Royal Wedding: Kate Middleton and Prince William make history as the world witness landmark wedding.


Willaim and Kate having the best of support across the world

Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton this Friday make history as  the most famous couple hold the world to a standstill as they are set to  join in holy matrimony in London.

Many across the world have anticipated a real spectacle as the wedding zeal and fever have  grabbed the interest of millions across the world, especially millions of Royal admirers.

The happy couple who has enjoyed public support and overwhelming media spotlight for the past weeks are now set for the big day with many official rehearsals taking place prior to the worldly event.

Already, Britain has declared Friday April 29 a public Holiday with a host of Commonwealth countries following suit in recognition of the high office of the Royals and the leading position in the Commonwealth of nations.

Even in many countries where there are no public holidays, lovers of the royal family are declaring self imposed holiday in order to enjoy all the trimmings of the wedding actions.

On Wednesday, the Prince and his jewel attended a private wedding rehearsal at Westminster Abbey.

The one-and-a-half hour event, also involving senior clergy, the bride’s parents and best man Prince Harry, William’s brother  came ahead of Friday’s ceremony.Gardeners spent the day setting up an “avenue of trees” inside the abbey.

Earlier, up to 1,000 members of the military took part in a full-scale walk-through procession along the wedding route.Carriages took part in the procession to Westminster Abbey, along with two royal fleet cars.On Friday the carriage procession will pass along The Mall, Horse Guards Road, Horse Guards Parade, through Horse Guards Arch, along Whitehall, along the south side of Parliament Square and into Broad Sanctuary.

The wedding party set off from Clarence House and arrived at the abbey’s precincts at 1930 BST in three silver-coloured people carriers with blacked-out windows, accompanied by motorcycle police and other officers in unmarked Range Rovers.

The convoy drove into Dean’s Yard out of sight of a group of spectators but William and his fiancee, along with Harry, were captured leaving the vehicles by some TV crews.

Buckingham Palace

William and Harry were dressed in dark suits but did not appear to be wearing ties and Miss Middleton wore a black jacket and a blue skirt.

A St James’s Palace spokesman said: “The couple are attending a private wedding rehearsal at the abbey…

“The rehearsal is for them and the clergy, and others taking part in the service, such as Prince Harry and the Middleton family.

“They left the site shortly after 2100 BST.Miss Middleton’s parents, Michael and Carole, earlier left their Berkshire home for the drive to London where they will be staying at the Goring hotel in Belgravia for the next three nights.

They were joined by their daughter Pippa – Kate’s maid of honour – and son James.David Cameron, meanwhile, sent his best wishes to the couple during prime minister’s questions in the Commons.


The prime minister told MPs the “whole world” was looking forward to the ceremony.Britain has predicted an extra 600,000 people will be in the capital on Friday for the wedding and some royal enthusiasts have already begun pitching tents outside the abbey.

The abbey closed its doors to the public on Tuesday so that preparations could get under way.Large containers of green cuttings have been arriving from the royal estates of Sandringham and Windsor.Six field maples and two hornbeams are to flank the route to the altar as part of Kate Middleton’s floral plans.

Wedding florists say the choice of white, green and cream foliage reflects the bride’s English country style.


Addition: BBC