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Old 03-12-2006, 12:50 AM
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Earl and Countess of Wessex current events 6: March-August 2006

Welcome to part 6 of the thread for news and current photos of the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

Part 5 is here:

http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...-5-a-7861.html
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Old 03-13-2006, 10:14 AM
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lord lichfield memorial


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Old 03-14-2006, 01:29 AM
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March 7, 2006; Carriage ride to Buckingham Palace to have lunch for Brazilian State visit. Getty Images

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March 9, 2006; Sophie, Countess of Wessex attending Memorial Service for Lord Lichfield with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Princess Michael of Kent; Prince Michael of Kent. pics by Getty Images

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Smile Royal Ladies

Isn't it wonderful to see the royal ladies getting along so well. It must make the Queen so happy to finally have peace in her family.
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Sophie in Cheltenham Festival
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Old 03-15-2006, 12:53 PM
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Beautiful!!!! Great pictures, Thanks. She looks lovely!
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several more from UK Press

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She has GOT to find another hat style! That thing looks like someone whacked it with a cleaver. I think she has worn several hats of similar style and they're not at all flattering. Nice color, though, but a terrible shape.
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I agree the colour is extremely lovely but I am not about the shape of those hats. However it's nice to see her in something new.
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Question Cheltenham Festival

Could someone please tell me what the Cheltenham Festival is? I'm from the states so I'm unfamiliar with the Festival. Also isn't that Sophie's father there to greet her in one of the pictures? I think Sophie look's great having fun from time to time with your hat style, well what's wrong with that? When you think how many formal occasion when she required to be a little more formal well I say have fun and don't take yourself so serious. At least she's not a slave to fashion.
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The Cheltenham Festival has to do with the big National Hunt horse race meeting which takes place at Cheltenham racecourse in March every year.

http://www.cheltenham-festival.co.uk/
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I'm afriad that those horrible hats are very much in fashion, but that really isn't a good reason to still wear them.

Here is a pic of Edward and the Queen. From Royal Insight.
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March 15, 2006 at the Cheltenham Races; The Countess of Wessex with her father Christopher; with Lord Vestey and her father Christopher; (4) with Conservative Leader Michael Howard; with a member of the Cheltenham Races Course. Tim Graham/Getty Images



*Prince Edward is in Australia with the Queen for the Commonwealth Games
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sophie looks fantastic but the hat...well i guess if that's her only fashion fault then i can live it.
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So nice to see Sophie and her father together enjoying a day out.
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March 12, 2006; Prince Edward attending church service in Melbourne, Australia
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March 13, 2006; At church with the Queen and Prince Philip in Sydney, Australia
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I had the pleaseure of meeting HRH The Earl of Wessex on Wednesday morning, His Royal Highness was a model of charm and grace, taking genuine interest in all those presented to him.
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March 15, 2006 at the Cheltenham Races; The Countess of Wessex with her father Christopher; with Lord Vestey and her father Christopher; (4) with Conservative Leader Michael Howard; with a member of the Cheltenham Races Course. Tim Graham/Getty Images
I love the Countess of Wessex's outfit at Cheltenham, it's very stylish! Nice to see Sophie with her father, I hope they are finding good support and friendship in each other after the passing of Mary last year.
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