Royal Diary: upcoming royal engagements 2nd-8th December

It’s going to be quite a week for the Royal Family: Prince William is in Kuwait and Oman, Charles and Camilla are attending the Royal Film Premiere and we’ll see a whole host of Royals accompany The Queen at the NATO reception, alongside NATO leaders.

2nd December

– The Duke of Cambridge will continue his tour in the Middle East, which will see him visit Kuwait and Oman.

3rd December

– The Queen will host a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the 70th anniversary of the NATO alliance. Her Majesty will be joined by various members of her family, including The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge, The Princess Royal, The Earl of Wessex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra.

The Duchess of Cambridge will join The Queen and other Royals at the NATO reception this week ( Photo courtesy of Kensington Palace)

– The Prince of Wales will present the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, also at Buckingham Palace, on behalf of his mother.

– The Duke of Cambridge is still abroad for his Middle Eastern tour.

– The Princess Royal will attend a Board Meeting in her role as Patron of Save the Children. Princess Anne will also attend a Carol Service at St Michael Paternoster Royal and then a reception at Skinners’ Hall as President of the Mission to Seafarers Limited.

4th December

– The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Royal Film Performance of ‘1917’ at the Odeon Luxe in Leicester Square, in aid of the Film and Television Charity.

– The Duchess of Cornwall will also visit Emmaus Greenwich to celebrate their 25th anniversary in her role as patron. Camilla will then visit The Fan Museum, tour their latest exhibition and participate in a fan making class alongside a group from the Royal Voluntary Service as President of that organisation.

– The Duke of Cambridge will finish his visit to Oman and return to the UK.

– The Countess of Wessex, Patron of the Scar Free Foundation, will host a 20th anniversary afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace. Sophie will also hold a Christmas Reception in the Queen’s Gallery at the Palace in her role as Chairman of the Women in Business Committee.

– Princess Anne will attend the 40th National Railway Heritage Awards at Merchant Taylors’ Hall. Anne will also be in attendance at the 20th Anniversary Service of Remembrance at the Albin Memorial Garden, London. As patron of The Cranfield Trust, The Princess Royal will attend a 30th Anniversary Seminar and reception at Barber-Surgeons’ Hall.

As usual, it’s a busy week for The Princess Royal (ROTA / i-Images )

– The Duchess of Gloucester, as Protector of the Anglo-Danish Society’s Scholarship Programme, will attend a dinner to mark its 60th anniversary at Drapers’ Hall. Birgitte was born in Denmark.

5th December

– The Prince of Wales will host a reception at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Jewish Community of the UK.

– The Princess Royal, President of Racing Welfare, will attend a Beneficiaries’ Christmas lunch at Newbury Racecourse. Anne will also open King’s Gate Primary School in Salisbury and host a reception at St James’s Palace, as patron of The Not Forgotten Association.

– The Duchess of Gloucester will attend a Christmas Concert in St. Andrew Holborn, London, as patron of the Association for All Speech Impaired Children.

We will also see The Duchess of Gloucester several times this week (Royal Family)

6th December

– Princess Anne, as patron of St Andrew’s First Aid, will attend a reception at The Corinthian in Glasgow.

– Princess Alexandra will visit St Christopher’s Hospice in her role as patron.

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