Windsor Castle Royal Weddings 1840-1947:From Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II  

The Drawings Gallery exhibition presents the public and personal stories of five royal
weddings, from the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the wedding of
Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, through photographs and
documents from the Royal Archives, rare memorabilia and charming personal gifts
exchanged by members of the Royal Family. Among the many fascinating items on display
are original pieces of wedding cake and the orange-blossom brooch designed by Prince
Albert for Queen Victoria during their engagement.  The exhibition will mark the
Diamond Wedding anniversary of HM The Queen and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of
Edinburgh, in 2007.
April 2007 -
May 2008
DAYTON — Princess Diana's wedding gown, tiara, shoes and parasol will be on display
until June 11, 2006 at the Dayton Art Institute.  This is the exhibit's final display in the
United States.
April - June
11,  2006
PHILADELPHIA — Princess Grace's wedding ensemble will be on display at the
Philadelphia Museum of Art to commemorate her 50th wedding anniversary to Prince
Rainier.  Her dress and veil are too fragile to display year round.
April - May,
2006
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BERKSHIRES — "Something Old, Something New: 200 Years of Berkshire Brides" exhibit
will be displaying a collection of historic wedding gowns at the Ventfort Hall Mansion and
Museum of the Gilded Age.  More than two dozen wedding gowns, from 1815 on, will be
showcased with hundreds of wedding accessories.                                                                                                         http://www.gildedage.org          



May 2009 -
Jan. 2010
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SWEDEN — "The marriage between Crown Princess Victoria and Mr Daniel Westling will take
place Saturday June 19, 2010 in the church Storkyrkan in Stockholm.  Crown Princess Victoria
and Mr Daniel Westling thus follows a long tradition in the Bernadotte family to make June 19
a memorable day.  Many of the Bernadotte family have married on that day. King Carl XVI
Gustaf married Silvia Sommerlath June 19, 1976. Crown prince Oskar (I) married Josefina of
Leuchtenberg June 19, 1823, Crown Prince Karl (XV) married Lovisa of Netherlands June 19,
1850 and Prince Oskar (II) arrived with his bride Sofia of Nassau June 19, 1857 to Sweden
after marrying in Germany the same year."
                                                                                                         
http:victoriaswedding.se
June 19, 2010.
June 23, 2010.
MONACO — "The Palace of Monaco announced on Wednesday 23 June 2010 the engagement
of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and Ms Charlene Wittstock.

HSH Prince Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, Marquis
des Baux, was born on 14 March 1958.  His Highness is the son of Prince Rainier III, Louis
Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi (31 May 1923 - 6 April 2005) and Princess Grace, née
Kelly (12 November 1929 - 14 September 1982).  HSH Prince Albert II succeeded His father,
Prince Rainier III, 12 July 2005.

Ms Charlene Lynette Wittstock is of South African nationality and was born on 25 January
1978 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Before settling in Monaco, Charlene Lynette Wittstock was a
youth worker."                                                                                      
http://www.palais.mc
April 29, 2011.
ENGLAND — Westminster Abbey - The Royal Wedding of Prince William & Catherine
Middleton.  The Official Programme for the wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine
Middleton is now available for the public to download for free.
                                                                      http://www.officialroyalwedding2011.org
March 26, 2012.
ENGLAND — Kensington Palace - Queen Victoria's white silk wedding gown that she wore
in her 1840 marriage to Prince Albert is on display at Kensington Palace in the "Victoria
Revealed" exhibit.                                                  http://www.officialroyalwedding2011.org
February 9 –
June 9, 2013
EDMONTON, ALTA. – Diana, A Celebration, the award-winning exhibition that chronicles
the life and work of one of the most remarkable women of our time – Diana, Princess of Wales – will open at West Edmonton Mall.  Among the items are Princess Diana’s magnificent royal wedding gown with its 25 foot long train, on loan from Althorp Estate, the Spencer family’s 500-year-old ancestral home in England,.  
                                                                                                       http://www.wem.ca
June 8, 2013.
SWEDEN  --  "The wedding between Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O'Neill will take
place the 8th of June 2013 in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace, Stockholm.  The engagement between Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O'Neill was announced the 25th of October 2012."  
                                                                                                    http://www.royalcourt.se
ENGLAND -- Victoria and Albert Museum -- "Wedding Dresses 1775-2014"  This exhibition will
trace the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its treatment by key fashion
designers such as Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, John Galliano,
Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang offering a panorama of fashion over the
last two centuries.
                                        http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/wedding-dress-1775-2014
May 3, 2014  -
March 15, 2015

February 12 –
July 4, 2016
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film

In celebration of Biltmore’s long history as a location for weddings and romantic getaways, the
estate is hosting a new costume exhibition highlighting love stories from iconic films.
Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film, presented by Belk, showcases wedding dresses
and attire from major motion pictures spanning centuries of design.

More than 40 award-winning costumes from 19 classic films will be displayed throughout the
grand rooms of Biltmore House. Costumes illustrate changing styles in wedding fashions from
the 1700s through the 1940s and the exquisite attention to detail that Cosprop Ltd., London,
brings to its film costume projects. Accenting the costume displays will be elaborate floral
arrangements complementing each film’s era, created by Biltmore’s Floral design team.

The exhibition will continue in Antler Hill Village & Winery with stories and heirlooms from 60
years of Vanderbilt family weddings, including a re-creation of Cornelia Vanderbilt Cecil's
beautiful wedding gown and veil, and
the family veil worn by both Jacqueline Kennedy and her
cousin, Mary Lee Ryan Cecil, at their weddings.
                                                            http://www.biltmore.com/events/fashionable-romance