Prince William delights Taylor Swift crowd by breaking out his best dad dancing to his old pal’s rendition of Shake It Off – alongside Zara and his children

Prince William has delighted Taylor Swift fans after breaking out some ‘dad dancing’ moves to his old friend’s performance of Shake It Off at her sold-out London gig last night.

The Prince of Wales was filmed eagerly joining in in the crowd which also included his three children, plus fellow royals Zara and Mike Tindall as well as Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria.

Taylor kicked off the London leg of her record-breaking Eras Tour at Wembley Stadium, performing to fans, celebrities and politicians alike – as well as her American footballer boyfriend Travis Kelce.

The Prince of Wales was among the 90,000-strong crowd in London for the hottest ticket in town as Taylor kicked off the London leg of her record-breaking Eras Tour at Wembley Stadium – after he took along his children Prince George, 10, nine-year-old Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, six.

Prince William and megastar Swift have long known each other – the pair shared the stage at Kensington Palace to perform Livin’ On A Prayer with Jon Bon Jovi at a charity event in 2013.

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Prince William has thrilled fans after being seen ‘dad dancing’ at Taylor Swift’s Wembley concert last night

The US megastar performed hits such as Shake It Off on the opening night of her Eras Tour run in London

The US megastar performed hits such as Shake It Off on the opening night of her Eras Tour run in London

Princess Anne's daughter Zara Tindall and her ex-rugby international husband Mike were among those attending Taylor Swift's first London gig at Wembley Stadium on Friday night as part of the US singer's record-breaking Eras Tour

Princess Anne’s daughter Zara Tindall and her ex-rugby international husband Mike were among those attending Taylor Swift’s first London gig at Wembley Stadium on Friday night as part of the US singer’s record-breaking Eras Tour

Taylor Swift's various costumes for Friday night's sell-out Wembley gig included a white gown with her lyrics written on it

Taylor Swift’s various costumes for Friday night’s sell-out Wembley gig included a white gown with her lyrics written on it

Prince William, who was also at last night's show with this three children, previously performed on stage with Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi at a charity gig in 2013 - the trio are seen here performing Bon Jovi's hit Livin' On A Prayer

Prince William, who was also at last night’s show with this three children, previously performed on stage with Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi at a charity gig in 2013 – the trio are seen here performing Bon Jovi’s hit Livin’ On A Prayer

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria were also among the Wembley crowd at Friday night's concert

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria were also among the Wembley crowd at Friday night’s concert

Comments posted on X, formerly Twitter, in response to footage of William dancing included: ‘This is my favourite thing ever!!! I never knew I needed to see Prince William dancing to Taylor Swift!’

Another poster wrote: ‘Prince William is a Swiftie. Immense dad dancing there.’

Last night’s show came after the military band at Buckingham Palace earlier in the day performed a rendition of Shake It Off to mark the Eras Tour arriving in the UK capital for three nights this weekend ahead of another five in August.

Also among those thronging to last night’s Wembley Stadium show were Taylor’s supermodel-turned-actress friend Cara Delevingne. 
Ms Swift, 34, and her boyfriend were reuniting with her boyfriend Travis Kelce after a month apart, as he flew in from Cannes with his older brother Jason.

  

The couple, who are nearing their first anniversary, have not been seen together for over a month after they last enjoyed a romantic lunch on Lake Como, Italy, in May. 

The Kansas City Chiefs star had so far been unable to support his girlfriend on the UK leg of her tour due to training commitments.

Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan, 34, was among the celebrity-studded audience who joined Kelce in the VIP area alongside Delevingne.

American hairstylist Jonathan van Ness, more commonly known as JVN, posted videos of the glitzy night featuring actress Salma Hayek.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that he was taking a ‘Swift campaign pitstop’ – a break ahead of the July 4 general election – to enjoy the concert with his wife.

William previously said of his duet with Taylor at the 2013 charity event for Centrepoint that he obeyed ‘like a puppy’ her demand he join her on-stage.

He recalled in a 2021 interview: ‘I can’t believe I’m actually telling you this story – I turn up and Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift are at the event, which nearly knocked me off my feet.

