Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Queen Elizabeth - Official Engagements (2016)


Queen Elizabeth's current count is 294 engagements for 2016. 

(Unconfirmed) - Not Officially Confirmed/ Announced, Yet, but Expected
(Possible) -  Not Confirmed or 100% Expected, but Possible due to past appearances or reports of their attendance

**(Past months at bottom)**
December
Upcoming Engagements:
Thursday 1st 
  • Visit Goodenough College
Early

  • Diplomatic Reception


***Past Months***

January (8)
Sunday 3rd
  • Visit Springwood High School, in Norfolk.
    • Present Queen Elizabeth Prize for Academic Excellence to Samuel Sanders.
Sunday 10th
  • Attend service at St. Mary's Church and lay wreath at the War Memorial Cross in Sandringham to make the 100th anniversary of the final withdrawl from the Gallipoli Peninsula.
    • With Prince Philip, William and Catherine 
  • Presented a Bible to Katy Leet for proficiency in Religious Instruction.
Thursday 21st
  • Attend Women's Institute meeting in Norfolk
Sunday 24th 
  • Presented the Queen’s Gold Medal for Academic Excellence to Miss Hannah Hodges, at King Edward VII Academy in King’s Lynn.
Sunday 31st 
  • Received the Reverend Canon Jonathan Riviere and invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.
  • Received Mr. Alan Goodship and invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.
  • Received Mr. Stuart Fitch, Mr. Keven Dunger and Mr. Daren Palmer and decorated them with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)
February (33)
Monday 1st
  • Visited Royal Air Force Marham, King's Lynn, Norfolk (Honorary Air Commodore)
    • Received at the Weapons Load Trainer Hangar with a Royal Salute and Flypast 
    • Met Station Officers.
    • Reception in the Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess 
    • Viewed the Station's One Hundredth Anniversary Display in the Officers' Mess
 Thursday 4th 
  • Visit  the Norfolk Hospice and officially open their new facility the Tapping House, in Norfolk
    • Meet patients, staff, trustees
    • Unveil plaque 
Friday 5th 
  • Luncheon with the Amir of the State of Kuwait 
(Saturday 6th: Accession Day)
Sunday 7th 
  • Presented prizes for Children's church attendance at St. Peter and St. Paul's church in West Newton 
Tuesday 9th 
  • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
Wednesday 10th 
  • Audience with Mr. Ahmed Shiaan,  High Commissioner for the Republic of Maldives.
  • Audience with Mr. Claudio de la Puente, Ambassador from the Republic of Peru 
    • Received Mrs. Diana Cunliffe 
  • Received Ms. Liz Lochhead 
    • Presented her with The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
  • Audience with Christopher Grayling 
  • Held Council 
Thursday 11th 
  • Received Lieutenant General Sir Robert Fulton 
    • Gave him the Rod, Badge and Chain of Office of his appointment as King of Arms of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
  • Received Sir Anthony Figgis 
    • Who was relinquishing his appointment as Usher of the Blue Rod of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George
  • Received Dame DeAnne Julius
    • Gave her the Rod, Badge and Chain of Office of his appointment as Usher of the Blue Rod of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George
  • Received Dr. Stephanie West and Ms. Rachel Dillon
    • Delivered Dr. West the Insignia of the Order of Merit that belonged to her late husband Dr. Martin West
Tuesday 16th 
  • Received Mr. Jorge Alberto da Silva Borges
    • who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Cabo Verde
  • Received Mr. George Aboua
    • who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Cote D'Ivoire 
    • Also received Mrs. Aboua was also received
  • Received Mr. Terence Lynch 
    • Invested him with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.

  • Attend the Final Awards Reception for the Gold Service Scholarship at Claridge's in London.
    • Presented Certificates to the Scholar, Runners-up and Finalists
    • Met the founder, trustees and associates of the Scholarship and industry leaders.
Wednesday 17th 
  • Receive Mr. John Manzoni (Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office)
  • Received in audience by The Queen and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: Mr. Hugh Evans (the Lao People's Democratic Republic), Miss Harriet Mathews (Federal Republic of Somalia) and Mr. Leigh Turner (the Republic of Austria).
    • Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Pamela Major were also received

  • Received Lieutenant General Edward Davis upon his appointment as Governor of Gibraltar.
    • Mrs. Davis was also received

  • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
Thursday 18th 
  • Received Mr. Filipe Chidumo was received 
    • Who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Mozambique in London.
    • Mrs. Chidumo was also received

  • Received Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng
    • Who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Senegal to the Court of St. James's.
    • Mrs. Dieng was also received 

  • Received Mr. Christopher Le Brun (President) and Dr. Charles Saumarez-Smith (Secretary and Chief Executive) of Royal Academy of Arts.
Tuesday 23rd 
  •  Visit Crossrail Bond Street in London.
    • Viewed a model of the station, east- and west-bound platform tunnels
    • Met Crossrail and London Underground management, trainee drivers and apprentices
    • Named the Crossrail line the "Elizabeth Line"
Wednesday 24th
  • Receive Major General Edward Smyth-Osbourne (Major General Commanding Household Division)
  • Receive Sir Peter Ricketts on his retirement from HM Diplomatic Service
    • Lady Ricketts was also received
  • Received Mr. David Clark 
    • Invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
  • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
Thursday 25th 
  • Received Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Cattermole upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and Lieutenant Colonel Dominic Coombes upon assuming the appointment.
  • Received Mr. Karl Hood upon his appointment as High Commissioner for Grenada in London.
  • Received Mr. Jeremy Bagwell Purefoy 
    • Invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
March (35)
Tuesday 1st
  • Host Investiture at Buckingham Palace
Wednesday 2nd
  •  Received Mrs. Natalia Galibarenko 
    • Who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Ukraine to the Court of St. James's.
    • Also received Mr. Oleksandr Naumenko 
  • Received Mr. Libor Secka
    • Who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Czech Republic to the Court of St. James's.
    • Also received Mrs. Seckova
  • Received Brigadier Philip Napier and Brigadier James Swift 
    • Napier was relinquishing his appointment as Colonel of the Regiment and Swift was assuming the appointment.
  • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
Thursday 3rd
  • Visit Lister Community School, in London for The Queen's Trust. 
    • Listened to choir and orchestra performances 
    • Observed classroom demonstrations
    • Met students, teaching staff, governors and charity representatives
Tuesday 8th 
  •  Visit The Prince's Trust Kennington Centre in London
    • Met young people participating in the charity's programmes, alumni and members of staff
    • Viewed a Digital Workshop demonstration in the Digital Classroom
    • with Charles
Wednesday 9th 
  • Received Mrs. Karen-Mae Hill upon her appointment as High Commissioner for Antigua and Barbuda in London
  • Received Mr. Stephen Chadwick, Ms. Helen Chadwick and Ms. Andre Chadwick. 
    • Presented them with the Insignia of the Order of Merit worn by their father, the late Reverend Professor Owen Chadwick
  • Received Mr. David Cairns, upon his appointment as ambassador of Sweden
    • Also received Mrs. Cairns
  • Received Ms. Judith Gough, upon her appointment as ambassador of Ukraine 
    • Also received Ms. Julia Kleiousi 
  • Received Mr. Gregory Quinn upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Republic of Guyana
    • Mrs. Quinn was also received
  • Received Ms. Elizabeth Carriere  upon her appointment as Governor of Montserrat
  • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron 
    Monday 14th 
    • Commonwealth Observance Day  Service at Westminster Abbey
      • With Philip, Andrew, William, Catherine, and Harry
    • Attend the Commonwealth-Secretary's General Reception at Marlborough House
      • With Philip
    Tuesday 15th
    • Received Sir Kim Darroch upon his appointment as Ambassador to the United States of America
      • Also received Lady Darroch 
    • Received Admiral Sir George Zambellas upon relinquishing his appointment as First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff
    • Received Mrs. Lois Mitchell  upon her appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
      • Also received Mr. Douglas Mitchell 
    • Held Council
      • The Queen pricked (signed/marked) the List of High Sheriffs for the Counties of England and Wales.
    • Audience with Oliver Letwin MP upon his appointment as High Sheriff for the Counties of the Duchy of Lancaster
      • Queen "pricked"  the List of High Sheriffs for the Counties of the Duchy of Lancaster.
    • Audience with  George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Wednesday 16th
    • Received Ms. Yamina Karitanyi, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Rwanda.
    • Received Mr. Navtej Sarna, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of India 
      • Also received Dr. Avina Sarna
    • Received Mr. Matthew Rycroft  upon his appointment as Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations
    •  Attend a Reception for the Commonwealth High Commissioners' Banquet at Guildhall,  given by The Royal Commonwealth Society.
      • With Philip
    Thursday 17th
    • Open Land of the Lions at the Zoological Society of London at Regent's Park in London 
      • Viewed Indian-themed areas and Asiatic lions being fed
      • Met the exhibit delivery team, zoo keepers and conservationists
      • with Philip
    Tuesday 22nd
    • Hosted a Investiture at Buckingham Palace
    • Audience with Christopher Grayling MP
    • Held Council 
    • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron 
    Wednesday 23rd
    • Received Mrs. Janice Filmon upon her appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
      • Also received Mr. Gary Filmon 
    • Received Mr. Kamalesh Sharma upon relinquishing his appointment as Commonwealth Secretary-General
      • Presented him with the Insignia of an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
      • Also received Mrs. Sharma
    Thursday 24th
    • Attend Royal Maundy service at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
      • Distribute Royal Maundy
      • Attended reception in the Deanery
      • With Philip
    (Sunday 27th: Easter Service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor)
    (Sunday 27th: "Our Queen at 90" Documentary airs)

