Royal diary: upcoming royal engagements 29 April-4th May

This week sees The Countess of Wessex visiting India, and as ever, a very busy Princess Anne. We will see The Queen at the end of the week.

29th April:

– The Prince of Wales is in Scotland. He will visit the newly refurbished 1st Macduff Scout Hut, Macduff, Banffshire; visit Vanilla Ink, The Smiddy, Banff; and visit Banff Museum.

– The Duke of York will open Wave Optics, Oxford.

– The Countess of Wessex will visit Hyderabad, India.

The Countess of Wessex is visiting India this week. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

– The Princess Royal will spend the day in Cornwall; as patron of Sense – The National Deafblind and Rubella Association, will visit the ‘Get Out There’ Group to mark its 10th anniversary, Penventon Park Hotel. Princess Anne will also visit Bass Point Station to mark the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of the National Coastwatch Institution as their royal patron and she will visit United Downs Deep Geothermal Project, Redruth, Cornwall.

30th April:

– The Duke of York will visit the London Metropolitan University as their patron.

– The Countess of Wessex will visit Mumbai, India.

– The Princess Royal, President of Riding for the Disabled Association, will attend a reception at 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. She will open the new offices at Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council to mark the 150th Anniversary in the city, as well as attend a Reception at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh as patron of Save the Children UK. Anne will attend a Dinner onboard Fingal, Alexandra Dock in Leith as patron of the Vine Trust.

1st May:

– The Prince of Wales will officially open the renovated Granary Accommodation at The Castle of Mey, as President of The Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, and President of The Prince’s Foundation.

Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, President of The Prince’s Trust, is busy this week, including visits to Scotland. Picture by i-Images / Pool

– The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal Colonel of the 4th Battalion The Rifles, will attend a medals parade at New Normandy Barracks, Aldershot.

– The Duchess of Cambridge will officially open a new Centre of Excellence for the Anna Freud Centre, as their patron. Kate will also visit the Pears Family School, Islington, London.

– The Duke of York will host a meeting for Fight for Sight at Buckingham Palace, as their patron. Prince Andrew will also host a handover call for Guild of Air Pilots as their Grand Master, and host a dinner for Lincoln’s Inn at the palace.

– The Earl of Wessex, as Chairman of Trustees for The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, will attend a Trustees’ meeting and dinner at Eton College, Windsor.

– The Princess Royal, President of the City and Guilds of London Institute, will visit the UKFast Offices and Education Centre, Manchester. Princess Anne will additionally attend the Whitley Awards Ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London, as patron for the Whitley Fund for Nature.

Princess Anne has a full schedule this week (ROTA / i-Images )

– The Duke of Kent will attend the London Philharmonic Orchestra Gala Dinner at Banqueting House, London, as their patron.

2nd May:

– Prince Charles, President of The Prince’s Foundation, will attend The Spring Festival of Farming at Dumfries House to meet school pupils learning about food, farming and the countryside.

– The Duchess of Cornwall will visit The National Stud, Newmarket, as their patron. He will also attend Westminster Academy Air Cadet inspection at Westminster Abbey and host a dinner for the Grenadier Guards at Royal Lodge, Windsor.

– The Duke of York, Colonel, will host a council meeting for the Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace.

– The Countess of Wessex will visit New Delhi, India.

– The Princess Royal, Patron of the International Students House, will attend a Garden Party at Park Crescent Gardens, London. She will also old an Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue Canada President’s Council Dinner at St. James’s Palace, in her role as President of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences; and visit Emsworth Sailing Club to mark the Centenary of the Club in Emsworth, as President of the Royal Yachting Association.

3rd May:

– The Queen will attend a Service of the Royal Victorian Order at St. George’s Chapel, followed by a reception in Windsor Castle; The Duke of Gloucester and The Duke of Kent will join her, and The Duchess of Cambridge will receive her order.

the queen will attend a service in windsor (royal family)

– The Prince of Wales will visit the live build undertaken by students learning heritage skills on The Dumfries House estate, in his roles as President of The Prince’s Foundation, and Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. Prince Charles will also visit the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, and visit the Macmillan Information and Support Programme at Glasgow Life, Mitchell Library, as Patron of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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