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Queen and Prince William on South Bank for Royal Society convocation

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Princess Royal, Prince William and the Duke of Kent came to the South Bank's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday afternoon for the Royal Society's convocation.

The Queen
The Queen was accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh
Prince William
Prince William arrives at Royal Festival Hall
The Princess Royal
The Princess Royal on the South Bank

The Convocation of the Fellowship of the Royal Society is held once every 50 years.

This year the society is celebrating its 350th anniversary with See Further, a 10-day science festival at Southbank Centre.

As part of the convocation Prince William was admitted as a fellow of the society.

A specially commissioned fanfare by Julian Anderson was played by members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra as the royal party entered the Royal Festival Hall auditorium.

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