Kate Middleton and Prince William Just Revealed Their Christmas Surprise

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are bringing a bit of Christmas magic to essential workers in the U.K.

Kate Middleton and Prince William unveiled a special surprise on their Instagram account, featuring clips of key workers during the holiday season and a glimpse of the royal family's red carpet debut at a Christmas show. The caption reads, "A Christmas Surprise…This year has been extraordinary for many reasons, but through the hardship some of the most incredible people have emerged."

The caption continues, "This Christmas we want to say THANK YOU to all our key workers and their families for all they have done, and for the sacrifices they have made to keep us safe. As a small part in that effort we worked with @HamleysOfficial and @TNLUK to bring a bit of Christmas magic to the children of those key workers that came to the Palladium last Friday...We hope you enjoy the [video]."

At the beginning of the video, we see footage of medical workers, teachers and farm workers as the duke and duchess recite a festive poem that reads like a fairy tale. Prince William begins, "'Twas two weeks before Christmas and all through the land, key workers kept working to help give us a hand." Middleton continued, "The nurses, the doctors, at the heart of the fight, joined teachers, shop workers, volunteers in their plight."

The royal pair then revealed that The National Lottery's Pantoland at The London Palladium was their way of saying thank you to these hard workers. And in the video, we see excited families enjoying the event, along with Prince William, Middleton, and all three of their children (Prince George, 7, Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 2).

This isn't the only time that Prince William and Middleton have shown their support to key workers throughout the pandemic. Earlier this month, the couple went on a royal train tour to honor those working on the frontlines, and during their trip, the duchess left a special message for transport workers. On a service information board, she wrote, “Thank you to transport workers everywhere for keeping the country moving throughout this difficult year. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!”

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