ROYAL VISIT: THE EARL AND COUNTESS OF WESSEX TO VISIT THE ISLAND AHEAD OF JUBILEE

Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex will be visiting the Isle of Wight on Tuesday (24th May).

They will carry out a number of engagements including visiting Pan Estate in Newport to see the work done by the Community Centre and the Barnados Family Centre, alongside Barton Primary School.

They will also visit the Isle of Wight Agricultural Society Education Day. as well as Independent Arts and South Wight Area Youth to see the work being done with young people on the Isle of Wight.

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Their Royal Highnesses will visit the sheltered housing at Columbus House to see and join in with their preparations to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

HM Lord-Lieutenant, Mrs Susie Sheldon said:

”We are delighted to welcome Their Royal Highnesses back to the Isle of Wight. They have both always been great supporters of the Island and maintained a close interest during the Covid pandemic. Their support of so many different aspects of our community is much appreciated”.

Graham Biss, Chairman of the Royal Isle of Wight County Show, commented

”We are very excited to be welcoming The Earl and Countess to our Education Day at the County Showground. Her Royal Highness is Patron of The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations  and with our County Show newly expanded to two days this summer we are keen to showcase the charitable work we do for young people through education, and bursaries and scholarships”.

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Letting you know
Letting you know
1 month ago

Pan? Really, what an imbarestment for any visitor’s…

Peter Clark
Peter Clark
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1 month ago

Please learn to spell

Keef
Keef
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1 month ago

Keef

Don King
Don King
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1 month ago

How imbaresting

Janesville Read
Janesville Read
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1 month ago

So are you

Joanna
Joanna
1 month ago

It’s South Wight Area Youth not South West.

Island Stargazer
Island Stargazer
1 month ago

I think most had forgotten about those two, no mention of their real names? Royal who

George Brewer
George Brewer
1 month ago

We live at Columbus House. We knew about the visit a fortnight ago. The royal visitors are going to plant two rose bushes, named Queen Elizabeth, in honour of HM Queen and meet some residents. They are not actually joining in celebration as we have not really started yet!

Mable
Mable
1 month ago

Bet they don’t show him Sandown

Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
1 month ago

trying to justify their dole money payout, oops I mean allowance by coming here and being so damn patronising I bet. Just stay home with mummy and have some more cake.

Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Reply to  Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
1 month ago

So many sheep.

isla wight
isla wight
1 month ago

I thought the county show was always 2 days,was years ago anyway.

 

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