South West Wales

Day at Carmarthen Youth Opera for Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in Tenby
Image caption The royal couple tried a Pembrokeshire Pasty while in Tenby at the start of the day.

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are spending an afternoon at the opera on the next leg of their annual summer tour of Wales.

Members of the Carmarthen Youth Opera will perform for the royal couple at the town's Lyric Theatre.

Beforehand, Charles will present long service medals to Dyfed-Powys Police members at the force's headquarters.

The couple started the day with a visit to Tenby where they were welcomed by hundreds of well wishers.

Wednesday will end with a reception for the Cambrian Mountains Initiative at their home in Myddfai, Carmarthenshire.

Image caption Hundreds of school children welcomed the couple to Tenby

The week-long tour, which started on Friday, is the longest since the prince started the tradition.

On Tuesday he and Camilla met youngsters supported by his own charity, The Prince's Trust, at Portmeirion, Gwynedd.

Carmarthen and District Youth Opera is this year celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Following the performance the royal couple will be invited on stage to meet members of the group, and a plaque will then be unveiled to commemorate the visit

At police headquarters he will present 31 medals, three long service awards and two special constable long service awards.

The prince is president of the Cambrian Mountains Initiative, which aims to help promote rural enterprise, protect the environment and add value to products and services of the traditional upland farms and rural communities in mid Wales.

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