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Last Updated: Tuesday November 23 2010 19:26 GMT

William and Kate announce royal wedding date and venue

The countdown to the royal wedding has begun - Prince William will marry Kate Middleton on Friday 29 April 2011.

The couple have announced they will wed at Westminster Abbey, the place where William's grandmother, the Queen, got married.

It's going to be a public holiday across the UK, which means you could get a day off school!

With five months to go, it means they don't have long to get planning, as Sonali's been finding out...