Watch the wedding of the year in the beautiful surroundings of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. People can sit on the lawns at the National Maritime Museum and watch Harry and Meghan tie the knot on a giant screen. Snacks and drinks are on sale, and royal fancy dress is optional but highly encouraged. Admission: free. Saturday 19 May 10am-3pm. www.rmg.co.uk
IN THE GALLERY
Eltham’s Tudor Barn is holding a royal wedding afternoon tea from 12noon (May 19). Following a sparkling drinks reception, guests will be seated in the Tudor gallery for a quintessentially British afternoon tea at 1pm with a selection of finger sandwiches, homemade warm scones with jam and clotted cream and a selection of sweet treats and a pot of tea or coffee. Admission: £29.95.
The Yacht pub in Greenwich is celebrating the royal nuptials with a Greene King limited edition beer specially brewed for the occasion. Toast Harry and Meghan with the Something Borrowed, Something Brewed celebration ale: a refreshing 4 percent American style Pale Ale with citrus and tropical fruit aromas and taste. On tap from May 8, it’ll be in full flow for the party on Saturday 19 May. And for those wanting to make a day of it, after the wedding the pub is screening the FA Cup final. 5 Crane Street, SE10 9NP. Phone: 0208 858 0175. www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk
Toast Harry and Meghan from spectacular heights at Bōkan, Canary Wharf’s sky-high restaurant, bar and terrace. Watch the entire wedding day unfold on giant screens on floors 38 and 39, home to Bōkan’s industrial chic-bar and outdoor terrace with 360 degree views of the iconic London skyline.
Tuck into limited-edition transatlantic lunch picnic baskets (£20) filled with classic British delicacies like roast sirloin British beef sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and lemon and elderflower panna cotta with summer berries. Raise a glass of Meghan’s Sparkle, inspired by the flavours of Meghan and Harry’s wedding cake and made with Nettle Hendrick’s, cucumber tonic, cordial, prosecco and elderflower (£11.50). There’ll be bunting, flags and Harry and Meghan masks for those all-important selfies!
May 19 at Bōkan, Novotel London Canary Wharf, 40 Marsh Wall E14 9TP; bokanlondon.co.uk
TO THE CHURCH
Celebrate the royal wedding with an evening of music and song at St Michael and All Angels Church on May 19 (7:30pm-9:30pm). The charity concert is raising money for the church roof renovation fund and supporting Swift Conservation. Phone: 020 8304 2599 for tickets. Admission: £10 adult, £5 children. Abbey Wood Road, SE2 9DZ