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Prince Charles and Camilla visit Google Arts & Culture projects

Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding may be just days away, but Prince Charles and Camilla have been keeping up their busy schedule as usual.

The couple met journalists and photographers at an event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Press Association at Tate Britain on Wednesday night. 

Camilla, 70, looked stylish in a vibrant plum frock featuring a ruffled hem as she chatted with guests at the reception. 

Both she and the Prince of Wales, 69, looked in high spirits at the event, which was attended by guests including Lord Sebastian Coe.

Prince Charles and Camilla attended an event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Press Association at Tate Britain on Wednesday night 

Charles, 69, looked in high spirits at the reception, just days before youngest son Prince Harry's wedding 

Charles, 69, looked in high spirits at the reception, just days before youngest son Prince Harry’s wedding 

Camilla, 70, also appeared cheerful as she shook hands with Lord Sebastian Coe 

Camilla, 70, also appeared cheerful as she shook hands with Lord Sebastian Coe 

Earlier in the day,  Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Google Arts & Culture projects which are designed to share art, history and heritage across the world.

Camilla looked chic in a pink suit, teamed with two tone Chanel shoes and was all smiles as she arrived at the event.  

The pair were also set to meet vloggers, fashion designers and tech-savvy schoolgirls at the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group offices in west London during the whirlwind visit.

They will also be introduced to prominent YouTube stars and take part in a discussion with members of youth charities about violent crime and social media.

Charles was presented a photograph by Clive Marshall, the Chief Executive of the PA Group

Charles was presented a photograph by Clive Marshall, the Chief Executive of the PA Group

Camilla was also seen chatting with PA chairman Murdoch MacLennan at the event 

Camilla was also seen chatting with PA chairman Murdoch MacLennan at the event 

Camilla looked stylish in a plum frock featuring a ruffled hem as she arrived at the reception

The Duchess chatting to Lord Coe

Camilla looked stylish in a plum frock featuring a ruffled hem as she arrived at the reception

The Duchess of Cornwall looked happy to meet royal correspondents at the event at Tate Britain 

The Duchess of Cornwall looked happy to meet royal correspondents at the event at Tate Britain 

Camilla and Charles both looked in high spirits as they arrived at this evening's reception 

Camilla and Charles both looked in high spirits as they arrived at this evening’s reception 

Charles is no stranger to social media, with the @ClarenceHouse Twitter account having nearly 760,000 followers, while its Instagram account has almost 300,000.

The Royal Family YouTube Channel has garnered over 75 million video views since it was established in 2007.

The royal couple will then tour the new tech hub created by the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, one of the world’s biggest online fashion retailers.

The new tech hub in White City was opened a year ago and features Artificial Intelligence capabilities, such as personalisation and image recognition.

The Duchess of Cornwall looked cheerful today as she arrived at the YouTube space in London's King's Cross to learn more about Google Arts & Culture projects

The Duchess of Cornwall looked cheerful today as she arrived at the YouTube space in London’s King’s Cross to learn more about Google Arts & Culture projects

The royal looked elegant for the visit in a pale pink suit, teamed with two-tone Chanel shoes 

The royal looked elegant for the visit in a pale pink suit, teamed with two-tone Chanel shoes 

The royal had a chance to look through a virtual viewer during a visit the YouTube Space in London 

The royal had a chance to look through a virtual viewer during a visit the YouTube Space in London 

Prince Charles looked to be in great spirits as he shrugged off royal wedding woes 

Prince Charles looked to be in great spirits as he shrugged off royal wedding woes 

They will also meet 65 local schoolgirls who are learning to code in partnership with Imperial College London.

Last on the tour is a trip to the newly opened White City outpost of members’ club, Soho House.

Here, Charles and Camilla will attend a reception hosted by the British Fashion Council, showcasing new British talent in sustainable fashion, textiles and design industries.

The royal chatted to school children during a hackathon at the Yoox Net-a-Porter Tech Hub at White City Place

The royal chatted to school children during a hackathon at the Yoox Net-a-Porter Tech Hub at White City Place

It was business as usual for Charles who is counting down to the wedding of his younger son at Windsor on Saturday 

It was business as usual for Charles who is counting down to the wedding of his younger son at Windsor on Saturday 

The Duchess was presented with a gift by Alison Loehnis, President of NET-A-PORTER & MR PORTER

The Duchess was presented with a gift by Alison Loehnis, President of NET-A-PORTER & MR PORTER

The royal cut a cake as Chief Executive of Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Federico Marchetti looked on 

The royal cut a cake as Chief Executive of Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Federico Marchetti looked on 

Among the 100 invited guests are Vogue editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, chair of menswear for the British Fashion Council, Dylan Jones and editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, Justine Picardie.

Charles is a long-time supporter of sustainable fashion, founding the Campaign For Wool in 2010, to encourage ecologically responsible fashion which prioritises natural fibres and has a low carbon footprint.

These are Charles and Camilla’s penultimate public engagements before the wedding of Charles’ son Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor on Saturday.

An outfit for the royal wedding? The Prince and Duchess were presented with gifts at the end of their visit 

An outfit for the royal wedding? The Prince and Duchess were presented with gifts at the end of their visit 

The couple were given a tour of the new Tech Hub, with Alison Loehnis, President of NET-A-PORTER & MR PORTER

The couple were given a tour of the new Tech Hub, with Alison Loehnis, President of NET-A-PORTER & MR PORTER

The royals are set to meet with vloggers, fashion designers and tech-savvy schoolgirls at the the YouTube space in King's Cross during the whirlwind visit

The royals are set to meet with vloggers, fashion designers and tech-savvy schoolgirls at the the YouTube space in King’s Cross during the whirlwind visit

 



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