Princess Beatrice ‘Cancels Wedding Reception’ Amid Coronavirus Concerns

She is considering a small, private ceremony.

Princess Beatrice

by grazia |
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Like all of us, the royal family is dealing with the growing coronavirus pandemic. Especially Princess Beatrice, who is taking steps to ensure her wedding – to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi – is mindful of the growing problem. Some reports are stating that she has cancelled the event, set to take place on May 29th, but as yet this has not been confirmed by the palace. As this stage, representatives state that the wedding may take place, but privately and with fewer attendees.

They have, however, confirmed that the reception – set for Buckingham Palace Gardens, with up to 300 guests – will not take place.

‘Princess Beatrice and Mr Mapelli Mozzi are very much looking forward to getting married but are equally aware of the need to avoid undertaking any unnecessary risks in the current circumstances.

‘In line with government advice for the UK and beyond, the couple are reviewing their arrangements for 29th May.

‘They are particularly conscious of government advice in relation to both the wellbeing of older family members and large gatherings of people. Therefore, the planned reception in the Buckingham Palace Gardens will not take place.

‘The couple will carefully consider government advice before deciding whether a private marriage might take place amongst a small group of family and friends.’

A source told The Sun that ‘there were only going to be 150 guests at the wedding but double that amount at the reception. It was just too risky. The Queen had to be there and it wasn’t fair to put her in danger aged 94.’

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