    April (11)
      Monday 11th
      • Hosted Dinner Party at Windsor Castle
        • With Philip, Andrew, Sophie and Edward
      Tuesday 12th
      • Hold Council 
      Wednesday 13th
      • Host Investiture at Windsor Castle
      Thursday 14th 
      • Hosted  Luncheon for Service Chiefs of Staff at Windsor Castle
        • With Philip
      Tuesday 19th 
      • Hold Council 
      Wednesday 20th 
      • Visit the Royal Mail delivery office in Windsor to mark the Royal Mail 500th anniversary.
        • Unveil Plaque 
        • Meet representatives from Royal Mail, including long-serving postmen and women
        • Performance by the Royal Mail choir
        • Attending: Queen and Philip
      • Officially open the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens
        • Unveil plaque 
        • Meet School children who helped design the plaque
        • Performance by children's choir
        • Attending: Queen and Philip
      • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron - (Unconfirmed)
      (Official Photo released to mark Queen's Birthday)

      Thursday 21st   Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday
      • Unveil a plaque marking The Queen's Walkway at the foot of Castle Hill
        • Walkabout
        • Attending: Queen and Philip
      • Light a beacon on The Long Walk to celebrate Her Majesty's birthday
        • Attending: Queen, Philip, Charles and Camilla
        Friday 22nd
        • Private Lunch with USA President Barack Obama at Windsor Castle
          • Attending: Queen and Philip
        May (32)
        Wednesday 4th
        • Received Baroness Scotland of Asthal upon her appointment as Commonwealth Secretary-General
        • Received the Right Reverend Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester who swore his oath of allegiance upon his appointment
        • Audience with Christopher Grayling MP 
        • Held a Council
        • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
        Thursday 5th
        • Received the Prime Minister of Japan
          •  Also received Mrs. Abe
        Friday 6th 
        • Visited the Parish Church of St. Peter in Great Berkhamsted
          • Unveiled a commemorative board to mark the Diamond Jubilee 
          •  Listened to choral performances by the Church Choir and Berkhamsted School's Chamber Choir
        • Visit Berkhamsted School, in Hertfordshire, on the occasion of the 475th anniversary of its foundation
          • Inspected the Combined Cadet Force
          • Attended a Reception for County and local charities and schools
          • Attended Lunch with the Principal
          • Listened to a performance by the School's Big Band
          Tuesday 10th 
          • Received a Delegation of Members of the House of Lords and House of Commons in celebration of the Queen's 90th Birthday 
            • Presented with Addresses from the Chambers of Parliament
          • Buckingham Palace Garden Party
            • With Phillip, and Royal Family
          Friday 13th 
          • Received Major General AbdulRazak Al Shahwarzi 
            • Presented him with the Insignia of an Honorary Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
          Sunday 15th
          • Pageant to Celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday at Windsor Castle (12-15th) 
            • Queen will attend on the final day
          Tuesday 17th 
          • Unveil a Memorial to the fallen at the National Memorial Arboretum 
            • Attended a Dedication Service
            • Laid a wreath
          Wednesday 18th
          • State Opening of Parliament 
            • With Philip, Charles and Camilla
          • Audience with Prime Minister David Cameron
          Thursday 19th 
          • Received Mr. Kristan Hopkins
            • Queen was presented an Address from the House of Commons
          • Received members of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms
            • Received Colonel Robin Broke
              • Who delivered his Stick of Office upon his retirement as Lieutenant
            • Received Colonel Timothy Purdon
              • Who delivered his Stick of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant
              • Gave him his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Lieutenant
            • Received Colonel Christopher MacKenzie-Beevor
              • Gave him his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant
            • Received Brigadier Roger Dillon
              • Who delivered his Stick of Office as Harbinger
            • Received Colonel Richard Whittington 
              • Gave him his Stick of Office upon his appointment aHarbinger
          • Received Mr. David Belgrove upon his appointment as ambassador to the Republic of Liberia
