We have had another royal visit to the region today with Prince Charles and Camilla coming to Essex.
They have been to a pub in Purleigh which dates back to the 14th century.
Later today they will finish their tour at the Palace Theatre in Westcliff-on-Sea to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare.
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