This Thursday, Prince Harry j Guillermo They have fulfilled their obligations in the UK, but they have marked the distances.
In London, a three-hour drive away, Harry donned a suit for a very different engagement. At the WellChild Awards on Thursday evening, the prince met the winners on behalf of the charity, which supports children with disabilities and their families. Before the ceremony began, Harry, the organization’s patron since 2007, spoke to some of the honored children. He missed the event last year due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but in 2021 he attended an outdoor ceremony organized by the organization with his friend Ed Sheeran.
After William and Harry gave up their military jobs to devote themselves full-time to working in the royal family almost a decade ago, it was common for the brothers to make solo appearances across the United Kingdom. But in the years since Harry and his wife Meghan Markle Although both brothers stepped down from their positions as senior royals in early 2020, it is becoming increasingly rare for both brothers to take on royal duties. Harry’s visits to the United Kingdom were brief and focused on other family members, including his appearance at the king’s coronation King Charles III in May.
Harry’s trip to the UK comes just days before his trip to Düsseldorf for the sixth Invictus Games, where he will later be joined by Meghan. Last week, that Daily Mail He reported that he had no plans to visit his family during his short stay in the country and that relations between the Los Angeles-based prince and his extended family “remain in shambles.”