How to hold a Royal Wedding Watching Party

You may have heard the rumour that there's a Royal Wedding this weekend!

Yes lovely Prince Harry is marrying actress Meghan Markle in a supposedly low key ceremony! Of course this is low key for Royal standards but really it's still a bit of a do!

ROYAL WEDDING

The wedding ceremony will take place at St George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle. So if like me you haven't got an invite, how can you celebrate? 

Of course you might not care at all for all the festivities but given that I love a wedding anyway and these two seem completely in love it's a great excuse for a party!

I keep seeing gorgeous, hilarious and down right odd memorabilia to use for a Royal Wedding Watching Party. (Apparently this is what they are now called!) So I thought I would share some of them should you like to host something yourself this weekend. 

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Credit: Freepik

Date and time: 

The ceremony will take place on May 19 at 12 p.m. BST and will be broadcast on BBC, Sky News and ITV. 

Invites

As there's not enough time to send physical invitations, try these great ones by Evite. You can customise them perfectly to your own garden party!

 Credit:  Evite  & Shutterstock

Credit: Evite & Shutterstock

Food and cake

Keep food simple and like a British picnic or afternoon tea. Ask everyone to bring a cake and then make lots of sandwiches, tea and have a bit of bubbly on hand or good old Pimms!

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Credit: Freepik

Dress code

You could ask everyone to wear red, white and blue. Or make it fancy dress and then offer people these masks to act as their favourite Royal. 

Decor

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Credit: Freepik

Think London icons, Union Jacks and Canadian flags! These sweet table confetti are perfect! If you really want to go to town you could use old teapots as table centres and fill with English roses or peonies which are apparently Meghan's favourite flowers...

If less is more though, how about some themed paper plates? Or London straws!

Games

If the children or even adults are getting a bit bored waiting for THAT kiss, how about some games? 

You could create your own pin the tail on the courgi! Or have a courgi pinata!! 

And these colouring books will keep little ones quite for at least half an hour... 

If you'd like some more ideas to keep the children entertained head over to Mummy Snowy Owl who has 4 great craft activities!

Memorabilia

If you just can't resist some of the mad things created in the UK during a Royal event then these are for you. 

Balloon courgi anyone?

Cut-out cake toppers?

Courgi face masks...

Full size cardboard cut-out so they can appear to attend your party!

Personally I always have to buy an Emma Bridgewater mug which I promise myself I won't use, so it's worth something in the future! 

Then I use it anyway as everything tastes great in them!

 

 Did you see anything that takes your fancy?

Are you having a Royal Wedding Watching Party?

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Credit: Freepik

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Credit: Freepik

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