US News Thousands watch troops in dress rehearsal for Windsor wedding

16:10  17 may  2018
16:10  17 may  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Thousands of excited royal fans get their first glimpse of what Harry and Meghan's big day will look like as troops march through Windsor and union flags fly during wedding rehearsal . Well-wishers lined the streets of Windsor as they watched the military rehearsal take place this afternoon.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were the only key figures missing from a dress rehearsal in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding.

Thousands of people turned out to get a flavour of how Saturday will unfold, when the newlyweds head on a 25-minute carriage ride through the town.

Members of the armed forces during a parade rehearsal in Windsor © Provided by The Press Association Members of the armed forces during a parade rehearsal in Windsor Some 250 members of the armed forces are expected to take part in Saturday’s festivities, and Thursday’s dry run gave organisers a chance to put some finishing touches to the event.

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Roads around Windsor were closed as wellwishers basked beneath blue skies and beaming sunshine – weather that is expected to stay around for the weekend.

Video: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding rehearsal sweeps through Windsor (Provided by Newsflare All Videos)

Press from around the world, tourists, locals and royal superfans watched from behind barriers as members of the military paraded around Windsor and up The Long Walk.

There was a heavy police presence with armed officers stationed around town and other officers on top of buildings looking over the crowds.

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More than a thousand uniformed troops prepare for Friday's procession. Mounted officers parade along Whitehall during a military dress rehearsal for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on April 27, 2011 in London.

Band and two companies of Guards march along Horseguards Road to the dress rehearsal for Trooping of the Colour. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue.

The procession included a horsedrawn carriage, setting the scene for what the world will see on Saturday when the newly married Harry and Ms Markle will be seen by the public after the ceremony.

Royal fans enjoy the show (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) © Press Association Royal fans enjoy the show (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) The rehearsal came as Ms Markle spoke of her sadness that her father Thomas Markle would miss her big day.

“Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding,” she said.

“I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health.

About 250 members of the armed forces are expected to take part in Saturday’s festivities (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) © Press Association About 250 members of the armed forces are expected to take part in Saturday’s festivities (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) “I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support.

“Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday.”

Mr Markle is still in Mexico where he is recovering after undergoing heart surgery on Wednesday to implant three stents.

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Wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales to Ms. Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle. The Major General's Review of Trooping the Colour (A full dress rehearsal for The Queen's Birthday Parade). Venue: Horse Guards Parade Time: 10:00 Admission: Tickets required for seated stands or watch

Meanwhile Windsor is anticipating for hundreds of thousands of spectators to descend upon the quaint town on the River Thames, just west of Your complete guide to watching the royal wedding on Ahead of a dress rehearsal on Thursday the Berkshire town is being swept for safety risks.

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Don't mention the... pub's 'swear box' for nuptials .
Those who are sick of the royal wedding may find solace in a Derby pub, which has banned all mention of the nuptials on Saturday. The Alexandra Hotel will even fine people with a "swear box" for those who let slip anything about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day. © Getty One of the posters on display at the pub The landlady, Anna Dyson-Edge, also fined people for chatting about Prince William and Catherine's wedding in 2011, and brought the idea back this year after raising £400 for charity.Posters have gone up around the pub showing the royal couple with red crosses through their faces.

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