The Wessexes

  • Sophie honours Land Army Girls

    by - Oct 22, 2014
    The heavy winds and rain didn’t stop over 2,000 people from gathering in Staffordshire yesterday, to witness The Countess of Wessex unveil a statue in honour of the Women’s Land Army at the National Memorial Arboretum....
  • Countess of Wessex opens Birmingham burn centre

    by - Oct 22, 2014
    The Countess of Wessex visited Birmingham this week to tour the new burns unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the city. The Countess was greeted by Iraq war veteran Karl Hinett, who recently won the...
  • Earl of Wessex goes to college

    by - Oct 13, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex went back to education on Friday 10th October as he travelled to Nuneaton to officially open a new creative arts building at King Edward VI sixth form college. The £1.1 million building now offers...
  • Countess of Wessex opens state-of-the-art centre

    by - Oct 8, 2014
    This morning, the Countess of Wessex was in Aylesbury to open the White Leaf Centre, a new state-of-the-art mental health centre. The Countess was given a tour of the facility, and met with the patients and...
  • Choristers sing for the Countess of Wessex

    by - Oct 7, 2014
    Choristers from the Rochester Cathedral sang in front of the Countess of Wesssex yesterday, at Pewterer’s Hall in the city of London. Pianist and TV presenter Jools Holland also played a special piece for Her Royal...
  • Countess of Wessex to unveil new Hall of Fame inductees

    by - Oct 6, 2014
    The Countess of Wessex wont be unveiling a plaque on Wednesday 8th October instead she will be revealing four new inductees to the Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame as she makes her first ever visit to the...
  • Countess of Wessex delights crowds at RAF Wittering

    by - Oct 2, 2014
    In her capacity as Honorary Air Commodore, The Countess of Wessex visited RAF Wittering, near Peterborough, on Tuesday 30th September. Sophie was met at the Station by its Commander, Group Captain Damian Alexander, and Lord Lieutenant...
  • Prince Edward’s day in Dorset

    by - Sep 30, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex was in Dorset yesterday to open the new headquarters for West Dorset District Council. Upon his arrival, Prince Edward was greeted by the District Council Chairman, Gillian Summers and Chief Executive, Matt...
  • Earl of Wessex meets Northern Irish Boys’ Brigade

    by - Sep 25, 2014
    Prince Edward paid a visit to the headquarters of the Boys’ Brigade (BBNI) on Wednesday, as part of his two-day visit to Northern Ireland. The BBNI purchased the former Newport Primary School in Hillsborough, earlier this...
  • Edward makes unannounced trip to Northern Ireland

    by - Sep 24, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex is currently on an unannounced 2-day trip to Northern Ireland. Often for security reasons, only a handful of media outlets are privy to this information, and it is shared with the rest of...