With its links to many Royals from the past and present, Shakespeare’s England is the perfect place to celebrate the Windsor Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May!
Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall is offering free entry to all visitors named Harry and Meghan/Megan plus the first couple with those names will also get a free copy of Shakespeare’s Love Sonnets! Visit the Alcester food Festival on the 19 & 20 May which will have a royal theme. The wedding will be screened throughout the town in all the pubs and a public venue (TBC) plus exhibitors are encouraged to bring special merchandise. Visitors can enjoy free parking and ride as well as free entry into the Festival. The British Motor Museum will be screening the wedding plus visitors can see a selection of Royal Cars including a 1971 Rover P5B which was HM Queen Elizabeth’s II’s car, a 1974 Range Rover which was used as a royal ceremonial vehicle and a 1968 Vanden Plas Princess which has transported many of the current royal family. Visitors on the day can also attend the ‘UK Slot Car Festival’ which takes place on 19 & 20 May. Billed as Europe’s biggest and best slot car event, this exciting festival promises to be another great family day out with plenty of activities on offer.
Join Johnsons Coaches as they head to Windsor to celebrate the wedding. Be amongst the crowds for the day and soak up the unique atmosphere. Cost is £29.50 per person. Book online and save £1 per person. Or celebrate the wedding on an exclusive day trip to Bath. Heading to 4* Bailbrook House, a Grade II listed hotel set in 20 acres of parkland near Bath where you can watch the wedding on a large screen. Included is a Danish pastry and coffee on arrival and a two course lunch with wine, plus afternoon entertainment with wedding cake and tea. Cost is £59.50.
Enjoy a royal wedding afternoon tea at the Hallmark Hotel The Welcombe served in the ground of the gardens (weather permitting). Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, afternoon tea cakes, endless leaf tea or filter coffee and a glass plus top up of chilled Prosecco. Arrival for 11am and the cost is £30 per person. Celebrate at The Stratford Park Hotel & Golf Club with A ‘Sparkle like Markle’ prosecco cocktail, finger sandwiches, Elderflower & Lemon cupcakes, mini chocolate brownies, Almond & Raspberry slice, macaroon, mini fruit scone served with strawberry jam & clotted cream and served with a selection of award winning Novus teas for £24.95 per person. Enjoy live TV coverage of the wedding along with photo opportunities to have your picture taken plus prizes for best dressed which will include vouchers to be redeemed at the hotel for dining, sleeping or golfing. Ardencote will be screening the wedding in their Brasserie Bar on a large screen overlooking the Warwickshire Countryside, the perfect setting for alfresco dining and drinking!
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