Prince William and Kate are marking Mental Health Awareness Week by spending the day in Wolverhampton. The couple is there to learn about projects supporting the well-being of the city’s young people.
So, Prince William and Kate have just arrived at The Way Youth Zone, a children’s charity on their first stop of their tour of the West Midlands. The Way Youth Zone is an organization that supports children by providing sports, arts and recreation activities for them every night of the week.
Duchess Kate arrived at the youth charity dressed in a polka dot blouse by Tory Burch under a navy coat and black wide-leg trousers. She accessorised with clutch bag, gold drop earrings and a floral face mask.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s official Twitter account shared a short clip of the couple during their visit. It shows them shows them playing football, ping pong and having a go at archery, and laughing together as they potted plants.
The video was captioned :“Todays visit is all about understanding local organisations here in Wolverhampton.
“Organisations that are motivating and inspiring young people to transform their lives. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
“(P.S blaming the shoes ‘for Soccer ball’ attempts)”
During the visit, the royals have also joined a group of youngsters during a wellbeing session and met a group of HeadStart ambassadors.
HeadStart is a programme designed to improve the resilience and emotional wellbeing of children and young people by giving them the skills they need to address the challenges of modern life.”
Todays visit is all about understanding local organisations here in Wolverhampton.— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) May 13, 2021
Organisations that are motivating and inspiring young people to transform their lives. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
(P.S blaming the shoes for ⚽️ attempts) pic.twitter.com/UK4j3eBfHh
On Friday, Prince William and Kate will lead a host of celebrities from around the world in the Mental Health Minute, including David Beckham, Dame Shirely Bassey and Charles Dance. The couple has recorded a minute long message marking this week of mental health awareness.