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The wedding bells of Windsor

Family festival in the Moat Garden

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Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
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  • Windsor Castle
  • Monday, 28 May 2018
  • 11:00-16:00
  • Free with standard entry ticket

Celebrate royal weddings past and present with this musical extravaganza in the Moat Garden. Windsor Castle has been a beautiful backdrop for royal weddings over many centuries. Take part in special wedding-themed storytelling sessions, picnic beneath the Round Tower and listen to live music throughout the day.

Storytelling sessions will be delivered by Olivia Armstrong, as well as a special guest storyteller from Shakespeare's Globe.

The day's festivities will also include Bach to Baby concerts, the opportunity to meet serving soldiers from the Household Cavalry and an art workshop where you can create your own wedding bouquet or buttonhole.



Royal wedding storytelling with Olivia Armstrong

11:30, 13:30, 15:00


A Midsummer Night's Dream storytelling with Shakespeare's Globe

12:00, 14:00

Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of the fairies, are not getting along and the whole forest is in a frenzy. Caught in the middle are four runaway lovers, a group of amateur actors and Oberon’s not-so-trusty helper, Puck!

With magic and mischief round every turn (including more than one love potion, and a very silly donkey), join us for a true Shakespearean comedy guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.

Explore Shakespeare’s characters, stories and language as a family in these exciting one hour sessions led by a Globe Storyteller.

Suitable for ages 5+


Wedding storybooks with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Library Service

10:30, 11:30


Live music

Bach to Baby concerts for under 5s

10:30, 12:30


The Lu La La's (vintage music duo)

10:00, 11:00, 13:00


Spring Jazz with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

13:15, 14:15, 15:15


Children's art and craft

11:00 – 16:00


St George's Chapel

Community choirs

11:30, 14:00


Meet a soldier

12:30 – 16:00


A programme of events is available to download below.

The Wedding Bells of Windsor Programme of Events