The Duchess of Sussex arrives at Brinsworth House in Twickenham to visit residents supported by the Royal Variety Charity. She looks fab in a coat by SOIA & KYO and a dress by Brock Collection. The mom-to-be had her hair up in her now signature bun.

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The place has been a retirement home for entertainment industry workers since 1911. The Royal Variety Charity, of which the Queen is a patron, assists those who have worked professionally in the entertainment industry and are in need of help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times.

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Many of those who work in the entertainment industry can often work season to season, spending long periods with no work at all, and with little ability to make any plans for their futures, or to provide themselves with security should they have an accident or fall ill. Money raised by the Royal Variety Charity, and through the annual Royal Variety Performance, helps and supports hundreds of retired entertainers throughout the UK.

Meghan and Harry attended this year’s Royal Variety Performance, which raises money for the charity. The RVC also gives nationwide grants to retired entertainers who have fallen on hard times through illness and old age.

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This is Meghan’s last public engagement before the Christmas break. She and Harry will leave for to Norfolk to join the other royals at Sandringham for Christmas next week.

 

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Bye for now Meghan! ? Amy is so lucky sitting next to her ??‍♀️. We will see her briefly tomorrow as she goes to the Christmas lunch tomorrow at Buckingham Palace (car shots only ? ) . . Earlier she arrived at the Royal Variety residential care home Brinsworth House ? ❤️. During her visit she met staff and join residents, who have spent their lives in the entertainment industry are in need of help in old age.? Meghan took part in Christmas-themed activities, including arts and crafts and carols around the Christmas tree??. Dress ?: @brockcollection and @soiaandkyo coat ? (credit ? Kensington Palace .) . . The Queen has been Patron of Royal Variety Charity since 1952 ? ?.The patronage of the charity was inherited by the Queen’s father then mother and later to the Queen herself, who first attended as Princess Elizabeth in 1947 at the age of 21. The Queen last attended in 2012, on the 100th anniversary of the Royal Variety Performance❤️? . Back in November Meghan and Harry attended the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium, which happened to fall on their 6 month wedding anniversary???❤️. . . . . . #duchessofsussex #princesscharlotte #duchessofcambridge #meghanmarkle #princeharry #katemiddleton #princecharles #princewilliam #diana #rachelzane #royals #royalfamily #royalcouple #lfl #britishroyalfamily #buckinghampalace #kensingtonpalace #engagementring #royalwedding2018

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