Every year the answer has been, "Yes."
So shall it be for Friday 22nd April this year.
For that evening, Dogsbody will be absent. However, someone else will extract money from you!
Furthermore, the following Friday, 29th, is also a public holiday.
For those of us have not received an invitation to that Royal shindig, the City Folk Club will meet as usual on that evening.
In celebration of the occasion, gentlemen will be expected to sport a floral buttonhole:
Ladies are invited to wear headgear that looks something like this:
Available from here.
I am advised that this is known as a 'fascinator'.
(Personally, however, I question that trade description.)
Oh, and gloves will be obligatory!
The challenge will be to play any musical instrument while wearing 'marigolds'.