Early arrivals, including Pixie Geldof, Prince Harry’s ex Chelsy Davy, Jimmy Carr’s wife Karoline Copping were seen holding on to their dresses, as winds of up to 60mph hit the UK.
Hats were sent flying and Robbie Williams, whose daughter Theodora Rose, 6, is one of Princess Eugenie’s bridesmaids, was forced to run down the street to collect his mother’s headwear.
At one point, a tree fell over by the doors of the West Steps, threatening to ruin the autumnal floral display, created by designer Rob Van Helden. It was rescued just in time.
The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for Friday and Saturday as Storm Callum sweeps across the UK.
While the worst of the weather is likely to affect western Scotland, Wales and the Lake District, it’s going to be a wet and windy day for many.
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