British royal wedding schedule

2011-04-28 07:58
 

London - The schedule of events for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

08:15 BST - Guests begin arriving at the Great North Door of London's Westminster Abbey.

09:50 BST - Governors-general and prime ministers of realm countries, the diplomatic corps, and other distinguished guests arrive at the abbey.

10:10 BST - Prince William and Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey.

10:15 BST - The princes arrive at Westminster Abbey.

10:20 BST - Members of foreign royal families arrive at Westminster Abbey from Buckingham Palace.

10:27 BST - Middleton's mother, Carole, and brother, James, arrive at the abbey.

10:30 BST - Select members of Britain's royal family arrive at the abbey.

10:40 BST - Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, leave Buckingham Palace for the abbey as Prince Andrew and daughters Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie; Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie; Princess Anne and her husband Timothy Laurence arrive for the ceremony.

10:42 BST - Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrive at the abbey from Clarence House.

10:45 BST - The queen and Prince Philip arrive at the abbey.

10:51 BST - The bride, accompanied by her father, Michael, leaves the Goring Hotel for the abbey.

10:55 BST - Bridesmaids and pages arrive at the abbey from the Goring Hotel.

around 11:00 BST - The bride arrives. Marriage ceremony, which will be relayed on audio speakers along the wedding route, begins.

12:15 BST - William and his new wife emerge from the abbey and depart in the 1902 State Landau, a carriage, and travel to Buckingham Palace, followed by the queen.

12:30 BST - The bride's carriage procession arrives at Buckingham Palace, followed by members of Britain's royal family and other foreign royals 10 minutes later.

12:40 BST - Guests for the wedding reception arrive at Buckingham Palace.

13:25 BST - William and Middleton, accompanied by the queen and their families, appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

13:30 BST - The royals watch a ceremonial flypast from the Royal Air Force and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight before returning inside for the queen's reception for some 600 guests.

18:00 BST- Private reception begins at Buckingham Palace for 300 guests.

* Note: UK times mentioned above.

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