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The Royal Wedding for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Your guide to the event of the year

The royal wedding will be the event of 2011, and The Royal Wedding For Dummies features a fresh, fun look at the occasion. This ultimate guide to the big day is packed with facts about the participants, the locations, and the history of royal weddings. With coverage of how to plan a street party and prepare delicious fare, and a programme of the day's events, The Royal Wedding For Dummies is the second best thing to being there. And if you are going, we have you covered with tips on choosing the best locations for taking in the events.

  • Royal romance – follow the path Wills and Kate took to the altar and discover royal weddings of the past

  • Meet and greet – join the families of the bride and groom and brush up on your royal etiquette

  • Celebrate good times – throw a party worthy of royalty and test your regal knowledge with a quiz fit for a king

Open the book and find:

  • A biography of the happy couple – of course

  • An inside look at Westminster Abbey

  • A lively account of royal weddings of the past

  • A guide to planning and holding a street party

  • Royal trivia sure to tax the talents of young and old alike

  • Great websites for up-to-the-minute wedding updates

Learn to:

  • Plan a right royal street party or celebration

  • Hold a royal quiz for family and friends

  • Select a spot to catch the action in person

Synopsis:

The fun, slightly irreverent guide to enjoying, understanding, and joining the festivities.

Content includes:

  • A brief biography of the happy couple - of course
  • Royal wedding fact sheets featuring in-depth explanations of the customs, rules of etiquette, and history on display during the events
  • An inside look at Westminster Abbey - the building, the history, and the weddings
  • A lively account of royal weddings of the past - with a score card ranking the ultimate results - including a look at other royal/commoner romances
  • "Where did they go?" Royal honeymoons of the past
  • A "Know Your Heads of State and Hangers-On" section perfect for figuring out who's at the events
  • A guide to planning and holding a street party that will bring back memories from the past
  • A recipe section with great takes on traditional British fare perfect for a party
  • Royal trivia sure to tax the talents of young and old alike

An "If you're going" guide featuring

  • The best places to get a glimpse of the revelry in person
  • Great places to grab a pint or glass of wine and soak in the atmosphere
  • Tips on getting around London easily and safely on the big day

About the Author

Julian Knight has worked as an editor at the Independent on Sunday since 2007. Previously, he was a reporter at BBC News, contributing to the BBC News website and Radio Five Live. He is also the author of British Politics For Dummies and The British Citizenship Test For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: The Background.

Chapter 1: Charting the Course of the Royal Romance.

Chapter 2: Gazing at the Royal Family.

Chapter 3: Revisiting Royal Marriages of the Past.

Part II: The Wedding.

Chapter 4: Taking a Tour of Westminster Abbey.

Chapter 5: Following the Rules of Etiquette.

Chapter 6: Running Through the Day's Events.

Part III: Taking Part in the Festivities.

Chapter 7: The Best Places to View the Events.

Chapter 8: Throwing a Proper Street Party.

Chapter 9: Party Fare Fit for a King.

Chapter 10: Delivering a Right Royal Pub Quiz.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 11: Ten Websites to Keep Up with the Wedding.

Chapter 12: Ten Royal Newlywed Homes.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781119970309
Author:
Knight, Julian
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
ulian
Author:
Knight, J.
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
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Subject:
Weddings
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Weddings
Subject:
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Subject:
kate
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20110315
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
178 x 126 mm

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"Synopsis" by , The fun, slightly irreverent guide to enjoying, understanding, and joining the festivities.

Content includes:

  • A brief biography of the happy couple - of course
  • Royal wedding fact sheets featuring in-depth explanations of the customs, rules of etiquette, and history on display during the events
  • An inside look at Westminster Abbey - the building, the history, and the weddings
  • A lively account of royal weddings of the past - with a score card ranking the ultimate results - including a look at other royal/commoner romances
  • "Where did they go?" Royal honeymoons of the past
  • A "Know Your Heads of State and Hangers-On" section perfect for figuring out who's at the events
  • A guide to planning and holding a street party that will bring back memories from the past
  • A recipe section with great takes on traditional British fare perfect for a party
  • Royal trivia sure to tax the talents of young and old alike

An "If you're going" guide featuring

  • The best places to get a glimpse of the revelry in person
  • Great places to grab a pint or glass of wine and soak in the atmosphere
  • Tips on getting around London easily and safely on the big day

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