There are certain patterns to royal diaries, the main one being that Wednesdays and Thursdays are particularly busy day – like you, the royals are quickly getting things done before Friday.
There are a few Remembrance services on the cards this week alongside the usual patronage duties. The Earl of Wessex is out in force to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh Awards' diamond anniversary and William, the Duke of Cambridge, is at the Evening Standand's Theatre Awards.
Let's not forget the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are in the UAE on a private visit.
Monday 7 November
A Monday night dinner starts of
the Duke of Kent's week: as Grand Master he'll be attending the Deputy GDC's club dinner at Boodle's in London. The Earl of Wessex will be holding a meeting as Commodore in Chief of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary before a gala dinner in Surbiton as president of Creative Youth.
The Countess of Wessex, will enjoying Devon instead, attending the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations Conference in Torquay.
Tuesday 8 November The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will be at Buckingham Palace to hold a reception to celebrate the work of St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group. As Grand Prior of the Most Venerable Order of the hospital, the Duke will then attend a dinner at London's Cavalry and Guards Club.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, makes faces at baby Gabriel in Gloucester
Another couple out together,
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attending a reception for Co-operation Ireland at Crosby Hall in London. The Duke of Edinburgh will also be presenting the Duke of Edinburgh's Prize at Buckingham Palace as Honorary Life Member of the British Sub-Aqua Club.
After a week in South East Asia,
The Princess Royal is back to enjoy sights all over the UK. She's in Glasgow to open the International Navigation Conference at the University of Strathclyde; she's in Lanarkshire to visit the Coatbridge Citizens Advice Bureau; then she's back in London to open the renovated Farmers Club and attend a dinner as patron of Livability.
Wednesday 9 November
A busy Wednesday, so let's start with the top dogs.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will open the Francis Crick Institute in London. The Duke will also hold a lunch in Buckingham Palace as patron of the Royal Air Force Museum and later attend Evensong at St Paul's Cathedral. The Earl of Wessex will be holding a dinner at Buckingham Palace as patrol on London Mozart Players. He'll also be opening the Brunel Museum's Grand Entrance Hall in London and holding a reception at St James's Palace for gold standard winners of the Duke of Edinburgh award.
Patron of the Brendoncare Foundation,
The Countess of Wessex is visiting Brendoncare Knightwood and attending the ground-breaking ceremony for Brendoncare Otterbourne Hill. The Duke of Kent is in Yorkshire to visit JRI Orthopaedics in Sheffield and Barnsley College and the Cooper Gallery in Barnsley.
As master of the Corporation of Trinity House,
The Princess Royal, is attending a civic luncheon in London; as Guardian to Give Them A Sporting Chance, she will attend a management team planning meeting; and as second warden of the Fishmongers' Company, she'll attend a livery dinner at the fishmongers' hall.
Thursday 10 November
The Duchess of Cornwall carefully holds a burrowing owl
Carrying on the mid-week spike in activity,
The Duke of Edinburgh will hold a dinner in Frogmore House as patron of the Outward Bound Trust. The Earl of Wessex is celebrating the Duke of Edinburgh Award's diamond anniversary with a visit to The Old Town Hall in Stratford; Young Hackney; Royal Mail Mount Pleasant; Urban Adventure Base in Tower Hamlets and Mile End Park Leisure Centre and Stadium. The Duke of Gloucester is holding an Investiture of Knights and Dames of the Order at the Priory Church of St John in London's Clerkenwell.
Slight further south, in the Grand Connaught Rooms,
The Princess Royal will attend an awards ceremony as patron of WISE. She's also attending the annual conference at the Royal Geographical Society as president of World Horse Welfare and holding a reception at Buckingham Palace as guardian of the Chaffinch Trust.
The Countess of Wessex will be at Waverly Preparatory School to open a new playground and library. The Duke of Cambrigde, our William, makes an appearance visiting Kensington Memorial Park as president of Fields in Trust.
Friday 11 November
Anne's out again today,
The Princess Royal will be attending the Countryside Race Day at Cheltenham Racecourse as patron of the Injured Jockeys Fund. Prince Harry also comes out after after a headline filled week - he'll be laying a wreath at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire.
Saturday 12 November The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl of Wessex, The Countess of Wessex, Princess Alexandra, The Duke of Kent and the Duke of Gloucester will all be attending the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.
The Queen meets a former racehorse in Newmarket
Prince Harry, will be attending the Autumn International match between the English and South African rugby teams. Sunday 13 November The Earl and Countess of Wessex will attend a Remembrance Day service at the Centopath in London's Whitehall.
Will's out again, this time
The Duke of Cambridge is attending the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016 at the Old Vic.