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Old 10-11-2018, 11:59 PM
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Agreed on her friends.

And not really twice as long either. Harry and Meghan had two receptions all in one day. Eugenie and Jack are having the wedding and lunch reception one day and the evening reception another day. Zara did the same though in flip thought having a boat cruise the night before.
Eugenie is having a lunch hosted by the Queen. Then an evening reception hosted by her father that night and then the festival party on the next day - so 3 events.
Zara had a cocktail party on the moored Britannia the night before her wedding. She had an afternoon wedding for 400 guests followed by drinks, dinner and dancing - thus 2 events.
Peter and Autumn had 300 guests and only one reception AFAIK - over at Frogmore House - thus 1 event.
Catherine and William had 1900 guests at their morning wedding followed by lunch for 650 guests hosted by the Queen and that evening dinner/dancing hosted by the Prince of Wales - 2 events.
Henry and Meghan had around 600 guests at their morning wedding followed by lunch hosted by the Queen and then an evening dinner/dancing hosted by the Prince of Wales - 2 events.
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:25 AM
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Eugenie is having a lunch hosted by the Queen. Then an evening reception hosted by her father that night and then the festival party on the next day - so 3 events.
Zara had a cocktail party on the moored Britannia the night before her wedding. She had an afternoon wedding for 400 guests followed by drinks, dinner and dancing - thus 2 events.
Peter and Autumn had 300 guests and only one reception AFAIK - over at Frogmore House - thus 1 event.
Catherine and William had 1900 guests at their morning wedding followed by lunch for 650 guests hosted by the Queen and that evening dinner/dancing hosted by the Prince of Wales - 2 events.
Henry and Meghan had around 600 guests at their morning wedding followed by lunch hosted by the Queen and then an evening dinner/dancing hosted by the Prince of Wales - 2 events.
I don't recall hearing that the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York were hosting two different events.

Its my understanding that after the wedding, the Queen hosts a lunch at St. George's Hall in Windsor Castle with the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York hosting a party the next night on the 13th at Royal Lodge.

Did I hear wrong?
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:26 AM
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Catherine and William had 1900 guests at their morning wedding followed by lunch for 650 guests hosted by the Queen and that evening dinner/dancing hosted by the Prince of Wales - 2 events.
There was also a formal black tie event the night before the wedding for the official guests. Williams and Catherine did not attend, but it was still part of the festivities, so - 3 events.
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:49 AM
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Just when I was warming to Camilla, now the wedding day has arrived, I'm not OK with the school harvest festival previous engagement as a reason for her not attending.
You will get over it eventually ☺
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:05 AM
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I don't recall hearing that the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York were hosting two different events.

Its my understanding that after the wedding, the Queen hosts a lunch at St. George's Hall in Windsor Castle with the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York hosting a party the next night on the 13th at Royal Lodge.

Did I hear wrong?
So the events scheduled is the church service them a lunch time reception afterwards hosted by the Queen at Windsor Castle and then another reception hosted by the Duke of York at the Royal Lodge (said to be a black tie reception) on Friday night. On Saturday there will be the carnival/festival hosted at the Royal Lodge.
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:12 AM
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There may well be a Friday evening reception but I do not think that has ever been confirmed, just assumed and repeated.
Even if there is, so what. This is not a competition and it really does not matter even if Eugenie had 5 receptions/parties.
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:23 AM
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Wedding day is here! Can't watch it live because i have to go work, but am looking forward to photos, vids and Royal Forum posts when i get back

Wishing all of you who are watching live a lot of fun!
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:51 AM
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I believe there is an evening event because it has been reported that neither Charles not the Duke of Kent can attend. The Duke of Kent has another engagement but Charles has to return to Scotland as he and Camilla are hosting a shooting party at Birkhall over the weekend.
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:52 AM
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I see some crowds are gathering for the wedding. Should fill up by morning. Although this wedding hasn’t had the same kind of hype as the wedding back in May.
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:04 AM
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I don't recall hearing that the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York were hosting two different events.

Its my understanding that after the wedding, the Queen hosts a lunch at St. George's Hall in Windsor Castle with the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York hosting a party the next night on the 13th at Royal Lodge.

Did I hear wrong?
Itís been pretty widely reported - hereís one article https://www.vogue.com/article/prince...-weekend-theme
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:06 AM
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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpSUQuVV...jpg&name=large

St Georges chapel right now. So far so good with the weather.
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:14 AM
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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpSUQuVV...jpg&name=large

St Georges chapel right now. So far so good with the weather.
Thx for the link to the photo - will they be adding flowers? Or is it just still too dark see whatís in place?
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:17 AM
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I think the flowers are there. The Royal Family is tweeting about the floral arrangements as we speak
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:22 AM
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Information about the flowers.

And a first pic. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpSWdY-UUAAS2P7.jpg
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:24 AM
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Well @BBCBreakfast is tweeting about the wedding already. It has reporters outside the chapel. I think BBC regrets not having live national coverage.
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:49 AM
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Gift bag that's being handed out!
https://twitter.com/JWhatling/status...35225221324800

This is the first royal wedding i've missed since i was born because i'm at work! I'll do my best to watch it on social media.
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Old 10-12-2018, 02:52 AM
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Going to be difficult to top this bloke’s outfit lol

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Old 10-12-2018, 03:21 AM
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I love the Autumnal colouring of the flowers. Thanks for posting those.
Does anyone have a link to a televised coverage of Eugenie's wedding?
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:27 AM
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Gift bag that's being handed out!
https://twitter.com/JWhatling/status...35225221324800

This is the first royal wedding i've missed since i was born because i'm at work! I'll do my best to watch it on social media.
It's the other way around for me. The first wedding I'm able to watch since I don't have to work for a change.
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:29 AM
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The flowers are lovely
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