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Royal wedding: Timings on the day

  • 19 April 2011
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Westminster Abbey
The ceremony will take place in Westminster Abbey

The following schedule has been confirmed for the royal wedding day on 29 April:

The wedding will be covered live on BBC TV, radio and online. Find out how you can follow the day's events. All times are in BST.

Between 0815 and 0945 - The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.

From 0950 - Prime ministers and governors-general of various Commonwealth countries, the diplomatic corps and other guests arrive at the Abbey.

1010 - Prince William and Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey.

1015 - Prince William and Prince Harry arrive at the Abbey.

1020 - Members of foreign royal families arrive at Westminster Abbey from Buckingham Palace.

1020 - Kate Middleton's mother, Carole, and brother, James, leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.

1025 - Minor members of the Royal Family leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.

1035 - The Duke of York and his daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, leave for Westminster Abbey along with the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice-Admiral Timothy Laurence.

Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles
Royal Family members will arrive after other guests

1038 - The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey.

1040 - The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.

1048 - The bridesmaids and pages leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.

1051 - The bride, accompanied by her father Michael, leaves the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.

1100 - The marriage service begins and is relayed by speakers along the route.

1215 - 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.

1230 - The bride's carriage procession arrives at Buckingham Palace.

1240 - Members of the Royal Family and members of foreign royal families arrive at Buckingham Palace.

1325 - The Queen and the bride and bridegroom, together with their families, appear on the balcony.

1330 - Fly-past by the Royal Air Force and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

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