AceShowbiz - As the royal wedding is just around the corner, the busy preparations for the big event are getting real. Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and some royal family members stepped out for a wedding rehearsal on Thursday, May 17.
The bride-to-be and groom-to-be were seen arriving at Windsor Castle in car, with Prince William and his family in a nearby car. Meghan wore a white blouse and flashed her engagement ring, while her future husband donned a gray sweater on top of a white shirt. They flashed a smile while sitting on the backseat.
Prince William was seen behind the wheel of another car, wearing a white shirt underneath a navy jacket when leaving the Kensington Palace. Kate Middleton, who sat on the passenger seat, wore a floral dress. Prince George was seen on the backseat.
Queen Elizabeth was also driving out of London and heading to Windsor Castle in a car that afternoon. Prince Charles and Camilla, meanwhile, left Kensington Palace by helicopter.
Meghan's mother Doria Ragland reportedly got introduced to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the wedding rehearsal. The yoga instructor was also scheduled to have an afternoon tea with the Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla that day. The roughly one-hour meeting took place at Clarence House, Charles and Camilla's official residence in London.
Meghan and Harry will tie the knot on Saturday, May 19 at St. George's Chapel. While her extended family has arrived in London for the royal wedding, she has confirmed that her father Thomas Markle will not attending the wedding as he recently underwent a heart surgery.
"Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health," she said in a statement released on Thursday. "I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day on Saturday."
It's still unknown who will walk her down the aisle at the ceremony.