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Old 02-12-2019, 01:13 PM
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Was it announced that both would attend the Gala?


Yes it was: https://twitter.com/kensingtonroyal/...511944195?s=21
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via Kensington Palace‏ @KensingtonRoyal Feb 4

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will attend the gala performance of ‘The Wider Earth’ in support of @QueensComTrust and the production’s official charitable partner @QueensCanopy on Tuesday 12th February #TheWiderEarth

The Duke of Sussex is President of the @QueensComTrust, which uses its network, platform and experience to enable young leaders to realise their dreams and hopes for the future: https://www.queenscommonwealthtrust.org

The @QueensCanopy is a unique network of forest conservation initiatives that marks Her Majesty The Queen’s service to the Commonwealth, and conserves indigenous forests across the globe: https://queenscommonwealthcanopy.org
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Thank you. Great to hear and I'm looking forward to it.
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They have arrived:
https://twitter.com/daniellestacey1/...97473567326208

No gala dress though.
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More Galleries from tonight

https://www.gettyimages.es/search/ur...alproducts=all

https://www.rexfeatures.com/livefeed...mance,_london?
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And here's a first article about tonight's gala:


** dailymail: Night at the Natural History Museum! Meghan is radiant in a cream Calvin Klein dress as she joins Prince Harry..**
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Such a pity that the Daily Fail doesn't meet the same expectations with it's content and writing as it does with the speedy uploads of fantastic quality photos!
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Since I discovered that tendency I have never read the articles. The thing is, they employ the best photographers and publish the best prints so . . . I look for a DM link and then just surf the photos and, as always, they are terrific.
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Old 02-13-2019, 12:34 AM
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The Sussex’s at the gala-
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Court Circular 12th February:
The Duke of Sussex, President, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust, and The Duchess of Sussex this evening attended a Gala performance of "the Wider Earth" at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7, in support of the Trust and The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy and were received by Sir Michael Dixon (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
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The Duchess of Sussex becomes Vice-President of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust
The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust is delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex will today become Vice-President of the Trust. The Trust, of which Her Majesty The Queen is Patron and The Duke of Sussex is President, exists to champion, fund and connect young leaders around the world who are driving positive social change, serving their communities and providing hope, work and self-employment opportunities for others.

In this new role, The Duchess will highlight the Trust's partnerships with young people across the Commonwealth, and in particular its work supporting women and girls. In celebration of International Women’s Day and to mark this appointment, Her Royal Highness will this afternoon join a special panel discussion of female thought-leaders and activists convened by The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, to discuss a range of issues affecting women today.
https://www.queenscommonwealthtrust....president-qct/

Meghan will today participate in a panel discussion arranged by the Queen's Commonwealth Trust to mark International Womens Day 2019 at Kings College, London.
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Meghan will today participate in a panel discussion arranged by the Queen's Commonwealth Trust to mark International Womens Day 2019 at Kings College, London.
That is excellent news!
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Meghan will today participate in a panel discussion arranged by the Queen's Commonwealth Trust to mark International Womens Day 2019 at Kings College, London.
This is some great news to wake up to.

Also, Happy International Women's Day!
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HM must have a lot of confidence in Meghan to appoint her to such a role. The Commonwealth is her baby and she is certainly setting all the pieces in place to ensure it continues to flourish.
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If ever there was a stamp of approval from the Queen in regards to Meghan, this is it. As Marg has stated, the Commonwealth has been the Queen's baby that she's nurtured and cared for over her entire reign and she does want to ensure that it will grow and prosper into the future. Harry and Meghan are just the right couple to give the Commonwealth Trust the attention and service that they need.

It warms my heart too to see it announced publicly that Meghan's role will have a focus on women and girls. This has always been a strong desire of where Meghan wanted her focus to go before she met Harry and now she's able to bring it into play on the Commonwealth stage.

What a beautiful and poignant way to celebrate International Womens Day
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Wonderful news and what an honour for Meghan !
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Old 03-08-2019, 07:31 AM
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Wonderful news and what an honour for Meghan !
It is a great honor for Meghan. It does show the queen's confidence in her and that HM doesn't take stock in what the tabloids, the talking heads on TV, the RRs and her paternal family have said and still saying about Meghan.
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https://twitter.com/elliotwagland/st...285784576?s=21

She’s arrived.

Daily Mail Article:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/a...Day-event.html
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Old 03-08-2019, 07:57 AM
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Very nice, and the fact that Harry is president highlights the fact that the Commonwealth is definitely going to be one of their primary areas of focus--not that we had any doubt about that.
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Can't go wrong with a husband and wife working together as a team and each having their own individual areas of focus. Its a win/win situation.

Its also occurred to me that its going to be a lifetime role for both of them. The Queen's Commonwealth Trust (with the trust being the King's Commonwealth Trust in future years) in Harry and Meghan's care will probably go on through the reign of William V.

Its been mentioned several places in different conversations that as the years pass, Harry and Meghan's roles will diminish and they'll slip more and more into the "unnecessary for royal duties" category. I think their roles as far as the Commonwealth goes ensure that they'll always be major players as team members of the British Royal Family through the years.
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