Prince William and Kate Middleton announce 2011 wedding
Date Posted: 16/11/10
Prince William and long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton are to get married in the spring or summer of next year, according to a statement released by Clarence House.
It added that further details will be released in due course, however, it has been confirmed that the ceremony will take place in the capital city, giving people who book London hotels a chance of taking part in celebrations.
"Prince William has informed the Queen and other close members of his family. Prince William has also sought the permission of Miss Middleton's father," the statement continued.
The pair became engaged in October during a holiday in Kenya, following an eight-year relationship after meeting at St Andrews University.
Messages of support have come from the Queen, who said that she was "absolutely delighted" by the news, while prime minister David Cameron added that the occasion marked "a great day for our country".
Next year would have marked the 30th wedding anniversary of Prince Charles and Lady Diana.
Posted by Louise Millard
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