PRINCE CHARLES made a surprise visit to the town of Nuneaton today.
It was public knowledge that Prince Charles would be passing through Coventry and Bedworth today, as reported on 7 February by the Coventry Telegraph.
Today, on the day of arrival through Coventry and Bedworth, Charles stopped briefly on a surprise visit to the town of Nuneaton at 3.30 pm.
Prince Charles stopped at the Veterans Contact Point located next to the Queens Church of England Academy on Bentley Road.
The Veterans Contact Point are a registered charity and service that is ran and founded by Veterans for Veterans.
Prince Charles met with cadets of Nuneaton as they welcomed him with a guard of honour when he arrived.
At 3.40 pm, 10 minutes later, Charles entered inside of the Veterans Contact Point building and spoke to cadet warrant officer Paige Eves.
After meeting with the cadet warrant officer in the building, Prince Charles received a yellow garland of flowers from a group of local Gurkhas.
Prince Charles later spoke to six students from the Queens Church of England Academy, all of which had their names drawn from a hat.
Before leaving the town for good at 4:18 pm, Prince Charles unveiled a new banner which would be displayed outside of the Veterans Contact Point building.
He was presented with a keepsake from his visit to the town of Nuneaton from those at the Veterans Contact Point. His keepsake from the trip was a book with poppies on it.