Royal Most Epic In His­tory! Re­cep­tion

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Af­ter the cer­e­mony – and the posh pro­ces­sion – it was time for the new­ly­weds and their guests to party! Cel­e­bra­tions kicked off at a lun­cheon for 600 hosted by the Queen in St Ge­orge’s Hall at Wind­sor Cas­tle, be­fore 200 lucky guests scored the “golden ticket” to a black-tie din­ner and dance in a mar­quee at nearby Frog­more House, hosted by Prince Charles.

THE ‘DON’T YOU KNOW WHO WE ARE?’ AWARD

The British po­lice man­ning the re­cep­tion must not have been movie buffs, as Ge­orge and Amal Clooney were kept wait­ing out­side for 10 min­utes be­fore get­ting clear­ance to en­ter. Awks! Se­cu­rity was cer­tainly tight on the night – with guests hav­ing their phones con­fis­cated to en­force the event’s no-selfie rule.

MOST LAV­ISH SLICE

The cou­ple’s $89,000 (or $149-a-slice) wed­ding cake – which was served on its very own gold throne – used 200 Amalfi lemons, 500 eggs and 10 bot­tles of el­der­flower cor­dial from the Queen’s San­dring­ham es­tate. Also on the three-course menu was an or­ganic sit-down din­ner with a “spring meets sum­mer” theme, which guests washed down with vin­tage Pol Roger cham­pagne and a rum-and-gin­ger cock­tail called “When Harry Met Meghan.” Cu­uute! Later, guests were served mid­night snacks of fairy floss and “dirty burg­ers”.

BEST BAR­TENDER

That would be Mr Clooney! “Ge­orge hopped h be­hind the bar and was mix­ing drinks d for guests,” a source tells Peo­ple of o the star, who also served shots of his own Casami­gos tequila.

BEST SPEECH

It’s a toss-up be­tween Haz’s touch­ing tribute to Meg, where he re­vealed he can’t wait for them to be “a tteam”, and her breaking-from-tra­di­tion speech, where she de­clared “I have found my prince” and told Haz he was “worth the wait”. Charles’s toast also had guests welling up. A source says he ended it by telling his “dar­ling old Harry” that he was “so happy” for him. Aww!

WOW OF A WED­DING SINGER R

As well as singing at the af­ter­noon cel­e­bra­tion – af­ter Harry asked, “Can any­one play the pi­ano?” – El­ton John per­formed a “mov­ing” med­ley of his big­gest hits in­clud­ing

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Your Song, Tiny Dancer, Cir­cle Of Life I’m Still Stand­ing. CUTEST FIRST DANCE SONG Ever the royal rebels, Harry and Meghan threw con­ven­tion out the win­dow by choos­ing Whit­ney Hous­ton’s ’80s dance track

I Wanna Dance With Some­body. STINGI­EST GUESTS

Par­ty­go­ers were gifted goodie bags from the gen­er­ous cou­ple, but some wasted no time pop­ping their prizes up on ebay, with one scor­ing a whop­ping $37,940.

NO­TICE­ABLE NO-SHOWS

For months Mel B had been teas­ing that she and the rest of the Spice Girls were in­vited and may even per­form. But in the end, only Posh made the cut. “We were never in­vited. We were never asked to per­form. And I was a lit­tle bit an­noyed, ac­tu­ally!” says Mel C.

MOST EX­PLO­SIVE MO­MENT

The en­chant­ing even­ing went off with a bang when a fire­works dis­play lit up the sky above Wind­sor Cas­tle around 11pm.

IN HER EL­E­MENT

Ser­ena Williams showed off her un­matched ball skills by win­ning a game of beer pong – just one of the sev­eral Amer­i­can touches the cou­ple added to their shindig.

BEST AF­TER-AF­TER­PARTY

While Charles, Camilla and the Queen called it a night around 10.30pm, the big­gest party an­i­mals kicked on... all the way back to Lon­don, where they kept things go­ing un­til the wee hours at celeb hotspot Chiltern Fire­house.

Now that her Un­cle Harry’s set­tled down, Princess Char­lotte is tak­ing over as cheeki­est royal! The adorbs brides­maid fol­lowed in Hazza’s foot­steps with her tongue-pok­ing an­tics. Mean­while, her big brother and page­boy Prince Ge­orge rocked long pants for the first time. FYI, royal chil­dren aren’t al­lowed to wear pants in public un­til they are seven or eight. You look so dap­per, Ge­orgie! ‘Isit com too mon chee tosay se?’

We love the vam­pire boy! Brian Mul­roney – the son of Meghan’s bestie Jes­sica, who was a page­boy along with his twin bro John – be­came an in­ter­net sen­sa­tion af­ter he up­staged the bride’s walk down the aisle with his gap-toothed smile. Lit­tle est lerss Cut Stea ne Sce Spe­cialguest Star Award

With her dad Thomas Markle un­able to make it, a beam­ing Prince Charles stepped in to help Meghan down the aisle. “You look lovely, are you OK?”

James Bond Mo­ment Ever the gen­tle­man, Harry helped his mis­sus into their electric Jaguar E-type – which fea­tured a num­ber plate with their wed­ding date on it – and whisked her to the exclusive even­ing re­cep­tion at Frog­more House. Danc­ing Queen Ge­orge Clooney busted a move with both Meghan and Kate, but was turned down by Sarah “Fergie” Fer­gu­son when he ap­proached her. Whaaat?! Mean­while, MC James Cor­den or­dered a royal dance-off be­tween Harry, Charles and Wills. “Ev­ery­one was laugh­ing be­cause it’s some­thing no-one ex­pected,” spills a guest. Hotte stdj Wed­ding guest Idris Elba – who’s been a DJ on the side for years – got the party started by jump­ing on the decks to spin a bunch of R&B hits and ’80s clas­sics at Meghan’s re­quest.

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