Dartford and Gravesend children lead the country’s first Royal Wedding celebrations

PUBLISHED: 17:59 27 April 2011

Royal wedding parade

Royal wedding parade


Hundreds of school children took part in the county’s biggest Royal Wedding celebration today and set a standard for the country to follow.

Combined with the annual St George’s Day parade in Dartford, 450 children from seven schools, led a colourful procession through the town centre, finishing in a chorus of the National Anthem at One Bell Corner and party at the new bandstand in Central Park.

Tomorrow, on the eve of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding at Wesminster Abbey, a similar event will take place in Gravesham - the climax of months of work.

Are you having a street party? E-mail your Royal Wedding pictures on the day of your event to Send them from your iphones or laptop as you set up, events throughout the day and the clean up operation. Simply send us your name, where it is taking place, and brief details of the festivities and how many attended.

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