Thursday, 4 May 2017

Prince Philip Official Engagements (May - Dec 2017)


Number of engagements between announcement & retirement 48

Number of engagements since official retirement- 0

May 4th, Prince Philip announced he is officially retiring from full-time royal duties in August.

After he retires in August, he will still do the occasional royal engagement. We don't know exactly what that will look like; We have marked engagements we think he might possibly attend as (Possible).

(Possible) -  Not Confirmed or 100% Expected, but are events we think he might possibly attend

**Past months at bottom of the page **
      August 

      Wednesday 2nd
      • Attend parade for Royal Marines to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge on the Buckingham Palace Forecourt. 
      (3rd: Prince Philip officially begins his retirement) 
      Upcoming Engagements:
      September
      Saturday 2nd - (Possible) 
      • Attend Braemar Games
        • With the Queen and Royal Family 
      Monday 4th 
      • Attend open the Queensferry Crossing at South Queensferry
        • With the Queen
      • Attend a ceremony at the Cube Arena to mark the opening of the new Firth of Forth road bridge
        • With the Queen
      October

      November
      Saturday  10th - (Possible) 
      • Festival of Remembrance 
      Sunday  11th - (Possible) 
      • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London
      December
      Date Not Yet Announced 
      • Attend Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace (Possible) 

      *** Past months ***

      May (19)
      (3 events in May before the announcement)
      Thursday 4th 
      •  Attend a Service for Members of the Order of Merit at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace
        • Host a luncheon
        • With the Queen
      Tuesday 9th 
      •  Visit Pangbourne College, Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire, to celebrate its Centenary
        • With the Queen
      Sunday 14th
      •  Present the prizes for the DAKS Challenge Trophy, at the Royal Windsor Horse Show?
      Monday 15th 
      • Received a delegation from the Canadian Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Charter for Business.
      • Attend the President's Dinner for Chartered Management Institute at Banqueting House, in Whitehall
      Tuesday 16th 
      • Attend Buckingham Palace Garden Party
        • With Queen and Royal Family 
      Wednesday 17th 
      • Attend the Cormorant Club's 70th Anniversary Reception, at the Royal United Services Institute, Whitehall
      Thursday 18th 
      •  Attend a Dinner marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of Pakistan, at Mansion House
      Friday 19th 
      • Host Dinner at Frogmore House for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
      Sunday 21st 
      • Attend the Regimental Remembrance Service for Grenadier Guards at the Guards Chapel, at Wellington Barracks
      Monday 22nd 
      • RHS Chelsea Flower Show
        • With Queen and  Royal Family
      • Hold a Regimental Council Meeting for Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace
      • Attend the First Guards Club Dinner or Grenadier Guards at the Cavalry and Guards Club in London
      Tuesday 23rd 
      • Attend Buckingham Palace Garden Party
        • With Queen and Royal Family 
      Wednesday 24th 
      • Hold Receptions for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award at Buckingham Palace.
        • With Edward and Sophie
      • Attend a Service at St. Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the Centenary of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
      Thursday 25th 
      • Hold Receptions for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award at Hillsborough Castle.
      Tuesday 30th 
      •  Hold a Reception at St. James's Palace for the Air League
      Wednesday 31st 
      • Hold an afternoon Reception at Buckingham Palace for London Youth charity to mark their 130th Anniversary 
      June (13)
      Thursday 1st 
      • Attend Buckingham Palace Garden Party
        • With Queen and Royal Family 
      Wednesday 7th 
      • Hold a Reception at The Queen's Gallery, at Buckingham Palace for Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust
      Thursday 8th 
      • Received Group Captain Michael Carver upon assuming his appointment as Station Commander of Royal Air Force Northolt
      • Attend a Dinner at 1 Great George Street in London for Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers
      Tuesday 13th 
      • Travelled by train from Slough, Berkshire, to London Paddington to mark the One Hundred and Seventy Fifth Anniversary of the first train journey by a British Monarch
        • With Queen
      • Attend Evensong at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace to celebrate the Centenary of the Companions of Honour
        • With Queen 
      Wednesday 14th 
      • Hold a Reception to mark its 80th anniversary of Plan International UK at Buckingham Palace.
      Thursday 15th 
      • Attend a Memorial Service at All Saints Church to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the bombing of Upper North Street School, now Mayflower Primary School.
        • Visit Mayflower Primary School
      Friday 16th 
      • Hold the Senior Colonel's Conference for Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace.
      Saturday 17th
      • Trooping the Colours - Queen's Official Birthday 
        • The Irish Guards will be trooping
        Tuesday 20th 
        • Attend Royal Ascot 
        (Hospitalized with infection 20th-22nd)

        21-24th 
        • Attend Royal Ascot (Canceled)
        Tuesday 27th 
        • Present The Prince Philip Award for Contributions to Zoology, at ZSL London Zoo
        • Attend the Funeral of Countess Mountbatten of Burma which was held at St. Paul's Church, in Knightsbridge
        Friday 30th 
        • Attend a dinner at the Visitor Centre Restaurant at Sandringham House, for The Coaching Club
        July (15)
        Monday 3rd 
        • Attend a Reception to mark the 50th anniversary of the Prince Philip Prize, at Trades Hall in Glasgow.
        Tuesday 4th
        • Attend Palace of Holyroodhouse Garden Party
          • With Queen and Royal Family 
        Wednesday 5th 
        •  Name the Queen Elizabeth II Canal and visit the Kelpies, The Helix, Falkirk.
          • With Queen 
        • Visit Stirling Castle and attend 70th-anniversary thanksgiving service in the Chapel Royal.
          • With Queen 
        Thursday 6th 
        • Hold Receptions for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
        Tuesday 11th 
        • Attend Reception for Winners of The Queen's Awards for Enterprise at Buckingham Palace
          Wednesday 12th 
          • Official Welcome at Horse Guard Parade 
          • Lunch at Buckingham Palace 
            • View Royal Collection
          • Attend State Banquet 
          Thursday 13th 
          • Open New Scotland Yard, the new headquarters of the Metropolitan Police
            • With Queen
          Tuesday 18th 
          • Received Mr. Michael Blaylock upon relinquishing his appointment as Commodore of , Royal Mersey Yacht Club, and Mr. John Collingwood upon assuming the appointment
          • Received a delegation on the occasion of the University of Salford's Fiftieth Anniversary
          • Present awards at the Annual Meeting, at the Royal Geographical Society
          Wednesday 19th 
          • Attends reception at Canada House, Trafalgar Square to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Confederation
            • With the Queen
          Thursday 20th 
          • Took the salute at Sounding Retreat & attended Officers Regimental Dinner for The Rifles
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