Royals

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share amazing new wedding details

There will be a horse-drawn carriage and everything!

By Bella Brennan

The wedding of the year is just months away and now, Kensington Palace have released amazing new details on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day.

According to the palace's statement, the proceedings will begin at 12pm sharp on Saturday, May 19th. That's midnight New Zealand time, folks.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markles engagement photoshoot.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markles engagement photoshoot.

The ceremony at St. George's Chapel will last an hour and at 1pm UK time, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will make their dazzling debut as husband and wife on a horse-drawn carriage, which will work its way around the town centre so well-wishers can catch a glimpse of the newlyweds.

It will no doubt remind fans of similar scenes that played out during Prince William and Duchess Catherine's 2011 wedding.

For those royal watchers hoping to be on the ground, the planned route will snake around Castle Hill, the High Street before heading back to the Castle via Long Walk.

"They hope this short journey will provide an opportunity for more people to come together around Windsor and to enjoy the atmosphere of this special day," the statement said.

A similar route was executed during Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex's wedding in 1999.

Following the ceremony, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will make their debut as husband and wife on a horse-drawn carriage.
Following the ceremony, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will make their debut as husband and wife on a horse-drawn carriage.

The update also revealed the couple will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury The Most Revd. and Rt Hon. Justin Welby, who has previously spoken of the pair's "profound sense of commitment" to each other.

While the wedding service will be delivered by the Rt Revd. David Conner, the Dean of Windsor.

Following the carriage procession, guests will gather inside St. George's Hall for a day-time reception.

In the evening, Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, will mingle with their VIP guests at a private reception hosted by the groom's father Prince Charles.

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According to sources speaking to the Daily Mail, it's believed the royal wedding will be divided into two segments - an informal dinner for 350 and a reception drinks.

"Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since announcing their engagement. They are very much looking forward to the day and to being able to share their celebrations with the public," the statement concluded.

While there's no word yet on the guest list, the palace promised they'll share more details in due course.