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In Pictures: Prince Charles is lord of the dance during Ghanaian welcome

After a few lessons, Charles soon had the dance moves memorised Credit: Chris Jackson/PA

The Prince of Wales got a colourful welcome to Accra in Ghana when he was co-opted by a troop of traditional dancers.

Charles was given a tour of Osu Castle, the former seat of government, which has since been transformed into a museum.

Charles and Camilla are on their fourth day of a tour of west Africa.

Prince Charles was serenaded by traditional dancers and musicians on day four of his trip to west Africa Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
The display welcomed Charles to Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg in Accra Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
Charles was given several traditional instruments to try Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
It’s just a step to the left… Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
Charles stands by a door in the castle building that was once used by slaves as they were taken to waiting ships from the castle Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
While at the site, he spoke with Nana Oforiatta Ayim, a member of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
Outside, Ghana’s head of education, Samuel Acquaah, told him more about the history of Osu Credit: Chris Jackson/PA
Charles is on the fourth day of his trip to west Africa with the Duchess of Cornwall Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
Camilla later joined Charles at the Jamestown Cafe in Accra Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
The royal couple were shown a mural of the late UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Credit: Joe Giddens/PA