Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018: Royal Family Itinerary

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 kicks off in London on Monday 16th April and details of The Royal Family’s involvement have been released. See the full itinerary below:

Monday 16th April

  • Prince Harry will attend the Youth Cabinet Roundtable and the opening session of the Commonwealth Youth Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Duke of York will attend the Commonwealth Science Conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Duke of Cambridge will attend the Welcome to the UK Reception at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Duke of York will host a Commonwealth Pitch@Palace Reception at St James’s Palace.
  • The Countess of Wessex will attend the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust Reception at Tower Bridge.

Tuesday 17th April

  • The Prince of Wales will attend engagements with Youth and People’s Forums as well as be dropping in on a session with the theme of plastics and sustainability.
  • The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will attend the Big Commonwealth Lunch Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.

Wednesday 18th April

  • Prince Harry will attend the closing session of the Commonwealth Youth Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Prince of Wales will attend a reception at the closing session of the Commonwealth Business Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Prince of Wales and The Duke of York will attend a Malaria No More event at Northumberland Avenue.
  • The Duchess of Cornwall will attend a roundtable meeting and the closing session of Women’s Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
  • The Prince of Wales will host a Prince’s Trust International CHOGM Reception at St James’s Palace.

Thursday 19th April

  • The Queen, as well as other members of The Royal Family, will host the CHOGM Formal Opening in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace.
  • The Queen and The Prince of Wales will host a reception for new Heads of Government at Buckingham Palace.
  • The Duchess of Cornwall will host spouses for afternoon tea at Clarence House.
  • The Queen’s Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Friday 20th April

  • The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend a roundtable with African Foreign Ministers on Conservation and Illegal Wildlife Trade.
  • The Earl of Wessex will attend the Commonwealth Games Federation Sports Breakfast. (Intercontinental)
  • The Countess of Wessex will attend the Spouses Programme at Kew Gardens.

Throughout the week, Her Majesty The Queen will hold a number of audiences. Members of The Royal Family will also hold bilateral meetings on Her Majesty The Queen’s behalf.

Photo Credit: Commonwealth Secretariat 

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