Monday, 12 February 2018

Wedding Service/ Carriage Procession Schedule - Prince Harry & Meghan Markle (May 19th, 2018)

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Service will take place on May 19th at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. All times London/Windsor. You can find Time Zone conversions here.

Sometime in the Morning
  • The Order of Service (Program) is released
  • Prince Harry is officially given a new title by the Queen, and it is announced to the public
May 19th, 9:30 AM
  • Guests start to arrive at the Round Tower at Windsor Castle by bus and make the super short walk to St George's Chapel and enter by the South Door
10:35 AM 
  • Pre-service music begins
11:00 AM
  • Wedding guests have all arrived at St. George's Chapel
  • About now, Meghan and her mother, Doria Ragland, leave their hotel, Cliveden House, and travel to Windsor Castle
    • At Windsor Castle, Meghan will meet up with her flower girls (officially referred to as bridesmaids) and page boys 
11:25 AM
  • Members of the Royal Family start to arrive by car, or by foot, and enter via the Galilee Porch
11:40 AM
  • Prince Harry & Prince William arrive via the west door. 
11:42 AM
  • Prince Charles & Duchess Camilla arrive via the Galilee Porch
11:45 AM
  • Doria Ragland (Meghan's mum) arrive via the Galilee Porch
11:52 AM
  • The Queen (& Prince Philip?) arrive via the Galilee Porch
Just before Noon
  • Meghan Markle, along with her flower girls and page boys, arrive at St. George's Chapel and enter via the West Steps
Noon
  • Service begins: (See Order of Service for full details)
    • Meghan walks halfway down the aisle with her flower girls and page boys, before being met by Prince Charles at the end of the Nave. Prince Charles will walk her to down the Chapel Aisle. 
    • Bishop David Conner (Dean of Windsor) conducts the service
    • Archbishop Justin Welby (Archbishop of Canterbury) officiates the service
    • Lady Jane Fellowes (Princess Diana's sister) will give a reading
    • Bishop Michael Curry (Presiding Bishop of the USA Episcopal Church) gives the Address
    • Various musical performances
1 PM
  • Service Ends
  • The couple leaves via the West Steps and "acknowledge" the 200 representatives of Prince Harry's charities gathered there 
    • Harry & Meghan have their 1st kiss (Hopefully!!!! Not confirmed)
    • Family members will come out on the West Steps to watch the couple depart
    • Royal wedding guest exit via the South Door to see the start of the Carriage Procession before walking to the reception at St George's Hall at Windsor Castle
1:05 PMish
  • Carriage Procession Begins 
1:30 PMish
  • Carriage Procession Ends

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