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Live Reporting

By Stuart Maisner and Bob Dale

All times stated are UK

  1. The crowds gather at other venues

    After lunch the royal couple will be visiting the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, where people are already waiting to greet them.

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    Crowds at Bognor Regis
    Image caption: People waiting at Bognor Regis, the next stop on the itinerary
  2. A snack for the Duchess?

    Duchess of Sussex greets crowds in Chichester

    It was an exciting day in Chichester thanks to a visit from the royals - but it's not too important to miss snack-time.

    The Duchess of Sussex thrilled crowds of people who gathered in Chichester, but this little girl was still intent on eating her apple.

    Meghan stopped to chat, with people talking to her about the sights she'll see during her trip to Sussex and welcoming her to the county.

    Duchess of Sussex greets crowds in Chichester
    Duchess of Sussex greets crowds in Chichester
  3. Harry and Meghan leave Chichester

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have finished their first engagement on their whistle-stop tour of Sussex.

    They left Chichester after visiting Edes House in the county city before heading to nearby Bognor Regis to officially open the University of Chichester’s engineering and digital technology park.

  4. When Harry met Tobias

    Tom Pugh

    BBC South East Digital Reporter

    Watch the moment Harry met two-year-old Tobias during his walkabout in Chichester, Sussex, with Meghan.

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    Afterwards, his mother Katie Fox, 30, said: “He was such a nice man. He was so kind.”

    Katie Fox and Tobias
  5. What was Meghan wearing?

    Meghan was wearing a camel Armani coat, a dark green Hugo Boss skirt and a shirt from And Other Stories paired with nude suede stilettos.

    Arriving before 10:45 BST the Duke and Duchess of Sussex met crowds of cheering people.

    They will view a rare copy of the American Declaration of Independence at Edes House.

    Duchess of Sussex
  6. Flag-waving well-wishers meet Harry and Meghan

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    BBC South East Digital Reporter

    Flag-waving royalists lines both sides of the road to greet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

    The Duchess accepted flowers from one well-wisher and the Duke smiled and spoke to members of the public who turned out.

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  7. Here's the moment the royal couple arrived in Sussex

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Chichester as they make their first official visit to the county that features in their royal titles.

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  8. Crowds Harry and Meghan’s arrival

    During a walkabout, the royal couple met pupils from Westbourne House School, in Chichester, prompting a huge whoop of cheers.

    Plus this friendly pup...

    Duke of Sussex and dog
  9. Duke of Duchess of Sussex arrive in Chichester

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Sussex as they make their first official visit to the county that features in their royal titles.

    The couple, who married in May, are visiting Chichester, Bognor, Brighton and Peacehaven on their tour.

    Duke of Duchess of Sussex

    They will visit Survivors' Network, a charity that supports survivors of rape and sexual assault.

    They are also expected to see a rare Sussex copy of the American Declaration of Independence in Chichester.

    Prince Harry
  10. The royal couple have arrived

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived at Edes House in Chichester.

    It's the first stop on their visit to the county, their first official engagements in the county.

    At Edes House they'll view a rare copy of the American Declaration of Independence, in a nod to the Duchess's US heritage.

    Duke and Duchess of Sussex
  11. Royal fans from around the world

    Royal fans from around the world have descended on Chichester to catch a glimpse of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

    Crowds in Chichester
    Crowds in Chichester
  12. Duke and Duchess will see the Sussex Declaration

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    BBC South East Digital Reporter

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    Video caption: Declaration of Independence found in Chichester archives

    The Duke and the US-born former actress will be shown the US Declaration of Independence during a visit to Edes House, in Chichester.

    It is one of only two contemporary handwritten ceremonial manuscript copies, with the other being the signed copy housed in the National Archives in Washington.

    The Sussex Declaration, as it has become known, was discovered at the West Sussex Record Office in 2016.

  13. 'All eyes will be on the Duchess'

    Former Sun royal editor and author Duncan Larcombe says all eyes will be on the Duchess's performance today, ahead of a major foreign tour.

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    Video caption: The visit of Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Brighton and Chichester
  14. Media descend on Sussex for Harry and Meghan

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    BBC South East Digital Reporter

    Media

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first joint official visit to Sussex has drawn widespread media attention.

    Members of the national and international media have descended on Chichester, at the start of their busy day of engagements in the county.

  15. Anticipation mounts in Chichester

    Pupils from Westbourne House School are waiting for Harry and Meghan ahead of their arrival in Chichester.

    Pupils
  16. The cutest Harry and Meghan fan?

    Tom Pugh

    BBC South East Digital Reporter

    Is this the cutest person to gather for Harry and Meghan's visit to Sussex in their first official joint visit to the county?

    Here’s five-month-old Lily-Mae and her mother Hannah McNally, 20, waiting for the royal couple in Chichester

    Hannah and Lily-Mae McNally