            • Also received Ms. Mette Ofstad
          • Received Mr. Duncan Taylor upon his appointment as ambassador to Mexicap
            • Also received Mrs. Taylor
          • Received Mr. Hugh Philpott upon his appointment as ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan
            • Also received Mrs. Philpott 
          • Received Mr. James Dauris upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives.
            • Also received Mrs. Dauris
          • Buckingham Palace Garden Party
          Friday 20th
          • Received Sir Peter Westmacott upon his retirement from HM's Diplomatic Service
            • Lady Westmacott was also received
          • Received Mr. Oliver Knussen
            • Presented him with The Queen's Medal for Music
          • Received Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief of the Air Staff
          Monday 23rd 
          • RHS Chelsea Flower Show
            • With Royal Family
          Tuesday 24th 
          • Attended a Reception at St. James's Palace for the Association of Lord-Lieutenants
            • With Philip
          • Buckingham Palace Garden Party
            • With Philip, and Royal Family
          Wednesday 25th
          • Received Mr. Borislav Banovic, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Montenegro
            • Mrs. Banovic was also received 
          • Received Dr. Rizal Sukma, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Indonesia 
            • Mrs. Satrijo was also received
          • Luncheon with Governor-General of New Zealand and Lady Mateparae
          Thursday 26th 
          • Reviewed the Royal Regiment of Artillery at Knighton Down, Larkhill, on the occasion of their 300th anniversary.
            • Viewed Parade
            • Viewed a Divisional Headquarters Command Post & the Royal Artillery Museum
            • Lunch with Master Gunner of St. James's Park
            • Visited the Royal Garrison Church 
            • Gave Speech
          June (50)
          Wednesday 1st
          • Received  Mr. Jitoko Tikolevu, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Fiji
            • Mrs. Tikolevu was also received
          • Received Mr. Joonkook Hwang, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Korea 
            • Mrs. Shil Rhee was also received
          • Meet with The President of the Federal Republic of Germany 
          • Take tea with members of the Honourable Artillery Company at Armoury House
            • With Philip and Prince and Princess Micheal of Kent
          Thursday 2nd 
          • Received in audience, Mr. Edward Ferguson (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Mr. Francis Baker (the Republic of Iraq), Mr. Ian Richards (the State of Eritrea) and Mr. Michael Aron (the Republic of Sudan), kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors. 
            • Mrs. Ferguson, Ms. Maria Pilar and Ms. K. Orrick were also received by Her Majesty. 
          • Hosted Luncheon for past and present Commanding Officers of The Queen's Birthday Parade
          Saturday 4th 
          • Attended Epsom Races 
          Tuesday 7th Cardiff, Scotland 
          • Open the new Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre
            • With Philip
          • Open the Fifth Session of the National Assembly for Wales at the Senedd
            • With Philip, Charles and Camilla
            • Gave Speech
          Wednesday 8th
          • Received Mr. Frederick Hamley Case, High Commissioner for the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission
          • Received Dr. Hailemichael Aberra Afework, Ambassador from the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence
            • Mrs. Abebetch Zeleke Aweke was also received
          • Received Sir Julian King, Ambassador to the French Republic
            • Lady King was also received
          • Audience with Christopher Grayling MP
          • Held Council
          Thursday 9th 
          • Visited Marlborough House in London to officially launch the "Commonwealth Hub"
          • Audience with Lord Peel, who presented an Address from the House of Lords, which the Queen replied too
          • Received Lord Shuttleworth, who the Queen invested with the Insignia of a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
          • Received Sir David Brewer  who the Queen invested with the Insignia of a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
          • Held Council
            • Prince William and Duchess Camilla were made members
          Friday 10th  
          • Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral
            • For Queen's 90th Birthday
          • Luncheon at Buckingham Palace for Commonwealth Governors-Generals
          Saturday 11th 
          • Trooping the Colours - Queen's Official Birthday 
