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In pictures: The story of Harry and Meghan’s wedding

How the wedding of the year unfolded at Windsor Castle.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle (Andrew Matthews/PA)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle (Andrew Matthews/PA)

It’s been a day to remember as Harry and Meghan tied the knot in a spectacular ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Here’s how the day unfolded:

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Crowds gathered down the Long Walk at Windsor Castle on a beautiful day for the royal wedding. (Rick Findler/PA)
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A-list celebrities including Amal Clooney and her husband George caused a stir among the early arrivals. (Odd Andersen/PA)
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David and Victoria Beckham chat to Sir Elton John and David Furnish, and Sofia Wellesley and James Blunt, ahead of the ceremony (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Harry and his best man, the Duke of Cambridge, wore the frockcoat of the Blues and Royals (Ben Birchall/PA)
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive (Gareth Fuller/PA)
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Meghan Markle drew gasps from the crowd as she arrived in her dress, designed by Clare Waight Keller. (Brian Lawless/PA)
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Meghan Markle was met by the Prince of Wales half way up the aisle amid the splendour of St George’s Chapel. (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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The couple were pronounced man and wife by the Archbishop of Canterbury (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church, delivered a passionate sermon (Owen Humphreys/PA)
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Doria Ragland, mother of the bride, left with the Prince of Wales (Owen Humphreys/PA)
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Sealed with a kiss: Harry and Meghan on the the steps of St George’s Chapel (Danny Lawson/PA)
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The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex ride in an Ascot Landau through Windsor before cheering crowds (Aaron Chown/PA)
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The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex leaving for their evening reception at Frogmore House (Steve Parsons/PA)
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The newly married Duke and Duchess at the wheel of a Jaguar (Steve Parsons/PA)

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