Britain prepares as the Royal Wedding day nears

Published: 14th May 2018 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th May 2018 03:36 PM  

A view of Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, May 11, 2018. All roads seem to lead to Windsor Castle, a magnificent fortress perched high on a hill topped by the royal standard when the queen is in residence. It is here — a favoured royal playground since William the Conqueror built the first structure here in 1070 — that the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place. (Photo | AP)
This undated photo provided by the Plaza in New York City shows the hotel's Palm Court, known for its elaborate afternoon teas. On May 19, the hotel is hosting a $150 Champagne breakfast in the Palm Court with livestreaming of the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Photo | AP)
The 'Instrument of Consent', which is the Queen's historic formal consent to Prince Harry's forthcoming marriage to Meghan Markle, photographed at Buckingham Palace in London, Friday May 11, 2018. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II signed, top right, the Instrument of Consent, her formal notice of approval for the wedding in elaborate calligraphic script issued under the Great Seal of the Realm. (Photo | AP)
The Ascot Landau open carriage, which will be used in the case of dry weather, for the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, stands ready in the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday May 1, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Martin Oates, Senior Carriage Restorer, polishes the Scottish State Coach, which will be used in the case of wet weather, for the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, while it is prepared for the special day, in the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday May 1, 2018. (Photo | AP)
A Windsor Grey, one of the four horses that will pull the carriage at the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, is groomed at the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday May 1, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Members of the Household Cavalry, Blue and Royals wait for the order to complete their dismount at their barracks in London, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The Household Cavalry was the unit that Prince Harry served in for two years, and it will also provide the ceremonial guard at his wedding to Meghan Markle in Windsor on May 19. (Photo | AP)
State Trumpeters who serve as members of the Household Cavalry wait for the media during a press day at the units barracks in London, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Members of the Household Cavalry, Blue and Royals wait for the order to complete their dismount at their barracks in London, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The Household Cavalry was the unit that Prince Harry served in for two years, and it will also provide the ceremonial guard at his wedding to Meghan Markle in Windsor on May 19. (Photo | AP)
A Household Cavalry farrier fashions a horse shoe in the blacksmith shop during a press day at the unit's barracks. (Photo | AP)
Insignia of officers ran adorn dark blue coats worn by officer of the Household Cavalry hand in storage. (Photo | AP)
Corporal of the Horse, John Brophy shows off a helmet that was designed by Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, and is still used by the Household Cavalry. (Photo | AP)
In this photo taken on Thursday May 10, 2018, chefs work in the royal kitchen, as preparations are underway for the reception banquet after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, in Windsor Castle, England. (Photo | AP)
In this photo taken on Thursday May 10, 2018, chefs work in the royal kitchen, as preparations are underway for the reception banquet after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, in Windsor Castle, England. (Photo | AP)
In this photo taken on Thursday May 10, 2018, chefs work in the royal kitchen, as preparations are underway for the reception banquet after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, in Windsor Castle, England. (Photo | AP)
Royal fan Margaret Tyler poses with her collection of royal memorabilia that decorates her Bed & Breakfast establishment in London, Friday, May 11, 2018. The world's eyes are on the upcoming royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Photo | AP)
Royal memorabilia on sale near Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, May 11, 2018. (Photo | AP)
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