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The Court Circular is the official record of past royal engagements . Search Court Circulars detailing engagements undertaken by all members of the Royal Family going back to 1997 in this section of the Media Centre.

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  • 31 January 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of His Majesty this afternoon.

    The Queen Consort today visited 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards at Lille Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire, to mark Her Majesty's appointment as Colonel of the Regiment.

  • 27 January 2023

    Buckingham Palace

    The King and The Queen Consort this morning received Dr. Martin Stern (survivor of the Holocaust) and Ms. Amouna Adam (survivor of the genocide in Darfur), and representatives of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

  • 26 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The King this afternoon visited the Africa Centre, 66-68 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Chairman (Mr. Oba Nsugbe) and Councillor Michael Situ (Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark).

    His Majesty met the trustees and members of staff, before hearing about the Centre's work and viewing an exhibition on Africa's climate and attending a Reception.

    The Queen Consort, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Navy Medical Services, this afternoon received Surgeon Commodore Fleur Marshall upon relinquishing her appointment as Medical Director General (Navy) and Commodore Alison Hofman upon assuming the appointment.

    Her Majesty, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Navy Medical Services, afterwards held a Reception at Buckingham Palace.

  • 25 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The Queen Consort this morning opened the new offices of the Royal Osteoporosis Society, St. James House, the Square, Lower Bristol Road, Bath, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset (Mr. Mohammed Saddiq).

    Her Majesty subsequently attended a Reception at Guildhall, High Street, Bath, to mark the official opening of the new offices of the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

    The Queen Consort this afternoon visited St. Cyriac's Church, Church Street, Lacock, and, having been received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire (Mrs. Peter Troughton), planted a tree for The Queen's Green Canopy in the Church grounds.

    Her Majesty afterwards visited local businesses in Lacock.

  • 20 January 2023

    Sandringham, Norfolk

    The King this morning arrived at Manchester Victoria Railway Station and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester (Mrs. Diane Hawkins), the Lord Mayor of Greater Manchester (Councillor Donna Ludford) and the Mayor of Greater Manchester (Mr. Andrew Burnham).

    His Majesty drove to the Northwest hub of Government Communications Headquarters, Heron House, Albert Square, Manchester, and was received by the Director (Sir Jeremy Fleming), before meeting members of staff and viewing a school class taking place.

    The King afterwards visited Kellogg's factory, Park Road, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester, to mark the Company's Centenary in the United Kingdom, and was received by Mr. Christopher Silcock (Managing Director of the United Kingdom and Ireland), Mr. Timothy McKnight (Manchester Plant Director) and the Mayor of Trafford (Mr. Christopher Boyes).

    His Majesty toured the Culinary Centre viewing a cooking demonstration before visiting the factory floor.

    The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon attended a Reception for representatives from the local community at Bolton Town Hall, Victoria Square, Bolton, and were received by the Mayor of Bolton (Councillor Akhtar Zaman).

    Their Majesties later visited Norbrook Community Centre, Withenshawe, Bordley Walk, Wythenshawe, Manchester, and were received by the Owner (Mr. Gavin Evans) and Mr. Adam Beech (Youth Worker and Programme Lead).

    The King and The Queen Consort toured the renovated outdoor area of the Community Centre and the sports facilities before watching young people playing sport and meeting members of the Centre.

  • 18 January 2023

    Balmoral Castle

    The King this afternoon attended a Reception for British Muslim Faith Leaders participating in the Mosaic Leadership Programme at Dumfries House, Cumnock, Ayrshire.

    His Majesty this evening received Sir Ian Cheshire (Chairman, The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund) and Ms. N. Jeffery (Chief Executive Officer) at Dumfries House.

    The Queen Consort, Chancellor, this morning visited the Science Teaching Hub at the University of Aberdeen, King's College, Aberdeen, and was received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Aberdeen (Councillor David Cameron, the Lord Provost).

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this morning.

    Her Royal Highness, on behalf of His Majesty, held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this afternoon.

  • 16 January 2023

    Balmoral Castle

    The President of the Republic of Cyprus and Mrs. Anastasiades visited The King and The Queen Consort this morning.

  • 15 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Inigo Lambertini was received in audience by The King today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Italian Republic to the Court of St. James's.

    Ms. Maria Grazia Gragnano was also received by His Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Magzhan Ilyassov was received in audience by The King and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Akmaral Aidarbekova was also received by His Majesty.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

    Mrs. Johanna Churchill MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household) was received in audience by The King this afternoon and presented Addresses from the House of Commons to which His Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply.

    The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon visited London's Community Kitchen, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow, and were received by His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Chief Executive (Mr. Mumtaz Khan), the Mayor of London (the Rt. Hon. Sadiq Khan) and the Mayor of Harrow (Councillor Janet Mote).

    His Majesty, escorted by the Chief Executive, and Her Majesty, escorted by Ms. Suzy Jakeman (Head of Projects and Partnerships), toured the facilities, viewing the surplus food market, the Cookery School and the Kind Café and meeting students, members of staff and volunteers, before officially opening Paddington Garden.

    The King and The Queen Consort later attended a Christmas Carol Service held by The Princess of Wales in Westminster Abbey, London SW1.

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The King, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

  • 13 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam visited The King at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

    The Queen Consort this morning visited Emmaus Surrey, Lambeth and Croydon, Bobby Vincent House, 9A Knights Hill, London SE27, and was received by Mr. Christopher Wellbelove (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

  • 9 December 2022

    Buckingham Palace

    The King and The Queen Consort this morning visited Wrexham Association Football Club, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, and were received by Lady Hudson (Deputy Lieutenant of Clwyd), and Mr. Robert McElhenney III and Mr. Ryan Reynolds (Co-Chairmen).

    Their Majesties proceeded onto the pitch and met players and staff, before learning about the redevelopment of the club and plans for the new stand.

    The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon drove to St. Giles' Parish Church, Wrexham, and were received by Mr. Lloyd FitzHugh (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Clwyd), the Rt. Hon. Mark Drakeford MS (First Minister of Wales) and Councillor Brian Cameron (Mayor of Wrexham County Borough Council).

    Their Majesties attended a Service of Celebration, led by the Reverend Canon Dr. Jason Bray (Vicar of St. Giles' Parish Church), during which The King conferred City Status on Wrexham.

    Afterwards Their Majesties viewed a First Edition King James Bible, before meeting members of the local community.

    The King later visited Erddig Hall and was received by Mr. Charles Barnett (Deputy Lieutenant of Clwyd), Ms. Hilary McGrady (Director General, National Trust) and Ms. Lhosa Daly (Director for National Trust Cymru).

    His Majesty planted a tree for The Queen's Green Canopy and then, with the First Minister of Wales, planted a commemorative tree to mark Her late Majesty's Platinum Jubilee.

    The King subsequently met members of staff and volunteers.

    The Lord Davies of Gower (Lord in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam and welcomed His Majesty on behalf of The King.

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