Picture gallery: Royal Wedding toasted at Railway Tavern in Dereham

We're proud of William and Kate - and we're proud to be English!

That was the message from the Railway Tavern pub in Dereham today as the Royal Wedding was celebrated and continued a week of events to champion the greatness of the country,

Owners Paul and Debbie Sandford put up a big screen in a special marquee and turned the pub in to a sea of red, white and blue.

Mr Sandford said: 'I think the country needs something to give us a boost and today has been brilliant. It makes us so proud.'

Mrs Sandford added: 'It has been fantastic and it has been worth every minute of effort.'

They both donned posh attire and among those attending the party were a group of campers who were staying at the nearby Yaxham Waters Holiday Park and got into the wedding spirit.

Julie Hall, of Gorleston, had adapted a �10 wedding dress from the Cancer Research Shop in Norwich and her husband Simon had also visited a charity shop to get his top hat and suit.

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Mr Hall said: 'It is only the UK that can do an event like this and the rest of the world is jealous. You just had to go for it!'

Their friends Maxine and Geoff Payne, of Aldeby, near Beccles, also wore special outfits.

Mrs Payne dressed as the Queen - although she went for purples, whereas the monarch plumped for yellow.

Mr Payne was striking in pinks and floral designs and said: 'It is a fantastic event and it is great to bring people together.'

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