While the bride and groom may have been feeling nervous with the pressure of the eyes of the world on them, Eugenie and Jack’s young bridesmaids and page boys were certainly having fun as they joined the couple at St George’s Chapel.
Cheeky Savannah Phillips, seven, the daughter of the Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn, kept Prince George entertained as they waited to walk down the aisle with the bride this morning.
It looked as if the youngster may have been imitating the trumpet fanfare to announce the arrival of the Queen, as George looked on in fits of giggles.
The youngsters faced a battle with the elements as they made their way up the steps of St George’s Chapel in windy conditions, but Princess Charlotte was confident as ever, bounding up the steps without taking anyone’s hand and waving to the crowds.
But one little page boy, Louis de Givenchy, took a tumble on the steps as he was led inside by Prince Edward’s daughter Lady Louise.
Louis is the son of Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe, are also friends with Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields, whose daughter is a bridesmaid.
Eugenie also enlisted several other youngsters to act as her flower girls including sisters Savannah, 7, and Isla Philips, 6, four-year-old Mia Tindall, Maud Windsor, 5, and most surprising six-year-old Theodora Williams, the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields.
Cheeky Savannah Phillips kept Prince George entertained as they prepared to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie, seeming to imitate the trumpet fanfare that heralded the Queen’s arrival
Confident Charlotte waved to the crowds as she prepared to accompany Eugenie down the aisle on her big day
Someone being cheeky? Prince George seemed to clap his hand over his mouth to stop the giggles as he waited to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie
Robbie Wiliams daughter Theodora (front right) looked to be enjoying her big moment as she chatted enthusiastically to one of the page boys at St George’s Chapel
Princess Charlotte and Prince George looked adorable as they arrived for Princess Eugenie’s wedding at St George’s chapel in outfits with matching floral belts, and George in velvet trousers
Her royal cuteness! Cheeky Princess Charlotte pulled a face on the steps of the chapel as her hair was blown about in the wind on a blustery day in Windsor
The showbiz couple and X Factor judges have been friends with Eugenie, 28, and her sister Princess Beatrice, 29, for some years.
The couple have asked the bride’s cousins and children of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 14 and her brother James Viscount Severn, 10, to act as Special Attendants.
For today’s ceremony, the bridesmaids dresses and page boys’ uniforms were designed by designed by Amaia Arrieta of Amaia Kids.
The girls wore white dresses with flutes sleeves and at the neckline with colourful sashes, which incorporated the Mark Bradford artwork included in the Order of Service
Mia Tindall, four, gave a tentative wave as she sat in the wedding car alongside her cousin Savannah Phillips, seven. The cheeky daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips was spotted leaning in to whisper to Princess Charlotte as they stood on the steps outside the chapel following the ceremony
We’ve arrived, everyone! Princess Charlotte and Theodora Williams were eager to make their presence felt as they peered out the window and waved to the crowds on arrival at St George’s Chapel
The royal wave! Adorable Princess Charlotte greeted crowds from the car with as she arrived at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Like her fellow bridesmaids, Charlotte wore a white dress with a sash featuring artwork from the order of service
The royal wave! Princess Eugenie paused to greet the crowds as she made her way into St George’s Chapel. Her second cousin Princess Charlotte has already learned from the best and is known for her adorable royal wave
Eugenie was accompanied by a party of eight bridesmaids and flower girls as she made her way down the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel
Lady Louise, the daughter of Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex, took on an important role as she accompanied the young bridesmaids and page boys up the steps at St George’s Chapel
Robbie Williams and Ayda Field’s daughter Teddy held hands with Louis de Givenchy, the son of her parents’ friend Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, as they made their way into the church
The bridesmaids and page boys arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Clockwise from back left: Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall and Maud Windsor
Louis de Givenchy, the son of Eugenie’s friends Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe and Theodora Williams, the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields, preparing to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie
Providing the entertainment! Seven-year-old Savannah Phillips seemed to be doing a good job of making Prince George laugh as they waited to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie. The youngster was seen giggling with Savannah at the back of the bridal party while his little sister Princess Charlotte was good as gold
Is it time yet? At one point Prince George looked a little fed up of waiting as he stood with his fellow bridesmaids and page boy at ahead of Eugenie’s wedding ceremony
The youngsters were shepherded into the chapel by proud father-of-the bride Prince Andrew as he prepared to walk his daughter down the aisle
Page boys Louis and George wore white shirts with blue trim, teamed with navy velvet trousers and cummerbunds also featuring the colourful artwork.
