Royal wedding anniversary

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend this weekend with friends as they mark their first wedding anniversary.

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Timeline: William and Kate's first year

William and Kate were married on 29 April 2011 Credit: Chris Weeks/PA Wire

April 29 2011 - Prince William and Catherine Middleton marry at Westminster Abbey.

May - The royal couple honeymoon in the Seychelles.

June - William and Kate attend their first public engagement as a married couple at a gala for the Absolute Return for Kids (Ark) charity.

July - The pair embark on a 10-day tour of Canada and California.

August - The Duke and Duchess visit Birmingham to show their support for those affected by the summer riots.

The Duke and Duchess visited Prince Edward Island in Canada Credit: Mark Large/PA Wire

September - The couple open a cancer treatment centre together at the Royal Marsden hospital in Surrey.

October - Commonwealth leaders agree on an historic change to give sex equality in royal succession.

November - The couple announce they will establish their own London base at Princess Margaret's former home at Kensington Palace.

December - William and Kate visit homeless youngsters just before Christmas in London, and acquire a cocker spaniel puppy called Lupo.

The Duchess spoke in public for the first time at a children's hospice Credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth /PA Wire

January 2012 - The royal couple see in the New Year in a reindeer herder's tepee pitched at the Duchess' parents' home in Bucklebury, Berkshire.

February - William continues his RAF service as a search and rescue pilot in the Falkland Islands.

March - The Duchess of Cambridge speaks in public for the first time as the patron of a children's hospice near Ipswich.

April - The couple celebrate their first year of marriage.

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