Both the Duchess of Sussex and British Grammy Award-winning singer Adele have been seen lending their support to the community affected by the devastating Grenfell fire since the tragedy in 2017. And while both women visited the communal support kitchen to lend a hand, it was never known whether they'd visited at the same time – until now.
In a recently shared and previously unseen photograph, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan can be seen laughing and sitting at the front of a group photograph during a private engagement in December last year with members of the community and, smiling away at the back is none other than Adele!
Following the West London fire in 2017, Adele was seen in Instagram photographs shared last year supporting the community, with one of the chefs and founders of the Hubb Community Kitchen – a communal kitchen at the Al Manaar Centre in West London set up as a place where victims of the fire could prepare food for their families and friends - revealing the Hello singer came by to cook with them "2 days in a row."
Duchess Meghan also paid multiple visits to Hubb and as her first charity project as a duchess, she helped to collate and publish a cookbook titled Together: Our Community Cookbook in September last year, a collection of more than 50 recipes from women of the community, with all proceeds going back to Hubb.
Duchess Meghan wrote the foreword for the "labour of love" and during the book's launch spoke of the "warmth and kindness" she'd experienced from the community during her many visits.
And remarkably, the incredible stories and personal recipes placed Together on the New York Times Bestseller List and The Sunday Times Booklist that year.
Last week Sussex Royal posted a heartwarming throwback to one of Duchess Meghan's visits this time last year, where she helped prepare meals for those in need.
"The connection between The Duchess and these women began a year prior, as she supported them in the creation of 'Together', a charity cookbook which celebrates the power of cooking to bring communities together," Sussex Royal captioned images of Meghan at Hubb Kitchen along with some of the delicious meals she helped to prepare.
"Today, the women at the Hubb Community Kitchen continue to have a positive impact in their community, across the UK, and around the world.
"Whether it's providing a safe space for women and children to come for a hot meal, supporting local schools, serving free lunches to senior citizens, partnering with Red Cross to provide lunches for refugees, or feeding the homeless – the Hubb helps and heals through their support and sustenance."
Adding, "Thank you, ladies, for the leadership and inspiration that your cooking and love of community brings to all those around you. We remain very proud of the good work that you continue to do, and cannot wait to see what 2020 brings!"
Duchess Meghan is currently taking an extended break from royal duties alongside Prince Harry, with the couple said to be spending some quality time with Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland.
While it's not known whether the couple and seven-month-old Archie will spend Christmas in Meghan's hometown, Los Angeles, Buckingham Palace confirmed last month that the family-of-three would not be joining the rest of the royal family for Christmas at Sandringham.
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