Taylor Swift, Jon Bon Jovi and Prince William are pictured singing Livin' On A Prayer on stage at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace in London on November 26, 2013 - after the royal obeyed 'like a puppy' her suggestion he join her

Taylor Swift, Jon Bon Jovi and Prince William are pictured singing Livin’ On A Prayer on stage at the Centrepoint Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace in London on November 26, 2013 – after the royal obeyed ‘like a puppy’ her suggestion he join her

The 89,000-strong crowd was seen lighting up the night with their mobile phones as Taylor Swift took to the Wembley stage

The 89,000-strong crowd was seen lighting up the night with their mobile phones as Taylor Swift took to the Wembley stage 

Swift, 34, wore a ballgown as she sang her hit Enchanted at Wembley Stadium

Swift, 34, wore a ballgown as she sang her hit Enchanted at Wembley Stadium

The American singer performed in front of 90,000 fans including royals, celebrities and politicians

The American singer performed in front of 90,000 fans including royals, celebrities and politicians

It is one of eight performances to take place in London as part of the Eras Tour - three this weekend and five in August

It is one of eight performances to take place in London as part of the Eras Tour – three this weekend and five in August

Swift performed alongside 15 dancers and four back-up singers as part of the epic set on Friday night

Swift performed alongside 15 dancers and four back-up singers as part of the epic set on Friday night

In another costume change, she also wore a bedazzled blue bodysuit to reflect her Midnights album era

In another costume change, she also wore a bedazzled blue bodysuit to reflect her Midnights album era

The singer was surrounded by dancers brandishing feathers as she sang for the massive crowd

The singer was surrounded by dancers brandishing feathers as she sang for the massive crowd

‘And then, I went inside, met everybody, a lot of handshaking to do those nights, a lot of chatting. I try and be charming and interactive. 

‘She puts her hand on my arm, looks me in the eye and says: “Come on, William – let’s go and sing.”

‘To this day, I still do not know what came over me. Honestly, even now I’m cringing at what happened next, and I don’t understand why I gave in.

‘But, frankly, if Taylor Swift looks you in the eye, touches your arm and says, “Come with me” – I got up like a puppy and went: “Yeah, OK, that seems like a great idea. I’ll follow you.”

‘I walked up on stage in a trance and then sort of halfway through Jon Bon Jovi’s Livin’ On A Prayer song, I wake up.’

Ms Swift was clearly overwhelmed by the 89,000-strong crowd in the capital last night and said: ‘Oh my God, London, look what you’ve done. What better way to spend a Friday night than in the most exhilarating city in the world?’

Her first show in London was always going to be special for her as she shares a close affiliation with the capital after she called it her second home for the six years she was dating British actor Joe Alwyn.

Ms Swift has also dated several other British heartthrobs including singer Harry Styles and actor Tom Hiddleston.

Friday night’s concert was the first of three sold-out dates at Wembley, with the international sensation returning in August to perform another five.

Travis Kelce arrives at Wembley Stadium to watch his girlfriend Taylor Swift perform to 90,000 adoring fans

Travis Kelce arrives at Wembley Stadium to watch his girlfriend Taylor Swift perform to 90,000 adoring fans

Travis Kelce was spotted at the Wembley concert

The NFL player was seen smiling and singing along with Taylor's lyrics

The NFL player was spotted smiling and singing along with Taylor at the concert as they reunited after a month apart

Screens were showing a live video of Swift so even fans in the furthest away seats could enjoy the show

Screens were showing a live video of Swift so even fans in the furthest away seats could enjoy the show

The pop princess has kicked off her London Eras Tour residency after previous gigs in Edinburgh, Liverpool and Cardiff

The pop princess has kicked off her London Eras Tour residency after previous gigs in Edinburgh, Liverpool and Cardiff

Friday's was the first of three sold-out Wembley dates this weekend, with the singer returning in August for another five

Friday’s was the first of three sold-out Wembley dates this weekend, with the singer returning in August for another five

Swift wears a blue and gold sparkling bodysuit as she takes to the stage at Wembley

Swift wears a blue and gold sparkling bodysuit as she takes to the stage at Wembley

The singer wears a berry-red dress as she performs songs from recent albums Folklore and Evermore

The singer wears a berry-red dress as she performs songs from recent albums Folklore and Evermore

Taylor looked overwhelmed by the sheer number of fans at Wembley Stadium

Taylor looked overwhelmed by the sheer number of fans at Wembley Stadium

Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria are pictured at the Eras Tour concert at Wembley on Friday night

Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria are pictured at the Eras Tour concert at Wembley on Friday night 

Labour leader Sir Keir wrote on X, formerly Twitter: 'Swift' campaign pitstop' amid preparations for July 4's general election

Labour leader Sir Keir wrote on X, formerly Twitter: ‘Swift’ campaign pitstop’ amid preparations for July 4’s general election

Around 90,000 fans have packed out Wembley Stadium for the opening night of Taylor Swift's London run

Around 90,000 fans have packed out Wembley Stadium for the opening night of Taylor Swift’s London run

The audience is seen watching Taylor Swift perform her extensive setlist at Wembley Stadium

The audience is seen watching Taylor Swift perform her extensive setlist at Wembley Stadium

Fans captured footage of Taylor Swift on their mobile phones as she took the stage in London

Fans captured footage of Taylor Swift on their mobile phones as she took the stage in London

Supporters known as Swifties were seen wearing cowboy hats as they sang along to Taylor's performance

Supporters known as Swifties were seen wearing cowboy hats as they sang along to Taylor’s performance

The singer, 34, is performing at Wembley Stadium as part of her record-breaking Eras Tour

The singer, 34, is performing at Wembley Stadium as part of her record-breaking Eras Tour

Swift performs at Wembley Stadium on June 21

The singer is known for her black eyeliner and red lipstick

Swift, known for her black eyeliner and red lipstick, is seen performing for fans in London on Friday night

Taylor Swift performs in a blue and gold bodysuit with bedazzled cowboy boots

Taylor Swift performs in a blue and gold bodysuit with bedazzled cowboy boots

Taylor changes outfits 16 times throughout her performance

Taylor changes outfits 16 times throughout her performance

Taylor Swift interacts with the crowd

A dancer helps her get changed into a black sparkling blazer

A dancer helps Taylor get changed into a black sparkling blazer on stage at Wembley Stadium on Friday

Swift performs her song The Man to around 90,000 fans at Wembley stadium

Swift performs her song The Man to around 90,000 fans at Wembley stadium

Swift performs with an entourage of 15 dancers and four back-up singers

Swift performs with an entourage of 15 dancers and four back-up singers

Jason Kelce, brother of Taylor's boyfriend Travis Kelce, shows off his friendship bracelets at Wembley

Jason Kelce, brother of Taylor’s boyfriend Travis Kelce, shows off his friendship bracelets at Wembley 

Bridgerton actress Nicola Coughlan trades friendship bracelets with fellow Swifties from the VIP tent

Bridgerton actress Nicola Coughlan trades friendship bracelets with fellow Swifties from the VIP tent

Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne (left) attends Swift's concert in the VIP box alongside Nicola Coughlan (right)

Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne (left) attends Swift’s concert in the VIP box alongside Nicola Coughlan (right)

Taylor's different outfits included a black dress with silver and gold tassels and black sparkly boots

Taylor’s different outfits included a black dress with silver and gold tassels and black sparkly boots 

Taylor with a blue guitar and sparkling boots at Wembley on Friday night

Taylor with a blue guitar and sparkling boots at Wembley on Friday night

Taylor Swift performs onstage during "Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour" at Wembley Stadium tonight

Taylor Swift performs onstage during ‘Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour’ at Wembley Stadium tonight

During the show, Swift reminisced about gigs at King’s College London and the Shepherd’s Bush Empire that she performed earlier in her career.

She said: “You just continued to support me more and more and the rooms got bigger then bigger and now you’ve done this, sold out three nights in June and five in August.

‘I’m not the best at maths but I think that means we get to play Wembley Stadium eight times.’

Taylor’s adoring fans had been brimming with anticipation to discover whether she would perform any of her London-inspired hit songs.

Many hoped for Swift’s more melancholy hits such as So Long, London and The Black Dog from her recent album The Tortured Poets Department.

As the sparkling night drew to a close, the star sang Hits Different and Death By A Thousand Cuts – both of which have no reference to the English capital city.

But fans went wild when Taylor took to the piano and began singing her recent hit The Black Dog, as many predicted she would.

The Black Dog is largely believed to be about The 1975 singer Matty Healy, with whom she reportedly had a brief two-week relationship following her break-up with Alwyn.

The lyrics seemingly reference a Vauxhall pub, as well as band The Starting Line – whose songs The 1975 have covered several times while touring.

