Watch the Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle during an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London, England. 

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day has arrived. The royal wedding sees 600 guests join the couple at St George’s Chapel in Westminster as they exchange vows, 200 of whom will join them to party into the night.

Meghan and Harry are keeping to tradition by spending the night before their wedding apart.

The dress is also a secret — another tradition. Ms. Markle’s arrival will be a big reveal for followers of fashion — the design of her dress will be kept under wraps until she emerges in her gown on the way to the chapel, but it’s rumored that Ralph & Russo are the designers.

Some 1,200 members of the public will dot the grounds of Windsor castle as royal couple arrive and leave for their carriage procession, some are representatives of charitable organizations, others are community heroes. 

The guest list includes no politicians. Neither President Donald Trump, former president Barack Obama nor Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will attend, nor will British Prime Minister Theresa May — the wedding is not a state occasion. 

Rather than taking place at the alter, the couple’s first kiss as husband and wife is likely to be as they appear on the West Steps after the ceremony, surrounded by their families.

Just after 1pm local time the couple’s 25-minute carriage ride through the town in the Ascot Landau begins, with military representatives, and cheering crowds, lining the streets.

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