Prince Harry delivers a speech on day one of his Caribbean tour
Another fat middle of the week for the royals, as ever out doing openings and eating dinners across the UK – or the Caribbean in Harry's case. But relatively uneventful otherwise, a diary of fairly average proportions, as royal diaries go.
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Monday 21 November
the Earl of Wessex is between palaces. At St James's Palace he'll host a reception for those youngsters who got Gold Standard in the Duke of Edinburgh Award; then to Buckingham Palace, where he'll hold a World Fellowship Lunch as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Foundation, before a Pearl Champion's Welcome Dinner. Prince Harry starts a "fun but formal" 15 day tour of the Caribbean in Antigua. Tuesday 22 November The Queen starts off a full Tuesday with reception at Buckingham Palace to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Royal Life Saving Society.
Down in Kent,
Princess Alexandra is visiting Leeds Castle in Maidstone before opening a new library at Tonbridge School in, you guessed it, Tonbridge. The Duke of Kent is in Southampton visiting Griffon Hoverwork and Southampton University's Boldrewood Campus.
Ever present Anne,
the Princess Royal is attending the Foundation's Annual Day at the Royal College of Physicians in London before another foundation day as Chancellor of the University of London. She's then in Surrey to visit the new Spacecraft Operations Centre at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd in Guildford; then giving the Queen's Award for Enterprise (Sustainable Development) to the Wates Group in Leatherhead.
Also milling around the capital,
the Duke of Edinburgh is viewing at exhibition on the Battle of Jutland and a gallery entitled "Nelson, Navy, Nation" at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Staying military, he'll then attend the Colonels Commandant Lunch as Captain General of the Royal Marines.
The Earl of Wessex hosts an anniversary celebration for the National Youth Theatre
The Duchess of Cambridge takes some time in the evening to attend the children's mental health charity, Place2Be's awards at Mansion House as patron of the charity.
As president of the Royal Drawing School,
the Prince of Wales, will attend an exhibition by postgraduate students at Christie's Auction House.
And still out,
The Earl of Wessex is attending a performance of Pigeon English at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, a nice evening after a breakfast meeting as trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
Wednesday 23 November
A patron for the Whitley Fund for Nature,
the Princess Royal will attend a panel discussion and dinner at the Royal Geographic Society. She'll also be holding a reception at Buckingham Palace as president of the Animal Health Trust. As patron of the Firefighter's Memorial Trust, she is attending the illumination of the Fallen Firefighters National Memorial at Carter Lane Gardens in London.
Up in Wolverhampton,
the Duke of Gloucester is presenting the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service to Good Shepherd Ministry; he's also visiting St Peter's Collegiate Church to commemorate the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Prince Consort Memorial. Then to Walsall to open Bloxwich Leisure Centre; then to Birmingham for a visit to All 4 Youth and Community at South and City College Birmingham and to open the Park Regis Birmingham Hotel.
The Prince of Wales is hosting a reception at Clarence House to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walk the Walk, of which he is patron. As president of Business in the Community, he'll also attend the annual leadership summit and AGM in London.
As royal patron of the Museum of Richmond,
Princess Alexandra will visit an exhibition celebrating the 100th birthday of the Royal Star and Garter Homes. As president of the Royal Humane Society, she'll attend the Stanhope Gold Medal Luncheon at the Canadian High Commission in London.
Still organising the award named for his father,
The Earl of Wessex is attending a trustee's meeting in Windsor for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a reception at the Guard's Museum in support of Veterans Aid.
Thursday 24 November
The Princess Royal is all around London today. She's at St James's Palace holding the Princess Royal Training Awards; she's attending a graduation ceremony as president of the British School of Osteopathy; she's got a national Olympic committee meeting, as president of the British Olympic Association; and she's spending dinner at the Royal Thames Yacht Club for the Royal Yacht Officers' Dinner.
Prince William gets sassy with kids in Hanoi, Vietnam
The Duke of Kent, all musical, will hold a dinner for the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Buckingham Palace. The Countess of Wessex and The Earl of Wessex will attend the John Adie Exhibition in Opals at Buck's Club in London. They then have an award's service at Westminster Abbey for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and a dinner at Spencer House. The Countess on her own also has a charities forum meeting, which she will chair, at Buckingham Palace.
Friday 25 November
Ending the week with Anne.
The Princess Royal will attend the annual awards of the British Horse Society at Saddlers' Hall. Sunday 27 November
The Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Gloucester will attend the advent process carols at St Paul's Cathedral, of which they are patrons.