            • The Coldstream Guards Colour will be trooping
          • Received Major General Edward Smyth-Osbourne, upon relinquishing his appointment as Major General Commanding Household Division
            • Invested him with the Insignia of a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
          Sunday 12th
          • Patron's Lunch on The Mall in St James’s Park
          Monday 13th 
          • Order of the Garter Service at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle
            • Held meeting of the Order of the Garter in the Throne Room at Windsor Castle
              • Invested the Lord Shuttleworth and Sir David Brewer with the Insignia of Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter 
            • Lunch at Windsor Castle
          Tuesday 14th
          •   Attend Royal Ascot
          Wednesday 17th 
          •    Attend Royal Ascot
          Thursday 16th 
          •   Attend Royal Ascot
          Friday 17th 
          •   Attend Royal Ascot
          Saturday 18th 
          •   Attend Royal Ascot
            Wednesday 22nd - Liverpool
            • Visit Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station
            • Visit  International Festival for Business 2016 Exhibition Hall at Exhibition Centre Liverpool
              • Viewed a performance by the Pagoda Chinese Orchestra
              • Officially opened the centre
            • Visit Town Hall
              • Met members of the local community
              • Attend Luncheon
            • Visited Alder Hey Children's Hospital
              • Toured Out-Patients Garden, the Oncology Unit and a Medical Specialties Ward 
              • Meet patients, staff, trustees, charity representatives, etc. 
              • Officially open hospital
            Thursday 23rd 
            • Received Mr. Sekou dit Gaoussou Cisse, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Mali
              • Also received Mrs. Cisse Oumou Ahmar Traore
            • Received Mr. Carlos Sersale di Cerisano, who  presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Argentine Republic
              • Also received Mrs. Linette de Jager
            • Also received 
              • Mr. Philippe Kridelka (Secretary General of the Household of The King of the Belgians) and Ms. Pascale Fabre
              • Mr. Michael Ehrenreich (Lord Chamberlain to The Queen of Denmark and Prince Henrik) and Mrs. Lemmi Tui
              • Mr. Jan Versteeg (Grand Master of the House of The King of the Netherlands) and Mrs. Bärbel Geijsen
              • Professor Svante Lindqvist (Marshal of the Realm of The King of Sweden) and Mrs. Lindqvist. 
            • Host Reception for the Queen's Young Leaders
            Friday 24th
            • Received Mr. Mark Regev, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the State of Israel
              • Also received Mrs. Regev
            • Received Mrs. Tamar Beruchashvili, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Georgia
              • Also received Mr. Rema Gvamichava
            • Received Sir Matthew Bourne (Choreographer and Director) and presented him with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award
            Monday 27th - Northern Ireland
            • Arrived at Hillsborough Castle, in Northern Ireland. Were received by Mr. Rupert Gavin (Chairman of Historic Royal Palaces), Mr. Michael Day (Chief Executive) and Mrs. Patricia Corbett (Head of Hillsborough Castle). 
              • With Philip
            • Received Mrs. Arlene Foster, First Minister of Northern Ireland
              • Also received Mr. Martin McGuinness, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
            Tuesday 28th - Northern Ireland
            • Visited Giant's Causeway, in Bushmills 
              • Viewed a short film about Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway
              • Met members of staff, guides, volunteers and local food and craft suppliers
              • With Philip
            • Visited Bushmills Village
              • Attended an Act of Remembrance 
              • The Queen unveiled a Statue in memory of Sergeant Robert Quigg VC
              • Prince Philip unveiled a Commemorative Stone plaque in memory of Sergeant Robert Quigg VC
            • Attended a Reception given by the Mayor at Royal Portrush Gold Club
            • Traveled from Coleraine Railway Station to Bellarena Railway Station by train. 
              • Opened the new Station Platforms
            Wednesday 29th
            • Received Mr. Graham Sharpe and invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
            • Meet with David Cameron, Prime Minister 
            Thursday 30th 
            • Attend an evening vigil at Westminster Abbey for Somme Centenary Commemorations   
            July (34)

