Pub owner gets surprise royal wedding invitation

February 25th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

London, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pub owner was shocked to the core when he received an invitation to the royal wedding.

John Haley has got himself an official invitation to the much talked about royal wedding on the 29th of April. John is the owner of the Old Boot Inn which is located in Stanford Dingley. That is the neighborhood where Kate Middleton grew up. She has also been frequenting the place since she grew up. She even brought Prince William down to the pub when they started going out.

After overcoming the shock, John told British’s Daily Mirror that he was pleasantly surprised to have received the invitation. He said that he had known Kate and her family for several years.

The royal wedding will undoubtedly be one of the biggest events in 2011. Since Prince William and Kate announced the date for their wedding, there has been so much buzz about it. In all about 1900 dignitaries from all over the world are expected to attend the ceremony.

John would witness the wedding live but he says he would not be at the reception because he would be having his own reception at his pub.

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