The Wessexes

  • Royal Wednesday: Queen opens Commonwealth games

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    Upon their arrival on Wednesday at Glasgow Central Station, The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh headed to the official opening of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Her Majesty and Prince Philip were joined by Charles and Camilla...
  • Prince Edward commemorates 70th anniversary of Normandy battle

    by - Jul 16, 2014
    Along with soldiers from the Tidworth based 43 Wessex Brigade. and veterans from the Second World War 43rd Wessex Division, Prince Edward remembered the sacrifices of those who fought in the Battle for Hill 112 at...
  • Prince Edward visits hospice in Hackney

    by - Jul 15, 2014
    Prince Edward visited St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney this week much to the delight of staff, volunteers and patients. The Earl of Wessex, in his role as Patron of The London Gardens Society, visited Hackeny to...
  • Sophie gives the Royal seal of approval to Cobham

    by - Jul 11, 2014
    The Royal seal of approval was given on Wednesday to the Riverhill Regeneration Project, as The Countess of Wessex paid a visit to Cobham. The project, which was completed by the Cobham Conservation and Heritage Trust (CCHT), was...
  • The Earl of Wessex presents award to “Sword Fighters from the Streets”

    by - Jul 11, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex has awarded North-East England Regional Fencing with the Innovative Project Award for its unique Street Swords programme. As president of the Sport and Recreation Alliance, Prince Edward presented the award at a...
  • Prince Edward celebrates with The Royal Wessex Yeomanry

    by - Jul 10, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex enjoyed a parade and celebration on Thursday as reservist soldiers from Wiltshire marked becoming part of the UK’s new Armour Reinforcement Regiment. This new appointment equates to an enhanced role for The...
  • Countess of Wessex to visit Cobham

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    The opening of the Riverhill Regeneration Project will see the Countess of Wessex pay a visit to Cobham on July 9th. The Riverhill Regeneration Project, which was completed last year, was a contribution to the 2012...
  • Earl and Countess of Wessex make history in Hampshire

    by - Jul 1, 2014
    Hampshire was the setting for a series of Royal visits last week as the Earl and Countess of Wessex did a whistle-stop tour of the county. For one village in particular, it was even more of...
  • Prince Edward to visit Wigan and Leigh Hospice

    by - Jun 28, 2014
    His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex will pay a visit to the Wigan and Leigh Hospice is Hindley on Monday 30th June, where he will officially open the centre’s new extension. The Wigan and Leigh...
  • Sophie celebrates 100 years of the Brownies with Lady Louise

    by - Jun 27, 2014
    The Countess of Wessex and her daughter, Lady Louise, celebrated the centenary of the Brownies on Wednesday. Sophie, patron of the Brownies, hosted a tea party on the lawns of Buckingham Palace to mark their 100th...