The Duchess of Cambridge reveals the adorable activity Princess Charlotte enjoys

2019-01-17 13:30
Princess Charlotte and Kate Middleton

Cape Town - It seems the royal family have a little ballerina in their midst.

During a recent tour of London’s Royal Opera House (ROH), the Duchess of Cambridge mentioned that Princess Charlotte has a keen interest in ballet, while she thanked a member of ROH for having given the three-year-old “a little introduction,” the Mirror reports.

Kate was reportedly referring to a mother-and-daughter trip to the Royal Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House in December, when they watched a rehearsal ahead of opening night.

During the duchess’ recent visit to the Opera House she met with principal dancers to discuss how different textiles influence various costumes, the Telegraph reports.

According to royal insiders, Kate is eager to learn about the textile and clothing design due to her family history.

Apparently the royal’s great-grandfather Francis Martineau Lupton was a mill owner who ran a successful textile-manufacturing business, William Lupton & Company, People magazine reports.

“The duchess has a very specific interest with all the work done at the Royal Opera House and her visit is a perfect opportunity for her, moving forward, to explore the industry at large,” a palace aide said.

“Over the next few months she’ll be developing her interest in this industry, through learning opportunities and meeting industry experts. And obviously her patronage with the Victoria & Albert Museum, which holds the national collection of textiles, is very dear to her.

“Much as she values this and her passion for photography, for example, this is the start of an area that she’s going to focus on.”

Sources: Mirror, Telegraph, People

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