Suffolk nurse’s wonderful hat creation turns heads at Royal Ascot

Racegoer Lindsay Anderson from Clare in Suffolk arriving for day three of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racec

Racegoer Lindsay Anderson from Clare in Suffolk arriving for day three of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire. - Credit: PA

Royal Ascot racegoers galloped past the winning post in the fashion stakes as Ladies’ Day saw a sea of weird and wonderful hats – including one from a Suffolk nurse.

Nothing was too outlandish for some of the female guests, who wore everything from jungle scenes to bottles of champagne and even a lobster on their heads.

Lindsay Anderson, 57, had onlookers doing a double take with her champagne-themed top hat complete with a horse jumping over the brim and two champagne flutes.

The senior staff nurse, who works at West Suffolk Hospital, said: “I found all the little bits and pieces yesterday and put them together last night.

“I’ve got Frankie Dettori jumping out of a bottle of champagne, it’s really a model of Lester Piggott but don’t tell anyone.


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“The string of pearls coming out of the top are bubbles - it’s just a bit of fun.”

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