Fans went wild when Taylor took to the piano and began singing her recent hit The Black Dog, as many predicted she would

Fans went wild when Taylor took to the piano and began singing her recent hit The Black Dog, as many predicted she would

At each concert, the singer performs a selection of surprise songs on both her guitar and piano

At each concert, the singer performs a selection of surprise songs on both her guitar and piano

Swift took to the stage at Wembley, changing outfits multiple times throughout the three-hour long show

Swift took to the stage at Wembley, changing outfits multiple times throughout the three-hour long show

Swift sings with a bedazzled guitar - embossed with the number 13

Swift sings with a bedazzled guitar – embossed with the number 13

Swift kisses her bicep as she teases the crowd at Wembley Stadium

Swift kisses her bicep as she teases the crowd at Wembley Stadium

The 34-year-old is known for hit songs such as Cruel Summer and Love Story

The 34-year-old is known for hit songs such as Cruel Summer and Love Story

Taylor waves her red cape at Wembley while performing her three-hour long set list

Taylor waves her red cape at Wembley while performing her three-hour long set list

Swift plays multiple instruments throughout the night including the guitar

Swift plays multiple instruments throughout the night including the guitar

Wembley was awash with sparkling outfits, cowboy hats, gemstones and glitter as thousands of Taylor Swift fans gathered for her opening night in London.

Swifties travelled from across the country for the latest sell-out performance of her Eras Tour.

Teenage girls and boys were joined by mothers, fathers and younger siblings – and fans of all ages – ahead of the three-and-a-half-hour gig, that has already blown the roofs off stadiums across Britain and Europe.

Devoted followers sang the lyrics of her many hits word-perfect that were blasted out at the Taylor Swift fan zone at BOXPARK Wembley on the Olympic Way walk towards the stadium’s entrances.

Fans exchanged bracelets and discussed their favourite tunes ahead of the big event. Others joined long queues to buy official merchandise – t-shirts, sweat-shirts, hats and bags.

Among them were sisters Amna, 14, and Zainab Butt, 20, from west London.

Amna told how would not have missed this concert for anything in the world, saying: ‘It’s Taylor Swift – it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity.’

Zainab, a student, added: ‘This is going to be the best night of my life.’

Also there were Amelie Jones, 28, Lucy Goodwin, 28 and Caroline Parish, 28, from Sussex.

Explaining what this concert meant to her, Amelie said: ‘Taylor Swift has a song for every occasion.’

Lucy added: ‘I have grown up with Taylor Swift. She has been there with me through all the heartbreaks.’

Swift, 34, performs songs from her album Red in a glittering ombre bodysuit

Swift, 34, performs songs from her album Red in a glittering ombre bodysuit

The singer wears a shirt that said: 'Who's Taylor Swift anyway? Ew'

The singer wears a shirt that said: ‘Who’s Taylor Swift anyway? Ew’

Taylor talks to a young fan before giving her the famous 22 hat during the concert

Taylor talks to a young fan before giving her the famous 22 hat during the concert

Taylor gives her hat to a fan during the first London concert of The Eras Tour at Wembley

Taylor gives her hat to a fan during the first London concert of The Eras Tour at Wembley

The fan looks delighted to receive the gift from the mega-star

The fan looks delighted to receive the gift from the mega-star

The fan and Taylor hug each other during the hit song 22

The fan and Taylor hug each other during the hit song 22

Taylor kicks off her long setlist with songs from her Lover era

Taylor kicks off her long setlist with songs from her Lover era

The singer then features hits from her early album entitled Fearless

The singer then features hits from her early album entitled Fearless

Around 90,000 Swifties have swarmed to Wembley Stadium to watch the pop icon as part of her Eras Tour

Around 90,000 Swifties have swarmed to Wembley Stadium to watch the pop icon as part of her Eras Tour

As she started her three-hour long set, Taylor Swift said: 'You're making me feel like tonight I get to play my first sold out show at Wembley Stadium on The Eras Tour!'

As she started her three-hour long set, Taylor Swift said: ‘You’re making me feel like tonight I get to play my first sold out show at Wembley Stadium on The Eras Tour!’

She added: 'There are 88.446 people in this stadium today.'

She added: ‘There are 88.446 people in this stadium today.’