The bridesmaids’ flowers were created by Rob Van Helden, who also made Eugenie’s bouquet and the floral displays for the church.
Each posy of Lily of the Valley and spray roses was a mini version of Eugenie’s bouquet.
Eugenie was accompanied by a party of eight bridesmaids and flower girls as she made her way down the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel
Wedding guests were delighted by the sight of the adorable page boys and flower girls with Maud Windsor (left, centre row) pausing to exchange smiles with members of the congregation
Royally cute: Princess Eugenie was accompanied by (front) Louis de Givenchy and Theodora Williams; (centre left to right) Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips and Mia Tindall, and (back left to right) Prince George, Savannah Phillips and Princess Charlotte
Taking their duties seriously! Theodora Williams and Louis De Givenchy looked solemn as they made their way down the aisle, while Mia Tindall (second row, right) covered her face with her bouquet at one point
Glowing bride Princess Eugenie smiled as she looked back to hand her bouquet to one of her young bridesmaids
Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor was a special attendant, and took on the important role of accompanying some of the younger members of the wedding party into the church.
The 14-year-old looked every inch the young lady, wearing a blue dress by Claudie Pierlot and hat by Emily London.
Predictably, taking the role of Maid of Honour was the bride’s older sister Princess Beatrice whose role in the wedding has been speculated for several months.
The groom followed suit asking his brother, Thomas Brooksbank, to be his Best Man and stand by his side while he says his I dos.
It’s a big day! Theodora Williams looked a little surprised as she made her way out of the church hand-in-hand with Louis de Givenchy (right) behind the happy couple Eugenie and Jack
Theodora Williams and Louis de Givenchy held hands as they led the bridal party out of St George’s Chapel behind Eugenie and Jack this afternoon
The bridesmaids and page boys making their way down the steps of St George’s Chapel after the ceremony. Front: Theodora Williams and Louis de Givenchy. Centre left to right: Maud Windsor, Isla Phillips and Mia Tindall. Back left to right: Princess Charlotte, Savannah Phillips and Prince George
Eugenie and Jack shared a kiss on the steps of St George’s chapel as their bridesmaids and page boys bounded down the steps behind them
Stealing the show! The lively bridal party including Mia Tindall (right) added a touch of fun to the proceedings. Maud Windsor (left), Prince George and Isla Phillips were also party of Eugenie’s adorable posse
Helpful Savannah Phillips smoothed down Princess Charlotte’s hair as they stood outside St George’s Chapel on a blustery afternoon in Windsor. The little Princess, who is known for her confident demeanour during public engagements happily waved to the crowds who were looking on
Sometimes it all gets too much! Princess Charlotte took a moment to cover her face with her hands as she stood on the steps outside St George’s Chapel. Right: Theodora Williams enthusiastically waved off the newlyweds as they departed for their carriage procession
The youngsters gathered on the steps alongside Beatrice, Fergie and Jack Brooksbanks parents following the service as Eugenie and Jack departed in a horse-drawn carriage
The youngsters waved for the cameras as they stood on the steps of St George’s Chapel with Fergie, Princess Beatrice and Prince Andrew
Savannah Phillips, Prince George, Maud Windsor and Isla Phillips were all on hand to accompany Princess Eugenie down the aisle at Windsor Castle today
Charlotte and George are well versed in performing bridesmaid and page boy duties at Windsor Castle after taking on the role a few months ago for Harry and Meghan’s wedding
What a send off! Adorable young members of the bridal party gave Eugenie and Jack their best waves as they set off on a 15-minute carriage procession to greet wellwishers
WHO’S WHO IN EUGENIE’S WEDDING PARTY
PRINCE GEORGE AND PRINCESS CHARLOTTE
The children of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are well known for ‘stealing the show’ at weddings and Eugenie’s is sure to be no different.
