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'Pippa and Kate Middleton' hula hoop and practise yoga ahead of the 'wedding of the year' in hilarious images

Irish Mirror logoIrish Mirror 20/05/2017 Patrick Lion

Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine From hula-hooping, having a makeover and practicing yoga in the garden, these pictures appear to show how Pippa and Kate are preparing for the 'wedding of the year'.

But not all is as it seems.

The hilarious pictures are the work of notorious British photographer Alison Jackson, who enjoys lampooning the royals with incredible look-a-likes before big events.

Pippa Middleton , who is Kate Middleton's younger sister, will tie the knot with her fiancée and banking tycoon James Matthews in her local village church St Mark's Church in Englefield tomorrow.

Guests will include the second, third, fourth and fifth in line to the throne, Hollywood queen Meghan Markle and a sprinkling of household-name TV stars.

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Alison's mock pictures depict how 'Pippa and Kate' may have prepared for the big day.

Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine In one image, Kate can be seen having her hair done while in another Pippa has a full body treatment.

Hilariously, the pair are depicted practicing yoga in a bid to relax before the wedding.

Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine Jackson has a history of similar pictures before big events.

Last year, a home-style video appeared to show the shocking moment Prince William filmed up wife Kate's skirt during the Queen's 90th birthday bash.

But the footage was actually a spoof created to show how the royal family might be celebrating the landmark occasion.

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It showed the monarch starting her 90th birthday celebrations early with a trip to her local Toby Carvery to indulge in a roast dinner with the rest of the family.

Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine Kate was seen sitting the table with the Toby Carvery team, while Prince Charles asks the chef for a ‘king’-size portion, much to his mother’s dismay who remarks "not likely!".

Last year, she also took a dig at Donald Trump over his scandalous comments and allegations he groped women by parading around an impersonator with bikini-clad models outside the business mogul's famous New York City tower.

Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alison Jackson /eyevine The latest spoof comes with Pippa Middleton's big day is less than 24 hours away.

The final touches are being put in place to make the occasion even more spectacular, they have also given away clues as to what we can expect.

From cherry blossom trees to beautiful ivory flowers - deliveries were coming thick and fast to the Middleton extravaganza.

Passersby spotted the 100k marquee had taken on an ethereal feel with pale pink flowers and decorations.

Huge stage lights could also be seen - prompting speculation the couple would do their first dance under some rather contrived lighting.

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It's now a well-known fact that the couple will say their vows in front of family and friends in the Middleton's local church, St Marks, in Berkshire.

Credits: Flynet © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Flynet Situated in Englefield, the stunning 12th-century building is the epitome of a classic parish church (something that could have come straight out of a Dickens or Hardy novel really).

Situated just six miles from the Middleton's childhood home in Buckleberry, the church resides on land owned by Conservative MP, Richard Benyon - so turning up on Saturday is not advised

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And with the wedding being so close to Pippa's mother and father's house, the wedding breakfast and celebrations will be held in the grounds of Michael and Carol's £6million country pile.

Credits: i-Images Picture Agency © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: i-Images Picture Agency But Carol and Michael won't be worrying about guests getting a little bit jolly in their home, as there has been a £100,000 glass marquee erected in the grounds of the homestead.

While it's widely believed that Pippa has been keen to keep the ceremony a classic and understated affair - with even her wedding dress being designed in stark contrast to Kate's regally Hollywood style dress - the party is sure to be a more modern affair than the 2011 Royal wedding.

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James and his family are proud of their Scottish roots, and with the hedgefund manager's family owning an incredible estate near to Loch Ness, the couple are said to have become very enamoured with all-things North of the border.

Credits: Flynet © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Flynet So, it will come as no surprise to Pippa's keen fans that the couple are having a Scottish theme running to their wedding breakfast and celebrations.

Speaking to the Daily Mail 's Rebecca English, a source explained: "Everything will be Scottish in nature – bagpipes, the lot.’

The bride and groom are believed to be sticking to the Highlands theme, and have gone to great lengths to source local produce from around James' father's estate.

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With Pippa herself reportedly having curated the menu alongside her caterers, it's thought that the 300 guests at the wedding are set to enjoy the likes of haggis canapés and lamb, all washed down with whisky.

Credits: Flynet Pictures © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Flynet Pictures But what would a society wedding be without some classic upper-class touches? It's believed that 17lb of beluga caviar has been given to the couple from an anonymous Russian donor - nothing to sniff at seen as the cost of that alone is believed to be £40,000.

While the wedding is a private affair, as preparations run into the final 24 hours some interesting details have emerged.

The couple have arranged for what appears to be a cherry blossom tree to be placed in the marquee, while it's almost certain that the tables will be decked out with luxurious ivory white flowers.

Returning to the actual ceremony, it's been rumoured that James will be incorporating his and Pippa's Scottish theme into his morning dress; it's thought he will wear his family's tartan - red and green - in some capacity.

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