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The Royal Family concludes the Coronation celebrations volunteering with The Big Help Out

The Coronation festivities concluded on Monday as members of the Royal Family spent the day taking part in the Big Help Out. 

The Big Help Out was created by several different organisations aiming to bring communities together on the Coronation weekend by giving back and create a lasting legacy of The King’s Coronation.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended the Coptic Orthodox Church in Kensington where volunteers were hosting a street party for the community. 

Princess Anne also took part in the day. She was in Gloucester for the day and attended a County Civic Service at Gloucester Cathedral where local volunteers were recognised for their efforts. 

The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh spent their afternoon at Guide Dogs in Reading where puppies are trained to be working service dogs. They helped at a special training class held for puppies Hollie, Lucy, Luker, Nyla, and Sunny (and their human handlers) that had a coronation cafe theme. 

The Prince and Princess of Wales and their three children joined the 3rd Upston Scout Group in Slough. The Scouts are in the process of replacing their hut, and all three children helped with the project. 

Before getting stuck in, William and Catherine spent some time chatting with community members. Prince George and Princess Charlotte both helped with painting doors for the new hut. 

Five-year-old Prince Louis worked at moving some soil into a wheelbarrow before joining his father in driving a digger to help clear a place. This was a notable day for the young prince, as this was his first official royal engagement. After they finished their work, the family enjoyed s’mores.

The Big Help Out was not limited to members of the Royal Family. Many public figures, including Prime Minister RIshi Sunak and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, took part in the day, as well. 

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