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Prince William waves at children in Coventry Credit: Stoke Primary School

Hundreds of excited children catch a glimpse of Prince William during his visit to the War Memorial Park in Coventry. The Duke of Cambridge is the president of the Fields in Trust charity, the park is the first to be dedicated as part of the Centenary Fields programme in partnership with the Royal British Legion.


Royal wedding cake sold for £523

Royal wedding cake auctioned for £523 Credit: Mellors & Kirk

A piece of the Royal wedding cake has been auctioned for £523 in Nottingham today.

A mystery buyer bid well over the estimated amount of £50 to £150 to own a slice of royal memorabilia.

The Royal Wedding cake was made by local cake maker Fiona Cairns from Fleck near Leicestershire.

Royal wedding cake slice to be auctioned in Nottingham

The cake along with the special note is expected to fetch between £50-£150 Credit: Mellors & Kirk

A slice of cake from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding is to be auctioned today in Nottingham.

Auctioneers Mellors and Kirk are expecting the slice of fruit cake to fetch between £50 and £150.

The cake is to be sold by former employee of Crown Speciality Packaging, Adrian Richardson, who was one of a small number of employees of the firm sent a piece of the royal wedding cake to thank them for their work on a specially commissioned presentation tin.

Nigel Kirk, director of Mellors and Kirk Auctioneers in Nottingham said: "It will no doubt be popular with collectors of royal memorabilia."

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