Harry and Meghan Smiled & Held Hands as They Received Standing Ovation at the Mountbatten Festival of Music
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have begun what many have dubbed their farewell tour, as they start counting down the days to their reinstatement as no more than private citizens.
Earlier this month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex got one of their warmest public receptions yet.
According to a report , they attended the Mountbatten Festival of Music at the Royal Albert Hall of London last week, where the audience greeted them with the warmest of receptions.
The news source explained that the festival marked Harry's last appearance as the Captain-General of the Royal Marines — a title that he got from his grandfather, Prince Philip, back in 2017.
Gorgeous as always, Meghan appeared beside her husband in a Safiyaa dress, Simone Rocha earrings, and heels designed by Stuart Weitzman.
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This evening The Duke and Duchess of Sussex accompanied Her Majesty The Queen and members of @TheRoyalFamily to the annual @RoyalBritishLegion Festival of Remembrance. This special event, which has taken place every year since 1923 at the @RoyalAlbertHall, commemorates all those who have lost their lives in conflicts. • This year’s Festival marked the 75th anniversary of a number of crucial battles of 1944, with a particular emphasis on the collaboration and friendship of the British, Commonwealth and Allied armies who fought them. A unique tribute was given to acknowledge those involved both past and present, culminating in a special parade of some of the last surviving veterans who fought and served in 1944. • Their Royal Highnesses, who last year attended their first Festival of Remembrance together, were honoured to once again pay tribute to all casualties of war and remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. #FestivalOfRemembrance #WeWillRememberThem Photo © PA / Royal British Legion
The occasion is also part of the couple's official assignment back in London, which began with the Endeavour Fund Awards on Thursday.
While the couple looked awesome as always, Today reported that the Duchess wore a necklace around her neck earlier that day while they visited the Immersive Storytelling Studio at the National Theatre.
Harry and Meghan will be moving to Vancouver, Canada, after their transition.
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Having attended the 10th Annual One Young World opening ceremony on Tuesday, The Duchess of Sussex was joined today by The Duke of Sussex for a round table discussion on gender equity with OYW and Queen’s Commonwealth Trust young leaders. Over the last few days, these young leaders became @OneYoungWorld ambassadors with the intention to return to their communities and further existing initiatives to help change the world for the better. This year OYW partnered with the @Queens_Commonwealth_Trust, of which The Duke and Duchess are President and Vice-President respectively, to provide scholarships to young leaders driving positive social impact in the Commonwealth. This was the most exciting collaboration between two groups The Duchess is passionate about and has been working with for some time. For more information and highlights from the week and how you can support these incredible leaders and their initiatives, visit @OneYoungWorld Photo © SussexRoyal / PA
As the news source explained, a message on the pendant the Duchess wore read, "For, you see, each day I love you more / Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow."
It is unclear who the message was for — perhaps Prince Harry or their son Archie — but it was heartwarming regardless. The couple has also been rather busy ever since then.
On Friday, Megan visited the Robert Clack School in Dagenham, East London, for an International Women's Day assembly.
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“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA
People Magazine reported that she urged about 700 students to ensure that they respect the women in their lives always. She also reportedly advocated for equality and excellence in all things, especially concerning their conduct.
On Sunday, ET Online reported that the couple also attended service with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Great Park.
The Church service followed a private lunch between Prince Harry and the Queen, where they both reportedly finalized the arrangements of his family's formal exit from the royal court and subsequent transition into private life.
Harry and Meghan will be moving to Vancouver, Canada, after their transition, which ET Online confirms will be made official as of March 31. All eyes will be on them and how well they can adapt to this new life.