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Old 04-29-2019, 03:12 AM
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Countess on Wessex visit to India and today 29 April, the first day of this visit

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Old 04-29-2019, 03:16 AM
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Oh those tiny ones, always touching to see...


Here are some more photos:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** Pic 5 ** Pic 6 ** Pic 7 ** Pic 8 ** Pic 9 ** Pic 10 **


** dm article: Sophie Wessex pays an emotional visit to a hospital ward for premature babies..**


** hellomagazine: The Countess of Wessex relives emotional experiences at premature baby unit in India **
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The reception tonight
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Court Circular 26th April:
St. James's Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning opened the Chirdon Head Expedition Centre, Kielder, part of the Cramlington Voluntary Youth Project, and was received by Mrs. Bryony Gibson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland).

His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this afternoon visited Bede Academy, Sixth Avenue, Blyth, and was received by Colonel Benjamin Speke (Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland).

Court Circular 28th April:
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The Countess of Wessex this afternoon departed Heathrow Airport, London, for India.
Mr. Alexander Stonor is in attendance.
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Oh, this must bring back so many memories for Sophie of Louise’s birth
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Royal visits don't always resonate so personally but this one must have been extremely moving for Sophie. I applaud her for continuing to shine a light on work that progresses & supports the care of prem babies & their parents.
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I loved the photos of Sophie visiting the premature babies in India. You could tell she was moved upon meeting them (based on her own experiences as a mother).
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Old 04-30-2019, 01:49 AM
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Countess of Wessex on day 2 30 April in India

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Wonderful photos so far. Touching to see her on these visits

NICU is a hard place to visit for anyone. And when you have a personal connection even more.
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Another day of touching impressions...


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **


** dm article: Royal blue! Sophie Wessex shows off her maternal instincts as she cradles a newborn..**
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Court Circular 29th April:
St. James's Palace

The Countess of Wessex this morning arrived at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, and was received by Mr. Andrew Fleming (British Deputy High Commissioner to the Republic of India).

Her Royal Highness, Vice-Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, later attended a Reception at the Taj Krishna Hotel, Road Number 1, Mada Manzil, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

The Countess of Wessex, Vice-Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, subsequently visited Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Musheerabad, Secunderabad.

Her Royal Highness, Vice-Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, this afternoon visited L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L. V. Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills.

The Countess of Wessex, Vice-Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, afterwards attended a Lunch with staff and government officials at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute.

Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception at the Residence of the British Deputy High Commissioner to the Republic of India in Hyderabad.

Court Circular 30th April:
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The Countess of Wessex, Vice-Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, this morning visited the Niloufer Hospital, Red Hills, Bazar Ghat, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, India.

Her Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Meeting with Sri Shailendra Kumar Joshi (Chief Secretary to the Government of Telangana) at Telangana Secretariat, Hyderabad.

The Countess of Wessex this evening attended a Dinner at the Chambers, Taj Palace Hotel, Apollo Bandar, Mumbai.
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Day 3 for the Countess of Wessex in India today, May 1:


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** dm article: Sophie Wessex dons a traditional bindi and floral garland as she meets youngsters in India..**
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The Countess of Wessex in India today, May 2:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** Pic 5 ** Pic 6 ** rex gallery **


** dm article: Pretty in pink! Countess of Wessex stuns in a pastel dress as she delivers a speech about the advancement ..**
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Court Circular 1st May:
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The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this morning attended a Meeting at the London Regional Office, Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1.

His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this afternoon attended a Meeting at Halcyon Gallery, 144-146 New Bond Street, London W1.

The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Trustees, The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, later chaired a Meeting at Eton College, Windsor, and this evening attended a Dinner at the College.

The Countess of Wessex today carried out the following engagements in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Her Royal Highness this morning laid a wreath at the 26/11 Memorial, Taj Palace Hotel, Apollo Bandar, Colaba.

The Countess of Wessex afterwards visited the Sassoon Dock, Sassoon Dock Road, Azad Magar, Colaba.

Her Royal Highness later visited the Ambedkar Nagar Community, Kurla West, Kurla.

The Countess of Wessex, Vice Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, this afternoon visited Sir Elly Kadoorie School, Shivdas Champsi Road, opposite Chaitya Temple, Tadwadi, Mazgaon.

