PROGRAMME

  • 8.15 -9.45am - The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.
  • From 9.50am - Governors-General and Prime Ministers of Realm Countries, the Diplomatic Corps, and other distinguished guests arrive at Westminster Abbey.
  • 10.10am - The Bridegroom and Prince Henry of Wales leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.15am.
  • 10.20am - Members of Foreign Royal Families arrive at Westminster Abbey from Buckingham Palace.
  • 10.20am - Mrs. Michael (Carole) Middleton and Mr. James Middleton leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.27am.
  • 10.25am - Most ,embers of the Royal Family leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.30am.
  • 10.35am - The Duke of York Princess Beatrix and Princess Eugenie of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.40am.
  • 10.38am - he Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.42am.
  • 10.40am - The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.45am.
  • 10.48a - The Bridesmaids and Pages leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 10.55am.
  • 10.51am - The Bride, accompanied by Mr. Michael Middleton, leaves the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
  • 11.00am - The Marriage Service begins. The Marriage Service will be relayed by audio speakers along the Route.


  • 12.15pm - The Carriage Procession of the Bride and Bridegroom with a Captain’s Escort of the Household Cavalry, followed by The Queen’s Procession with a Sovereign’s Escort of the Household Cavalry, leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace.
  • 12.30pm - The Bride’s Carriage Procession arrives at Buckingham Palace.
  • 12.40pm - Members of the Royal Family and Members of Foreign Royal Families arrive at Buckingham Palace.
  • From 12.40pm - Other guests for the Reception arrive at Buckingham Palace.
  • 1.25pm - The Bride and Bridegroom, together with their Families, appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
  • 1.30pm - Fly Past by the Royal Air Force and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.


  • In the evening about 300 guests have been invited to the wedding dinner at Buckingham Palace given by The Prince of Wales. The dinner will be followed by a dancing.