Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Will Be Streamed—And She’s Inviting 1,200 Members of the Public

EugenieBritain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) poses with her fiance Jack Brooksbank in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London on January 22, 2018, after the announcement of their engagement. Britain's Princess Eugenie of York wears a dress by Erdem, shoes by Jimmy Choo and a ring containing a padparadscha sapphire surrounded by diamonds. Britain's Princess Eugenie of York has got engaged, Buckingham Palace announced January 22, 2018, lining up a second royal wedding this year at the church where Prince Harry will tie the knot. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jonathan Brady (Photo credit should read JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images)

Brace yourselves for another Windsor wedding. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will be sharing their wedding day with the world, and at least 1,200 immediate members of the public.

Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday, July 18, that the couple has opted to invite 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to witness the spectacle of a day inside the walls of Windsor Castle. “Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank would like to invite members of the public to join their wedding on 12 October, 2018, to attend inside the Precincts of Windsor Castle,” the royal family’s website read. “1,200 members of the public will be able to view the arrival of the congregation and members of the royal family.”

WINDSOR, ENGLAND – MAY 19: Princess Eugenie, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Princess Beatrice and Princess Anne, Princess Royal (rear) attend the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George’s Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal family and Ms. Markle’s Mother Doria Ragland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The statement also revealed that the couple plans to live broadcast the service, and in similar fashion as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, they will also open their procession to guests and spectators as well.

Just like the Duke and the Duchess of Sussex, newlyweds Eugenie and Brooksbank will also enjoy a carriage ride through one portion of the castle. “The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate,” the statement read.

The couple plans to invite charity representatives and other Windsor locals, as well as current local students from the schools which Eugenie attended in her childhood. “Residents of Windsor Castle and a number of Royal Household staff will also be present,” the palace noted.

In order for applicants to qualify, they must have a UK residence, be over the age of 5 (if under 16 in age, an adult must accompany the guest), and they must only apply once. The applications are accepted between July 18 and August 8.

The couple’s wedding will officially take place on Friday, October 12.

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