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It's Royal Wedding day for the Playmobil people in our house...

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SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 20:31:30

Prince Josiah of Playmoland is marrying Miss Serena Sparkle. The wedding will take place at Ruggington Cathedral and the reception will be in the grounds of Roundwood Palace.

The ceremony will be conducted y the Archbishop of Ruggington, the Most Revernd Godfrey Venables, and the address will be given by the Dean of Lowbeach-on-Sea, the Very Reverend Anselm Latimer.

Crowd have gathered along the route of the procession, and ardent royalist Brendan, who has camped out overnight to get a good view is being interviewed by the PBC.

SoyDora Sat 19-May-18 20:33:12


RafaIsTheKingOfClay Sat 19-May-18 20:33:33

Phew. Made it back in time. Thought I was gong to miss THE wedding of the year.

divafever99 Sat 19-May-18 20:36:44

Ooh I'm just in time will just get settled with a brew

Mormont Sat 19-May-18 20:38:16

I've been looking forward to this!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 20:38:28

At Ruggington Cathedral guests have started to arrive. Here are some foreign heads of state being greeted by the Archbishop of Ruggington and the Dean of Lowbeach.

DramaAlpaca Sat 19-May-18 20:38:49

Shove up along the pew there, make room for me smile

FuzzyCustard Sat 19-May-18 20:40:22

Room for me too? <Waves flags for the people of Ruggington>

AlonsoTigerHeart Sat 19-May-18 20:40:34

I've always said camel's are underrepresented as modern royal transportation

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 20:45:29

It has just been announced that Prince Josiah and his new wife will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Waterbury.

SprayingMonsters Sat 19-May-18 20:49:48

I am going to show these pictures to my 4 year old tomorrow.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 20:55:32

Prime Minister Norman the Foreman and deputy Prime Minister Kylie the lifeguard arrive, accompanied by Norman's police protection officer Cuthbert.

OlennasWimple Sat 19-May-18 20:59:24

Excellent. Good job Cuthbert

PaddingtonLoverOfMarmalade Sat 19-May-18 21:02:33

Respectful applause.

RJnomore1 Sat 19-May-18 21:04:21

The event of the day!

I've sat through a launch a wedding and two cup finals waiting for this.

Ylvamoon Sat 19-May-18 21:05:33

I love the Camel i hope it's got a place in the church and will be served a vegetarian meal at the banquet.

ProudThrilledHappy Sat 19-May-18 21:05:46

I do hope the Most Reverend Godfrey Venables has been reminded to keep his sermon to a strict 5 minutes, with no attempts at crowd participation? grin

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:06:57

Here is the bridegroom, Prince Josiah of Playmoland with his best man, his brother Prince Jeremiah, Duke of Paddleford.

socktastic Sat 19-May-18 21:11:47

Can't wait to see what the bride is wearing

swizzells2003 Sat 19-May-18 21:14:13

I'm more excited about this than seeing Prince Harry today!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:14:43

The bridesmaids and page boys have arrived. The adult bridesmaids are Miss Kendra Sparkle (sister of the bride), Mrs Aurelia Sparkle (sister-in-law of the bride) and Misses Liliana and Venetia Sparkle (the bride's cousins).

The children are Miss Brianna Sparkle (the bride's niece), Miss Vacha Shah (daughter of the bride's friend Anuja Shah) and flower girls Princess Madeline and Princess Helena, both nieces of Prince Josiah. Page boys are Master Kester Sparkle (the bride's nephew) and Prince Cornelius (Prince Josiah's nephew).

Munxx Sat 19-May-18 21:16:13

Top job SoMuch as always smile

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:19:06

And here is the bride, Miss Serena Sparkle, accompanied by her father, Mr Blake Sparkle.

CoolCarrie Sat 19-May-18 21:19:44

Lovely 😊

PerspicaciaTick Sat 19-May-18 21:19:45

I missed the Windsor wedding - this one makes up for it! Thank you.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:23:09

The bride and her father make their way down the aisle, accompanied by the bridesmaids and page boys.

socktastic Sat 19-May-18 21:24:16

Beautiful. I have a tear in my eye. Who was the designer?

