Kate Middleton‘s sister Pippa was joined by husband James Matthews and parents Carole and Michael as they supported the Princess of Wales at her carol service at Westminster Abbey this evening – in the wake of the final instalment of Harry and Meghan’s Netflix series.

Arriving alongside Zara Philips, the family donned dark winter hues to attend Kate’s ‘Together at Christmas’ event at the historic central London landmark.

Matching her sister’s burgundy coat dress, Pippa wore a chic maroon coat which she styled with a black belt boasting a large gold buckle around the waist to flatter her shape.

She paired the elegant look with wintry brown leather boots, in keeping with the cold weather, and held a small light brown clutch to finish the outfit.

Pippa (far right) wore a smart burgundy coat which matched that of Zara Philips (far left) as the Middleton family arrived for Kate’s ‘Together at Christmas’ event (Carole and Michael Middleton are pictured centre, James Matthews pictured right)

Pippa and Kate’s mother Carole wore an equally glamorous look, styling a velvet bottle green coat with a pair of suede black high heels.

Bracing the winter chill, Carole sported a pair of black leather gloves and clasped a matching black clutch with a silver rim.

She finished her festive look with a subtle pair of  silver drop earrings.

Michael Middleton and son-in-law James looked smart in dark overcoats as they joined the family to attend the festive occasion.

Pippa and Kate's mother Carole wore a chic bottle green coat which she paired with black high heels and a matching black clutch

Pippa and Kate’s mother Carole wore a chic bottle green coat which she paired with black high heels and a matching black clutch

Michael Middleton and son-in-law James both looked smart in dark overcoats as they arrived with the family to Westminster Abbey

Michael Middleton and son-in-law James both looked smart in dark overcoats as they arrived with the family to Westminster Abbey

Zara Philips smiled as she arrived with the family, also wearing burgundy, donning a sophisticated double-breasted coat which she coordinated with a pair of black stilettoes and a quilted clutch. 

The family joined a host of senior royals at the event including Kate and her husband Prince William, 40, and their children Prince George, nine, and Princess Charlotte, seven, following the release of Volume 2 of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex‘s six-part docuseries, Harry & Meghan.

King Charles and Prince William have both refused to comment on the extraordinary claims made by Harry and Meghan in the explosive finale to their Netflix mini-series.

The Sussexes have used their latest Netflix shows to wound Prince William and King Charles and claim that dark forces blocked the Queen from seeing them before Megxit. Harry also said his family were upset and jealous of Meghan’s popularity so pursued a vendetta against her because she was ‘doing the job better’ and ‘stealing the limelight’ from ‘those born to do it’.

Rob Dixon, Equerry to the Prince and Princess of Wales, led the family through the Abbey as they join the event after the release of the final instalment of Harry and Meghan's Netflix series

Rob Dixon, Equerry to the Prince and Princess of Wales, led the family through the Abbey as they join the event after the release of the final instalment of Harry and Meghan’s Netflix series

But today, despite the numerous claims in three hours of new interviews and footage, Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace declined to comment on anything in the series. 

Harry told of the ‘heartbreaking’ rift with his brother who he claimed had scared him in January 2020 while he ‘screamed and shouted’ at him in front of his father and grandmother when he tried to thrash out a deal to leave the UK.

Harry also accused Charles of telling untruths to his face and Her Majesty of saying nothing at the now infamous ‘Sandringham Summit’.

He said: ‘It was terrifying to have my brother scream and shout at me and my father say things that just simply weren’t true. And my grandmother, you know, quietly sit there and take it all in.’

Radiant: The Princess of Wales looked perfectly polished as she arrived for her Christmas carol service at Westminster Abbey in London today - after the final three episodes of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's explosive Netflix documentary were released

Stepping out: The Princess of Wales arriving for the 'Together at Christmas' Carol Service at Westminster Abbey in London

The Princess of Wales looked perfectly polished as she arrived for her Christmas carol service, also wearing burgundy

The Duke of Sussex claimed: ‘I went in with the same proposal that we’d already made publicly, but once I got there I was given five options – one being all in, no change, five being all out. I chose option three in the meeting – half in, half out. Have our own jobs but also work in support of the Queen. It became very clear very quickly that goal was not up for discussion or debate’.

Harry then claimed the Palace did not seek his permission to put out a joint statement denying claims William ‘bullied’ the Sussexes out of the Royal Family. Viewers said that Harry was implying that William did. He said: ‘I couldn’t believe it. No one had asked me permission to put my name to a statement like that… [Meghan] burst into floods of tears, because within four hours they were happy to lie to protect my brother… and yet they were never willing to tell the truth to protect us.’ 

He also denied it was Meghan’s decision to walk away and move to LA. ‘In fact, it was my decision. She never asked to leave. I was the one that had to see it for myself. But it’s misogyny at its best,’ he said.

Kate will today host her carol service in Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II‘s honour, in what will be her first  since she was given the Princess of Wales title.  

Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, and the Princess of Wales attend the festive service together

Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, and the Princess of Wales attend the festive service together

The service – attended by the King and Queen Consort – will recognise the selfless efforts of communities throughout the UK, highlighting the importance of coming together to support one another. 

Spearheaded by the Princess, it will combine both traditional and modern elements, reaching people of all faiths and none. The service, Royal Carols: Together at Christmas, will then be shown on ITV on Christmas Eve.

It is also set to pay tribute to the late Queen, and will see Westminster Abbey flooded with festive decorations as the world renowned Abbey Choir sing carols and special guests deliver special readings. 

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