Posted on July 22, 2022
Find out more about highlights of this week’s royal activities, events and engagements.
Sunday July 17
The Duchess of Cornwall celebrated her 75th birthdaye anniversary, with new photos released to mark the occasion.
Monday July 18
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall began their three-day visit to Devon and Cornwall in the Cornish fishing village of Mousehole.
Along the harbor, Their Royal Highnesses met residents and visitors, including Esme Page, who runs Cornwall Hugs Grenfell, a charity that provides holidays for families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
At Newlyn Harbour, the Princes and Duchess then met local fishermen and heard about their sustainable fishing practices.
At Maison Boconnoc, Their Royal Highnesses attended a Garden Party to mark the 70th anniversary of His Royal Highness as Head of the Duchy of Cornwall.
The Prince of Wales became the 24th Duke of Cornwall upon the Queen’s accession to the throne in 1952.
As patron of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, the Princess Royal attended the club’s 150th anniversary sailing regatta.
Swan Upping, the annual census of the swan population on a particular stretch of the Thames, has started for 2022.
Now with an important conservation role, the Swan Uppers count, weigh and measure the cygnets and check them for any signs of injury, usually caused by hooks and fishing line.
tuesday july 19
The Queen held a number of audiences via video link from Windsor Castle, including His Excellency Mr Khaled Al-Duwaisan who had a farewell audience as he relinquished his appointment as Ambassador of the State of Kuwait.
Her Majesty also received the new Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Mrs. Jane Hartley.
Continuing their visit to Cornwall, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall traveled to Launceston, where His Royal Highness was proclaimed Duke of Cornwall in 1973.
During their visit, Their Royal Highnesses toured Launceston Market Square, met vendors at a local farmers market and attended Launceston’s inaugural dance parade, performed by local children.
As the Innovative Farmer Program celebrates its 10th anniversary, Her Royal Highness visited Trefranck Farm and took a look at the Medicinal Plant Demonstration Field.
During this time, the Duchess of Cornwall met children and elderly people involved in Silver Stories, at the school in Charlestown. The charity arranges for children to read over the phone to older members of the community, who may be isolated or vulnerable.
The Princess Royal visited the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells then visited EL Lewis and Sons in Dilwyn to mark their 200e anniversary.
Her Royal Highness then paid a visit to Safelane Global, a company which received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its work in mine clearance and explosives around the world.
Wednesday July 20
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were in Devon, where they traveled to Torquay to mark the coastguard’s two hundredth anniversary.
Their Royal Highnesses also visited Cockington Court, a center for creativity run by Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust.
Aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Prince and Duchess attended a reception to mark 40 years since the end of the Falklands conflict.
At the Hyde Park bombing memorial, the Princess Royal, Colonel of the Blues and the Royal Family, laid a wreath at the service of remembrance to commemorate 40 years since the bombing.
The Princess, as Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, then attended a reception at the University of Northampton.
Her Royal Highness also opened the recently redeveloped Chester House Estate.
A heritage site of national significance, the Chester House Estate is one of the few places in the UK that can bear witness to more than 10,000 years of human activity. Following restoration, the site has been developed into a sustainable tourist destination with access for the public to learn about history and heritage, as well as becoming the home of archaeological finds on a world-wide scale. county.
The Duchess of Gloucester, as Patron of Turn2us, visited Merlewood Care Home.
Thursday July 21
The Princess Royal officially opened the offices of Teignbridge Propellers International and later visited the Lundy North and Lundy South lighthouses on Lundy Island.
The Duke of Kent, Chancellor of the University of Surrey, presided over the undergraduate graduation ceremony in Guildford Cathedral.
friday july 22
Prince George celebrated his ninth birthday, with a new photograph released to mark the occasion.
The Irish Guards played Happy Birthday to the Changing of the Guard to celebrate.
Buckingham Palace has opened for the annual summer opening, which this year features an exhibition focusing on the Queen’s accession to the throne.
The Palace is open until October 2. Find out more on the Royal Collection website.