Published : Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 4:29 PM
Royal weddings happen only rarely, and this week’s wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to American and Southern Californian Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, will deliver all the splendor we’ve come to expect from such an affair. If you’re planning on celebrating solo or with a group in the Pasadena area, here are two options.
Enjoy afternoon tea at The Langham while celebrating the wedding of the century! The hotel is offering a selection of savory tea sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream, fruit tarts, mousse torts and French macaroons along with a variety of the finest teas. The Langham’s Royal Wedding Tea starts at $62.00/person and hours are from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For reservations and more information call (626) 585-6218 or visit www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena/dining/afternoon-tea-with-wedgwood.
The Langham Huntington Hotel is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue in Pasadena.
The Rose Tree Cottage will also host its very own Wedding Celebration Tea. The festivities are at 1:00 pm and the tea is sitting only. Call (626) 793-3337 for details of the event and for information on souvenir giftware items being offered to mark this special day.
For more information visit http://rosetreecottage.com/RTC-Website-2011-V004/Welcome.html.
The Rose Tree Cottage is located at 801 South Pasadena Avenue in Pasadena.
If you want to watch the royal nuptials live, there’s no shortage of options for you in witnessing Harry and Meghan’s big day:
ABC’s Good Morning America will feature live coverage starting at 2 a.m. from Windsor, with an additional hour of the show to air at 7 a.m. for the West Coast.
BBC America will air the wedding live as a direct simulcast of BBC One’s coverage, starting at 1:15 a.m. with an encore presentation of the wedding airing at 7 p.m.
BBC World News will air its wedding coverage starting at 9 p.m. Friday with pre-wedding content. Coverage of the wedding will begin at 2 a.m.
CBS This Morning will start CBS News’ live coverage from London beginning at 1 a.m. CBSN, the network’s 24/7 streaming news network, will begin its coverage at 1 a.m.
CNN’s live coverage will begin from Windsor at 1 a.m.
E! Live From the Royal Wedding will air from Windsor with five hours of coverage starting at 2 a.m. PT.
Fox & Friends’ will start their live coverage beginning at 2 a.m.
HBO will air The Royal Wedding Live With Cord and Tish! (Yes, the same Cord and Tish who hosted the Rose Parade for Amazon) starting at 4:30 a.m. with Saturday Night Live alums Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon playing their parody characters, “broadcast legends” Cord and Tish. A prime-time replay will air at 6:45 p.m.
The Today show will broadcast its live coverage starting at 1:30 a.m.
MSNBC’s live coverage begins at 1 a.m.
PBS will broadcast live coverage from the BBC on Saturday, beginning at 1 a.m.
TLC will provide a live four-hour feed of the wedding starting at 2 a.m.