On Wednesday, Prince William and Kate visited Bradford to carry out their first joint engagements of the year.
The couple was there in order to support a number of projects that promote cohesion within one of the UK’s most diverse cities. They received a warm welcome by several hundred well-wishers on Centenary Square, directly outside the City Hall.
For the occasion, Kate wore a green Alexander McQueen coat over a printed Zara dress. She completed her look with earrings by Zeen and black heels.
William and Kate’s first stop was the City Hall, where they gathered with a group of youngsters from across the community to hear about life in Bradford.
While there, Kate gave a hug to a royal fan, who has sensory autism, and told him she had received a wedding and baby cards he had made for her.
The Duchess him she loved his coat, adding “George would love your coat, he loves camouflage”.
After that, the couple toured the kitchen of MyLahore’s flagship restaurant, British Asian restaurant chain;takes its inspiration from Lahore, which is known as the food capital of Pakistan. There, they tried some lassi, a yoghurt based drink popular on the Indian subcontinent.
Next, Prince William and Kate visited one of Bradford’s Khidmat Centres, which is devoted to helping vulnerable members of society from minority ethnic backgrounds.
The couple also joined a session by Better Start Bradford, which delivers more than 20 projects to pregnant women and families with children under the age of four.
As a final engagement of the day, William and Kate joined a workshop run by Near Neighbours.
Today’s visit to Bradford, marks William and Kate’s first joint engagement of the year and since a charity event in London two months ago for their volunteer text support service Shout.
You can also look forward to seeing them again soon. On Monyda, they will host a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.