Royal weddings are a severe extravaganza: Queen Elizabeth’s wedding ceremony to Prince Philip, King Charles’ to Princess Diana, Prince William’s to Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry’s to Meghan Markle all went down within the books as a few of the most elaborate and costly vow tradings of all time. The massive celebrations have been additionally considered by thousands and thousands of individuals around the globe and talked about for a number of months earlier than and after they went down. Nonetheless, there’s one royal wedding ceremony that wasn’t as excessive profile and occurred to be extra enjoyable than formal: Charles’ wedding ceremony to his second spouse, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall. Apparently, it “was a heck of a celebration.” Learn on to see why.
Charles and Camilla, each beforehand married earlier than, opted to have a small civil ceremony at Windsor Guildhall with simply their household in attendance. Not even Charles’ mom, Queen Elizabeth and father, Prince Philip, attended the buying and selling of vows.
After the intimate service, the longer term King celebrated his vows with a reception on the royal residence. One wedding ceremony visitor not too long ago advised Slingo that the celebration was “a heck of a celebration.”
Former royal butler Grant Harrold, who labored for Charles for seven years, was shocked when he obtained a “private invite” to the celebration. “I hadn’t been there lengthy sufficient [as staff] to go, however I obtained a name from Clarence Home saying the Prince and the Duchess would personally like to ask me to the marriage,” he mentioned.
Talking of the nuptials, Harrold declared it a “joyous event” and revealed that the after-party was a blowout. “It was wonderful! An incredible day, a tremendous venue. There was a blessing, then that they had the reception at Windsor Fort and that was a heck of a celebration,” he mentioned.
He added that there have been a variety of celebrities and royals on the visitor record. “It isn’t like your common social gathering, there’s the Queen, there’s Princess Anne, Prince Edward, there’s Stephen Fry. Each time I circled there was one other [famous face],” he mentioned. “It was a joyous event and nice enjoyable. I used to be exterior once you noticed William and Harry chasing after the automobiles as they drove off.”