Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Spain State Visit to UK (2017) - Schedule

Day 0 - Tuesday, July 11th 
  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia arrive in the UK at Luton airport. They will be met at the Airport by Viscount Brookeborough, Lord-in-Waiting.
  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia stay at London Hotel.

Day 1 - Wednesday 12th
  • Greeted at London hotel by Prince Charles & Duchess Camilla
  • Official Welcome at Horse Guard Parade 
    • Inspect Troops
    • Carriage Procession to Buckingham Palace
    • With Queen, Philip, Charles & Camilla
  • Lunch with the Queen & Royal Family at Buckingham Palace 
    • Exchange Official Gifts
    • View Royal Collection Display
  • Tea at Clarence House with Charles & Camilla
  • Visit Parliament 
  • State Banquet at Buckingham Palace 
  • Spend the night at Buckingham Palace 

Day 2 - Thursday 13th 
  • Attend a UK-Spain Business Forum at Mansion House
    • with Prince Andrew
    • Speech by King
  • Visit Westminster Abbey
    • Lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior 
    • With Prince Harry
  • Attend reception for members of the Spanish Community at Spanish Embassy
  • Meeting with Prime Minister at Downing Street 
  • Banquet hosted by Lord Mayor of London
    • Speech by King Felipe
    • With Princess Anne & Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence 
  • Spend the night at Buckingham Palace

Day 3 - Friday 14th 
  • Working Breakfast
  • Say Goodbye to the Queen & Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace
  • Visit the Francis Crick Institute 
    • With Prince Andrew
    • Day of Engagements 
  • Visit Weston Library in Oxford
    • View an exhibition of Spanish treasures 
  • Lunch at Oxford's Divinity School
    • King will give speech
  • Visit Exeter College, home of the King Alfonso XIII Professorship of Spanish Studies and the Queen Sofía Fellowship in Spanish. 
  • Official End of Tour
  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia depart. They are seen off at RAF Brize Norton by Lord Chamberlain

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