Prince William and Catherine Middleton The Summary of Information The marriage of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton will take place at Westminster Abbey on Friday 29th April 2011. The Dean of Westminster will conduct the service, the Archbishop of Canterbury will marry Prince William and Miss Middleton, and the Bishop of London will give the address. The Archbishop’s and the Dean’s roles are following precedent. The Bishop of London is a personal friend of The Prince of Wales and his family (as well as being Dean of the Chapels Royal). He has known Prince William personally for many years – he confirmed Prince William and officiated at the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Service.
The Royal Family, with a private contribution from the Middleton Family, will pay for all those aspects of the day that constitute the wedding (e.g. the Abbey service, flowers, dresses, carriage procession, reception and dinner). The Government and other bodies will pay for costs that are consequential to the wedding.
Download the latest Royal Wedding media briefing document. And the Royal Household invites you to watch the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on the 29th of April from 10am London Time. Live on The Royal Channel.
Congratulations to Prince William and Catherine Middleton! Wishing you a wonderful journey as you build your new life together.