Pupils at Bexhill prep school enjoy dressing up for the Royal Wedding

Battle Abbey Prep School Royal Wedding SUS-180524-090854001
Battle Abbey Prep School Royal Wedding SUS-180524-090854001

Pupils at the Battle Abbey Prep School in Bexhill enjoyed celebrating the Royal Wedding.

Many dressed up in style for the big occasion with a number of princesses and even a guardsman taking part in the colourful celebrations.

There was a patriotic cake decorated with Union Jacks and pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The school presented each pupil with a complimentary commemorative Royal Wedding coin.

The school, in Hastings Road, Bexhill, was included in the Times Top 50 Independent Prep Schools for 2017.

The school celebration was one of a number of events and activities taking place as the town marked the big day.

Several thousand people gathered on Bexhill seafont in the sunshine to form a mass of red, white and blue and cheered loudly at the announcement that the royal pair were to be Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

People watched the wedding on a big screen and the celebrations continued into the evening.

At one point Around 800 people took part in forming a commemorative image for Bexhill ER on the community lawns.

Volunteers and user of Bexhill charity Homecall joined in the fun enjoying a Royal Wedding tea.

Bexhill’s popular bi-annual continental street market had a royal theme with members of Bexhill 100 Motoring Club decorating their vehicle for the royal occasion.

Rother District Council set up a Royal Wedding Community Fund to help cover the cost of the town’s celebrations.

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