Here’s the full agenda for Donald Trump’s UK visit

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Donald Trump will arrive in the UK on the afternoon of Thursday, July 12, for the start of a four-day visit.
He will be the guest of honour at a black-tie dinner with 100 business leaders and travel to Windsor Castle to meet the Queen.
The president will mostly avoid London where large protests against his visit are expected.
Trump will spend most of his visit in Scotland, where he owns a number of golf courses.

LONDON — UK and US officials have revealed the full details of Donald Trump’s controversial trip to Britain.

Plans for a formal “state visit” by the president were put on hold last year after millions of people threatened to protest against it and the Speaker of the House of Commons effectively banned him from visiting parliament due to his “sexist and racist” views.

Trump will now instead arrive on the afternoon of Thursday July 12, for a more low-key four day visit, almost all of which will take place outside of London.

Plans for the visit include a formal dinner with around 100 business leaders, a military demonstration and the first meeting between the president and the Queen at Windsor Castle.

Here’s everything you need to know about the US president’s trip to the UK.

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Avoiding London

Trump will fly into the UK on Thursday afternoon at an officially undisclosed airport in the South East. Unusually for a trip of this type, the president will not travel to Downing Street to meet the prime minister once he arrives, but will instead almost entirely avoid the capital.

The reluctance to spend much time in London is is likely due to the large-scale protests that have been planned in the city, including plans approved by London mayor Sadiq Khan, to fly a huge balloon depicting the president as a baby wearing a nappy, above central London.

Asked whether the president was deliberately avoiding the capital, a spokesperson for Theresa May told Business Insider: “We’re looking forwards to making sure the president can see and appreciate the United Kingdom beyond London and the South East.”

Black tie dinner at Blenheim Palace

Once in the UK, Trump and the First Lady will travel to the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire for a black tie dinner with around 100 leading business figures and UK politicians. Blenheim is the birthplace of Winston Churchill and the evening will begin with a military ceremony …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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