Celebrating the royals!

Thank you to all of the parents who came to our wonderful royal picnic! It was extra special for all of the adults and children alike to be able to sit outside in the glorious sunshine and enjoy their fantastic lunch, made by the Scottish princess herself, Mrs Scott.

May the sun still shine for Meghan and Harry as they celebrate becoming husband and wife!  A different world to our every day world here at Wray, but still s spectacle for all to enjoy.

Here are 3 top fun facts about royal weddings for you:

1
Royals basically invented the white wedding dress

Queen Victoria, who married Prince Albert in 1840, first popularized the tradition of wearing a white wedding dress.

victoria and Albert were the first to have figurines on their wedding cake

2
Royals pioneered cake figurines

Victoria and Albert’s wedding cake was the first to be decorated with figures of the bride and groom on top. The two-tier cake was nine feet in diameter and weighed 300 lbs. And for more royal wedding coverage, here are 10 Secrets the Palace Doesn’t Want Meghan to Know. 

queen Elizabeth's wedding was radio broadcast to millions

3
Royals have always drawn a big crowd

When Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten on November 20, 1947, the ceremony was broadcast over the radio to 200 million people.

elizabeths dress was made with rationed fabric