MrsTommyBanks Sat 19-May-18 21:25:08

You always do these so incredibly well

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:25:55

The bride and groom exchange their vows. The best man has the rings.

MrsTommyBanks Sat 19-May-18 21:26:11

Top job on the train SoMuch

Sinuhe Sat 19-May-18 21:26:23

Wow! I like Miss Serena Sparkles dress it looks like it has been properly fitted!

AlpacaLypse Sat 19-May-18 21:27:50

I went to a completely different wedding earlier today, this one is almost as lovely!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:27:57

The reading is given by the bride's brother, Mr Rafferty Sparkle.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:31:03

The happy couple sign the register.

QueenOfThorns Sat 19-May-18 21:32:48

Some lovely frocks amongst the guests I see!

drinkswineoutofamug Sat 19-May-18 21:32:59


AviatorShades Sat 19-May-18 21:34:01

Were the bride and groom giving each other fist-bumps when they exchanged vows?
Typical modern way for a typical modern wedding!

scrappydappydoo Sat 19-May-18 21:35:08

I love that one of the guests felt able to bring their newborn in a sling and didn't leave the baby with a nanny.

AviatorShades Sat 19-May-18 21:36:23

Love the quill pens!
What a lovely ceremony.

Saturdayselling Sat 19-May-18 21:37:39

Love this. (Mumsnet HQ said they'd add photos if you emailed them at I felt compelled to lobby for more pictures of the happy day!)

shakeyourcaboose Sat 19-May-18 21:37:43

Fabulous!! I really feel that I was there, wonderful cinematography!

LIZS Sat 19-May-18 21:38:38

Great attention to detail!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:46:42

Have emailed them, Saturday, so here's hoping! Thank you!

Here the happy couple walk down the aisle after the ceremony.

AviatorShades Sat 19-May-18 21:48:16

Well done and thank you Saturdayselling

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:49:33

The bride and groom travel in the carriage procession to the reception at Roundwood Palace.

AviatorShades Sat 19-May-18 21:50:28

Don't the happy couple look,well, happy? And I love the flowers.

elephantoverthehill Sat 19-May-18 21:51:18

Super job. Where will the happy couple go on honeymoon? What will their first dance be? So many questions.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:53:00

Aviator, I had a great time arranging all the bouquets! grin

Catmint Sat 19-May-18 21:55:14


dementedma Sat 19-May-18 21:58:03

This is awesome

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 21:59:47

In the second carriage are the best man and two of the bridesmaids, Miss Kendra Sparkle and Mrs Aurelia Sparkle.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:02:46

The carriages are accompanied by an infantry regiment.

TimeIhadaNameChange Sat 19-May-18 22:02:58

This is amazing!

ChablisLover Sat 19-May-18 22:05:11

Fabulous work love it

MotherofPearl Sat 19-May-18 22:05:17

Congratulations to the bride and groom!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:06:17

And the cavalry, led by General Sir Ospringe Bapchild on his horse, Canterbury.

Pastaagain78 Sat 19-May-18 22:07:18

This makes me so happy!

hugoagogo Sat 19-May-18 22:07:40

They really look like they love each other! Very sweet.grinflowerswine

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:08:26

Here are King Athelstan and Queen Edith of Playmoland.

elephantoverthehill Sat 19-May-18 22:10:37

I love the tent/sunshelter in the background.

MollyHuaCha Sat 19-May-18 22:12:28


JessicaJonesJacket Sat 19-May-18 22:12:54

I love that Norman and Kylie were able to put their political differences behind them to enjoy the wedding.
Will there be cake ? I hope there will be cake.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:16:58

Here's a contingent from the Royal Navy, led by Admiral Lemuel Cuttlebone.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:18:59

And here is a contingent of mounted police, led by Basil on his horse PlusForce.

