Saturday, December 31, 2016

British Royals attends Christmas Day Church service at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

Prince Harry, his cousin Princess Eugenie (L) and Princess Anne's daughter-in-law Autumn Phillips head to the Christmas day church service 2016

(R-L) Prince Charles, The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh attend the early Christmas Day Service 2016

(R-L) The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of Edinburgh and (back row), (L-R) The Earl of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and the Countess of Wessex head to the church at Sandringham 


Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and the Sophie, Countess of Wessex appeared to be embracing the festive spirit en-route to the church 


In her Christmas message the Queen praised the 'inspirational' Team GB athletes as well as the achievements of 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things'. Queen Elizabeth II misses traditional Christmas day church service at Sandringham for the first time in 30 years as she is 'recovering from a heavy cold' but the rest of the Royal family attend.  

Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh wrapped up warm against the cold wind as they led the way to the private mass 


(R) Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and Sir Timothy Laurence wrapped up in a woolen scarf as they made their way to St Mary Magdalene Church

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, pictured just behind Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has been struck down with a heavy cold this week 


(L-R) Princess Eugenie seemed to be in high spirits as she chatted animatedly to Princess Anne's daughter-in-law Autumn Phillips and Prince Harry walked alongside them 


Anne, Princess Royal arrive for a church service at the Sandringham Estate on Christmas morning


Princess Beatrice and Peter Phillips, the oldest son of Anne, Princess Royal

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 95, walking back to Sandringham House: This is the first time in nearly 30 years his wife, the 90-year-old Monarch, has missed the service St Mary Magdalene Church

 
The service at Sandringham is one of the highlights in the Royal calendar, in which members of the family spend quality time with one another. (R-L) The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of Edinburgh and (back row), (L-R) The Earl of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and the Countess of Wessex head to the church at Sandringham


From left, Savannah Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Prince Harry, Prince Charles, Princess Eugenie, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Princess Beatrice and Prince Andrew

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales - who could be seen leaning on his umbrella outside the church

Princess Eugenie wore a red felt cocktail hat by Sarah Cant and a black clutch bag by new London handbag designer Stacy Chan

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wore a long blue royal blue coat with black accessories


Little Isla Phillips, four, holds hands with her grandmother Anne, Princess Royal, and her father, Peter Phillips

Prince Harry - looking smart in a paisley-print blue tie with matching shirt - smiled as his legions of fans greeted him


Prince Harry stood outside the church with his father, Prince Charles after attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near the Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk


(L-R) Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, James, Viscount Severn, Princess Eugenie and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex greeted crowds with 13-year-old Lady Louise Windsor who looked smart and elegant in her nude ballet pumps, grey marl coat and pale blue dress with matching silver clutch bag


Prince Andrew walks with his daughter Princess Beatrice, who wore a fetching gingham and red hairband


Prince Harry, The 32-year-old royal even stopped to say hello to a dog wearing a festive get-up including baubles and a jumper

Prince Harry delighted this lady - who is 93 and a half, and had been waiting for hours - as he stopped and took the time to wish her a Merry Christmas

Prince Harry was all smiles as he arrive for a church service at the Sandringham Estate on Christmas morning

With his wife Queen Elizabeth II at home ill, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh maintained tradition as he went to the service

This lady in her festive blanket, Father Christmas earmuffs, tinsel and Union Jack flag, waited patiently for the royals - and it paid off when Prince Harry came over to greet her

Prince Harry meetinng the public - many of whom had travelled from around the country - after the service

Autumn Phillips - the wife of Peter Phillips, the oldest grandchild of Queen, with her daughter Savannah 


As she carried a white floral arrangement, Sophie, Countess of Wessex looked fantastic in her red and black dress

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall led the way as the family arrived for a second, more public service at the church on the Sandringham Estate


Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie stopped to wish members of the public a Merry Christmas

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh walks with Sophie, Countess of Wessex who looked suitable festive in her red and extravagant black feathered hat


Anne, Princess Royal stopped to talk to the Reverent outside St Mary Magdalene Church


Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who has been suffering with a heavy cold all this week attend a church service at the Sandringham Estate on Christmas morning

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh took his coat off before entering the church


Despite feeling under the weather, the Duke of Edinburgh was in high spirits as he left the church with Prince Harry and Sophie, Countess of Wessex

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh merrily waved to the public as he made his way to his car after the church service



Princess Beatrice (left) teamed her military-style coat, cinched in at the waist with a thick black belt, with vertiginous platform heels and a gingham headband complete with red rose. Her sister Princess Eugenie (right) opted for black court shoes, a grey marl coat, black leather gloves, a red felt cocktail hat by Sarah Cant and a black clutch bag by London designer Stacy Chan
(L-R) Prince Harry, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Eugenie and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

 (L-R) Autumn Phillips, Prince Harry, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Eugenie and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Prince Harry attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Prince Harry attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Prince Harry meets members of the public as he attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex (L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex (L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Princess Eugenie attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Autumn Phillips attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Autumn Phillips attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

 Princess Beatrice attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

 Princess Eugenie attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Savannah Phillips attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Savannah Phillips attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Isla Phillips and Peter Phillips attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

(R-L) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Savannah Phillips and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Lady Louise Windsor attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

James, Viscount Severn attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England. 

Princess Beatrice and father Prince Andrew, Duke of York attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

Prince Harry attends a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham on December 25, 2016 in King's Lynn, England.

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