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Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Whether you are setting an early-morning wakeup call or staying through the night into Friday morning to watch the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William, globeandmail.com will have live coverage and replays to fill your day.

See the schedule for the day

Here's a guide to what you'll find at The Globe's various sites. You can join us on our home page or at tgam.ca/royalwedding.

On our website

A live blog run by our editorial team featuring royal expert Richard Berthelsen, fashion writer Amy Verner and our London correspondents Doug Saunders and Elizabeth Renzetti. YouTube is streaming live video of the wedding starting at 5 a.m. ET or 2 a.m. PT.

Video replays: We'll also have the best clips and moments from the wedding available for you to watch after the wedding. More videos

The best photos of the couple, the dress and the defining images from the day, selected and edited by our photo desk and editors. We'll display the best ones in big display. More photos

And the usual coverage you expect from the Globe, from Doug Saunders and Elizabeth Renzetti from London, to Canada where there are parties planned through the night.



On mobile, tablet and newsletter

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If you're on the go, you'll get the royal wedding news on our mobile web site, optmized for all devices at m.theglobeandmail.com.

This is a good time to check out our newly launched Globe News application for Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Touch) and Blackberry.

Also, we will be sending out a special royal wedding edition of our Globe Life Newsletter. Sign up now.

Below is a guide to the day

Royal wedding schedule

All times are ET. The wedding ceremony takes place between 11 a.m. and noon in London.

Arrving at the Abbey: 3 a.m. ET / Midnight PT / 8 a.m. London

3:15 a.m. to 4:45 a.m. ET: The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.

4:50 a.m. ET: Governors-General and Prime Ministers, diplomats and other guests arrive at the Abbey.

Royal family arrivals: 5 a.m. ET / 2 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. London

5:10 a.m. ET: Prince William and Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey, arrive at 5:15 a.m.

5:25 a.m. ET: Members of the royal family leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey.

5:35 a.m. to 5:40 a.m. ET: Queen Elizabeth II and members of the royal family leave Buckingham Palace by car.

5:48 a.m. ET: Bridesmaids and pages leave the Goring Hotel for the Abbey, arriving at 5:55 a.m.

5:51 a.m. ET: Kate Middleton and her father, Michael, depart Buckingham Palace in a Rolls-Royce Phantom VI for Westminster Abbey. They will pass the Horse Guards Parade, the Cenotaph war memorial, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

The wedding: 6 a.m. ET / 3 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. London

6 a.m. ET: Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey. The hour-long wedding service will be attended by about 2,000 guests.

Wedding procession: 7 a.m. ET / 4 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. London

7:15 a.m. ET: The newly married couple leave Westminster Abbey and travel the same route in reverse to Buckingham Palace, this time by horse-drawn carriage.

The newlyweds ride in a 1902 State Landau, specifically built for King Edward VII in 1902. If it rains, they will make the journey in the Glass Coach.

The second and third carriages will carry Prince Harry, Maid of Honor Pippa Middleton - the bride's sister - and the bridesmaids.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will be in the fourth carriage. The fifth will carry Prince Charles and Camilla and the bride's parents, Michael and Carole Middleton.

7:30 a.m. ET: The procession arrives at Buckingham Palace

7:40 a.m. ET: Queen hosts champagne reception at Buckingham Palace for about 660 guests. Official wedding photographs will be taken.

Presenting the couple: 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. London

8:25 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. ET: The royal newlyweds appear on the Buckingham Palace balcony and are expected to kiss for the cameras. The Queen will also appear at the balcony. William's Royal Air Force colleagues stage a flyover.

10:30 a.m. ET: Wedding reception ends.

2 p.m. ET: Some 300 close friends and relatives return for an exclusive dinner and dance at Buckingham Palace.

 

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