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...Royal Wedding Celebrations

Date: 15.04.11 Category:

“Not to worry if you missed out on one of the most coveted invitations of the year, there are plenty of celebratory events to rival the royal affair itself.”

For out of towners…
The Royal Package at Sanctum Soho Hotel includes overnight accommodation, a luxury 'Best of British' goody basket and access to the Royal Soho Palace, sundeck and cinema room which will be screening live footage of the proceedings.

For those fleeing the frenzy…
Escape to Aynhoe Park in Oxfordshire for A Right Royal Carry On!, featuring a garden brimming with family fun, food stalls manned by local suppliers and giant screens showing full coverage of the wedding.

For rebels and republicans…
The 'An-Tea Establishment' afternoon tea (£27 per person, available 22nd April-8th May) at The Met Bar has all the elements of the quintessential British occasion but with a distinct Metropolitan twist including such dishes as 'quiche a la Fergie' and organic compote roly-poly.

For traditional-types…
Where better place to celebrate such an occasion than The Ritz? The extravagant Royal Wedding Brunch (£150 per person, 10:30am-3:30pm) comes complete with themed food stations, an outdoor grill on the terrace and an exclusive limited edition decorative keepsake for the mantelpiece…

For a birds-eye view…
With views over Westminster Abbey, Altitude 360 is hosting a special celebration screening and luncheon 29 floors above the action. Tickets cost £75 per person.

For when the sun shines...
Celebrate the event riverside at The Gun, where there will be an abundance of quintessentially British food and drink, screens to watch the wedding and a vibrant street party atmosphere.

For the William and Kates…
The Botanist on Sloane Square is offering a free three-course meal to the first couple named William and Kate to walk through the door on the 29th April.

For dancing in the streets…
The forecourt at the Bluebird is being transformed into the ultimate street party, complete with a bucks fizz fuelled wedding breakfast, jugs of Pimms, buckets of beer and bunting galore.

For the budding wedding planner…
If the waves of royal hysteria have awakened the budding wedding planner within, the Niemierko Wedding Academy is the best place to begin. Hosted by leading UK wedding planner, Mark Niemierko, the five day course at the Dorchester offers a high-end inspirational experience covering all aspects of the wedding planning craft.

For table bookings and tickets to any of the aforementioned Royal Wedding celebrations, please call 020 7221 0983 or email LBHQ@ladyblonde.com.

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Sanctum Soho Hotel

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Sanctum Soho Hotel

Hotel

"A roof garden in Central London with bar and al fresco hydro spa? Entertain here and your reputation will be made."

20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF

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The Met Bar

Met Bar
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The Met Bar

Private members' club

"The Met Bar has been popular since the 90s and still warrants its place amongst London's most desirable hotspots. "

19 Old Park Lane, London W1K 1LB

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The Ritz

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The Ritz

Hotel

"The Ritz at Christmas is one of the most traditionally exquisite places to be. "

150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR

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Altitude London

Altitude London

Event space

"The views from this riverside tower are breath-taking; Altitude London offers a natural high."

29th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP

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The Gun

The Gun

Pub

"It's not the easiest to get to but once you're there, the riverside terrace makes it worth it - where's your sense of adventure?"

27 Coldharbour, London E14 9NS

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The Botanist

The Botanist

Restaurant

"The pavement outside The Botanist is one of the most sought-after patches of tarmac for after-work drinks in the summer months. "

No.7, Sloane Square, London SW1W 8EE

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Bluebird

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Bluebird

Restaurant

"The Bluebird's alfresco area is the ideal spot to soak up summer sun whilst enjoying brunch or an early evening drink amongst the..."

350 Kings Road, London SW3 5UU

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Niemierko

Niemierko

A wedding planner

"Niemierko delivers a complete wedding and event planning service to clientele with the highest of standards."

3rd Floor, 7A Hanson Street, London W1W 6TE

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