Kate Middleton and Prince William will miss Lilibet’s first birthday after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle return

The royal family is doing everything they can to celebrate the QueenPlatinum Jubilee. In honor of the incredible milestone, members of the family will visit the nations of the United Kingdom to meet the public and mark 70 years of the monarch’s reign.

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That includes the Duke Y Duchess of CambridgeThey will travel to Cardiff Castle in Wales on Saturday, which is also her niece Lilibet’s first birthday.

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The timing of their trip means it’s unlikely they’ll be able to see the girl on the actual day.

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The Cambridges will join the artists and crew involved in a special Platinum Jubilee celebration concert taking place on the castle grounds later that afternoon.

That’s not to say that Lilibet’s birthday isn’t incredibly special for the girl. the daughter of the Duke Y duchess of sussex She is expected to spend her first birthday meeting her namesake, the Queen, on the Platinum Jubilee weekend.

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William and Kate will spend Saturday in Cardiff as part of the Jubilee celebrations

Royal sources have claimed that the monarch will no longer attend the Epsom Derby on Saturday due to his mobility problems, with the Real princess taking his place. As such, it is speculated that she might finally meet his great-grandson.

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Harry returns to the UK with his family for the first time since 2020

It was previously confirmed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will return to mark the Queen’s Jubilee. It will be the first time Harry and Meghan have brought their family to the UK since they left for the US in 2020.

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A spokeswoman for Harry and Meghan said at the time: “Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are excited and honored to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this June with their children.”

The Sussexes may well take part in Trooping the Color on Thursday.

It is not yet known which Jubilee events the Sussexes will take part in, but they will most likely attend the Queen’s main birthday parade, Trooping the Colour, on Thursday 2 June.

Weather they will not appear on the balconythey may still be part of the carriage procession down the Mall. If Archie and Lili are not riding in the carriages given their age, they could see their parents from Buckingham Palace windows as other young members of the royalty in the past.

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