Prince Harry, Meghan Markle invite 2640 folks to help celebrate wedding

Tonya Becker
March 3, 2018

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle today revealed plans to invite 2,640 members of the public into the grounds of the Windsor Castle for their wedding in May so that more people get to be part of the royal celebration.

Prince Harry and his fiancee, the American actress Megan Markle, announced on Friday that they would invite members of public to their May wedding.

Of the invitees, 1,200 will be nominated by nine regional lord lieutenant offices.

The couple will also invite 530 members of staff from the Royal Household and Crown Estate, and 610 people from "the Windsor Castle community".

We already know that t he wedding service will begin at midday on May 19 at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. (AAP) There is much speculation about who will be invited as guests to the wedding. The 1,900 guests at Westminster Abbey included around 1,000 friends and family members along with foreign diplomats and leaders, religious leaders and 80 people who worked for charities supported by the Prince.

St. George's Chapel has been the site of many royal weddings, although other members of Prince Harry's immediate family were Wednesday in London.

They will then embark on a carriage procession around the Berkshire town, cheered by residents and visitors, before a reception at St George's Hall.

They will also invite hundreds of schoolchildren, charity workers, Windsor locals and people employed by the wider royal family.

The couple are marrying on a Saturday meaning no extra Bank Holiday for this royal wedding but the United Kingdom government has already announced plans to allow pubs to stay open later on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 May as part of the celebrations.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are opening their wedding to the public - and not just for TV cameras. As reported by the BBC, Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, will marry the pair, while the Dean of Windsor, the Rt.

Normally, at any Royal wedding, members of the public have to watch the affair at home on their sofas, or stand in huge crowds of adoring fans for a tiny glimpse of the bride and groom as they pass by.

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