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Court Circular

Extracts from the official Court Circular

The following extracts from the official Court Circular are those which refer to Royal events that have taken place within West Sussex in recent years:

2017

2016

2015

 2014

2013

2012

Buckingham Palace

14 August 2017

Princess Alexandra was present at a Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lady Herries of Terregles (formerly Lady in Waiting to Her Royal Highness) which was held in the Cathedral Church of Our Lady and St. Philip Howard, Arundel, this afternoon and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Clarence House

8 June 2017

The Duchess of Cornwall, President, South of England Agricultural Society, this morning visited the South of England Show, Ardingly, to mark its Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

 

Buckingham Palace

30 May 2017

Princess Alexandra this afternoon opened the Arundel Museum Gallery, Mill Road, Arundel, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness later visited St. Mary's Historic House and opened the King's Garden, Bramber, Steyning, West Sussex.

Buckingham Palace

25 May 2017

The Earl of Lytton (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The King of Norway and welcomed His Majesty on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Kensington Palace

27 April 2017

The Duke of Gloucester, President, today attended a Lunch at Christ's Hospital, Horsham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Camelia Botnar Foundation, Maplehurst Road, Cowfold, and was received by Mr. Colin Field (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex).

Windsor Castle

24 April 2017

Mrs. Carole Hayward (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

Buckingham Palace

17 March 2017

The Princess Royal, Patron, Save the Children UK, was represented by Sir Michael Aaronson (formerly Director General, Save the Children) at the Memorial Service for Colonel Hugh Mackay (formerly Overseas Director, Save the Children) which was held at St. Mary's Church, Iping, West Sussex, today.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

6th December, 2016

The Princess Royal, Patron, Townswomen's Guilds, this afternoon attended the Southern Annual National Carol Service in Chichester Cathedral and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

 

Buckingham Palace

22nd September, 2016

Princess Alexandra, Patron, Anchor Trust, this afternoon visited Augusta Court Care Home, Winterbourne Road, Chichester, to celebrate the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of the official opening of the Home by Her Royal Highness and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs Susan Pyper).

Princess Alexandra, President, later visited Queen Alexandra Hospital Home, Boundary Road, Worthing, and was received by Mr Simon Knight (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex).

Buckingham Palace

18th July 2016

Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, to mark the Tenth Anniversary of the new wing opening, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs Susan Pyper).

 

Buckingham Palace

18th July 2016

Mr. Alan Tait (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Latvia and Mrs. Vejonis and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of The Queen.

 

Buckingham Palace

18th July 2016

Mrs. Carole Hayward (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Saint Christopher and Nevis and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

 

St. James's Palace

7th December 2015

 The Duke of Kent this morning presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade to Acro Aircraft Seating Limited, Old Brighton Road, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper). His Royal Highness today presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation to Doyle and Tratt Products Limited, Carylls Lea, Faygate Lane, Faygate, West Sussex.

The Duke of Kent, President, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, this afternoon opened a new facility at Princess Marina House, Seafield Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex.

Buckingham Palace

1st December 2015

Mr. Alan Tait (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this afternoon upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Ghana  and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Kensington Palace

14th October 2015

The Duke of Gloucester, President, this morning opened the Language and Resource Centre at Christ's Hospital, Horsham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Gurjar Hindu Union, Apple Tree Centre, Ifield Avenue, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, to mark their Fifth Anniversary.

 

Kensington Palace

15th September 2015

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, today met Endeavour Fund Spitfire Scholarship recipients and took part in the Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast at Boultbee Flight Academy, Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester, West Sussex.

 

Kensington Palace

14th September 2015

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, this evening attended a Dinner for the Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast and Endeavour Fund Spitfire Scholarship at Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex.

 

Kensington Palace

7th July 2015

The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon visited Steyning Grammar School, Shotting Field, Steyning, to mark the Four Hundredth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness afterwards opened Guild Care's Haviland House, Robin Road, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex.

 

Buckingham Palace

28th May 2015

Princess Alexandra, President, Sightsavers, this afternoon visited the new Offices at 35 Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, and was received by Mr. Harry Goring (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex).

Her Royal Highness, Joint President, later visited the Cancer Research UK Shop, 117 South Road, Haywards Heath.

 

Buckingham Palace

27th May 2015

The Princess Royal, Patron, Livability, this afternoon opened Ashley Place residential home, Kings Parade, Bognor Regis, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

 

 

Clarence House

28th April 2015

The Prince of Wales, Patron, the Battle of Britain Fighter Association, and The Duchess of Cornwall were represented by Air Commodore Christina Elliot at the Funeral Service of Sergeant Hubert Flower (Battle of Britain veteran) which was held at Chichester Crematorium, Westhampnett Road, Chichester, West Sussex, this afternoon.

 

Buckingham Palace

6th March 2015

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Right Reverend David Conner (Dean of Windsor) at the Funeral of the Very Reverend John Treadgold (formerly Chaplain at the Royal Chapel, Windsor Great Park) which was held in Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex, this afternoon.

The Duke of York was represented by Mrs. Susan Pyper.

 

Buckingham Palace

22nd November 2014

Mr. Colin Field (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda and Lady Williams and welcomed Their Excellencies on behalf of The Queen.

