The Queen and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, delighted the waiting crowds in Chester during Thursday's Royal visit.

Hundreds of spectators packed into the city to catch a glimpse of Her Majesty and Prince Harry's new wife before and after they opened the Storyhouse theatre.

During their short walk to Chester Town Hall, they stopped to talk with many happy spectators.

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