The highly-anticipated Royal Wedding is almost here! Check out the time and schedule of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton!
It’s the night before the huge event…the Royal Wedding!
Prince William, 28, stopped to chat with a crowd behind barriers outside of his London residence, and revealed, “I hope I’m not too nervous tomorrow.”
As for the bride-to-be Kate Middleton, 29, she was spotted at the Goring Hotel where she is staying with her family and seemed to be anxious. But who wouldn’t be with the whole world watching?
“She looked gorgeous, but she definitely looked a bit nervous,” says a source. “She seemed to have the wedding jitters but she seemed so excited. Of course she would be.”
Here’s the schedule of royal wedding events (In Eastern Standard Time):
3:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. — The morning of April 29 will begin with an announcement from the Queen’s office stating the titles that Prince William and Kate Middleton will receive.
3:15 a.m. — General wedding guests will begin their way to Westminster Abbey, entering through the Great North Door.
4:50 a.m. — Special guests including Governors-General and Prime Ministers of Countries under the Commonwealth of England, Diplomatic Corps and distinguished guests will arrive to the church, entering through the West Door.
5:10 a.m. — Prince William and his brother and best man, Prince Harry, will leave Clarence House.
5:15 a.m. — Prince William and Prince Harry will arrive at Westminster Abbey.
5:20 a.m. — Members of foreign royal families are scheduled to arrive at the church.
5:20 a.m. — Kate’s mother Carole Middleton and brother James Middleton will leave the Goring Hotel.
5:27 a.m. — Carole and James Middleton arrive at Westminster Abbey.
5:30 a.m. — Royal Family members will begin arriving at the Abbey.
5:38 a.m. — William’s father Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla will leave Clarence House.
5:40 a.m. — Prince Andrew (William’s uncle) and his daughters Beatrice and Eugenie; Princess Anne (William’s aunt), and her husband; Prince Edward (William’s uncle) and his wife, will be arriving at Westminster Abbey through the West Door.
5:40 a.m. — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave Buckingham Palace.
5:40 a.m. — Groom Prince William and his best man and brother Prince Harry will move into St. Edmunds Chapel right before the royal wedding begins.
5:42 a.m. — Prince Charles and Camilla arrive at the Abbey.
5:45 a.m. — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will be the final guests to arrive to the church.
5:48 a.m. — Kate’s bridesmaids and William’s pageboys depart the Goring Hotel.
5:51 a.m. — Kate Middleton and her father will leave the Goring Hotel in a 1978 Rolls-Royce from the royal state car collection and head to Westminster Abbey.
5:55 a.m. — Bridesmaids and groomsmen will arrive.
5:58 a.m. — Bride-to-be Kate Middleton and her father Michael arrive at Westminster Abbey.
6 a.m. — The ceremony begins. The service will last about an hour and will include the ceremony by the Bishop of London, the Queen’s private clergyman..
7:15 a.m. — Prince William and the new Princess Catherine will leave Westminster Abbey in a carriage and head to Buckingham Palace. Their carriage will be followed by four others carrying the bridal party, parents, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
7:30 a.m. — The Bride and Groom arrive at the Grand Entrance of Buckingham Palace.
7:40 a.m. — Members of the royal family, foreign royal families, and other reception guests begin arriving at Buckingham Palace.
8:25 a.m. — The married couple reappear on the balcony at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and their families for 10 minutes.
8:30 a.m. — The Royal Air Force, where Prince William serves as a search-and-rescue pilot, will perform a flyover.
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