Well, the big day is almost upon us and we will soon be gathered 'round our televisions watching Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot, so I thought this would be a good time to do a little data-gathering about the Royals. Here is a quick rundown of the most interesting British Royal Wedding facts and statistics I was able to dig up. I hope you find this helpful and fun.
British Royal Wedding Facts and Statistics
Date of wedding: Saturday, May 19
Time that wedding service begins: Noon (London time)
Location of wedding: St George's Chapel
Location of reception: Frogmore House
Number of Bridesmaids: 6
Number of Page Boys: 4
Best Man: Prince William
Maid of Honor: None
Number of Ushers: 8
Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle rather than her father, who will not attend.
Expected number of wedding attendees: 600
Expected number of wedding reception attendees: 200
Number of well-wishers expected on the processional routes: 100,000
The wedding cake will be made by Violet's Bakery Claire Ptak
The wedding flowers will be arranged by Philippa Craddock
The wedding photographer will be Alexi Lubormirski
The wedding music will be directed by James Vivian
The wedding will be officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury
The wedding will be conducted y the Dean of Windsor
Amount of time Harry and Meghan dated before they made the relationship public: 6 months
Where to watch the Royal Wedding online: YouTube
Please note: as with all of my stats posts, I rely on third party news and information sites for my data. The posts are aimed at aggregating the data I find most interesting and all stats are linked to their source. In other words, I strive for accuracy, but don't guarantee anything.