Your Friday Prince Charles Treat: The Future King Gives an Heir Cut

"I've tried it with sheep," the future king says as he assists in giving a local postman a trim

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Prince Charles, royal barber?

The future king, 66, regularly pulls a pint whenever he visits a pub – and on Friday, he also cut some hair.

The Prince of Wales, 66, was dared to join in as hairdresser Clare Williams gave a customer trim at the Glan yr Afon Arms in Talgarreg, Wales, about 235 miles west of London.

“I’ve tried it with sheep,” he said when asked to help cut local postman Lynn Lloyd’s hair, part of the Pub Is the Hub initiative to encourage community services at local pubs.

Charles – who has done everything from honing his survival skills to showing off his dance moves during a busy week of engagements in Wales – gamely stepped forward to laughs and cheers from the pub’s customers.

He even used the hairdresser’s brush to sweep the clippings off Lloyd’s shoulders to floor. “He can be my trainee,” Williams says of the result.

And Lloyd plans to capitalize on the trim: “I’m going to sell the hair on eBay. It’s a one-off that will remain with me for the rest of my life,” he tells PEOPLE.

During a meeting with schoolchildren and teachers in the pub’s back room, school assistant Sandra Webb asked about the royal grandpa’s grandchildren.

“George is great and Charlotte sleeps all night,” Charles reported.

Soon after entering the pub, he tried his hand at darts, delighting the customers by getting all three on the board and hitting a 25. He also He poured himself a pint of Old Speckled Hen bitter.

He asked captain Llinos Evans if she was good. She quickly came back with a cheeky, “It depends on the night!”

She thought he did well. “He was good,” she says. And the prince’s own opinion? “I think I have done well for 2.10 in the afternoon,” he quipped.

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Evans adds, “I told him if he is free on Monday nights I will give him a ring.”

Outside he toured the vintage tractor club’s old farm machinery and listened to some Welsh singing from the schoolchildren.

It was very much a day of rural affairs, beginning with a visit to an organic beef and sheep farm that takes part in his Duchy Future Farming program, where growers and farmers share tips on improving yields.

Thursday he and wife Camilla, 67, visited another working farm, and on Wednesday they hosted a dinner at their own Welsh farm house, where Game of Thrones star Owen Teale performed and the prince introduced his new new harpist.

“Their Royal Highnesses have thoroughly enjoyed a week of meeting thousands of people and visiting businesses, towns and villages,” a Clarence House spokesman tells PEOPLE.

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