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Royal diary: upcoming royal engagements 3-9th June

by Victoria Howard

This week sees commemorations for D-Day, marking 75 years since the landings on Normandy beaches, and the US President will be staying at Buckingham Palace during his State Visit.

3rd June:

–  The Queen will welcome The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Trump to London on their State Visit at Horse Guards Parade. Back at the palace, she will show them items from the Royal Collection that display the historic links of America and the UK. That evening, the Monarch will host a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, attended by The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and The Duke of Sussex.

Her Majesty The Queen and President Donald Trump inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in July 2018 (MoD)

– Prince Charles and Camilla will accompany the couple to Horse Guards Parade, where there will be a ceremonial welcome. Charles will join President Trump for the Inspection of the Guard of Honour. The Trumps will have lunch at Clarence House.

– Prince Andrew will accompany the Trumps to Westminster Abbey, where the US president will lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior and take a tour of the Abbey.

– The Princess Royal will visit Doctor Gray’s Hospital to mark 200 years of Health Care in Moray, Elgin, Morayshire; Princess Anne will also The Princess Royal attend a weekly lunch at the Eight Acres Hotel in Elgin, as an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Elgin.

4th June:

– The Duke of York will attend the breakfast meeting between Mr Trump, the Prime Minister and business leaders.

The Duke of York will be joining Mr Trump for a meeting (northern ireland office/ Aaron McCracken/Harrisons)

– The Princess Royal, Royal Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, will attend the launch of the North Midlands MND Care and Research Network at World of Wedgwood, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. She will also attend the Annual Dinner to the Younger Brethren at Trinity House, London, as Master of The Corporation of Trinity House.

– The Duke of Kent, Colonel, will attend the Scots Guards’ Regimental Council Meeting, Wellington Barracks, London.

– Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, will attend Richmond Park “Musical Roots”, an evening of music in aid of the Holly Lodge Centre, in The Belvedere, Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey.

5th June:

– The Queen will attend the National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings at Southsea Common, Portsmouth.

The Queen will mark the 75th anniversary of d-day (MoD)

– The Countess of Wessex, Patron of the Treloar Trust, will visit Treloar School and College, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire.

– The Princess Royal, Patron of British Universities and Colleges Sport Limited, will hold a Centenary Reception at St. James’s Palace. Anne is also to attend Trinitytide Anniversary, Annual Meeting of the Court and Luncheon at Trinity House, as the corporation’s master, and attend a Reception at the Tower of London, as patron of Opportunity International United Kingdom.

– The Duke of Kent will visit Dig-In North West, Ashton Park Walled Garden, Preston; visit Roccoco Café, Leyland; British Commercial Motor Museum; visit FirstLight Trust’s Hub, Lancaster.

6th June:

– The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance at Bayeux Cathedral, France. They will also attend a service of Remembrance at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Bayeux and meet veterans of the Second World War.

– The Countess of Wessex will attend a Dinner for Neurodiversity in London.

the countess of wessex has a couple of engagements in the diary this week (northern ireland office)

– The Princess Royal, Patron of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society, will open the renovated Saughton Park and Gardens, Edinburgh; she will also attend the ABF the Soldiers’ Charity 75th Anniversary Dinner at Prestonfield House Hotel.

– The Duchess of Gloucester will attend a Thanksgiving Service at the Guild Church of St. Margaret Pattens, Eastcheap, London, to mark the 450th Anniversary of the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers; she is an Honorary Liveryman.

– The Duke of Gloucester will visit the Combined Operations Pilotage Parties (COPP) Heroes Memorial on Hayling Island, Hampshire.

– Princess Alexandra, Vice-President of The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, will attend the Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge.

8th June: 

– The Queen will take the Salute at the Birthday Parade on Horse Guards. The Royal Family will join her to see the RAF fly-past from the Balcony at Buckingham Palace.

we will see the Royal Family out for trooping the colour on saturday. (Andrew Parsons / i-Images)

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