Their marriage last year was watched by hundreds of millions of people around the world.
But Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s first wedding anniversary will be an altogether quieter affair.
A St James’s Palace spokesman has confirmed that that the happy couple will be spending this weekend privately, away from the spotlight.
The quiet celebrations will end a busy week for William and Kate.
On Wednesday, they will attend the UK premier of documentary film African Cats at the BFI Southbank, in aid of charity Tusk Trust, of which William is patron.
The following day, the couple are scheduled to appear at a reception at Goldsmith’s Hall in support of The Royal British Legion.
It is being held to celebrate the recent success of two army teams who recreated the race to reach the South Pole by Captain Scott and Roald Amundsen.
Later on, William and Kate will launch the Imperial War Musuem Foundation’s campaign to create new First World War galleries in time for the centenary of the conflict in 2014.
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