Monday, 24 July 2000

Colombia State Visit 2016 - Schedule

Monday October 31st 
  • President and First Lady arrive in the UK at London Stansted Airport. They are meet by Viscount Hood, Lord-in-Waiting.
  • President & First Lady stay at Rosewood London Hotel. (After their official welcome they will stay at Buckingham Palace)
Tuesday November 1st 
  • Greeted at  Rosewood London Hotel by Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla
  • Official Welcome at Horse Gurad Parade (11:40 AM)
    • Inspect Troops
    • Carriage Procession to Buckingham Palace
  • Lunch with the Queen at Buckingham Palace
    • Exchange Official Gifts
    • View Royal Collection of Colombian Art
  • Visit Westminster Abbey, welcomed by the Dean of Westminster. 
    • Lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior 
    • Tour of the abbey
  • Visit the Palace of Westminster, where they will be welcomed by the Speaker of the House of Commons and the Lord Speaker. 
    • Deliver an address in the Robing Room to Members of Parliament and other guests
    • Informal meeting with Members of Parliament
  • Tea at Clarence House
    • With Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla
  • State Banquet at Buckingham Palace
Wednesday 2nd
  • Host a UK-Colombia breakfast meeting for British business leaders at Buckingham Palace
  • Attend the Colombia Business Forum at Mansion House. 
    • Speeches by President Santos and the Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Attend Round Table event celebrating biodiversity and scientific collaboration in Colombia at Natural History Museum 
    • View exhibits on Colombia
  • Visit 10 Downing Street for lunch and talks with the Prime Minister Theresa May
  • Visit the Churchill War Rooms, accompanied by the Foreign Secretary
  • Visit the London School of Economics.
    • President will give Speech, followed by a question-and-answer session
  • Meet with Jeremy Corbyn at Buckingham Palace
  • Attend Banquet hosted by Lord Mayor of London
    • With Duke and Duchess of Gloucester
    • Speeches by President Santos and Lord Mayor
Thursday 3rd

  • Formally goodbye by Queen and Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace
  • Travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
  • Greeted at City Airport by local Lord-Lieutenant
  • Visit Stormont Castle, Belfast, for talks with the First Minister and the Deputy First Minister. 
  • Visit Stormont House for talks with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
  • Attend a business and civic lunch at Titanic Belfast, hosted by Invest NI. 
    • Speeches by the President, the First Minister and the deputy First Minister.
  • Visit Girdwood Community Hub, an example of urban regeneration and a shared community space. 
    • Meet community leaders
  • Fly back to London, England
  • Attend a reception for the Colombian community at Mary Ward House

Friday 4th 
  •  Farewell from Lord Chamberlain. Official End of Tour
Saturday 5th?
  • Leave London Privately?

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