PRINCESS EUGENIE & JACK BROOKSBANK
The next royal wedding is fast approaching, as Princess Eugenie—first cousin to William and Harry, daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson—is set to tie the knot with Jack Brooksbank in less than a month, on October 12. The couple though chooses to keep it a less extravagant affair and will hence not wedding will not be televised globally—it still promises to bring some major royal glamour, and will be held in the same location, Windsor Castle (and George and Amal Clooney actually might attend this one too, as Brooksbank works for Casamigos, George’s tequila brand).
The Palace released some new details about the wedding on Friday, announcing that the officiant of the ceremony will be the Dean of Windsor, the Rt. Revd. David Conner.
The pair will, like Harry and Meghan, take a carriage ride after the wedding from the Royal Mews, out of the castle, and “on to part of the High Street.” The carriage ride, while visible to the public, will not be nearly as long as Harry and Meghan’s, though, as they will not be travelling along the Long Walk. A reception hosted by the Queen will follow back at the castle.
The Queen will be opening the grounds of Windsor Castle for the event, and after opening up invitations (all members of the public were free to apply via an online form)—the pair has sent out invites to 1,200 individuals to attend. The Palace said the couple received more than 100,000 applications in total.
The Palace also announced the wedding will take place at 11 A.M. in London, an hour earlier than Harry and Meghan’s did, which means those of us in the U.S. will be setting very early alarms that day.