Sophie dances a waltz at Blackpool Tower Ballroom
The countess was visiting the tourist attraction to mark its 125th anniversary year.
The Countess of Wessex has followed in the footsteps of Strictly stars by dancing a waltz in the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
Sophie visited the tourist attraction and the seaside town’s Grand Theatre to mark their 125th anniversaries.
It was an exciting moment inside the Tower Ballroom as The Countess of Wessex stepped onto the dancefloor to showcase her moves! HRH danced the waltz, alongside couples who regularly take part in lessons at the Ballroom. 💃🕺@TheBplTower pic.twitter.com/6CPBoN3YSa— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 3, 2019
The countess gave a nod to her partner as they were about to start, and joined other couples, who regularly take part in lessons, on the sprung dance floor on Tuesday.
Buckingham Palace posted footage of Sophie’s waltz on its official Twitter account.
To celebrate the 125th birthdays of two of Blackpool’s iconic attractions, the @grand_Theatre and @TheBplTower, The Countess of Wessex made a special visit to both attractions on Tuesday. 🎉 pic.twitter.com/ZRbg9vp351— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 3, 2019
The Tower Ballroom plays host to the popular BBC One show Strictly Come Dancing for one episode each season, with the opportunity to dance there one of the highlights for the celebrity contestants.