So, we hear some American actress is marrying a Brit this weekend. And somehow, our invitation from Buckingham Palace seems to have gone astray. Yours, too?
No worries. Here’s everything you need to know about this weekend’s wedding hoopla, including how to participate. You won’t even have to wear a fascinator.
THE BASICS: What’s all this, then?
Britain’s Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan Markle, 36, a Los Angeles-born actress and model, are to be wed on Saturday, May 19 at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle in the English County of Berkshire. The ceremony begins at noon London time, which means 7 a.m. ET and 4 a.m. PT.
THE SILVER SCREEN: A high-def wedding
Want to see every tidbit of the glamorous nuptials? Eight Bay Area movie theaters are screening the royal wedding this Saturday in all its lacy, high-def glory so you can see every detail, from Meghan Markle’s elaborate gown to the little prince and princesses in the wedding party. Fathom Events and Britbox have teamed up to present the three-hour, 30-minute ITV coverage of “Harry & Meghan: The Royal Wedding.” With no commercials!
THE SMALL SCREEN: A full-out programming blitz
What’s a royal wedding without some royal buildup? Television is rolling out a slew of fairy tale specials to sate the public’s thirst for wedding details. Ready to prime your DVR? Here’s what lies ahead: 14 specials this week alone, including “Inside the Royal Wedding.” (You’re going to need a bigger DVR.)
INSIDE THE ROYAL WEDDING: HARRY AND MEGHAN — Pictured: (l-r) Meghan Markle, Prince Harry (REX/Shutterstock) REX/ShutterstockTHE TOAST: You, too, can raise a glass (or tea cup)
You didn’t get an engraved invitation from Buckingham Palace? Don’t despair. You can still celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day — and Bay Area tea rooms and …read more
Source:: The Mercury News