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Royal Newlyweds first official USA visit Los Angeles

December 17, 2012 5:10 pmViews: 127

Royal newlyweds William and Kate met Hollywood royals on first visit.

Royal Newlyweds first official visit to LA attending gala at Belasco Theater.

Royal Newlyweds arriving at the Belasco to attend British Academy of Film & TV Arts dinner.

The Royal Newlyweds July 8-10th itinerary highlights.

The Royal Newlyweds Arrival Friday, July 8, 2011.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first official visit for the Royal  Newlyweds began with a Consular-General Reception.

The evening event was held his residence on behalf of United Kingdom Trade and Investment. It is a government department that looks after British business interests and start-ups overseas.

Saturday, July 9, 2011.
During the day William played polo at the Santa Barbara Polo Club, and his team won the match! To everyone’s delight Kate’s presentation was the winning kiss and trophy. The match benefit was for the American Friends of the Prince William, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge Foundation.

The polo game was one event on the couple’s tour that was open to the public. Regular club tickets were $400 each. The VIP tickets were $4,000 each in the seated royal couple’s section.

The menu differed between VIP guests and club guests. The people in the VIP tent were  served a three-course lunch with some passed appetizers. People in the club section received gourmet boxed lunches.

“Security was high,” said Glen Holden ambassador of the club. “And that William and Kate were wonderful people to work with. They answered their telephone calls and emails immediately.”

Royal Newlyweds first official USA visit Los Angeles meeting actors Barbra Steisand and husband Jim Brolin.

Prince William and Barbara Streisand with husband Jim Brolin.

On Saturday evening the couple stole the show. They were the guests of honor at a British Academy of Film and Television Arts dinner and reception. The black-tie event was held in downtown Los Angeles at the renovated 1926 Belasco Theater.

Catherine was dressed in a lilac chiffon gown by Alexander McQueen. William wore a classic black tuxedo. The event spotlighted new British talent and attracted several Hollywood stars. Including Hollywood royalty Barbra Streisand and her husband actor James Brolin pictured left.

Royal Newlyweds met Hollywood royalty during official LA visit.

Royal Newlyweds visited Inter-city arts school in LA.

Royal Newlyweds The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Inner-City Art School in LA.

July 10, 2011. The royal newlyweds were allowed some private time in the morning. Later in the day they visited the Inner-City Arts School pictured above. Their last appearance was visiting a Job Fair for Veterans at the Sony Studios in Culver City. Before heading to Los Angeles International Airport and their departure back to London.

More Royal articles you may like to read.
Kate & William’s first tour in Canada June 30 – July 8 2011.
Royal Wedding Prince William & Kate Middleton.

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