Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Will Carry Out Their First Official Engagement This Week

The couple will visit Nottingham together on Friday.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first official engagement together has been announced, just moments after their wedding date and venue was confirmed.

The couple will visit Nottingham on Friday 1st December for two separate engagements to raise awareness of both HIV/AIDS and youth crime, Kensington Palace shared in a statement.

'Prince Harry has spent a significant amount of private and public time in the city and His Royal Highness is looking forward to introducing Ms. Markle to a community that has become very special to him,' the Palace said.

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Their first appearance will take place at the Nottingham Contemporary which will be hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. The couple will meet representatives from charities who each support local communities in the city and carry out work to tackle HIV/AIDS.

Later in the day, Harry and Meghan will travel to Nottingham Academy where they will meet staff from the Full Effect programme that supports children and young people from becoming involved in youth violence and crime through mentorship and training. The children are expected to put on a performance for the happy couple before they leave.

News of the Nottingham visit broke after the Palace confirmed that Harry will marry his fiancée at St George's Chapel in Windsor next May.

The Queen has granted permission for the marriage to take place at the Windsor chapel where Harry's uncle Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones in 1999.

The exact date for the big day will be announced 'in due course'.

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