Mac & Mike's Pick: Setting Up Camp For Royal Wedding

By WEEK Reporter

April 26, 2011 Updated Apr 26, 2011 at 10:35 PM CDT

If you're one of those planning to waking up at 3 am to watch Friday's Royal Wedding, what follows may be perfectly reasonable.

Others of you may be waiting for the inevitable movie made for TV.

The British have a special place for eccentrics.
Not surprisingly, some have made it to London for the wedding.

The first royal fan has reserved himself a spot outside London's Westminster Abbey to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

John Loughrey set up camp on the pavement across the road from the Abbey, equipped only with a sleeping bag and two Union Jack carrier bags, so as to beat out tens of thousands of other spectators expected on Friday.

Sue Church is also camped out, with tent, sleeping bag and a portable stove for tea. She's 76 and has been royal watching at weddings and funerals for years.

Until the Royals do show up, the campers are getting their share of media attention.

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