            (June 30-July 6th, Missing for Court Circular on Royal.uk)
              Saturday 2nd
              • Address the Scottish Parliament
                • With Philip
              Tuesday 5th
              Wednesday 6th 
              • Visit the City of Dundee
                • With Philip
              Thursday 7th 
              • Attended the Order of the Thistle service at St. Giles' Cathedral
              • Gave a luncheon at at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for the Knights of the Order of the Thistle
              • Visited Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers at Archers' Hall
              Friday 8th - Edinburgh 
              • Visited Hamilton and Inches Limited to mark their One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary
                • Toured the building
                • Met craftsman
              • Visited the Musselburgh Racecourse to mark the Two Hundredth Anniversary of racing at the course 
              Wednesday 13th 
              • Visited East Anglian Air Ambulance at Cambridge Airport
                • Visited the Crew Room
                • Met crew members, including Prince William
                • Viewed a helicopter and kit
                • Officially opened the Egerton-Smith Centre
              • Received Prime Minister David Cameron, who tendered his resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to accept
                • Also received Mrs. Cameron
              • Received Prime Minster Theresa May, & requested her to form a new Administration
                • Theresa May accepted The Queen's offer and kissed hands upon her appointment as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury
                • Also received was Mr. Philip May
              • Held an audience with Christopher Grayling
              • Queen held council meeting
              Thursday 14th 
              • Received General Nicholas Houghton, who relinquishing his appointment as Chief of the Defence Staff
              • Received the Bishop of Oxford (the Right Reverend Dr. Steven Croft) who did homage upon his appointment
              • Received the Bishop of Lichfield (the Right Reverend Dr. Michael Ipgrave) who did homage upon his appointment
              • Received Her Majesty's new Ambassadors, who kissed her hands upon their appointment
                •  Mr. Matthew Lodge (the State of Kuwait)
                  • Also received Mrs. Lodge
                • Mr. John Saville (the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) 
                  • Also received Ms. Fabiola Moreno de Alboran 
                • Mr. Jonathan Wilks (the Sultanate of Oman)
                  • Also received Ms. Patricia Haslach
              • Received Mrs. Menna Rawlings upon her appointment as British High Commissioner to the Commonwealth of Australia
                • Mr. Mark Rawlings
              • Received Michael Gove, who delivered up the Great Seal and took leave upon relinquishing his appointment as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
              • Host a Reception for winners of The Queen's Award for Enterprise
              Friday 15th 
              • Received Mr. Kristan Hopkins MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household), who presented Addresses from the House of Commons
                • The Queen was graciously pleased to make reply
              • Received Major General Benjamin Bathurst upon his appointment as Major General Commanding Household Division
              • Received Sir Stuart Hampson (First Crown Estate Commissioner and Chairman, the Crown Estate)  
              • Received Ms. Alison Nimmo (Chief Executive, the Crown Estate)
              • Held council 
                • Swear in new members
              • Received Patrick McLoughlin, who was sworn Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
                • Mcloughlin kissed Her Majesty's hands upon his appointment and received from Her Majesty the Seals of Office.
              Tuesday 19th 
              • Received the President of the Republic of Latvia and Mrs. Vejonis
              • Received Lord Darzi of Denham, Professor Ann Patricia Dowling and James Dyson,  invested them with the Insignia of Members of the Order of Merit
              • Received Patricia Reddy (Governor-General designate of New Zealand) & invested her with Insignia of a Dame Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit and with the Insignia of a Companion of The Queen's Service Order of New Zealand
              • Held council 
              • Held audience with David Lidington
              Wednesday 20th 
              • Received General David Hurley, who kissed Her Majesty's hands upon his appointment as Governor of New South Wales 
                • Also received Mrs. Hurley
              • Received Mr. Mark Hudson (Chairman of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster) and Mr. Nathan Thompson (Chief Executive)
              • Received Air Commodore Andrew Hall upon relinquishing his appointment as Commandant General and Air Commodore Francis Clifford upon assuming the appointment.
              August (1)
              Friday 8th
              • Officially arrived at Balmoral Castle, inspected the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
              September (4)
              Friday 16th
              • Audience with Prime Minister Theresa May
              Monday 19th
              • Audience with First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon
              Sunday 25th
              • Received  Mr. Peter Gillan and Mrs. Julie Bloor and decorated them with the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver). 
              Tuesday 27th
              • Visit Ballater in Scotland to meet members of the local community whose homes and livelihoods were affected by flooding in the lead up to the New Year in 2016.
