Royal Diary: upcoming royal engagements 1st-7th April

As ever, The Prince of Wales has a busy week scheduled in the royal diary, and Princess Anne has plenty of upcoming engagements. We will also see a rare public engagement from The Queen at Windsor Castle and a joint outing for Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry.

1st April:

– The Princess Royal, as Patron of The Boston Stump Restoration and Development Appeal, will launch the ‘Guild of St Botolph’s Fundraising Scheme’ at St Botolph’s Church, Lincolnshire. Princess Anne will then visit Sandes Farm in Lincolnshire in her capacity as Master of The Corporation of Trinity House.

– The Duke of Gloucester will be spending the day in the north west on a series of engagements. Firstly, the Duke will visit ALSTOM Transport in Widness, Lancashire. Richard will then visit the Brindley Centre to mark the 150th anniversary of Runcorn Station in Runcorn, Cheshire. Whilst in Runcorn, Richard will also visit Norton Priory Museum and officially open the new offices at 2M House in Sutton Quays Business Park.

the Duke Gloucester will be heading to the north west for engagements this week. (national churches trust)

2nd April:

– The Queen will give a reception at Windsor Castle to mark the Centenary of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. The Queen is Patron of the Council.

The queen will host a reception for the National Council for Voluntary Organisations at windsor castle this week (northern ireland office, M Thurson/Harrisons)

– The Princess Royal, as President of the Animal Health Trust, will attend the Fellowship Reception at the Kennel Club in Piccadilly, London. Princess Anne will then attend the City Lit Centenary Awards in London.

– The Duke of Gloucester, as Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Army Medical Corps, will attend the book launch of ‘Military Medicine in Iraq and Afghanistan: A Comprehensive Review’ at the Army and Navy Club in St James’s, London.

– The Duke of Kent will be attending a series of engagements in Bristol. The Duke will visit the University of Bristol Botanic Gardens, St Peter’s Hospice and Castle Park.

3rd April:

– The Prince of Wales will be undertaking a series of engagements in the north west. Firstly, Prince Charles will visit the British Muslim Heritage Centre in Manchester. At the Centre, Charles will meet members of the Muslim community and learn about the Centre’s programme of education and community initiatives. Prince Charles will then make his way to Wigan, where he will visit the Old Courts and Wigan Little Theatre. At the Old Courts, Charles will learn about the building’s restoration into a community arts centre and meet participants from a variety of local arts projects. A treat for The Prince of Wales will be visiting the Toffee Works to celebrate the 100th anniversary of William Santus & Co. Ltd’s factory operating on the site.

– The Duke of Sussex, as part of his ongoing work with Heads Together, will visit the YMCA of England & Wales in South Ealing, London, to meet with organisations supporting the mental health of teenagers and young adults.

Prince Harry will visit the YMCA this week. (I-images)

– The Princess Royal, will attend a series of meetings at the House of Lords: a Management Team meeting of The Chaffinch Trust, of which she is Guardian; a Trustees Meeting of Swinfen Telemedicine, of which she is Patron; and a Management Team Planning Meeting of Give Them a Sporting Chance, of which she is Guardian. Later in the day, The Princess Royal will attend a reception for the Carers Trust in her capacity as President of the Trust.

4th April:

– The Prince of Wales will open the new Waitrose & Partners’ Food Innovation Student in Bracknell, Berkshire. The studio is where Waitrose chefs trial new dishes, recipes and develop innovation for the retailer’s product range. Prince Charles will also be accompanied by his sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex, to attend the global premiere of Netflix’s ‘Our Planet’ at the Natural History Museum in London; Charles is President of WWF UK. The event will be hosted by Sir David Attenborough.

The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and Duke of Sussex will attend a rare joint engagement at the natural history museum for conservation efforts. Picture by POOL / i-Images

– The Princess Royal will attend a brunch at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, as President of Racing Welfare.

5th April:

– The Prince of Wales will spend the day in Cornwall. Firstly, Prince Charles will visit St Austell Brewery and meet the suppliers and representatives from the ‘Pub is the Hub’ initiative in St Austell. Charles will also visit the Nansledan development in Newquay.

Princess Anne has a busy week scheduled. Picture by i-Images

– The Princess Royal, as Patron of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK, will attend Corporate Member Day in Daventry, Northamptonshire.

7th April: 

– The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Olivier Awards at the Royal Albert Hall and present choreographer and director Sir Matthew Bourne with a Special Award.

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