South West Wales

Queen to visit Swansea for St David's Day celebrations

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Image caption The Queen is the colonel-in-chief of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh

The Queen is to visit Swansea as part of St David's Day celebrations next month, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.

She will carry out a traditional St David's Day ceremony of presenting leeks to members of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh, according to the royal diary.

The Queen is the regiment's colonel-in-chief.

The ceremony will take place at Swansea's Guildhall on 2 March.