Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s first official royal outing to take place on Friday

By Emmy Griffiths

Though their engagement was only announced on Monday (Nov 27), future royal couple Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will carry out their first official royal outing as an engaged couple in Nottingham on Friday 30 November. The Suits actress previously said that she was going to step away from acting for her new royal duties during their couple's first TV interview since becoming engaged. According to a press briefing at Kensington Palace, Meghan also plans to become a duel citizen of the UK and US, and plans to attend more engagements over the coming months.

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The Suits actress previously said that she was going to step away from acting for her new royal duties during their couple's first TV interview since becoming engaged. According to a press briefing at Kensington Palace, Meghan also plans to become a duel citizen of the UK and US, and plans to attend more engagements over the coming months.

TAP TO VIEW THE GALLERYmeghan markle and prince harry holding hands waving their handsThe pair will visit Nottingham on Friday

She said: "I think what's been really exciting as we talk about the transition of this out of my career, but into the role, is that, as you said, the causes that have been very important to me I can focus even more energy on, because very early out of the gate I think you realise once you have access or a voice that people are going to listen to, with that comes a lot of responsibility which I take seriously."

prince harry and meghan markle engagementThe couple announced their engagement on Monday

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Prince Harry added that he had spoken to her about the commitment involved in joining the royal family, saying: "That sense of responsibility was - it was essentially from day one, or maybe a couple of months in when I suddenly realised actually this is - you know I - I feel - I know that I'm in love with this girl and I hope that she's in with me, but we still had to sit down on the sofa and I still - you know I still had to have some pretty, you know frank conversations with her. To say look you know what you're letting yourself in for… It's not easy for anybody. But I know that you know at the end of the day she chooses me and I choose her and therefore you know whatever we have to tackle, together, or individually will always be us together as a team."

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