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  • 19 October 2021

    Windsor Castle

    His Excellency Mr. Hajime Hayashi was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Japan to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Hayashi was also received by Her Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Joao Vale de Almeida was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the European Union to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Ana Jara de Carvalho was also received by Her Majesty.

    The Queen this evening held a Reception at Windsor Castle to mark the Global Investment Summit.

    The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince Michael of Kent, with the Lord Frederick Windsor, were present.

  • 16 October 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Patron, Cathedral Music Trust's Diamond Fund for Choristers, this evening attended a Reception and Concert in Coventry Cathedral and was received by Professor Helen Higson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands).

  • 13 October 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Patron, National Churches Trust, this afternoon received Mr. Luke March (Chairman).

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, and The Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended a Reception at the Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, London SW1.

    The Duchess of Gloucester was present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Hon. Lady Roberts (formerly Librarian and Curator of the Print Room, Royal Library, Windsor) which was held in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, this afternoon.

  • 9 October 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended the Girl Choristers' Thirtieth Anniversary Concert in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire.

  • 6 October 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, this afternoon attended the Installation, Investiture and Awards Ceremony for the Commandery of Ards in the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, Belfast, and was received by Sir Nigel Hamilton (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast).

    The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon visited the Police Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust and was received by Dr. Len O'Hagen (Deputy Lieutenant of County Down).

    Her Royal Highness, Chief Patron, afterwards visited Hope for Youth Northern Ireland, Finnebrogue House, Finnebrogue Road, Downpatrick, and was received by Mr. Noel Lamb (Deputy Lieutenant of County Down).

  • 4 October 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duchess of Gloucester, President, this afternoon attended a Meeting of the Governing Body at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1.

  • 26 September 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Imjin 70 Co-ordination Group, accompanied by The Duchess of Gloucester, this afternoon attended a Service in Gloucester Cathedral to commemorate the Seventieth Anniversary of the Battle of Imjin River and, having been received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Mr. Edward Gillespie), afterwards took the salute at the March Past of those who attended the Service.

  • 21 September 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, this afternoon received Ms. Jennifer Bryant-Pearson (Master) and Colonel Robert Murfin (Clerk).

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended the Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch Reception at Mansion House, London EC4.

  • 20 September 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester this evening visited the Chelsea Flower Show of the Royal Horticultural Society in the Gardens of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3.

  • 15 September 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, this evening attended the Civil Service Sports Council Centenary Reception at Kensington Palace State Apartments.