‘I was inches from Royal wedding’

Keith Hanson will have a role to play at the Royal Wedding.

Keith Hanson will have a role to play at the Royal Wedding.

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YEOMANRY Guardsman Keith Hanson of Colsterworth declared William and Kate’s wedding “The People’s Wedding”.

Keith was inches from the Royal family and the bride during the ceremony thanks to his role as one of the 12 members of the Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeoman of the Guard.

Few people can say they had a better view of the historic proceedings than Keith.

He said: “It was the people’s wedding - the people’s royal wedding. It just brought it to the people.

“There was no stuffiness and everyone got involved. It was marvellous.

“I had a fantastic view and it was great to be part of something so special.”

Following the wedding Keith was able to mingle with the crowds and soak up the mood of the day.

He said: “The atmosphere was tremendous and there was a great spirit to the day.

“We really showed the world what Great Britain is all about.”