There’s less than a week to go until Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank in a lavish wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel, in Windsor Castle.
Now, Buckingham Palace has revealed some new details about the bride-to-be’s special day, just as they did in the lead up to her cousin Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle back in May.
According to the palace, legendary singer Andrea Bocelli will be performing during the ceremony, which is sure to make the service memorable. Additionally, musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will perform during the couple’s nuptials.
On Friday Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are to be married at St George’s Chapel, followed by a reception at Windsor Castle. Here we can announce more details of the day.Singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, of which @hrhthedukeofyork is Patron, will perform during the service.
During the service The Archbishop of York, The Most Revd. and Rt. Hon. John Sentamu, has written a personal prayer which will be included in the Order of Service for the Wedding.
Princess Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank have asked cake designer Sophie Cabot to make their cake. The couple have chosen red velvet and chocolate cake, incorporating colours of autumn and decorated with ivy.Sophie said: “I’m thoroughly excited to be given this wonderful opportunity to create such a special and unique cake.” Find out more about the details of the wedding service for Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Jack Brooksbank by clicking the link in our biography.
Kensington Palace also revealed that the engaged couple have made a very different choice for their wedding cake. For their wedding day, the couple have chosen red velvet and chocolate cake, “incorporating colours of autumn and decorated with ivy”.
“I’m thoroughly excited to be given this wonderful opportunity to create such a special and unique cake,” cake designer Sophie Cabot said.
A look at Cabot’s own Instagram account provides a taste of what the couple might expected – but no doubt on a much grander scale
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Earlier this month, Buckingham Palace revealed further details about Eugenie and Jack’s special day. The youngest daughter of Sarah, Duchess of York and Prince Andrew will marry on Friday October 12 in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Similar to Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, members of the British public will also watch on from within the castle grounds.
The service will kick off at 11am with the Dean of Windsor, The Rt Revd. David Conner officiating the ceremony. The Archbishop of York, the Most Revd. And Rt. Hon. John Sentamu will lead the prayers.
The good news for royalists in Australia is there will be live coverage from inside St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on Friday evening. From 7pm on October 12, 7 News will broadcast the second major royal wedding on 7, 7TWO and live on 7Plus for viewers in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia who will be delayed due to Daylight Saving Time.
Queen Elizabeth is set to host the reception at Windsor Castle, while the couple will also complete a carriage procession through the streets of Windsor. Around 850 guests are expected to attend Friday’s ceremony — with celebrity guests such as Victoria and David Beckham and Elton John all reported to be in attendance.
Eugenie and Jack began dating after meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier in 2010 and Jack proposed to the princess whilst on holiday in Nicaragua earlier this year.
Last week, the Royal Collection Trust released the official range of commemorative china, which features a monogram surmounted by the coronet of Princess Eugenie, alongside the couple’s entwined monogram.
The china is also decorated with garlands of ivy, symbolising their home, Ivy Cottage, woven with English wild bluebells, forget-me-nots and the white rose of York.