Her Royal Highness, Vice Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, afterwards visited the Padmanagar Apalya Health Centre, Road Number 14, Govandi Slums, Indira Nagar, Kamala Nagar, Govandi East.

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The Countess of Wessex in India today 3 May , day 5.

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Here are some more photos of her final day in India today, visiting the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidhyalaya, Delhi Government School:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **


And visiting Gandhi Smriti, where Gandhi lived, worked and was assassinated:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 **


** dm article: An elegant defeat! Sophie Wessex looks stylish in a polka dot dress as she playfully arm wrestles a little boy..**



And here's a copy of the speech Sophie has given at the Catalyst Fund Reception in New Dehli:


** royal.uk: The Countess of Wessex gives a speech at the Catalyst Fund Reception in New Dehli **
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Court Circular 2nd May:
St. James's Palace

The Countess of Wessex today carried out the following engagements in Delhi, India.

Her Royal Highness this morning attended a Women, Peace and Security Meeting at the United Service Institution, Rao Tula Ram Marg, opposite Signals Enclave, Anuj Vihar, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.

The Countess of Wessex today attended a Lunch with Indian and British women working in the Women, Peace and Security Agenda given by Brigadier Gavin Thompson (Defence Adviser).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited the Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping, Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, Khyber Lines, Delhi Cantonment, New Delhi.

The Countess of Wessex, Vice Patron, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, this evening attended a Reception given by the British High Commissioner to India (His Excellency Sir Dominic Asquith) at the Residence in New Delhi, followed by a Dinner.

Court Circular 3rd May:
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The Countess of Wessex this morning visited Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya School, Geeta Colony Road, Gandhi Nagar, New Delhi, India.

Her Royal Highness this afternoon took a tour of historic New Delhi landmarks conducted by the Magic Tours charity and facilitated by the Women on Wheels charity.

The Countess of Wessex later visited Gandhi Smriti, 5 Tees January Marg, Tees January Road Area, New Delhi.

Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception for notable Indian women at the Residence of the British High Commissioner to the Republic of India in New Delhi.

Court Circular 3rd May:
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The Queen, Sovereign of the Order, accompanied by The Princess Royal, Grand Master, was present this morning at a Service of the Royal Victorian Order held in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.
The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Prince Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy and Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence were also present.

Afterwards The Queen gave a Reception at Windsor Castle for those who attended the Service.

Court Circular 4th May:
St. James's Palace

The Countess of Wessex this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from India.
Mr. Alexander Stonor was in attendance.
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The Earl of Wessex was in Norwich, Norfolk, today, May 9.

He visited Banham Zoo and Horstead Residential Centre and as Patron of the Norwich Cathedral Music Appeal he attended an evensong and dinner at Norwich Cathedral:


** At the zoo ** At the centre 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 **
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Court Circular 7th May:
St. James's Palace

The Earl of Wessex this evening attended Historic Royal Palaces’ King’s Presence Chamber Dinner at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey.

The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Disability Initiative, this afternoon opened the new satellite service at Disability Initiative Fleet, 85 Clarence Road, Fleet, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Mr Nigel Atkinson).

Court Circular 8th May:
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The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this morning held a Development Group Meeting.

His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, this afternoon held a Meeting.

The Earl of Wessex later received Mrs Lisa Kerr (Principal, Gordonstoun).

The Countess of Wessex, Chairman, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Women’s Network Forum, this evening attended a Next Generation Event at Macquarie Offices, 28 Ropemaker Street, London EC2.

Court Circular 9th May:
St. James's Palace

The Earl of Wessex this morning visited the Zoological Society of East Anglia, Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, and was received by the Lady Fisher (Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk).

His Royal Highness this afternoon visited Horstead Residential Centre, 35 Rectory Road, Horstead, Norwich, and was received by Mr Richard Butler (Deputy Lieutenant of Norfolk).

The Earl of Wessex, Patron, Norwich Cathedral Music Appeal, this afternoon attended Evensong followed by a Fundraising Dinner in Norwich Cathedral.

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The Countess of Wessex held a reception for Disability Inclusion at St James's Palace today, May 14:


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