Harry and Meghan announce surprise return to UK in September


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced a surprise visit to the UK and Germany in early September to undertake a series of charitable engagements.

The four-day trip will include two visits to organizations in Britain, marking the couple’s first return to the country since Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June.

A spokesperson for the couple confirmed on Monday that: “Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to visit several charities close to their hearts in early September.”

Harry and Meghan are heading to Europe for a joint series of charity visits in early September, including a trip to Germany ahead of the 2023 Invictus Games. Pictured June 3, 2022.
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The couple’s visit to Europe will take place from September 5-8 and will include spells in the UK and Germany where Harry’s 2023 Invictus Games will take place in Düsseldorf.

The tour will kick off in the British city of Manchester on September 5 for the One Young World Summit 2022. The organization, which focuses on promoting and mentoring young people to become empowered leaders in their communities, has an association close with Meghan which predates her marriage to Harry.

Meghan was an advisor at the One Young World summits in 2014 in Dublin, 2016 in Ottawa and also attended the opening ceremony of the summit held in London in 2019.

The second engagement of the tour will take place in Düsseldorf on September 6 to mark the one-year milestone towards the Invictus Games 2023 to be held in the city.

Harry and Meghan have both attended the games since their relationship became public in 2016, most recently visiting the Netherlands for the 2022 events in April.

The final charity visit of the tour is scheduled for Britain on September 8 with a visit to the WellChild Awards 2022. The awards celebrate the inspirational journeys and achievements of seriously ill children and young people across the UK. Harry and Meghan attended the awards in person. in 2018 and 2019.

It is not yet known if the couple will travel to Europe with their two children; Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1.

This is a developing story.


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