Kate Middleton And Prince William Have Invited You To See Princess Charlotte At Her Christening. Yes, Really.

The royal couple's newest arrival will be baptised on Sunday.

Kate Middleton and Prince William in Paddington
Kate Middleton and Prince William in Paddington
(Image credit: Rex)

The royal couple's newest arrival will be baptised on Sunday.

Princess Charlotte's christening on Sunday looks set to be a pretty special affair.

A statement released by Kensington Palace has revealed that Prince William, 33, and Kate Middleton, 33, are giving members of the public the chance to take part in their little girl's special day.

Pretty amazing, right?

'While the service inside the church will be private, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be pleased to welcome well-wishers into the paddock outside the church,' an official spokesperson said.

'The Duke and Duchess are hugely grateful for the warm wishes they have received since Princess Charlotte’s birth - many of them from local people in Norfolk - and are delighted the paddock can be opened on the day of the christening.'

Not only does this mean that crowds will be able to catch a glimpse of the tiny tot in what we're sure will be a gorgeous traditional gown, they'll also be able to see the family as a foursome for the first time.

For although he visited the hospital after his sister's birth, Prince George was not present when his parents showed off their new arrival on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's in Paddington back in May.

The ceremony will be conducted by The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who baptised George in October 2013. Sandringham Rector, Jonathan Riviere, will also be present.

A real family affair, The Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall plus Carole and Michael Middleton will be among those in attendance.

Charlotte's uncle Prince Harry will unfortunately miss the momentous occasion as he's spending the summer doing conservation and charity work in Africa.

We're sure that this will come as a bit of a blow to the 30-year-old redhead who was sadly had to jet to Australia just days before Charlotte arrived.

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