2019 Jan 14

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex visit Birkenhead

Earlier today, Harry & Meghan visited the city of Birkenhead for a day packed with engagements. They began their day in Hamilton Square, where they unveiled a plaque and a statue celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of British poet Wilfred Owen. Following the unveiling, The Duke & Duchess greeted the public during a walkabout. VIDEOVIDEOVIDEO

Then they visited a community cafe and market called Number Seven, developped by Feeding Birkenhead, with a mission to eliminate hunger in the UK. They ensure everyone can access affordable and good quality food. VIDEO

Later in the aftenoon, the couple visited Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, a charity which supports women to make positive lifestyle choices and changes. The Duke and Duchess got to meet many women and unveiled a plaque before departing for their final engagement. VIDEO

They ended their day by visit The Hive Wirral Youth Zone a place where young people can come and enjoy themselves and enables young people to raise their aspirations and confidence to create a happier and healthier generation. They watched a group of kids dancing and unveiled a plaque.