Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Royal Wedding: West-Coast Edition

Thank you to for making sure I don't miss a single moment of the wedding mania even though I live on the West Coast. Congrats to the happy couple!

PST Schedule: 

1:45 am PST: The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.
12:50 am PST: Governors-General and Prime Ministers of Realm Countries,the Diplomatic Corps, and other distinguished guests arrive at the Abbey. Victoria Beckham is among the wedding's high-profile guests, but it's unclear if she is considered "distinguished."
2:10 am PST: Prince William and Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:15 am PST.
2:20 am PST: Members of foreign royal families—including Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso of Lesotho—arrive at Westminster Abbey. A quick glance at TIME's picture gallery of the world's most stunning tiaras should help you pick out a few of them queens.
2:20 am PST: Kate's mother Carole Middleton and her brother James leave the Goring Hotel. They arrive at the Abbey at precisely 2:27 am PST.
2:25 am PST: Lesser known members of the royal family, including Lady Amelia Windsor (29th in line to the throne) depart for the Abbey.
2:35 am PST: The members of the royal family who you might actually recognize depart. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:35 am PST, and include Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Princess Eugenie, Princess Beatrice, and Prince Edward.
2:38 am PST: The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall leave Clarence House. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:38 am PST, assuming they avoid a repeat of the riot mob attack on their Rolls Royce that slowed them down last December.
2:40 am PST: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.
2:48 am PST: The bridesmaids and pages leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
2:51 am PST: Kate Middleton and her father Michael leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
3:00 am PST: The service begins.
4:15 am PST: The Carriage Procession of the Bride and Bridegroom with a Captain's Escort of the Household Cavalry, followed by The Queen's Procession with a Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry, leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace.
4:30 am PST: Kate and William arrive at Buckingham Palace.
4:40 am PST: Members of the royal family and members of foreign royal families arrive at Buckingham Palace.
4:40 am PST: Other guests for the reception arrive at Buckingham Palace.
5:25 am PST: Kate and William, and their families, appear on the balcony. The bride and groom stage their much-anticipated kiss.
5:30 am PST: The Royal Air Force and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly by.

1 comment:

  1. Not a bad idea

    I am getting excited

    Hope you enjoy it as well