Thousands of Swifties have begun to descend in their droves ahead of the pop princess’ first London Eras concert 

One fan was spotted wearing a disco ball hat and silver shirt ahead of the concert - a nod to Swift's song Mirrorball

One fan was spotted wearing a disco ball hat and silver shirt ahead of the concert – a nod to Swift’s song Mirrorball

Fans pose outside Wembley Stadium before the first London concert of the Eras Tour

Fans pose outside Wembley Stadium before the first London concert of the Eras Tour

Cowboy hats and boots seem to be a staple for the American singer's concert

Cowboy hats and boots seem to be a staple for the American singer’s concert

Taylor's number one fans - Cath, Maddy and Niamh - pose outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the concert

Taylor’s number one fans – Cath, Maddy and Niamh – pose outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the concert

Fans hold an 'I love Taylor' banner ahead of the concert. The men of the group wear Travis Kelce's 87 jersey

Fans hold an ‘I love Taylor’ banner ahead of the concert. The men of the group wear Travis Kelce’s 87 jersey 

Fans dress up in outfits corresponding to Swift's 'eras' or albums including Reputation, Lover and Folklore

Fans dress up in outfits corresponding to Swift’s ‘eras’ or albums including Reputation, Lover and Folklore

Other fans wear pink feather boas as they make their way to the stadium

Other fans wear pink feather boas as they make their way to the stadium

One fan wears a ruffled purple dress to watch Taylor Swift

One fan wears a ruffled purple dress to watch Taylor Swift

A trio of friends arrive at Wembley ahead of the Taylor Swift concert

A trio of friends arrive at Wembley ahead of the Taylor Swift concert

Families and university friends got together to watch Taylor Swift’s first London performance.

Mum Jackie brought her 18-year-old daughter Eva and three friends from Bath to attend the concert.

She said: ‘We won the battle to get Taylor Swift tickets and now we’re here!’

Dad Ed, 51, from Blackheath in south-east London, put on his best party shirt to accompany his wife Tina and their 11-year-old daughter Odette to the show.

Birmingham University students Poppy, 27, Hannah, 26, Rachel, 26 and Joanna, 26, used the occasion to get back together – and to wear matching Taylor Swift T-shirts.

Rachel explained: ‘We all love Taylor Swift and we just can’t wait for the show.’

Nottingham University friends Harriet, 26, Heidi, 26, Nicole, 26 and Jade, 26, said they had met up especially for the concert.

Harriet said: ‘it’s going to be a fantastic night, a fantastic performance.’

A fan recreates the ringmaster outfit Swift wore at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards. She also has friendship bracelets tied to her waist to hand out at the concert

A fan recreates the ringmaster outfit Swift wore at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards. She also has friendship bracelets tied to her waist to hand out at the concert

Stairs near Wembley have been decorated with the singer's face

Stairs near Wembley have been decorated with the singer’s face

One fan wears a golden dress and poses with her hand in a heart shape ahead of the concert

One fan wears a golden dress and poses with her hand in a heart shape ahead of the concert

A fan carries a Kermit toy wearing a shirt with the words 'Kermit is my boyfriend', a play on Swift's lyrics 'Karma is my boyfriend'

A fan carries a Kermit toy wearing a shirt with the words ‘Kermit is my boyfriend’, a play on Swift’s lyrics ‘Karma is my boyfriend’

Friends wear all-white to the Taylor Swift concert

They also wear veils with the pop singer's lyrics on them

Three friends dressed in all-white wear veils with Swift’s lyrics on them

German tourists Camille, 29, Julia, 28, Malena, 27 and Lena, 27, had flown over especially from Bremen for the show.

Camille explained: ‘We came to see the Queen of music.’

Teenagers Evie Mulcahi, 18, 19-year-old Jess Dobson, Frankie Epsom, 19, and Katie Mayling had come from Derby to take part in this highly anticipated event.

Evie said: ‘Taylor Swift is simply the best. She gets all different people together to have a good time – and she’s so cool.’

Becky Colton, 28 and Alice Parkinson, 28 had come from Nottingham for the show.

Becky explained: ‘Taylor Swift is an icon. This is history.’

Best friends Charlotte Harris, 29, and Sophie Wayman, 31, from Essex, explained how they had dreamed to seeing Taylor Swift together.

Charlotte said: ‘We’ve been friends all our lives and we always dreamed of going to see a Taylor Swift concert together.’

