional Women Careers Day at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, and attend the International Women’s Day Lunch at the Palace of the Grand Master. She will also will visit the University of Malta, Valetta and attend a reception at Casino Maltese, as Global Ambassador of 100 Women in Finance Next Generation Initiatives.
– The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will chair a Trustees Meeting at the Royal Commonwealth Society, London, and hold a dinner at the House of Lords.
– The Princess Royal , Prime Warden of the Fishmongers’ Company, will chair the Committee of Wardens Meeting and the Court Meeting, Fishmongers’ Hall, London, and attend the 26th Forum, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, as president of the National Equine Forum.
– The Duchess of Gloucester, patron of the Arts Society, will attend a Lecture entitled ‘Royal Jewels, from Tsars to Maharajahs’ at the Arts Society Gloucestershire, the Westwoods Centre, Cheltenham, to celebrate the Golden Jubilee.
– The Duke of Kent will visit Cranfield University, Bedfordshire.
– The Princess Royal will attend the Grand Military Meeting at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey, and open the Welcome Centre for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People as their royal patron, at The Grange, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.
– The Duchess of Gloucester will open the new Creative Arts building at Marling School, Stroud, Gloucestershire, and open the new Boarding House at Wycliffe College, Stonehouse.
– The Earl of Wessex, patron of Birmingham Conservatoire will attend the Opening Concert at the Birmingham Conservatoire.