Inside Prince William and Kate’s Extraordinary palace reception
Guests at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s reception for their closest friends have described the “magical” night in Buckingham Palace after the wedding.
The new Duchess of Cambridge changed into another flowing white gown by
Sarah Burton, for the evening reception. Prince Harry seemed to have control of the minibus microphone as he left the party with other guests in the early hours of yesterday Just as Prince William had pledged that his late mother should share “in all the fun and excitement” of his engagement by giving his bride the ring she once wore, so the sons of Diana, Princess of Wales made sure that she was not forgotten in the royal wedding celebrations.
Prince William and his best man, Prince Harry, both paid tribute to their mother in their speeches at the intimate evening reception on Friday night, telling their closest friends and family “how much she would have liked to have been here” as Prince William married Kate Middleton. The emotional moments when both Prince William and Prince Harry remembered their late mother in their respective speeches followed an evening reception at Buckingham Palace, described by one guest as “the most magical party imaginable”.