Patients at an east London health service were “thrilled” to be given bouquets of flowers from the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The bouquet flowers which were used at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle were handed to St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney on 20 May Sunday. The Hospice of the hospital shared their appreciation by stating, “We are so honoured to receive this wonderful gift.”Patient Pauline Clayton aged 89, in particular, was extremely happy to receive such a gift. Pauline had worked for royal dressmaker since the age of 19 and assisted to embroider the Botticelli influenced train of Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding dress. Nigel Harding, chief executive of the hospice, said: “The flowers are simply stunning and our patients were both surprised and delighted to receive them.A huge thank you to Philippa Craddock and her team – and of course to the Royal bride and groom.”