Kate Middleton's flower-design tattoo

Allison Yee

She's just weeks away from welcoming her third child, and Kate Middleton shows no signs of slowing down - even getting a tattoo during her latest public outing.

Kate and Prince William met crowds of well-wishers in Sunderland, England today as they visited a new music and arts hub in the city.

The Duchess of Cambridge, who is seven months pregnant with her third baby, wore a dark green Dolce and Gabbana coat for the occasion, paired with suede heels and a matching clutch.

Kate showed off her bump in a fitted green coat. Photo: Getty
Despite her bump, Kate was seen crouching down to meet her littlest fans. Photo: Getty

Spotted speaking to the crowds of people who lined the streets to meet her, including two children dressed as police officers, Kate was all smiles as she attended the opening of The Fire Station, a new arts hub for the city.

The mum-of-two was seen laughing and joking as a local artist gave her a henna tattoo, with Shajida Begum, 18, drawing a flower design on her hand.

Kate offered up her hand for a tattoo - royal watchers don't fret, it's only temporary. Photo: Getty
We're pretty sure this is the only time notoriously conservative Kate will get a tatt. Photo: Getty

From there, the couple made their way to Northern Spire Bridge with Kate donning a hard hat at the construction sight.

Kate been spotted a slew of public events, despite being just weeks away from welcoming her third child. Photo: Getty

It's been a busy few weeks for Kate - who stepped out at the BAFTAs earlier this week - with her due date said to be April, and just few weeks before the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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