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Top 5 Local Royal Wedding Events

The final preparations for Saturday’s big event are well underway. You’ve stocked up on confetti, iced the cake with an appropriate Union Jack design, and street party plans are firmly in place. It’s safe to say that royal wedding fever has fully gripped the nation. To help you make the most of the day’s festivities, we’ve put together a handy guide for the best wedding-themed events near you. 

Brass on the Grass
Twickenham will be hosting a garden party complete with live performances from the Richmond Brass Band to help celebrate the marriage of Harry and Meghan. The event is unticketed, and seating free, so just turn up for an afternoon of riverside views while toasting the happy couple, as well as free facepainting for kids.
19 May; 2pm-4pm; free

Royal Wedding 21st Century Tea Dance Party
London’s Southbank Centre is hosting an old-fashioned knees-up in honour of the big day. Expect an afternoon of royal wedding-themed dance, live music from Jive Five, Meet Me Choir, and spoken word performances from poets and singers. Don your finest glad-rags and head to the heart of the capital. 
19 May; 11am; free

Richmond Street Parties
If you find yourself in Richmond-upon-Thames this weekend, you won’t have to wander the town streets for long before you stumble upon one of the many street parties taking place to honour the happy couple. Richmond Council has reported that an epic 97 streets have applied for accreditation, which is a whole lot of bunting. 
19 May

Kingston Royal Wedding Garden Party
The Ram’s beer garden will be celebrating the royal nuptials with a prosecco and Pimm’s pop-up bar, cream teas and a barbecue. With a splendid location overlooking the river, and live music from local bands, this is a royal wedding celebration not to be missed if you’re in the Kingston area. 
19 May; 12pm-10pm; free

Royal Wedding Fete
This Saturday, Clapham will be hosting a wedding fete outside The Two Brewers. As well as celebrating the happy couple, the fete aims to raise money for charity Mildmay UK. As well as food stalls and live music, visitors can also expect cabaret performances. The party will also continue inside with more performances and djs playing until 4am. 
19 May; 1pm-4am