It has become a tradition for Swifties to trade friendship bracelets at the Eras Tour as a nod to a lyric from the nostalgic anthem You’re On Your Own Kid.

Taylor sings: ‘So make the friendship bracelets, take the moment and taste it.’ 

A collection of friendship bracelets made by Swifties in preparation for the concert

A collection of friendship bracelets made by Swifties in preparation for the concert

A fan hands out friendship bracelets

The colour of the beads represent Taylor's eras - and lettered beads spell out lyrics from her songs

A fan hands out friendship bracelets at the Taylor Swift concert at Wembley

Fans exchange friendship bracelets ahead of the performance

Fans exchange friendship bracelets ahead of the performance

Fans have hand decorated white shirts with odes to their pop icon Taylor Swift

Fans have hand decorated white shirts with odes to their pop icon Taylor Swift

A fan wears a version of Swift's bedazzled Lover bodysuit while her friend snaps pictures

A fan wears a version of Swift’s bedazzled Lover bodysuit while her friend snaps pictures

A fan wears a pink silk pyjama set with feathers

Lyrics on the back of the nightwear read: 'Better known for the things that I do on the mattress' - a reference to the Swift song Better Than Revenge

A fan wears a pink silk pyjama set with feathers 

A pair of fans wear crowns and a sash that reads 'Heartbreak Prince' referring to Swift's song 'Miss Americana and The Heartbreak Prince' from her 2019 album Lover

A pair of fans wear crowns and a sash that reads ‘Heartbreak Prince’ referring to Swift’s song ‘Miss Americana and The Heartbreak Prince’ from her 2019 album Lover

A father shows his support for his Taylor-obsessed daughter by wearing a 'Swiftie Dad' t-shirt

A father shows his support for his Taylor-obsessed daughter by wearing a ‘Swiftie Dad’ t-shirt

One fan carries a sign that reads '16 years of eras with you' next to a picture of her as a youngster with Taylor Swift

One fan carries a sign that reads ’16 years of eras with you’ next to a picture of her as a youngster with Taylor Swift

Two girls hug as they approach Wembley Stadium ahead of the Taylor Swift concert

Two girls hug as they approach Wembley Stadium ahead of the Taylor Swift concert

A fan gets glittered in preparation for The Eras Tour

A fan gets glittered in preparation for The Eras Tour

A group of friends pose outside Wembley Stadium - with two dressed in black to reflect Swift's iconic Reputation era

A group of friends pose outside Wembley Stadium – with two dressed in black to reflect Swift’s iconic Reputation era

A fan waves her ticket in the air as she struts towards the venue

A fan waves her ticket in the air as she struts towards the venue 

Two Swifties spin around outside Wembley hours before Swift takes to the stage

Two Swifties spin around outside Wembley hours before Swift takes to the stage

Many fans arrived as early as Tuesday in preparation for last night’s concert, lying under blankets and camping out in tents for several days. 

More of the 90,000-strong crowd made their way to the arena, with those who forked out for VIP packages getting to head into Wembley at 8am.

Among those venturing from worldwide to see Taylor were long-distance friends Filip and Bailey, who made separate journeys all the way from Croatia and Florida respectively.

Speaking about why they had come to London, Bailey said: ‘I can’t wait to see Taylor – this is like the best show to go to.’

Filip added: ‘It feels special, dazzling and magic here.’

Meanwhile, friends Rachel and Yan travelled from Ipswich in Suffolk to catch a glimpse of Taylor taking to the stage.

Swiftmania has truly gripped Wembley as fans eagerly prepare to see their idol in person

Swiftmania has truly gripped Wembley as fans eagerly prepare to see their idol in person 

Three Swifties all smiles as they head to Wembley stadium

Three Swifties all smiles as they head to Wembley stadium

Fans gathering outside Wembley today donning Taylor Swift-inspired clothing

Fans gathering outside Wembley today donning Taylor Swift-inspired clothing

Many were all smiles as they headed in to see the American singer-songwriter

Many were all smiles as they headed in to see the American singer-songwriter

Inspired by Taylor's Lover era, two fans rocked up to Wembley with pink cowboy hats and sparkling tops

Inspired by Taylor’s Lover era, two fans rocked up to Wembley with pink cowboy hats and sparkling tops

Fans queuing outside Wembley Stadium in London, ahead of Taylor Swift's first London concert

