'Divided Britain" Royal Ascot Class Divide
92 images Created 14 Dec 2009
As the gap between the British rich and the poor grows. Nowhere is the class system more personified than at Royal Ascot, one of the most famous race meetings in the world, a reflection of English society and it's class system. The race meeting is frequented by Royalty and members of the upper class along with thousands of working class race goers. It's strict dress code insist men dress in top hat and tails in selected areas of the course as it continues a centuries old tradition of class segregation. June 16-20th, 2009.