Prince Charles ‘humbled’ by awards
Prince Charles found it “incredibly humbling” to see heroes honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards.
The 67-year-old royal attended the annual event at Grosvenor House, on London’s Park Lane, on Monday night (31.10.16), and admitted the spectacle was a “wonderful way” to celebrate people who make us “proud to be British”.
In a message on the Pride of Britain website, he said: “Good deeds, selfless acts and inspirational stories all too often go unseen and it is incredibly humbling to see the sheer determination and incredible journeys of these heroes.
“The Pride of Britain Awards remind us of the compassion, decency and courage which still exists in every corner of the land.
“It is a wonderful way to celebrate those who make us proud to be British.”
Charles dressed to impress for the occasion in a pin-striped suit complete with a royal blue tie.
As he was making his way down the red carpet he stopped to chat to a man in a wheelchair before heading into the venue.
Charles presented the Prince’s Trust Young Achiever accolade to Francesca Brown during the ceremony.
The 25-year-old star was honoured after she set up a football development programme for girls after overcoming depression and family issues.
She previously said: “I’m passionate about helping other young women reach their full potential by giving them the encouragement and training they need, which is something I never had.”