Fans queuing outside Wembley Stadium in London, ahead of Taylor Swift’s first London concert

Fans make friendship bracelets as they wait to enter Wembley Stadium

Fans make friendship bracelets as they wait to enter Wembley Stadium

A fan waiting outside the Eras Tour today with their own custom T-shirt for the show

A fan waiting outside the Eras Tour today with their own custom T-shirt for the show

Three girls wear personalised pink heart sunglasses that read 'The Eras Tour - London N1'

Three girls wear personalised pink heart sunglasses that read ‘The Eras Tour – London N1’

One American Swiftie uses a white cowboy hat to show off how far she has come for the concert

One American Swiftie uses a white cowboy hat to show off how far she has come for the concert

Rachel said: ‘We’re so excited to be here, I’m hoping to hear the original songs from the first album.’

Along with those wanting to hear tracks from Swift’s 2006 self-titled debut, the pair said they were particularly looking forward to hearing hits from her second 2008 album Fearless.

Megan, 26, who hails from Birmingham, said the experience was ‘amazing’ as she prepared to see the star.

She told the Evening Standard: ‘Taylor is such a great example of female empowerment. I love country music and that’s how I got into her.

‘I’m just so excited to be here. It was like a war to get tickets online, but now I’m here it’s all worth it.’ 

Luna Musch, who travelled from the Netherlands, said: ‘I can’t believe I’m here – I love her and her music. She is so positive. Her talent is just incredible.’

The doors at Wembley officially opened at 4.30pm, with support acts Mette and Paramore taking to the stage from 5.45pm before Taylor at 7.30pm. 

Fans dotted throughout the UK have been waiting over a year for Taylor to arrive on British shores after she began her record-breaking tour in Glendale, Arizona, in March last year. 

Singer Mette takes to the stage ahead of Taylor Swift

Singer Mette takes to the stage ahead of Taylor Swift

The Mama's Eyes singer wore sparkling shorts

The American showed off her dance moves on stage

The Mama’s Eyes singer wore sparkling shorts and showed off her dance moves on stage

Hayley Williams of Paramore took to the stage at Wembley before Taylor

Hayley Williams of Paramore took to the stage at Wembley before Taylor

The American band Paramore is famous for the songs Still Into You, Ain't It Fun and Hard Times

The American band Paramore is famous for the songs Still Into You, Ain’t It Fun and Hard Times

Fans have travelled far and wide to see the international sensation with some travelling from as far as America

Fans have travelled far and wide to see the international sensation with some travelling from as far as America

Four fans proudly wearing 'I love Taylor' T-shirts make their way to the concert

Four fans proudly wearing ‘I love Taylor’ T-shirts make their way to the concert

A group of girls are seen patiently sitting as they waited for the Wembley Stadium doors to open

A group of girls are seen patiently sitting as they waited for the Wembley Stadium doors to open 

One young lady seemingly making a nod to Taylor's NFL beau Travis Kelce - wearing his Kansas City Chiefs jersey (left)

One young lady seemingly making a nod to Taylor’s NFL beau Travis Kelce – wearing his Kansas City Chiefs jersey (left)

Others were screaming with excitement as more people gathered outside the venue

Others were screaming with excitement as more people gathered outside the venue

Two superfans get ready for the concert at Wembley Stadium by posing for a photo on Olympic Way

Two superfans get ready for the concert at Wembley Stadium by posing for a photo on Olympic Way

A fan of Taylor Swift poses in front of a painting on the steps near Wembley Stadium

A fan of Taylor Swift poses in front of a painting on the steps near Wembley Stadium

Another Swiftie poses in front of a Taylor Swift mural at Wembley Park

Another Swiftie poses in front of a Taylor Swift mural at Wembley Park

Swifties take a selfie outside the stadium while wearing pink cowboy hats

Swifties take a selfie outside the stadium while wearing pink cowboy hats

A trio of Swifties head to the concert in their sparkling outfits

A trio of Swifties head to the concert in their sparkling outfits

One young Swiftie and her mother wait for the concert to begin in their Taylor-themed outfits

One young Swiftie and her mother wait for the concert to begin in their Taylor-themed outfits

Since then she has ventured across South America, US and Asia, whilst also performing in several cities across Europe, with her NFL boyfriend Travis Kelce supporting from the crowd.

