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The Countess of Wessex in self isolation after coronavirus exposure

The Countess of Wessex has gone into self isolation after coming into contact with someone who has since tested positive for coronavirus. Sophie is reported not to have any symptoms of coronavirus and is expected to undergo a test herself. It’s understood that the Countess hasn’t spent any time with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh or any royal outside her immediate family circle…
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Sophie celebrates World Teachers Day in Surrey

The Countess of Wessex marked World Teachers Day with a visit to Stepping Stones School in Surrey on October 5th. The Royal Family social media account shared photos of Sophie visiting with students outside at their Forest School, where they showed the royal aspects of…
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Edward and Sophie kick off Black History Month during a visit to Vauxhall City Farm

The Earl and Countess of Wessex kicked off Black History Month on Thursday during a visit to Vauxhall City Farm. Their Royal Highnesses met schoolchildren who were participating in the farm’s programme of educational activities for Black History Month. Black History Month, which runs through until the end of October, provides the opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions…
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Countess of Wessex sits for live sculpture creation

The Countess of Wessex sat for a sculptor on Wednesday while the process was streamed online in a bid to raise awareness for the blind and partially sighted. Sitting for Frances Segelman, Sophie adhered to social distancing guidelines to pose for the sculpture. The process was livestreamed on the internet from Segelman’s London studio. The event was broadcast for the Vision Foundation, of…
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The Countess of Wessex speaks to Good Housekeeping about social media

The Countess of Wessex has given an interview to Good Housekeeping magazine discussing social media, her patronages, and raising her two teenage children. In a rare interview, Sophie discussed her work with Childline and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. The magazine had followed along as Sophie did a volunteer shift at the Childline offices in June. “When…
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