Bath's Royal Wedding Celebrations
10:43 11 March 2011
With the Royal Wedding fast approaching, Bath Tourism Plus is highlighting the city as a wonderful place to celebrate the big day with a number of special Royal Wedding events and celebrations to take part in.
A free event for all the family to enjoy will be held on 29 April in Royal Victoria Park. TheRoyal WeddingPicnic will feature the Bootleg Beatles witha backing orchestra as well as local bands and activities for children, and the ceremony itself will be shown on a big screen.
The Fashion Museum will be hosting the Royal Wedding Dress Teas on 15, 29 March and 12 April, where visitors can enjoy tea and cakes in the Assembly Rooms whilst listening to illustrated talks on Royal Wedding Dress by museum manager Rosemary Harden. Tickets also include entry to the What Will She Wear? exhibition, which begins on 14 February 2011 at the Fashion Museum. Some of the finest wedding dresses from the museums collection will be on display, as well as a previously unseen archive of photographs of couture wedding dresses from the 1930s.
At No. 1 Royal Crescent, visitors are invited to enjoy a Georgian Wedding Feast between 16 April and 2 May. To celebrate the Royal Wedding season, No.1 will be taking a closer look at weddings and marriage customs in the 18th century with a special wedding trail. The elegant Drawing Room will be decorated for a Georgian wedding breakfast, with sugar paste decorations, sumptuous cakes and beautiful swags and there will be a beautiful Georgian wedding dress and posy on display in the bedroom.
Ston Easton Park Hotel will be hosting a Royal Wedding Celebration on Friday 29th April where guests will be invited to get into the champagne mood from 10.30 am, with coffee and a brunch buffet being served in the beautiful surroundings of this luxury country house.
For more information on special events and celebrations for the Royal Wedding see http://www.visitbath.co.uk/ or contact Bath Tourist Information Centre on +44 844 8475256.