Wednesday, April 27, 2011
In more than a few hours from now ,irrespective of time zone, a swamp of high profile, related as well as privileged individuals (including Sir Elton John, Joss Stone, Guy Ritchie and Sir John Major) will be attending the royal wedding. That of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Kate will wear a ring made from Welsh gold, already owned by the Royal family, and has decided to do her own make up. Its been rumored that Sarah Burton, the current creative director at Alexander McQueen, will be designing her dress. Although the palace's spokesperson stated that "Miss Middleton wants it to be a surprise for Prince William on the day." Below is a detailed summery of what will happen when, UK time (we are an hour ahead).
10.15am: The groom, Prince William, and his brother Prince Harry arrive at Westminster Abbey (they leave from Clarence House).
10.42am: The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla) arrive at Westminster Abbey.
10.40am: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace to arrive at the Abbey at 10.45am.
10.48am: The bridesmaids and page boys leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey to arrive at 10.55am.
10.51am: The bride, accompanied by her father, Mr Michael Middleton, leaves the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
11am: The Royal Wedding service begins.
12.15pm: The Carriage Procession of the bride and groom, with a Captain’s Escort of the Household Cavalry, followed by The Queen’s Procession with a Sovereign’s Escort of the Household Cavalry, leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace.
12.30pm: The bride and groom’s Carriage Procession arrives at Buckingham Palace.
12.40pm: Members of the Royal family and members of foreign Royal families arrive at Buckingham Palace.
From 12.40pm: Other guests for the reception arrive at Buckingham Palace.
1.25pm: The Queen, the bride and the groom, together with their families, appear on the balcony.
Info courtesy of swipe, Telegraph and Official Royal Wedding 2011.