Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Charm the Crowds During London Outing: See the New Photos!

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Charm the Crowds During London Outing: See the New Photos!

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who rang in the holidays with the rest of the royal family on the Queen’s Sandringham estate, held hands as they greeted an excited crowd outside a radio station in south London on Tuesday.

The newly engaged couple stopped by Reprezent 107.3FM in Brixton to see how the station is positively influencing young people through training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact.

The appearance marks the second major public royal duty for Meghan, 36, who is gradually getting to know what life will be like once she is officially a working member of the royal family alongside Harry. The royal bride-to-be wore the Smythe Brando coat in camel and a matching scarf from Jigsaw over a black Marks and Spencer bell sleeve sweater and flared black pants from Burberry.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09:  Prince Harry (R) and his fiancee Meghan Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: Prince Harry (R) and his fiancee Meghan Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Meghan gave a sweet wave to the crowd of hundreds of well-wishers who gathered to catch a glimpse of the newly engaged couple.

During the visit to the studios at POP Brixton, Harry and Meghan also met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, hear more about their training programs and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefited from the training.

Meghan MarkleFACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/AP
Meghan MarkleFACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/AP

The radio station’s training program was established in nearby Peckham in 2008, in response to an alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialize through radio. Since then, it has had success in nurturing music talent — training hundreds of young people every year in media and employment skills. More than 4,000 young people have been through the Reprezent program, and there are another 3,000 on the waiting list, Harry’s office at Kensington Palace says.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09:  Meghan Markle visits Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: Meghan Markle visits Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Shane Carey, CEO and founder of the station, said he was approached by Harry and Meghan a few days before Christmas after they learned about the program’s work with The Queen’s Young Leaders, which Harry has been involved in.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09:  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet well-wishers during a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM in Pop Brixton on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio.  (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet well-wishers during a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM in Pop Brixton on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

“The reason they are coming is because we are aligned very closely to their interests, we do a lot of work around mental health. The whole model of Reprezent is peer mentoring, and I know that is something that really interests Prince Harry,” he told reporters.

Photo by Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock (9312782a) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Reprezent 107.3FM Radio station, Brixton Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Reprezent 107.3FM Radio station, London, UK - 09 Jan 2018 Prince Harry and Ms. Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM in Brixton, to see their work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to an alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. Since then, it has transformed into a hotbed of UK music talent. Training hundreds of young people every year in media and employment skills, over 4,000 young people have been through the Reprezent programme, with over 3,000 on the waiting list. It offers accredited training and support in topics ranging from audio and radio production and editing to communication skills and confidence building, work experience and volunteering.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Reprezent 107.3FM Radio station, Brixton
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Reprezent 107.3FM Radio station, London, UK – 09 Jan 2018
Prince Harry and Ms. Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM in Brixton, to see their work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting, and to learn more about their model of using music, radio and media for social impact. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to an alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. Since then, it has transformed into a hotbed of UK music talent. Training hundreds of young people every year in media and employment skills, over 4,000 young people have been through the Reprezent programme, with over 3,000 on the waiting list. It offers accredited training and support in topics ranging from audio and radio production and editing to communication skills and confidence building, work experience and volunteering.

Carey added, “They were very clear they didn’t want to be on the radio but one thing they were very, very strong on, which I quite liked actually, is that they wanted to talk to young people as much as possible.

Britain Royals, London, United Kingdom - 09 Jan 2018  Meghan Markle and Prince HarryFrank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock
Britain Royals, London, United Kingdom – 09 Jan 2018 Meghan Markle and Prince HarryFrank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock

“The station will be running while they are there, we will have young people doing social media, editing, etc, so they will be seeing it as it happens. It’s less about them and more about hearing the stories of those here. From Harry’s point of view it’s a fact-finding thing and he genuinely wants to see it in action. You can see these things on paper but that doesn’t really convey what we do.”

The couple surprised the crowd outside with a brief meet-and-greet as they left the radio station.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09:  Prince Harry (R) and his fiancee Meghan Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: Prince Harry (R) and his fiancee Meghan Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

One royals fan, Tracey, was thrilled when Meghan accepted her bouquet of flowers. “She said ‘hello’ to everyone,” Tracey tells PEOPLE. “I thought she’d just take the flowers and go, but she asked me my name.”

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“This as my best opportunity to meet her. I think she’s absolutely amazing,” she adds. “This might be the only chance I get — at the wedding there will be millions of people.”

Britain's Prince Harry (R) and fiancée US actress Meghan Markle meet well-wishers as they leave after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018.   During their visit to the station, they met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, heard more about their training programmes, and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefitted from the training. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS        (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain’s Prince Harry (R) and fiancée US actress Meghan Markle meet well-wishers as they leave after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018.
During their visit to the station, they met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, heard more about their training programmes, and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefitted from the training. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

“They’re amazing. I’m totally happy for them. They’re my favorite royal couple. I like her humanitarian work and charity stuff and that she has a career of her own. I like that she thinks about women’s rights and is into feminism — and is beautiful. She’s an asset to the royal family and Prince Harry’s lucky to have her. And she’s lucky to have him.”

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancée US actress Meghan Markle arrive for their visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018.   / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS        (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancée US actress Meghan Markle arrive for their visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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