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Royal Visit to Skelmersdale

A royal welcome for a royal visitor - the Duchess of Kent in Skelmersdale.

Non-Fiction 1971 3 mins Silent

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Crowds come to see the Duchess of Kent on her visit to Skelmersdale in Lancashire. The Duchess tours a new housing estate and talks to elderly residents and scouts, before attending an art exhibition, and a banquet in a sports hall. After the Duchess departs, the film concludes with a selection of sporting activities played in a local hall.