A select group of 300 members of the publics have been permitted to stand in a metal pen outside St Mark’s Church in Berkshire for the duration of Pippa Middleton’s wedding.
Despite the forecasted rain, the pen has filled up with excited spectators straining to catch a glimpse of a Royal (or an almost-Royal).
Our reporter at the scene has commented that photographers are annoyed the people have been placed in front of their view.
There has been speculation that these villagers have been placed in this spot to obscure the view of the keen press who have turned up in droves to photograph the event.
People who either live in Englefield or work on the estate lined up to be shown into a pen which has been created on the lawn in front of the church – a token of thanks from the estate for all the upheaval.
Michelle Cooke, who works as a teaching assistant in the local primary school, has brought her 10-year-old son George with her.
“We’re hoping to have a good view,” she said.
“It’s so exciting to have this happening in our village. My son is hoping to see Prince Harry, he’s a big Harry fan”.
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