Charlotte, 3 and George, 5 will take on the role of flower girl and pageboy for the fourth time on Friday.
The brother and sister have taken on the responsibility on two other occasions, first at their aunt Pippa Middleton’s wedding in May last year and then again last month at Kate’s close friend Sophie Carter’s nuptials.
It will be their second time at St George’s chapel having been walked the aisle behind Meghan at her marriage to Prince Harry in May.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be pageboy and bridesmaid for the fourth time on Friday
Robbie Williams and Ayda welcomed their daughter Theodora in September 2012, and son Charlton Valentine in October 2014.
According to the Sunday Times Williams, met the princess on holiday in the Caribbean and was ‘entranced’ by Eugenie’s manners that he put Teddy on the list for her school, Marlborough College.
The couple are protective over their young children, and choose not to show their children’s faces when they post on social media.
Also known as Teddy, Theodora Williams is the daughter of Robbie Williams and Ayda Field (pictured with her daughter), who have been friends with Princess Eugenie after meeting in the Caribbean several years ago
SAVANNAH AND ISLA PHILLIPS
Savannah and Isla are the daughters of Peter Phillips, Princess Anne’s eldest and only son, and his wife Autumn.
Savannah famously caused a fuss at Trooping the Colour this year when she covered Prince George’s mouth during the Buckingham Palace flyover.
Though the seven-year-old is sure to be on her best behaviour on Friday.
Savannah and Isla Phillips are the daughters of Peter Phillips, Princess Anne’s eldest and only son, and his wife Autumn
Mia is the eldest daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall who welcomed their second daughter Lena in June.
The four-year-old is a favourite among royal fans, stealing the nation’s heart when she posed alongside the Queen’s fellow great grandchildren for a portrait celebrating her 90th year.
She is sure to give Charlotte a run for her money when she takes on her first public bridesmaid role on Friday.
Mia Tindall is the eldest daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall and is a firm favourite among royal fans
Five-year-old Maud is the daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor also known as Sophie Winkleman- and the bride’s goddaughter.
She attends the same school as Prince George and the royal youngsters are in the same class at Thomas’ in Battersea.
Frederick is the son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, with his father being cousin to the Queen.
This makes Maud and George distant cousins who had plenty of time to bond at school
Five-year-old Maud (pictured with her parents at her christening) is the daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor – and the bride’s goddaughter
The young royal was a bridesmaid at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding and is 11th in line to the British throne.
She was born with a squint, but can now see perfectly after having corrective surgery.
A firm favourite of the Queen, she has accompanied her parents to royal church services and at every turn has shown herself to be gracious and well-mannered.
Lady Louise is already an accomplished horsewoman and has previously competed in carriage driving at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Lady Louise (pictured with her parents Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex) previously acted as a bridesmaid to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
The Queen’s youngest grandchild, James, Viscount Severn, will join his sister Louise as a Special Attendant on the big day.
He is one of the lesser seen members of the royal family but caused a stir earlier this year when he was spotted behind the wheel of the family’s Land Rover on the Windsor Estate.
Under the law, motorists do not need a provisional licence to drive a car on private land – however, insurance companies would refused to pay out in the event of an accident.
James, Viscount Severn, (pictured with his mother Sophie Wessex) is the Queen’s youngest grandchild at the age of 10
LOUIS DE GIVENCHY
Louis is one of just two pageboys in the procession, joining forces with Prince George.
Louis is the son of Frenchman Olivier de Givenchy, a senior banker at JP Morgan, and his Australian wife Zoe, are also friends with Robbie and Ayda.
Son of banker Olivier de Givenchy, Louis (pictured with his mother Zoe) will join Prince George as one of two page boys
Thomas, known as Tom, has been given the role of best man.
Tom keeps a low profile managing UK investor relationships and graduated from the University of Leeds in 2011.