Urbanbeetler Sat 19-May-18 22:22:21

Um... are you children in bed? This is all being directed and produced by you, isn’t it.grin

Urbanbeetler Sat 19-May-18 22:22:51

(It’s very good)

SinisterBumFacedCat Sat 19-May-18 22:22:58

Such lovely weather and blue skies for them

lostleonardo Sat 19-May-18 22:26:50

I was working earlier and missed the 'real' wedding so this has been fabulous!!!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:29:02

Urban my ds is 17 and very much still up! But I had to take all the photos a few days ago, as I have been working all day today, only got home just after 8pm!

But meanwhile in Lowbeach-on-Sea the residents of Teal Avenue are having a street party.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:31:07

At the street party there is a barbecue.

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:32:35

And a kebab vendor.

missbonita Sat 19-May-18 22:32:35


oldsilver Sat 19-May-18 22:32:45

<sniffs> oh I do love a good wedding and this one has been exceptional! x

missbonita Sat 19-May-18 22:33:37


PoppyStellar Sat 19-May-18 22:35:08

Sterling work somuch. Your commitment to playmobil is epic smile I particularly liked the kebab vendor

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:36:00

olds! <waves>

The happy couple have emerged on the balcony of Roundwood Palace.

IrenetheQuaint Sat 19-May-18 22:36:39

How lovely to see all of Playmoland celebrating together. I'm quite moved grin

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:38:02

Here they are joined by the bridesmaids, page boys and best man.

specialsubject Sat 19-May-18 22:38:31

the dedication to the cause - and you werent far off with the dress!!

wonderful, thank you so much!

RustyBear Sat 19-May-18 22:38:32

Love the police horse PlusForce!

Ylvamoon Sat 19-May-18 22:39:01

Well done OP - hope you are invited to the banquet hall with a 🍹 or 🍹🍹.

oldsilver Sat 19-May-18 22:40:44

<waves flags back>

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:41:29

At the reception, a team of caterers is ready to serve an afternoon tea with cakes, pastries, tea and coffee, and of course there will be champagne.

furlinedsheepskinjacket Sat 19-May-18 22:41:49

lovely stuff op smile

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:43:42

Norman the Foreman and his mates enjoy a celebratory beverage at the reception.

InglouriousBasterd Sat 19-May-18 22:45:32

I love this so much!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:45:42

Roman the photographer is busy taking photographs.

chicken2015 Sat 19-May-18 22:45:45

Wow the amount and attention to detail is amazing!

craftqueen Sat 19-May-18 22:45:50

This is absolutely amazing.. how cool is this??!! 😍😍😍

MnerXX Sat 19-May-18 22:46:34

Love it!

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:48:20

The happy couple cut the cake.

SockEatingMonster Sat 19-May-18 22:48:49

I didn’t catch any of the (other) Royal wedding coverage, but wouldn’t have missed this for the world.

Excellent work flowers

PerspicaciaTick Sat 19-May-18 22:48:59

Ooh - tis very important we know what flavour cake and the origin of the ingredients...

FlirtyRomanticToast Sat 19-May-18 22:49:31

This is beautiful, so beautiful. Cheers to the happy couple wine

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 22:52:14

It's the evening reception, and the entertainment is provided by the Funky Boys jazz quartet. The bride has changed into a different dress for the evening reception and she and the groom now take to the floor for the first dance.

PaddingtonLoverOfMarmalade Sat 19-May-18 23:00:24

Amazing. And the bride and groom have kept smiling all day!

Mummy2one2016 Sat 19-May-18 23:00:26

This is amazing, well done OP. I love it

SoMuchToBits Sat 19-May-18 23:04:32

Another photo from the evening reception.

AviatorShades Sat 19-May-18 23:07:30

That cake! The attention to detail is mind-blowing, OP. And you can just hear the Funky Boyssmile And everywhere the

I've been loving everything.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Mormont Sat 19-May-18 23:07:34

Brilliant! Thank you!

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