                • Attend reception
              October (41)
              Wednesday 5th 
              • Held audience with PM Theresa May
              Thursday 6th 
              • Received Mr. Gavin Barwell, who delivered up his Wand of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Comptroller of the Household.
              • Received Mr. Melvyn Stride upon his appointment as Comptroller of the Household. The Queen handed to him his Wand of Office.
              • Received Mr. Kristan Hopkins, who delivered up his Wand of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household. 
              • Received Mr. Julian Smith upon his appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household. The Queen handed to him his Wand of Office. 
              • Received Baroness Goldie and Baroness Mobarik upon assuming their appointment as Baronesses in Waiting to Her Majesty. 
              • Received Lord Young of Cookham upon assuming his appointment as a Lord in Waiting to Her Majesty.
              • Received Mrs. Meryl Walter. The Queen invested her with the Insignia of a Member of the Royal Victorian Order. 
              Wednesday 7th 
              • Host investiture at Windsor Castle
              • Received Mr. Peter Taylor and  invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order
              Tuesday 11th
              • Received President of the Republic of Croatia 
                • Mr. Jakov Kitarovic was also received 
              • Received Lord Dannatt upon relinquishing his appointment as Constable of Her Majesty's Tower of London.
              • Received Lieutenant General Richard Nugee upon relinquishing his appointment as Defence Services Secretary. The Queen invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
              • Received Air Vice-Marshal Garry Tunnicliffe upon assuming his appointment as Defence Services Secretary.
              • Visit the Royal Academy of Arts
                • Presented awards
                • With Philip
              Wednesday 12th 
              • Received Evan Garcia who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of the Philippines
                • Mrs. Batoon-Garcia was also received
              • Received Mr. Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the United Arab Emirates
                • Mrs. Alia Bastish was also received
              •  Received the following members of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms: 
                • Major John Rodwell who delivered up his Stick of Office upon relinquishing his appointment as Standard Bearer
                • Lieutenant Colonel Peter Browne who received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Standard Bearer of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms. 
              • Held a Council
              • Held an audience with David Lidington
              Thursday 13th 
              • Visit the Corps of Royal Engineers at Brompton Barracks, in Kent, to mark their Tercentenary.
              Saturday 16th 
              • Received Mr. Alan Donnithorne and invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.
              Tuesday 18th 
              • Received His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
              • Received Mr. Paul Arkwright upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Republic of Nigeria. 
              • Received the Governor of South Australia (the Hon. Hieu Van Le)
                • Mrs. Le was also received
              • Host Reception at Buckingham Palace for Olympic and Paralympic medalists
                • With Philip, William, Catherine, Harry, Andrew, Eugenie, & Anne
              Wednesday 19th 
              • Received Brigadier General James Selbie, Colonel Commandant of Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery
              • Received the President of the Republic of Fiji and Mrs. Konrote 
              • Had an audience with Prime Minister Theresa May
              Thursday 20th 
              • Received Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Japan
                • Mrs. Tsuruoka was also received 
              • Received Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the United Republic of Tanzania
              • Mr. Cleophas Migiro was also received
              • Received The Lord Gardiner of Kimble upon relinquishing his appointment as Captain of The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard. 
              • Received The Earl of Courtown upon his appointment as Captain of The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard. 
              • Received The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth upon relinquishing his appointment as a Lord in Waiting to Her Majesty. 
              Tuesday 25th 
              • Held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace
              • Received Dr. Henry Kissinger
              Wednesday 26th 
              • Received in audience the following Ambassadors: 
                • Mr. Bernhard Garside (the Republic of El Salvador)
                  • Mrs. Garside was also received
                • Dr. Peter Tibber (the Republic of Colombia)
                  • Mrs. Tibber was also received
                • Mr. Ajay Sharma (the State of Qatar)
                  • Mrs. Sharma was also received
                • Ms. Carolyn Davidson (the Republic of Honduras, non-resident) 
                • Mr. Thomas Carter (the Republic of Guatemala)
              • Held an audience with Prime Minister Theresa May 
              Thursday 27th 
              • Visit Queen Mother Square in Dorchester
                • With Philip, Charles & Camilla
              Sunday 30th 
              • Received Mr. Nicholas Kidd and  invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. 
              November (44)

