THE LORD Mayor of York is inviting residents to celebrate the Royal Wedding in the State Room of the Mansion House.

The formal event will include a red carpet welcome to the sound of the Shepherd Group Brass Band, a champagne reception, and refreshments throughout the day, as the Royal Wedding is shown on a large screen.

Tickets to the event, which starts at 10am on April 29, cost £20 and are available from the civic office at the Guildhall, by emailing or phoning 01904 551011.