With about 4 weeks to go till the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, the House of Windsor is very busy. Already announcements have been made that all Britons will be celebrating the event.
Windsor is getting ready to welcome the world to The Royal Wedding on May 19th with bunting, large screens and refreshments across the town. Read about how @RBWM and @ThamesVP are working to make sure everyone has an enjoyable day: https://t.co/9C04cQJv6H pic.twitter.com/XttrjsaDmg
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 14, 2018
Kensington Palace released another tweet updating the public on preparations for the spectacular event.
Work is well underway to welcome the #RoyalWedding to Windsor.
We can confirm there will be:
???? large screens on the Long Walk and Alexandra Gardens
???????? decorations and public viewing areas on the procession route
???? live entertainment from local groupshttps://t.co/NrnL21u31N
— RBWM (@RBWM) April 14, 2018
In the meantime, London is set to be one big carnival. City authorities have been given leeway to organize street carnivals with concessions. Also, additional security has been earmarked for the special day.
At the #RoyalWedding there will also be:???? 6,000 pre-book car parking spaces at the Review Ground
???? food and facilities for visitors on the Long Walk
????????♀ 140 Royal Borough Ambassadors volunteering on the day
???? extra trains from @GWRHelp and @SW_Help
— RBWM (@RBWM) April 14, 2018
Public viewing centers will be set up for the thousands of people eager to watch the proceedings live. In addition, the wedding procession route will be decorated in national colors. This will add to the festivity.
Accommodation may soon be a problem in London. Many lodging establishments are already booked in advance. People from all over the UK and the world will be flying in to witness the historic occasion first hand.
The excitement is infectious
Many Britons would have loved to get invitations to the wedding. Sadly, only so many people can attend. Still, the exclusion has done little to dampen the excitement.
I would love to b there
— sheila (@shenad610) April 15, 2018
I wish i could go there on 19 may to wish my favourite couple #harryandmeghan . Can any rich person volunteer to send me 1 ticket to London …;)
— Shalini (@Kindness_pays) April 15, 2018
Can’t wait to go! So looking forward to celebrating their wedding as my first trip to the UK!
— Jaslean La Taillade (@DrJazzyJas) April 16, 2018
How amazing is that congratulations to Megan and HarryThe world would be watching
— ilene ramharter (@IRamharter) April 15, 2018
Some regular people did get invited
Apart from dignitaries and foreign heads of states, 1,200 regular people have been invited to the royal wedding. These people were carefully chosen and display “strong leadership”. Also, they have “served their communities” through social causes.
The invitations follow many years of Royal tradition and have been made by @BarnardWestwood. They feature the Three-Feathered Badge of the Prince of Wales printed in gold ink. pic.twitter.com/cd7LBmRJxO
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) March 22, 2018
Soldier and amputee Philip Gilespie, social worker Pamela Anomneze, Rueben Litherland, a deaf boy who teaches sign language, and Amy Wright who offers support to special needs children are some of the lucky invitees.
Members of the public from around the UK have this week learned that they will be amongst the 2,640 people at Windsor Castle for Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle’s wedding. pic.twitter.com/cjAHVEF4gu
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 10, 2018
The couple was particularly generous with their invitations. 1,200 represent a almost half of the total 2,640 guests who will be attending the wedding at Windsor Castle. All the more reason why people love them.
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