Royal Wedding Receptions: All The Details
British newspapers are slowly but surely coming out with details on what happened at the two royal wedding receptions.
First up was Queen Elizabeth’s afternoon luncheon for 650 people at Buckingham Palace where canapes and champagne were served. Prince Charles’ speech seemingly stole the show. According to the Daily Mail, he emotionally described Kate Middleton as the daughter he never had and got some laughs after mentioning Prince William’s hairline. Charles spoke while standing up on some sort of platform and supposedly remarked, “The thing about growing older is that your children get taller than you so they can see your bald spots. Now in my case, I can see his.”
A group of 300 returned to the palace in the evening for a second celebration. An attendee described the scene for the Telegraph: