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In Pictures: Meghan joins Harry for first official royal event since wedding

Harry and Meghan celebrated the Prince of Wales’s 70th birthday at Buckingham Palace.

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Buckingham Palace garden party

Buckingham Palace garden party

Buckingham Palace garden party

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have attended their first royal engagement as a married couple.

The couple were at a Buckingham Palace garden party as part of the Prince of Wales’s 70th birthday celebrations.

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The Duchess of Sussex was all smiles as she attended her first royal occasion since the wedding (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Duchess of Sussex was all smiles as she attended her first royal occasion since the wedding (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Duchess of Sussex was all smiles as she attended her first royal occasion since the wedding (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Prince of Wales is celebrating his 70th birthday at the garden party (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Prince of Wales is celebrating his 70th birthday at the garden party (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Prince of Wales is celebrating his 70th birthday at the garden party (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Eagle-eyed royal watchers suggested Meghan was sporting a Goat Fashion Flavia Dress (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Eagle-eyed royal watchers suggested Meghan was sporting a Goat Fashion Flavia Dress (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Eagle-eyed royal watchers suggested Meghan was sporting a Goat Fashion Flavia Dress (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The duchess completed her outfit with Vantugen rose earrings, according to fans (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The duchess completed her outfit with Vantugen rose earrings, according to fans (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The duchess completed her outfit with Vantugen rose earrings, according to fans (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The newlyweds looked relaxed in the sunshine at Buckingham Palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The newlyweds looked relaxed in the sunshine at Buckingham Palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The newlyweds looked relaxed in the sunshine at Buckingham Palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The royals pose with guests (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The royals pose with guests (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The royals pose with guests (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry speaks to well-wishers at the palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry speaks to well-wishers at the palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Harry speaks to well-wishers at the palace (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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He also paid tribute to his father's work as patron of many good causes (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

He also paid tribute to his father's work as patron of many good causes (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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He also paid tribute to his father's work as patron of many good causes (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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But in a comical moment, Harry was targeted by bothersome bee (PA Video)

But in a comical moment, Harry was targeted by bothersome bee (PA Video)

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But in a comical moment, Harry was targeted by bothersome bee (PA Video)

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Buzz off - the duke took the encroachment in his stride (PA Video)

Buzz off - the duke took the encroachment in his stride (PA Video)

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Buzz off - the duke took the encroachment in his stride (PA Video)

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The Prince of Wales greets guests at the garden party to mark his 70th birthday (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Prince of Wales greets guests at the garden party to mark his 70th birthday (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Prince of Wales greets guests at the garden party to mark his 70th birthday (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Meghan was clearly impressed (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Meghan was clearly impressed (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Meghan was clearly impressed (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Prince of Wales shares a joke with the Duchess of Cornwall and his new daughter-in-law (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Prince of Wales shares a joke with the Duchess of Cornwall and his new daughter-in-law (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Prince of Wales shares a joke with the Duchess of Cornwall and his new daughter-in-law (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Nice day for it - crowds gather in the grounds of Buckingham Palace (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror)

Nice day for it - crowds gather in the grounds of Buckingham Palace (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror)

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Nice day for it - crowds gather in the grounds of Buckingham Palace (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror)

The party was a more relaxed affair than the weekend’s lavish wedding.

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