What time does the royal wedding start in Australia

With the much-anticipated royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle happening on Saturday May 19, here’s everything you need to know about what time proceedings kick off in Australia.

Seven will provide a comprehensive coverage that kicks off from 4pm (AEST) on Saturday (7am London time) as the festivities get underway.

A live stream will also be available on 7Plus and here.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding ceremony will kick off at 9pm AEST : Getty Images

First guest arrivals – 6:30pm Saturday (AEST)

Between 6:30 and 8pm, ceremony guests will begin to arrive at the Round Tower at Windsor Castle and then walk to St. George’s Chapel.

 Royals begin arriving – 8:20pm (AEST)

The royals will be the last guests to show up, some on foot, others by car from 8:20pm.

Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge will likely walk to St. George’s Chapel on foot.

When they enter, they’ll likely acknowledge everyone gathered within the castle walls around 8:45pm.

The Queen, who is tipped to arrive at 8.55pm, will be one of the last people to take her place.

The Queen will be one of the last guests to arrive. Source: Getty

Meanwhile, cameras will be fixed on Markle as she leaves Cliveden House Hotel likely alongside her mother, Doria Ragland.

Their journey will take them along part of the Long Walk leading up to the Castle (the promenade where the public will be gathered and can catch a glimpse), where Ragland will likely enter the chapel.

Markle will meet up with her bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, before entering the church.

She is expected to make her way into the chapel just minutes before the service begins at 9pm.

The wedding ceremony – 9pm (AEST)

The ceremony kicks off in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Palace around 9pm AEST.

Kensington Palace has kept details of the hour-long service, starting at 9pm, mostly secret so far, undoubtedly saving it all for the big reveal on Saturday morning.

At which point, the order of service will be published on the royal family website, so viewers can follow along at home.

The procession – 10:05pm (AEST)

The newlyweds will make their way out fo the church for a 25 minute-long-procession through the streets of Windsor. Source: Getty

After the service has concluded, the newlyweds will head out of the church and greet the 200 charity representatives who were invited to the big day and will be gathered at the Horseshoe Cloister, a nearby building on the property.

The couple will then step into their carriage as family members wave them off for the 25-minute-long procession through the streets of Windsor, starting around 10:05pm AEST.

Once the carriage has passed, the congregation will walk to a reception at St. George’s Hall, where Prince Harry and Markle will eventually join them.

Seven’s coverage of the event will come to a close at 11pm.

 The private evening reception – 4am Sunday (AEST)

A little later on, we might spy the bride and groom depart for an exclusive evening reception at Frogmore House, to which they’ve invited 200 close friends and family.