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Charles and Camilla say goodbye to Barbados with a trip to church

Charles and Camilla say goodbye to Barbados with a trip to church before jetting to Cuba for their historic royal visit

  • Attended Sunday morning service at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Bridgetown, Barbados, before flight to Cuba 
  • Charles dressed smartly for climate in a linen suit, while Camilla looked elegant in a chiffon patterned dress
  • Tonight Prince and Duchess will become the first members of the royal family to set foot in communist Cuba 

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Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall concluded the first leg of their Caribbean tour today with a trip to church.

The couple attended Sunday morning service at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Bridgetown, Barbados, before flying on to Cuba for an historic royal visit.

Charles was dressed smartly for the tropical climate in a linen suit, while Camilla looked elegant in a chiffon patterned dress and heels.

Camilla in Bridgetown today

Charles and Camilla attended Sunday morning service at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Bridgetown, Barbados, before flying on to Cuba for an historic royal visit

Charles was dressed smartly for the tropical climate in a linen suit, while Camilla looked elegant in a chiffon patterned dress and heels

Charles was dressed smartly for the tropical climate in a linen suit, while Camilla looked elegant in a chiffon patterned dress and heels

The service was conducted by the Fourteenth Bishop of the Diocese, Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell

The service was conducted by the Fourteenth Bishop of the Diocese, Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell

Charles shared a few words with Bishop Maxwell before a fanfare announced the arrival of the royals to the parishioners sitting in the pews pictured)

Charles shared a few words with Bishop Maxwell before a fanfare announced the arrival of the royals to the parishioners sitting in the pews pictured) 

The prince and duchess were joined by a number of their entourage who sat in the seats behind the couple

The prince and duchess were joined by a number of their entourage who sat in the seats behind the couple

The service was conducted by the Fourteenth Bishop of the Diocese, Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell.

The original cathedral dates back to 1665 but was demolished in 1780 by the great hurricane which left only 30 city buildings standing.

Tonight the Prince and Duchess will become the first members of the royal family to set foot in communist Cuba.

They will touch down in the capital Havana on an RAF Voyager plane for the start of their historic four-day royal tour of the Caribbean island. 

The service was staged for Charles and Camilla, who were featured in the prayers as were the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. They couple are seen greeting Bishop Maxwell outside the church

The service was staged for Charles and Camilla, who were featured in the prayers as were the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. They couple are seen greeting Bishop Maxwell outside the church 

Bishop Maxwell asked God to "endue them with thy Holy Spirit, enrich them with thy heavenly grace, prosper them with all happiness and bring them to thine everlasting kingdom..."

Bishop Maxwell asked God to ‘endue them with thy Holy Spirit, enrich them with thy heavenly grace, prosper them with all happiness and bring them to thine everlasting kingdom…’

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