Flag-waving pupils brave freezing weather to meet the Prince

Royal excitement reached fever pitch as Prince Charles met pupils from Clitheroe primary schools.

Tuesday, 21st March 2017, 2:04 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:11 am
Year 8 pupils from Ribblesdale High School

As the special visitor walked up Castle Street, Clitheroe, speaking to stallholders, he was greeted by a chorus of cheers from excited flag-waving primary schoolchildren.

The youngsters from St James' Primary School and St Michael and St John's Primary School, Clitheroe, braved the freezing weather to meet the special visitor

Six-year-old Evie, who attends St James' Primary School said she was "very excited" to meet the Prince. Armed with a bunch of daffodils, the youngster said: "I have visited London before and seen Buckingham Palace, but never met a member of the Royal family. I cannot wait to see Prince Charles."

Year 8 pupils from Ribblesdale High School
Year 8 pupils from Ribblesdale High School