 

Kensington Palace

3rd November 2014

The Duke of Gloucester this morning presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise to Elekta Limited, Linac House, Fleming Way, Crawley, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon opened the People's Park, Manor Road, Crawley.

The Duke of Gloucester afterwards presented The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service to the Sussex Neighbourhood Watch Search Teams at Crawley Borough Council, the Boulevard, Crawley.

Buckingham Palace

21st October 2014

Mr. Alan Tait (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Ghana  and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

St. James's Palace

3rd October 2014

The Duke of Kent this morning visited Chichester Harbour Conservancy, Itchenor, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited South Downs National Park Authority, South Downs Centre, North Street, Midhurst, West Sussex.

Clarence House

18th July 2014

His Royal Highness, Patron, Plantlife International, the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and the Wildlife Trusts, this afternoon attended the "Reversing the Trend" Conference near Steyning and was received by Mr. H. Goring (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex).

 

Thatched House Lodge Richmond Park

2nd July 2014

Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited St.Princess Alexandra, President, this afternoon visited Queen Alexandra Hospital Home, Boundary Road, Worthing, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness, Joint President, later visited the Cancer Research UK shop at 33 Broadwater Street West, Broadwater, Worthing, West Sussex.

Buckingham Palace

10th June 2014

The Princess Royal, President, Riding for the Disabled Association, this morning visited Arundel Farm Riding Centre, Park Place, Arundel, to mark its Thirty Fifth Anniversary and was received by Mr. Harry Goring (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex).

 

Buckingham Palace

9th June 2014

The Princess Royal, Royal Patron, the Blond McIndoe Research Foundation, this afternoon attended a Reception and unveiled the Blond McIndoe Memorial Statue, High Street, East Grinstead, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

 

Buckingham Palace

5th June 2014

The Princess Royal, President, Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth, visited the South of England Show before attending the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Kensington Palace

19th March 2014

The Duchess of Gloucester this afternoon opened the Woodger Wing at the Witterings Medical Centre, Cakeham Road, East Wittering, Chichester, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness afterwards visited Aldingbourne Country Centre, Blackmill Lane, Norton, Chichester.

Kensington Palace

15th February 2014

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, this morning attended an Endeavour Fund Track Day at Goodwood Motor Circuit, Goodwood, Chichester, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Boultbee Flight Academy, Goodwood Aerodrome, Chichester.

 

 

Kensington Palace

13th November 2013

The Duke of Gloucester this morning visited Sussex Inland Fisheries and Conservation Authority, 12a Riverside Business Centre, Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness later opened the Adur Ferry Bridge, Sussex Yacht Club, 85-89 Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea.

The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon opened the renovated Upper School Block at Hazelwick School, Three Bridges, Crawley, West Sussex.

Thatched House Lodge Richmond Park

24th October, 2013

Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited St. Wilfrid's Hospice, Grosvenor Road, Chichester, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness later visited the Prebendal School, 52055 West Street, Chichester.

Buckingham Palace

17th October, 2013

The Princess Royal, Patron, this morning opened the Pædiatric Ward and new Operating Theatres at the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, as part of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs Susan Pyper).

 

Buckingham Palace

25th July 2013

The Princess Royal, President, Royal Yachting Association, today visited the Christian Youth Enterprises Sailing Centre, Jubilee Building, Chidham, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

 

 

Buckingham Palace

12th June 2013

Mr. Alan Tait (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Ghana  and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

25th April 2013

The Princess Royal, Patron, the Wooden Spoon Society, this afternoon opened the Wooden Spoon Pavilion at Ferring Country Centre, Rife Way, Ferring, Worthing, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Butler Trust, later visited Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust, 4 Farncombe Road, Worthing.

 

Buckingham Palace

18th April 2013

The Princess Royal, President, Victim Support, later attended a Conference and Awards Ceremony at the Ramada Plaza London Gatwick, Tinsley Lane South, Three Bridges, Crawley, and was received by the Earl of Lytton (Deputy Lieutenant of Sussex).

 

St. James's Palace

16th April 2013

The Duke of Kent this morning visited the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Chichester, and was received by Mr. Gordon Tregear (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Rolls Royce Motor Cars Limited, Stane Street, Goodwood, Chichester.

The Duke of Kent later visited Seal Primary Academy, East Street, Selsey, West Sussex.

 

 

Kensington Palace

14th November 2012

The Duke of Gloucester, President, this morning attended a Service at Christ's Hospital, Horsham, to mark the Four Hundred and Sixtieth Anniversary of the founding of the School, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

His Royal Highness this afternoon presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise to Metricell Limited, Barclays House, 51 Bishopric, Horsham.

Buckingham Palace

4th August 2012

Lady Bennett (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

27th July 2012

Lady Bennett (Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of The President of the Commonwealth of Dominica and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

26th July 2012

Mrs. Susan Pyper (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Latvia and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

26th July 2012

Mr. Gordon Tregear (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex) was present at Gatwick Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Serbia and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

8th June 2012

The Earl and Countess of Wessex this morning visited Canine Partners, Mill Lane, Heyshott, near Midhurst, and were received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs. Susan Pyper).

Their Royal Highnesses today visited the Weald and Downland Museum, Singleton, Chichester, and were received by Mr. Gordon Tregear (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex).

The Earl and Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester.

Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited the Festival of Flowers in Chichester Cathedral.