Catergories: Events

Are you looking for ways to celebrate the Royal Wedding? HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on Saturday 19th May and to celebrate a number of events and activities are taking place across Hampshire. You’ll find themed afternoon teas and lunches plus a live stream of the Harry and Meghan’s wedding ceremony in the grand Winchester Cathedral.

A Royal Celebration at Winchester Cathedral

Everyone is welcome to join Winchester Cathedral on Saturday 19th May to watch the Royal Wedding ceremony in style on a big screen in the surrounds of the stunning Cathedral Nave. The screening will take place between 12 noon and 1pm. After the screening the celebrations will continue in the Cathedral’s Outer Close with family fun entertainment. Free tickets for the Royal Wedding screening are available from the Cathedral’s Box Office.

Royal High Tea at Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Celebrate the Royal Wedding 105 meters above the maritime city of Portsmouth at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower with a royal high tea. Served across the Royal Wedding weekend you will enjoy a selection of sweet and savoury bites accompanied by elegant Earl Grey Tea. The Royal High Tea experience will take place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May and can be booked by contacting Emirates Spinnaker Tower.

Royal Wedding Lunch at Chewton Glen Hotel

Join Chewton Glen Hotel in their Lake Suite to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The hotel will be hosting a sparkling lunch with a traditional English Garden theme and will have live televised coverage of the event taking place in Windsor. Places must be booked by contacting the hotel.

I Do! at Willis Musuem and Sainsbury Gallery

To celebrate the Royal Wedding Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery in Basingstoke are putting on an exhibition of some of the most exquisite wedding dresses. From gown and veils to bonnets and shoes, wedding attire from the 1770s right through to 2018 will be on display. 

Hampshire wedding Venues

Getting married and looking for the perfect wedding venue in Hampshire? Visit our Hampshire wedding venue guide and discover an array of stunning venues. Whether you are looking for the perfect marquee setting or a grand country house, Hampshire has a number of beautiful wedding venues to suit all tastes and budgets.  

See our wedding venue guide.

For a full list to what’s on in Hampshire see out events guide.

Planning a royal day out? Take a look at our guide to stately homes and castles in Hampshire.

Enjoy a royal weekend away in Hampshire and stay in a country house hotel.


Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral / Minister
Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. Nestled at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, this magnificent Cathedral is the resting place of Saxon royalty, bishops and Jane Austen, the much-loved English novelist.

Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Experience the view from Emirates Spinnaker Tower – the stunning 170-metre icon of the South Coast and Britain’s best viewing tower.

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Country House Hotel
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

An English Original, Chewton Glen is a luxury country house hotel and spa set in 130 acres of Hampshire countryside on the edge of the New Forest National Park, and just a few minutes' walk from the sea.

Willis Museum & Sainsbury Gallery
Willis Museum & Sainsbury Gallery

Discover Basingstoke and Deane's past from the rich archaeological heritage beneath our feet right up to the modern day. As you tour the museum, you’ll find out about Iron Age and Roman burials, will meet Pickaxe, a 19th century scavenger scraping a living from the streets, and revisit the days of twin-tubs and teddy-boys in the 1960s sitting room.



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