Harry and Meghan: wedding update

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been sharing more details of their wedding. On the big day itself, May 19th 2018, they will be inviting over 2,500 members of the public into the area around Windsor Castle to share their celebrations.

In a press release, it was revealed the couple are planning their day to let members of the public share it with them. For that reason, they will invite 2,640 people into the precincts around St. George's Chapel, Windsor for the occasion meaning those lucky enough to get a pass will see the bride, groom and all the guests arriving and departing. A close up of Meghan on her wedding day? What's not to like....

The latest guests at this royal event will be chosen in several ways. Firstly, the nine regional Lord Lieutenants around the UK will, between them, pick 1,200 people who have shown strong commitment to their local communities. A further 200 people will come from charities and organisations with links to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. There will be room for 100 children from The Royal School Great Park, Windsor and St. George's School, Windsor and joining them will be 610 members of the Windsor Castle community. Finally, 530 people from the Royal Households and the Crown Estate will be on hand to cheer the happy couple.

In the same press release, Harry and Meghan said they wanted people to share in the fun and joy of their wedding which they say will ''reflect the characters and values of the bride and groom''. It's shaping up to be some celebration. Roll on May 19th.....

Photo credits: Wiki Commons, Kensington Palace Instagram