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  • 2 June 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Her Majesty was represented by The Prince of Wales (Colonel, Welsh Guards) who was present at The Queen's Birthday Parade on Horse Guards Parade this morning at which The Queen's Colour of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards was trooped.

    The Prince of Wales was accompanied by The Duke of Cambridge (Colonel, Irish Guards) and The Princess Royal (Gold Stick and Colonel, The Blues and Royals, Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons).

    His Royal Highness was attended by Lieutenant General Sir Edward Smyth-Osbourne (Gold Stick in Waiting and Colonel, The Life Guards), Lieutenant General Roland Walker (Regimental Lieutenant Colonel, Grenadier Guards), Lieutenant General Sir James Bucknall (Colonel, Coldstream Guards) and Major General Christopher Ghika (Major General Commanding Household Division).

    The Lord de Mauley (Master of the Horse), Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Segrave, Colonel Toby Browne (Mounted Equerries in Waiting) and Colonel Crispin Lockhart (The Blues and Royals, Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons, Silver Stick in Waiting) were in attendance.

    Colonel Jeremy Bagshaw (Chief of Staff), Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Griffin (Silver Stick Adjutant) and the Household Division Staff were present.

    The procession was led by Lieutenant Colonel James Shaw, Grenadier Guards (Brigade Major Household Division).

    The Troops on Parade, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel James Aldridge, Irish Guards (Field Officer in Brigade Waiting), received The Prince of Wales with a Royal Salute.

    The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and Prince Louis of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank, The Earl and Countess of Wessex with The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent (Colonel, Scots Guards), Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence and other Members of the Royal Family drove to Horse Guards Parade and witnessed The Queen's Birthday Parade.

    On the conclusion of the Parade, The Prince of Wales rode back to Buckingham Palace at the head of The Queen's Guard, preceded by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, under the command of Major Francesca Sykes, the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry, the Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, under the command of Major Russell Bond, The Life Guards, and the Massed Bands of the Guards Division.

    On arrival at Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Guard entered the Forecourt and formed up opposite the Old Guard, the remaining Guards marching past Her Majesty, accompanied by The Duke of Kent. The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment ranked past The Queen.

    Her Majesty, from Buckingham Palace, witnessed a fly-past by aircraft of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force, led by Wing Commander James Calvert, to mark the official celebration of The Queen's Birthday.

    Royal Salutes were fired today by The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery in Hyde Park and from the Tower of London Saluting Battery by the Honourable Artillery Company, under the command of Major Matthew Aldridge.

    The Queen this evening, from Windsor Castle, lit the National Beacon at Buckingham Palace to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee where The Duke of Cambridge was present.

    Mr. Clive Jones has been awarded the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver) by The Queen today and has received the medal.

  • 1 June 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Colonel, Irish Guards, this evening attended the Senior Colonels' Conference and Dinner at Clarence House.

  • 28 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Colonel, Irish Guards, this morning took the salute at the Colonel's Review of The Queen's Birthday Parade on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1.

  • 27 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning received the Lord Hague of Richmond (Chairman) and Mr. Simon Patterson (Vice Chairman).

  • 26 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held a Meeting at Kensington Palace for the Earthshot Prize.

  • 25 May 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen via telephone this evening.

    The Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of The Queen, and The Duchess of Cambridge gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of Buckingham Palace.

    Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, The Earl and Countess of Wessex and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were present.

    Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty.

    The Band of the Welsh Guards and the British Army Band Tidworth played selections of music during the afternoon.

  • 24 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, President, the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, this morning visited the Royal Marsden, 203 Fulham Road, London SW3.

    His Royal Highness, Colonel, Irish Guards, this evening attended a Reception at the Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London W1.

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting.

  • 19 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The President of the Republic of Colombia this morning called upon The Duke of Cambridge.

    Mr. Colin Martin-Reynolds (Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia) and His Excellency Mr. Antonio José Ardila (Colombian Ambassador to the United Kingdom) were present.

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this evening attended the Royal Film Performance of "Top Gun: Maverick" at the Odeon Luxe, Leicester Square, London WC2, and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting at Kensington Palace.

  • 18 May 2022

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, Commodore-in-Chief, Submarines, today unveiled a new Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire (Mr. Ian Dudson).

  • 17 May 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen, accompanied by The Earl of Wessex, this morning visited Paddington Station, Praed Street, London W2, to mark the completion of the Elizabeth Line and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Prime Minister (the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP), the Mayor of London (the Rt. Hon. Sadiq Khan), the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps MP (Secretary of State for Transport) and the Commissioner for Transport for London (Mr. Andrew Byford).

    The Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.