Here are the timings for Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Windsor wedding: 0700 – Doors open to the invited public through the Visitor Admission Centre on Castle Hill. 0830 – 1015 – Doors to St George’s Chapel open to the congregation. Wedding guests start arriving in Middle Ward. Organ music plays in the Chapel. 1015 – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs. From 1025 – Members of the royal family arrive at the Galilee Porch and are received by the Dean of Windsor, They take their seats in the Quire. 1030 – Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, the parents of the groom, arrive at the West Door. 1032 – Mother of the bride Sarah, Duchess of York and Maid of Honour Princess Beatrice of York arrive by car at the West Door. 1035 – Groom Jack Brooksbank and his best man and brother Thomas Brooksbank, arrive by car at the West Door. 1052 – The Queen arrives at the Galilee Porch and is received by the Dean and conducted to … [Read more...] about What’s happening when at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding?
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will be married on Friday 12 October at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Following the ceremony, the newlyweds will take part in a royal carriage procession through Windsor. Sorry, this content isn't available on your device. Their route will give the public gathered in the town a chance to see the couple following the wedding ceremony. According to Buckingham Palace, they will travel from St George’s Chapel through Windsor Town, returning to Windsor Castle along Cambridge Drive. To avoid replicating Prince Harry and Meghan's carriage route, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will not head up the Long Walk to the Castle. The public will be able to see the couple on Castle Hill, the High Street and Park Street in the town. Around 1,200 members of the public have been given balloted invites to the castle's Lower Ward, as have charity representatives, children from Eugenie's old schools, and royal household staff. ITV will broadcast … [Read more...] about Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding carriage procession route
News / UK and world by Press Association October 11, 2018, 4:35 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Taxpayers could have to pay out more than £2 million towards Princess Eugenie’s wedding in Windsor on Friday. The 28-year-old royal is ninth in line to the throne and will tie the knot with Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The marriage proceedings are due to kick off at 11am, with around 850 guests expected to attend the service and 1,200 members of the public invited to the castle’s grounds for the occasion. Princess Eugenie and tequila brand ambassador Mr Brooksbank, who have been a couple for about seven years, announced their engagement in January. It is the second royal wedding this year, following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials in May – which was watched by an estimated 29 million people worldwide. While no official figures have been released, the cost of … [Read more...] about Taxpayers could pay out £2m for policing royal wedding
News / UK by Press Association 05/10/2018, 1:40 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The master of the Queen’s household overseeing the £369 million refurbishment of Buckingham Palace with public funds has vowed to stay within time and budget. The Queen will move out of her private rooms to elsewhere in the palace during the 10-year phased renovations as 3,000 items of the Royal Collection are shifted to new homes. Tony Johnstone-Burt said he took the responsibility of handling public money “extremely seriously” and was “absolutely convinced” the programme would reap both short and long-term benefits. The works, which started in spring last year, have led to 3,000 metres of dangerous vulcanised rubber cabling being ripped out in a bid to ward off a potentially “catastrophic” failure. Items in the Royal Collection are being moved to elsewhere in the palace, other venues … [Read more...] about Buckingham Palace’s £369m makeover ‘will be on time and on budget’
News / UK by Press Association 05/10/2018, 7:44 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Windsor has been the setting for many a royal wedding. Princess Eugenie and fiance Jack Brooksbank are following in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Earl of Wessex and the Queen’s eldest grandson Peter Phillips by marrying in St George’s Chapel. Even the Prince of Wales wed in Windsor the second time around – in a civil ceremony in the town’s Guildhall, followed by a blessing in St George’s. Here’s a look at some of the Windsor royal weddings: – Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Harry and Meghan’s St George’s chapel wedding on May 19 was the royal event of 2018. The US-born former Suits star wore a simple but elegant gown by Clare Waight Keller and a five metre-long veil, held in place by Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, which featured flowers from … [Read more...] about Windsor Castle – venue for royal weddings over the decades