Royal diary: upcoming royal engagements 28th October – 3rd November

While The Queen and Countess of Wessex will be working together this week, Prince Harry is heading to the Netherlands. Plenty of engagements on the schedule in this week’s royal diary.

29th October:

– The Queen will give a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the work of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. The Countess of Wessex will attend as Vice-Patron.

The Queen will be joined by The Countess of Wessex a reception for The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust this week. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

– The Duchess of Cornwall, patron of The Guild of St Bride’s, will attend a service to honour fallen journalists at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London.

The Duke of Sussex  will attend the launch of  The Invictus Games 2020 in the Hague, the Netherlands.

– The Princess Royal, patron of The Butler Trust, will visit HM Prison and Young Offenders Institute Woodhill, Milton Keynes, and attend the National Association of Local Councils Annual Conference at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes. As an Honorary Member of The Royal Automobile Club, Anne will attend a dinner to celebrate the achievements of Sir Jackie Stewart, The Royal Automobile Club, London.

– The Duke of Gloucester will be in the West Midlands. He will visit the Hope Community Project in Wolverhampton; visit the Gatis Street Community, Wolverhampton; visit Lye and Wollescote Cemetary Chapel, Stourbridge; visit Runflat International Limted, Cradley Heath.

– The Duchess of Gloucester will attend a reception in support of the Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea at the Victoria and Albert Museum to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Birgitte will also attend the Senior Serving and Retired Officers’ Briefing at the Army and Navy Club.

30th October:

– The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Mulberry School for Girls, London. Camilla will also visit The Royal Foundation of St Katharine in Limehouse, London, which hosts retreats; it is also a royal peculiar.

The Duchess of Cornwall is undertaking engagements in London this week. (Robert Maideno/Flickr)

– The Princess Royal, President of the City and Guilds of London Institute, will hold The Princess Royal Training Awards Ceremony at St. James’s Palace. The Princess, as Royal Patron of the National Coastwatch Institution, will attend the Annual Station Managers’ Meeting at The Victory Services Club, London. Lastly, as patron of Save the Children UK, Anne will hold a Centenary Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

– The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will visit Abbey Undercroft, Bath Abbey. Prince Richard will also visit Mells Village, Somerset.

– The Duke of Kent is in central Scotland. He will: visit The Gate Charity, Ludgate Church, Alloa; and will visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission office as their president; visit the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ National Wildlife Rescue Centre, Fishcross; visit the Ochil Mountain Rescue Team, Fishcross. In Perth, he will visit Tay District Salmon Fisheries; will visit J & E Smillie, potato growers and merchants, Ruthven; visit the Black Watch Museum, Balhousie Castle;

31st October:

– The Duchess of Cornwall, Vice-Patron of The Royal Commonwealth Society, will hold a reception on behalf of The Queen, for winners of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, Buckingham Palace.

– The Princess Royal, President of the National Equine Forum, will attend the Organising Committee Meeting at the Kennel Club, London. Anne is to attend the President’s Lecture and Dinner for the The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce as their President, in London.

– The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Patron of the National Churches Trust, will present the President’s Award at the Church Architecture Awards at St Mary Magdalene Church, London.

1st November:

– The Prince of Wales is in Scotland; The Duke of Rothesay will visit Scott & Charters Knitwear Factory, Hawick, Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale; visit Hawico, to celebrate British Industry in Hawick; and Hawick town centre; visit The Mainstreet Trading Company, Melrose; visit the Tweed Forum, Melrose;

Prince Charles will be in Scotland this week. Picture by i-Images / Pool

– The Princess Royal, Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, will open the renovated Butchers’ Hall followed by a Court Meeting and Luncheon, London.

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Karen Thu 31 October, 2019 - 3:11 am

I a.m looking for info on the Countess of Wessex’s visit to Toronto next month starting on the 11th.


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