William and Kate join Prince George and Princess Charlotte at Cardiff Castle ahead of Jubilee show

William and Kate visit Cardiff Castle along with their children ahead of special Jubilee concert. Credit: PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by Prince George and Princess Charlotte for a visit to Cardiff to meet entertainers staging a Jubilee show.

It was the young royal siblings’ first official visit to Wales, Kensington Palace said.

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived at Cardiff Castle with their children to meet the performers and crew involved in the special Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert taking place in the castle grounds on Saturday (4 June) afternoon.

Charlotte, seven, who wore a smart navy frock coat and blue Mary Jane shoes with white ankle socks, smiled and held Kate’s hand as the duchess waved to well-wishers.

The duchess was dressed in a long red coat – matching the colour of the red dragon on the Welsh flag.

The royal family on Buckingham Palace balcony during Trooping the Colour, part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Credit: PA

George, who is one day expected to be given the title the Prince of Wales, joined his family as they chatted to crowds of royal fans as William placed his arm around his eight-year-old eldest son.

The royals will watch the rehearsals and meet some of the acts taking part including Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler and Aled Jones.

Tyler was last week made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her services to music.

The royals will also meet weatherman Owain Wyn Evans who is known for his role on the nightly news programme North West Tonight and The One Show.

Additionally, they will be introduced to a number of West End performers, Rubicon Dance Company and the Wales Youth Choir for Good.

Missing was Prince Louis, who stole the show when he appeared on Buckingham Palace's balcony with his family and the Queen on Thursday 2 June.

The visit is one of many members of the royal household are carrying out across the UK to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

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