Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Holding Their Wedding Reception in a Cemetery
Although the royal wedding ceremony has reached its end, the festivities are hardly over.
Next up for the bride, groom, and their 600 esteemed guests is reception no. 1, which will take place at St. George’s Hall in Windsor Castle and include a luncheon.
The occasion will also include the traditional wedding party speeches. In Britain, that typically includes words from the groom, father of the bride, and the best man. Of course, this is going to be yet another break in tradition for Meghan and Harry. Not only is the father of the bride not in attendance, but Markle herself is slated to deliver a speech.
As the day turns to night, guests will depart Windsor Castle and make their way to the second reception, held at Frogmore House, which is also where Meghan and Harry took their engagement photos.
Frogmore House boasts a three-century tradition of welcoming royals for celebratory events. It's also played host to some not-so happy royal occasions—the grounds include a mausoleum, where Queen Victoria’s mother, the Duchess of Kent, is buried.
At some point in the reception lineup, a musical guest(s) is also expected to perform. All bets are currently on Elton John (who performed at Princess Diana's 1997 funeral), but only time will tell ...