Thursday, 4 May 2017

Prince Philip Official Engagements (May - December 2017)

Number of engagements since retirement announcement - 45

May 4th, Prince Philip announced he is officially retiring from full-time royal duties in August. Until then, he will continue with his scheduled engagements.

Like usual, some engagements are not announced in advance or have not been announced yet. So don't take this as a complete list of everything he will do before retirement.

After he retires in August, he will still do the occasional royal engagement. We don't know exactly what that would 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 **
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
Upcoming Engagements:
Wednesday 19th 
  • Attend a reception at Canada House, Trafalgar Square to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Confederation
    • With the Queen

      (Prince Philip officially begins his retirement) 

      Saturday 2nd - (Possible) 
      • Attend Breamar Games

      Saturday  10th - (Possible) 
      • Festival of Remembrance 
      Sunday  11th - (Possible) 
      • Remembrance Sunday at Cenotaph in Whitehall, London
      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)

        • 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 

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