She changed the lyrics in her final song on Friday night to: ‘Karma is the guy on the Chiefs, coming straight home to me.’

It is a change she has made before when Kelce is in the crowd, but still drew screams from the assembled devotees.

She also told fans at Wembley: ‘We have a lot of fun memories, but this feels more special and more fun than any tour I’ve done.

‘We get to take all the memories we’ve made over the years and put them all in one tour.’

This month alone, she has already performed before packed-out crowds in Edinburgh, Liverpool and Cardiff.

However, the superstar’s 100th show of her record-breaking Eras Tour last Thursday at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, didn’t quite go off without a hitch.

The international pop sensation hailed the commitment to the countless fans who braved the rain to catch a glimpse of her landmark show.

And while the 53,000 crowd at Anfield cheered along to her greatest hits for three hours, not everyone left completely satisfied.

Certain VIP ticketholders were left briefly disgruntled after paying to sit behind a white tent – largely blocking the view of their beloved idol.

And poor VIP seat placements weren’t the only mishap of the night as eagle-eyed fans were quick to spot the huge screen showcasing Taylor’s performance had momentarily switched off.

A fan wears a replica version of Travis Kelce's NFL jersey complete with a helmet

A fan wears a replica version of Travis Kelce’s NFL jersey complete with a helmet

Two Swifties proudly holding up their sizeable Eras Tour banner ahead of entering the stadium

Two Swifties proudly holding up their sizeable Eras Tour banner ahead of entering the stadium

Others have gone to the arduous task of making several friendship bracelets - a distinctive tradition within Taylor's fanbase

Others have gone to the arduous task of making several friendship bracelets – a distinctive tradition within Taylor’s fanbase

Two fans are seen here showing off their array of Taylor Swift-inspired friendship bracelets

Two fans are seen here showing off their array of Taylor Swift-inspired friendship bracelets

One fan held up a QR quote in a plea for help with her dissertation about Taylor Swift

One fan held up a QR quote in a plea for help with her dissertation about Taylor Swift

Some concertgoers were decked in sparkles as they headed into Wembley Stadium for Taylor Swift's concert

Some concertgoers were decked in sparkles as they headed into Wembley Stadium for Taylor Swift’s concert

Although they appeared slightly more casually dressed, these three fans were still full of enthusiasm for Friday's show

Although they appeared slightly more casually dressed, these three fans were still full of enthusiasm for Friday’s show 

Two women are pictured here wearing sparkly red outfits inspired by Taylor's famed Red album

Two women are pictured here wearing sparkly red outfits inspired by Taylor’s famed Red album

One Swiftie arrived for Friday night's performance clad in this sparkly pink blazer dress

One Swiftie arrived for Friday night’s performance clad in this sparkly pink blazer dress

Two friends turned up at Wembley in Taylor-inspired outfits from her Red and Folklore eras

Two friends turned up at Wembley in Taylor-inspired outfits from her Red and Folklore eras

A cheery group of four on their way to sing with Taylor during her set lasting three and a half hours

A cheery group of four on their way to sing with Taylor during her set lasting three and a half hours

A scarf held up ahead of the gig reads 'London Loves Taylor' - in a city she has previously described as her 'second home'

A scarf held up ahead of the gig reads ‘London Loves Taylor’ – in a city she has previously described as her ‘second home’

As 'Swiftmania' hits London, a military band performed Shake It Off outside Buckingham Palace on Friday

As ‘Swiftmania’ hits London, a military band performed Shake It Off outside Buckingham Palace on Friday

With London overcome by ‘Swiftmania’, the military band at Buckingham Palace won plaudits for their version of her hit Shake It Off earlier on Friday.

Avideo titled Changing of the Guard (Taylor’s Version), was posted on X (formerly Twitter) by the Royal Family’s official account on X, formerly Twitter.

The band stood on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace blasting trumpets, saxophones and other wind instruments, as the caption read: ‘Can’t stop, won’t stop groovin’.’

A series of Swift-inspired special tie-ins have been taking place across London, such as a ‘Taylor trail’, a redesigned Tube map naming stations after her song titles and two new artworks on display at Wembley Park.

It was revealed on Thursday that Swift’s fans were expected to boost the London economy by £300million as the capital hosts more Eras Tour shows than any other city in the world, with nearly 640,000 people expected to attend across the eight dates.

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