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School holds royal wedding with youngsters tying the knot as Prince Harry and Meghan

PUBLISHED: 16:53 18 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:53 18 May 2018

The happy couple with Rev Jemma Sander-Heys and headteacher Alison Hopley.
Picture: Anthony Carroll

The happy couple with Rev Jemma Sander-Heys and headteacher Alison Hopley. Picture: Anthony Carroll

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As Royal Wedding fever sweeps the nation one Great Yarmouth school decided to go the whole hog and have their own Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married in front of delighted staff, pupils and parents.

A 'royal wedding' was staged at Alderman Swindell School in Great Yarmouth.
Picture: Anthony CarrollA 'royal wedding' was staged at Alderman Swindell School in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Anthony Carroll

This afternoon Alderman Swindell School staged its own royal wedding with pupils Kai Morris and Shania Rashid ‘tying the knot’ as the royal couple.

The wedding service in a packed school hall was carried out by Rev Jemma Sander-Heys, of Great Yarmouth Minster, with pupils playing the role of best man, bridesmaids and ushers.

A royal wedding was staged at Alderman Swindell School.
Picture: Anthony CarrollA royal wedding was staged at Alderman Swindell School. Picture: Anthony Carroll

Brandon Smith also gave a Bible reading, Isobel Tann gave a marriage blessing and Emily Holloway acted as registrar for the happy couple.

For the event pupils had put their names in a box with the role they would like to play with names being pulled out at an assembly. Pupils also designed wedding cakes and oversaw all the arrangements, which included a special carriage for the couple to leave in.

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