RUNCORN, England (Reuters) – Crowds cheered Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, as they arrived in the English county of Cheshire on Thursday to commence their initial formal joint royal vacation without the need of Prince Harry.
Meghan, who married the monarch’s grandson in a glittering ceremony at her Windsor Castle dwelling previous month, travelled by the Royal Train to northwest England for a day of situations.
The queen, 92 and Meghan, 36, will initial formally open up the Mersey Gateway Bridge, a new toll bridge over the River Mersey and a single of the UK’s most significant infrastructure projects in latest a long time.
The pair have been greeted by schoolchildren who waved Union flags and cheered.
Meghan, a previous American actress and star of the Television drama “Suits”, wore a cream caped dress while the queen appeared in a lime green ensemble.
In Chester the pair will open up the Storyhouse, a library, theatre and cinema complicated, and view a dance effectiveness and pay attention to tunes executed by regional schoolchildren in advance of possessing lunch at the city hall.
Reporting by Phil Noble crafting by Michael Holden and Costas Pitas Editing by Dude Faulconbridge