Hundreds of people attended the National Memorial Service for the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire, held at St Paul's Cathedral .

Simultaneously broadcast around the world, the touching service on Thursday (December 14) was held exactly six months after the fire, which claimed 71 lives.

Among the survivors, bereaved family members and members of the Lancaster West estate community, were also members of the Royal Family and politicians.

The Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate and Prince Harry were all in attendance.

Also at the ceremony was Prime Minister Theresa May , joined by Minister for Grenfell and Northwood, Ruislip and Pinner MP Nick Hurd and Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan were also part of the congregation and Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott and Shadow Housing Minister John Healey.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry arriving for the Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service at St Paul's Cathedral

Music legend Adele , who has been a passionate advocate for the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire over the last six months , was seen shedding a tear during the service.

Actress Carey Mulligan and singer Marcus Mumford who have also supported the victims of the fire, were seated with Adele.

The multicultural service heard audio recordings of survivors, volunteers and members of the local community over the past six months as work to identify those who died in the fire was carried out.

A legion of firefighters and police officers, representing hundreds of emergency services personnel who worked tirelessly during the initial days after the fire, were also invited.

Religious leaders from the diverse North Kensington community attended the memorial, which included a choir of young Muslim girls.

Members of the London Fire Brigade were also invited to the service. Over 250 firefighters worked on extinguishing the Grenfell Tower Fire six months ago

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Bishop of Kensington Graham Tomlin also attended the hour-long service.

Other nods to the diversity of the area included the reading of a poem by Persian poet Rumi, and a beautiful musical interlude played on a middle eastern variation of the guitar.

Also played was a Caribbean rendition of the late Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah.

The Royals stayed at the cathedral for some time, speaking with the survivors, bereaved and community members gathered.

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