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Relaxed Harry cracks a smile as he visits a London school

He’s a natural! Prince Harry showcases his paternal instincts as he chats to children during a visit to a London school – as pregnant wife Meghan gets ready for her New York baby shower

  • Duke of Sussex is visiting a children’s health and nutrition programme in London
  • Prince Harry, 34, appeared in good spirits as he chatted with youngsters
  • The royal watched a trampolining session and spoke to those doing martial arts
  • His pregnant wife Meghan is currently on a private visit to New York 

Prince Harry showcased his paternal instincts as he visited a school in London on Tuesday. 

The father-to-be delighted pupils at a school as he visited a half-term Fit and Fed initiative in Streatham.

The Duke of Sussex cut a casual appearance dressed in a pair of grey chinos and a black sweater for his engagement today.

The 34-year-old royal wore an open collared shirt, ditching a tie for a more relaxed look this morning.

The father-to-be delighted pupils at a school as he visited a half-term Fit and Fed initiative in Streatham

The father-to-be delighted pupils at a school as he visited a half-term Fit and Fed initiative in Streatham

Harry spent time chatting to pupils benefitting from the Fit and Fed intitiative which aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions and a nutritious lunch during school holidays

Harry spent time chatting to pupils benefitting from the Fit and Fed intitiative which aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions and a nutritious lunch during school holidays

Harry spent time chatting to pupils benefiting from the Fit and Fed initiative which aims to provide children and young people with free access to activity sessions and a nutritious lunch during school holidays. 

And the prince was happy to muck in when it came to lunch, helping to dish up healthy lunches to the children. 

He later met with youngsters taking part in a karate class as well as some enjoying a bounce on a trampoline. 

During his visit Harry was presented with an enormous teddy bear, perhaps intended as a gift for his and Meghan’s baby that is due in late April, early May. 

The royal attended the engagement alone as his pregnant wife Meghan is currently on a private five-day visit to New York where her closest friends are throwing her a baby shower. Their child is due in April.  

Heavily-pregnant Meghan is spending five nights in the Big Apple, catching up with stylist Jessica Mulroney and other confidantes, Harper’s Bazaar revealed.

The 34-year-old royal wore an open collared shirt, ditching a tie for a more relaxed look this morning

The 34-year-old royal wore an open collared shirt, ditching a tie for a more relaxed look this morning

A gift for the new arrival? Harry was gifted an enormous teddy bear by event organisers,

It was perhaps intended as a gift for his new arrival

A gift for the new arrival? Harry was gifted an enormous teddy bear by event organisers, who perhaps intended it to go to his baby

Meanwhile heavily-pregnant Meghan is spending five nights in the Big Apple, catching up with stylist Jessica Mulroney

Meanwhile heavily-pregnant Meghan is spending five nights in the Big Apple, catching up with stylist Jessica Mulroney

Harry cheered on from the sidelines as he watched children take part in a trampoline football session 

Harry cheered on from the sidelines as he watched children take part in a trampoline football session 

She was spotted in the city on Monday night  looking chic in a long navy Victoria Beckham overcoat and a gray newsboy cap pulled down over her brunette locks. 

The American former Suits star is said to have visited Laduree in New York’s SoHo district on Saturday for macarons and tea.

Meghan, who is preparing to give birth in late April or early May, spent Valentine’s Day with the Duke of Sussex last week after he rushed back to see her following a trip to Norway with the Royal Marines.

The couple are due to visit Morocco on Saturday at the request of the British Government.

The prince was happy to muck in when it came to lunch, helping to dish up healthy lunches to the children

The prince was happy to muck in when it came to lunch, helping to dish up healthy lunches to the children

The children were offered a variety of pasta, salad and bread rolls with Harry donning a pair of latex gloves to serve them up

The children were offered a variety of pasta, salad and bread rolls with Harry donning a pair of latex gloves to serve them up

He later chatted with youngsters taking part in a karate class at the Fit and Fed initiative 

He later chatted with youngsters taking part in a karate class at the Fit and Fed initiative 

The duchess was spotted in NYC on Monday, wearing a Victoria Beckham long black wool coat and a grey Helene Berman tweed pageboy cap.

Mrs Mulroney is Meghan’s best friend and supported her in the difficult days leading up to her wedding to Harry amid the turmoil caused by the absence of her father, Thomas Markle.

Her children – twin sons Brian and John and daughter Ivy – were pageboys and bridesmaid at the royal wedding.

Meghan’s trip comes just days after five unnamed close friends of the duchess spoke to the publication People in an effort to counter the ‘global bullying’ directed at her.

One friend challenged reports that Mr Markle has said he cannot contact his daughter, telling the magazine: ‘He’s never called; he’s never texted. It’s super-painful.’

Mr Markle dismissed the claims and responded by revealing a deeply personal letter he received from Meghan following the wedding.

Kensington Palace declined to comment on the duchess’s break in New York.

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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