Tom (pictured with his father George Brooksbank) keeps a low profile managing UK investor relationships
The bride’s older sister made an obvious choice as maid of honour, with rumours swirling of her role for many months.
On Tuesday she was spotted swiftly walking down the street away from Ralph & Russo’s Mayfair store, which is ‘strictly by appointment’ only.
Beatrice looked to be fulfilling bridesmaid duties ahead of her sibling’s wedding to her groom Jack Brooksbank, a 32-year-old tequila brand ambassador.
The eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson made an obvious choice for Maid of Honour. Pictured: Eugenie and Beatrice as bridesmaids as children in a snap shared by the bride on her Instagram account
Proud father of the bride Prince Andrew shares sweet childhood snaps of Eugenie and Jack
The Duke of York has released a second batch of never-before-seen photos of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, who will tie the knot at Windsor Castle on Friday 12 October.
After details of Eugenie’s bridal party were announced on Wednesday, Andrew tweeted a throwback snap of a Eugenie and maid of honour Beatrice.
Moments later, he shared a sweet childhood snap showing the groom with his younger brother and best man, Thomas Brooksbank, and a shot of the couple walking in what appears to be the grounds of Windsor Castle.
Following the announcement of Eugenie’s bridal party, the Duke of York has released a second batch of childhood snaps of the bride (pictured with sister Beatrice) and groom
Andrew also tweeted this photograph showing a young Jack Brooksbank, right, with younger brother Tom, who will be best man when the couple tie the knot on Friday
Proud father of the bride Prince Andrew has released further details about the couple’s big day along with photos of the couple (pictured together on an autumnal walk)
Andrew, 58, wrote: ‘Today Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank confirmed that Princess Beatrice will be Maid of Honour and Jack’s brother, Tom Brooksbank, will be Best Man at their Wedding, taking place this Friday, 12th October 2018.’
On Tuesday evening, the couple shared a selection of private photographs including some early snaps of them young children via Twitter.
Another image shows the couple enjoying a walk on the grounds of Balmoral castle two years ago, on the week of Jack’s 30th birthday.
The little princess: In the run up to their big day, Princess Eugenie (pictured) and fiancé Jack Brooksbank decided to share a selection of private photographs including these early photographs of them as young children
A snap of Jack Brooksbank, who works for Casamigos tequila and turned 32 this year, has been released ahead of the couple’s big day on Friday. They will tie the knot at Windsor Castle in front of a rumoured 800 guests including a host of celebrities
Jack and Eugenie are pictured celebrating New Year’s Eve in upmarket ski resort Verbier, Switzerland – the place where they first met seven years ago – just a few weeks before they announced their engagement in January this year
This image depicts the couple enjoying a walk on the grounds of Balmoral Castle in the week of Jack’s 30th birthday. He turned 30 on 3 May 2016
And in one remarkably informal snap, Jack and Eugenie are pictured celebrating New Year’s Eve in Verbier, Switzerland – the place where they first met seven years ago – just a few weeks before they announced their engagement in January this year.
In their first ever joint interview, Jack admitted it was ‘love at first sight’ when he first laid eyes on his future bride.
The Palace also shared the couple’s official engagement portrait, first released in January and taken at Buckingham Palace.
FROM POP ROYALTY TO THE REAL THING: WHO’S WHO IN EUGENIE AND JACK’S BRIDAL PARTY
Details of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding party were unveiled ahead of the October 12th ceremony at Windsor Castle…
The groom’s brother, Thomas Brooksbank
Maid of Honour
The bride’s sister, Princess Beatrice
Princess Charlotte, three, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Savannah Phillips, seven, and Isla Phillips, six, daughters of Peter and Autumn Phillips
Mia Tindall, four, daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall
Maud Windsor, five, daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor – and the bride’s goddaughter
Theodora Williams, six, daughter of Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field
Prince George, five, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Louis de Givenchy, six, son of Olivier and Zoe De Givenchy
Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 14, daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex
James, Viscount Severn, 10, son of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex