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Kensington Palace announced that Harry and Markle have invited 2,640 members of the public to watch the bride and groom's arrivals at the Windsor Castle grounds on the big day.

Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, Britain, November 27, 2017.

According to the announcement, 1,200 of these guests will be hand-picked from 'all corners of the United Kingdom, ' with a particular emphasis on 'young people who have shown strong leadership and those who have served their communities'.

Another 100 of those invited into the grounds will be pupils from two local schools.

Harry and Meghan will tie the knot on May 19 at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The couple are promising a "moment of fun and joy" so to get in that celebratory spirit, Royal Central rounds up everything we know, so far, about the first Royal Wedding of 2018.

There are some caveats for those who hope to be invited however, in terms of who those exact people will be.

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The carriage will then proceed along a route through the surrounding area, ending up back at Windsor Castle, along streets thronged with well-wishers.

St. George's Chapel has been the site of many royal weddings, although other members of Prince Harry's immediate family were Wednesday in London.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had already made it clear that they meant to share their May 19 wedding with the public, including a carriage ride through the streets of Windsor and giant screens erected in the town so that spectators could watch it live.

After the ceremony, there will be a carriage procession through Windsor before the couple join their guests for a reception at at St George's hall. It is a more intimate setting than alternatives such as St Paul's Cathedral or Westminster Abbey, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married.

Following this, Prince Charles will host a private evening reception for the couple and their close friends and family. Revd. David Conner, will conduct the service with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, officiating as the couple make their vows.


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