Prince William and Kate get ambushed with snowballs at their own Kensington Palace Christmas party

Rebecca English/Twitter/Business InsiderAn annotated screengrab from a video by Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English, showing the snowball fight.
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton got ambushed in a snowball fight on Tuesday afternoon.
  • The surprise engagement came at a party at Kensington Palace for families of Royal Air Force personnel.
  • It had not been snowing in London, but the event was decorated with fake snow.
  • Some guests lobbed a few snowballs the pair, but William expertly juggled one and then tossed back another. Kate got away unscathed.

An unsuspecting Prince William and Kate Middleton were ambushed by snowballs as they left a Kensington Palace Christmas party, held for air force families.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were filmed leaving the festive party for families of deployed Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel. On their way they bumped into a group of cheeky guests, who threw a few snowballs at them.

It had not been snowing in London, but the event was given a winter feel with fake snow.

Prince william kateGettyPrince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge host a Christmas party for families of RAF personnel.

Prince William’s reactions were first-rate, catching the first and juggling the second snowball, before throwing one behind his back.

Here’ the video of the snowball fight shared on Twitter by the Daily Mail’s royal correspond ant Rebecca English:

Will and Kate were hosting the party with the Royal British Legion, a military charity. The party was for family members whose families are attached to Coningsby and Marham RAF bases.

William is an Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Coningsby, in Lincolnshire.

The pair are due to fly to Cyprus tomorrow to host another event for personnel deployed to RAF Akrotiri, a base on the island.

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