A Royal Wedding Roundup
It’s official – Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have finally tied the knot. Both The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are glowing with happiness on their special day and we’re over the moon for the pair. We’re already re-living the excitement of the fabulous day with a royal roundup, including all of our favourite bits.
Saturday 19th May 2018
9.30am – The doors of St George’s Chapel opened and the royal wedding guests began to arrive. The impressive guest list included names such as The Beckhams, George and Amal Clooney, Serena Williams and many, many more, all looking extremely smart.
11.20 am – Bride, Meghan Markle and Mother of the Bride, Doria, leave Cliveden House.
11.30 am – Groom, Prince Harry, and his best man, Prince William, arrive at Windsor Castle.
11.50 am – Meghan and two of her page boys, twin brothers Brain and John, arrive at St George’s Chapel. This was Meghan’s first full appearance in her stunning Givenchy wedding gown. Click here for more information on Meghan’s wedding dress.
12 pm – The wedding service begins. One of our favourite parts of the service was the breathtaking Gospel Choir who sang Stand By Me. The 1961 hit brought a few tears to our eyes and goosebumps to our arms.
1 pm – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex began a carriage procession around Windsor, waving at the crowds of supporters.
2 pm – Her Majesty The Queen hosts a sit-down lunchtime reception at St George’s Hall in Windsor for over 600 wedding guests. The menu included a selection of savoury and sweet Canapes and bowl.
2.15 pm – The royal wedding cake designed and made by Claire Ptak was announced by Kensington Palace and served at the reception. The cake,
Photograph: Kensington Palace
3.35 pm – Guests begin to leave the first wedding reception.
4.00 pm – Sir Elton John’s performance is confirmed at the lunchtime reception.
7.23 pm – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex step out for the first time since their wedding. The couple leaves for the evening reception at Frogmore House. The Duchess wears a stunning Stella McCartney gown and The Duke wears black tie.
Monday 21st May 2018
3.00 pm – Kensington Palace release official photographs of the wedding day on social media. Photographer Alexi Lubomirski did a fabulous job of capturing the happiness and glow of the newlyweds.
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