WATCH: Meet the royal superfans sleeping on the streets to see Harry and Meghan on their wedding day

2018-05-19 09:25
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Windsor - With just hours to go until the ceremony, the streets of Windsor in the UK are jam-packed with royal fans hoping to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day.

Some of them are so devoted to the cause that they’ve been camped out on the royal couple’s carriage route for several days. 

“It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” royal watcher Bill Graham told YOU journalist Kirsti Buick. “We’re not going to see it again.” 

One of the campers, 63-year-old retiree John Loughrey, has been sleeping on the streets with a group of friends since Tuesday, 15 May. They’ve brought along champagne, cakes, party poppers and confetti to celebrate the special occasion. 

John also camped out for William and Kate’s wedding in 2011, Prince George’s birth in 2014, Charlotte’s in 2014, and Louis’ this year.  

“My parents loved the royals,” the self-professed Diana superfan said. “I’ve always love our royal family, and I’m proud of Great Britain and our country.”

“Princess Diana would have been ever so proud of Harry and Meghan,” he added. “There’s no one more prouder right now than Princess Diana.”

Harry (33) and Meghan (36) will say their vows at St George’s Chapel in Windsor at noon (13:00 SA time) on Saturday, before taking a carriage ride through the town.


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