Royal Weddings

Royal Weddings

The Dean & Canons of Windsor and all at St George’s wish Prince Henry of Wales & Ms Meghan Markle and Princess Eugenie of York & Mr Jack Brooksbank every happiness.

12 October 2018

Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Jack Brooksbank married in St George’s Chapel on Friday 12 October 2018.

The Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend and Rt Hon John Sentamu, wrote a personal prayer for the Wedding Service of Princess Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank, which was included in the Order of Service. The Dean of Windsor, The Right Reverend David Conner gave the Address at their Wedding. The Dean also officiated as the couple made their marriage vows.

James Vivian, Director of Music St George’s Chapel, wrote descants for two hymns that were sung during the Service.

Musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) performed during the ceremony. The couple have very much enjoyed working together with the RPO’s Managing Director, James Williams, to choose the accompaniment to the Service. The Duke of York is Patron of the RPO.
James Williams said:
“It has been a great pleasure to work with HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank to plan the music for their special day and we wish the couple much happiness for their future together.”

The internationally renowned singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli performed two pieces during the Service.

The Order of Service can be viewed here

The Right Reverend David Conner, The Dean of Windsor’s address can be viewed here.

For more information about the choir please click here 

19 May 2018

Prince Harry and Ms Markle’s wedding took place in St George’s Chapel at 12 noon on Saturday 19 May 2018.  The Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner, conducted the service; the Archbishop of Canterbury officiated as the couple made their marriage vows.

The Order of Service can be viewed here.

The floral decorations from outside the chapel were removed on Saturday evening.  The floral display from inside the chapel was removed on Sunday evening.  The majority of the flowers have been sent to charities.

Musicians at the service included St George’s Chapel Choir. The Director of Music, James Vivian, said “The Choristers, Lay Clerks, Organists and I are very much looking forward to this exciting day and are pleased to be performing at the service music chosen by the couple. We are also looking forward to welcoming to St George’s musical colleagues from near and far who will be performing at this very special and joyful occasion.”

After the service the newly married couple undertook a carriage procession through Windsor. There was then a reception in St George’s Hall, within Windsor Castle State Apartments, for the couple and guests from the congregation.

Prince Harry was baptised in St George’s Chapel in December 1984.

Past Royal Weddings in St George’s Chapel

A list of past Royal Weddings in St George’s Chapel can be found here .

The King's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.