Youngsters celebrate Royal event by holding mock wedding ceremony

'Bride and groom' Megan Bridge and Elijah Lee(both 4) with other youngsters in the wedding party at the Hillsborough College Nursery.
'Bride and groom' Megan Bridge and Elijah Lee(both 4) with other youngsters in the wedding party at the Hillsborough College Nursery.
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HERE comes the bride!

Youngsters at a Sheffield nursery got their Royal wedding celebrations under way by throwing a fun-filled party - complete with a mock ceremony featuring a junior Prince William and a little Kate Middleton.

The kids at Hillsborough College Nursery have been eagerly preparing for the big day tomorrow with a host of activities, including dressing up in traditional wedding outfits from different cultures, and drawing pictures of Wills and Kate to send to Buckingham Palace.

Nursery manager Jane Kirk said the party went really well and that the patriotic youngsters enjoyed a tea of sandwiches, biscuits and ice cream.

The little bride and groom - Megan Bridge and Elijah Lee, both aged four - volunteered to pretend to tie the knot, and staff also explained to the children the wedding’s importance, Jane added.

“It increases their understanding of royalty,” she said.

“Their parents will probably be watching it on TV, so they’ll be able to relate to it more.”

The children began their Royal wedding build-up by creating their own pictures of the happy couple.

“We sent them to the palace and each child got their own letter to say thank you and that they were very pleased to receive them,” Jane said.

The nursery caters for around 60 youngsters, from six months old to school age.

n FOUR workers from train firm East Coast, which runs services through Doncaster, will be joining police at London’s King Cross station tomorrow to patrol the station.