              Tuesday 1st 
              • Official Welcome for President Santos and Mrs. Santos to mark start of Colombia State Visit at Horse Guards 
                • Carriage Procession to Buckingham Palace with a Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry. 
              • Lunch with President Santos and Mrs. Santos at Buckingham Palace
                • Viewed Colombian artifacts from Royal Collection
              • Presented President Santos with the Insignia of an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath. 
              • Hosted a State Banquet
              Wednesday 2nd
              • Received Dominic Jermey upon his appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. 
                • Ms. Clare Roberts was also received
              • Received Major General James Cowanof Royal Regiment of Scotland, upon relinquishing his appointment as Colonel of the Regiment and Major General Robert Bruce upon assuming the appointment. 
              • Received Mrs. Janice Charette upon her appointment as High Commissioner for Canada
                • Mr. Reginald Charette was also received by Her Majesty
              • Attended the opening of Pitch@Palace 6.0 at St. James's Palace. 
              • Audience with Prime Minister Theresa May
              Thursday 3rd
              • Visit Newmarket
                • With Prince Philip
              • Officially opened the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art
              Tuesday 8th
              • Held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace
              • Attended a Reception for Co-operation Ireland at Crosby Hall
                • With Philip
              Wednesday 9th 
              •  Open the Francis Crick Institute
                • With Philip
              • Held a audience with Prime Minister Theresa May 
              Thursday 10th 
              • Received Ms. Elisabeth Hayek-Weinmann, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of El Salvador
                • Mr. Wolfgang Weinmann was also received
              • Received Mr. Dan Mihalache, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Romania
              • Received Mr. Paul Madden upon his appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassador to Japan. 
                • Mrs. Madden was also received
              Saturday 12th
              • Festival of Remembrance 
                • With Prince Philip and other members of the BRF
              Sunday  13th
              • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.
              Tuesday 15th 
              • Received Mr. Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Hungary 
              • Received Ms. Amari Mandika Wijewardene, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
              • Received Mr. Simon Collis upon his appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 
                • Ms. Huda Mujarkech was also received
              • Host Reception to present The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy initiative
                • With Philip
              Wednesday 16th 
              • Received the Prime Minister of Grenada
              • Received Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach upon his appointment as Chief of the Defence Staff. 
              • Held a Council meeting 
              • Held audience with David Lidington 
              • Held audience with Prime Minister Theresa May
              Thursday 17th 
              • Received Mr. Dimitris Caramitzos-Tziras, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Hellenic Republic
                • Mrs. Margarita Mavromichalis was also received 
              • Received Ms. Baiba Braze, who presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Latvia
                • Mr. Tjaco Theo Van der Hout was also received
              • Meet with the President of the Portuguese Republic
              Tuesday 22nd 
              • Received Mr. Qirjako Qirko, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Albania
                • Mrs. Qirko was also received
              • Received Professor Arkady Rzegocki, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Poland
                • Mrs. Rzegocka was also received
              • Received Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier upon his appointment as Chief of the Air Staff. 
              • Host reception to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Royal Life Saving Society
                • With Philip
              Wednesday 23rd
              • Received in audience the following upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: 
                • Ms. Karen Betts (the Kingdom of Morocco)
                  • Major General Christopher Hughes was also received
                • Ms. Susanna Moorehead (the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia)
                • Mr. Hugo Shorter (the Lebanese Republic). 
                  • Mrs. Shorter were also received
                • Received Mr. Nicolas Hailey upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya. 
                  • Ms. Caroline Cerruti was also received
              • Audience with Prime Minister Theresa May 
              Thursday 24th 
              • Attended a Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award 
              Thursday 29th 
              • The Queen, hosted a Reception at Buckingham Palace this evening to celebrate the Patronages and Affiliations of Princess Alexandra in honor of her 80th Birthday
              Friday 30th 
              • Received Mr. Torbjorn Sohlstrom, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Sweden
                • Mrs. Sohlstrom was also received
              • Received Mr. Manuel Lobo Antunes, who presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Portuguese Republic
                • Mrs. Lobo Antunes was also received 
              • Received General Sir Nicholas Carter (Chief of the General Staff) 
              • Audience with Prime Minister Theresa May 
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