Royal diary: upcoming royal engagements 7th-13th October

Following the Rugby World cup, Princess Anne is heading out to Japan with some extraordinarily busy days scheduled – on 12th, she has six events alone! The Queen also steps out for a rare engagement this week. See what the Royal Family will be up to below.

7th October: 

–  The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry, will visit the Challenger 2 Ranges at Lulworth Camp, Dorset.

– The Countess of Wessex will be in the north west. As President of Brainwave, she will visit the Brainwave North West Centre, Warrington, Cheshire, before opening a new new Outdoor Activity Centre at Sandiway, Northwich, and finally visiting the Tarporley War Memorial Hospital.

– The Princess Royal will visit the Minchinhampton Centre for the Elderly to mark the 25th Anniversary, Horsfall House,  Stroud, Gloucestershire. She is their patron.

– The Duke of Gloucester will visit Morocco for five days,

9th October:

– The Princess Royal is heading to Japan for the Rugby World Cup. Anne is Patron of the Scottish Rugby Union, and will attend the Scotland vs Russia match at Kakegawa Stadium, Fukuroi, Shizuoka.

10th October:

– The Duke of Sussex is heading to Nottingham to mark #WorldMentalHealthDay. Prince Harry will join an Epic Partners session with Nottingham Academy students to discuss emotional wellbeing and share his own experiences He will also and visit Community Recording Studio, who teach youth music/video skills.

– The Princess Royal, President of the UK Fashion and Textile Association, will visit John Smedley to mark its 235th Anniversary, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. In her role as Patron of Save the Children UK, the Princess will meet with staff working in Fukushima at the British Embassy in Tokyo. She will also receive members of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games at the British Embassy, as Anne is Chair of the International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission.

– The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron of Parkinson’s UK, will attend a reception at Buckingham Palace.

11th October:

– The Queen will open the Centenary Development at Haig Housing Trust in Morden, as their patron.

– The Earl of Wessex will tour the new South Transept Exhibitions and attend Evensong at Winchester Cathedral.

– The Princess Royal, Chair of the International Olympic Committee Members Election Commission, is to visit Uminomori Olympic Cross Country Course and the Baji Koen Equestrian Centre in Tokyo. Anne will also attend a reception at the British Embassy in her role as patron of the Scottish Rugby Union, meeting staff whilst there. Princess Anne is to meet the new Japanese Emperor, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Naruhito, and his wife, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Masaka, at the Akasaka Imperial Palace.

– Princess Alexandra, Patron of the Perennial-Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society, will attend a dinner to mark the 180th Anniversary, at the Corinthia Hotel, London.

12th October: 

– The Princess Royal has a hugely busy day. She will: visit Commonwealth War Graves Commission Hodogaya Cemetery, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, attend the Riding for the Disabled Association Japan Annual Championship, attend a luncheon reception Yokohama Country and Athletic Club, attend a UK Food and Drink Exhibition at the British Embassy, Tokyo, attend a product launch at Globe-Trotter,, and end the day with a dinner at the British Embassy. These events relate to her work as President of the Riding for the Disabled Association, Patron of the Scottish Rugby Union, and as President of the UK Fashion and Textile Association.

13th October: 

– The Princess Royal, Patron of the Scottish Rugby Union, will attend a reception at Yokohama Creative City Centre, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. In her capacity as President of the Mission to Seafarers Limited, Princess Anne will attend a Church Service and reception at Yokohama Christ Church.

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