Kings Charles III coronation news

Date: 03 May 2023

Karen Jones

The coronation of King Charles III, will be a grand and historic event, following the same ceremonial and symbolic traditions as previous coronations in London. The coronation ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, where previous monarchs have been crowned.

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The coronation ceremony and procession will involve a large procession through the streets of London, followed by a ceremony at Westminster Abbey, where King Charles III will be crowned and presented with various symbols of his authority and power.

Overall, the coronation of King Charles III will be a significant event in British history, marking the beginning of a new reign and the continuation of the monarchy’s traditions and legacy.

The festivities will kick off on Saturday, May 6.

10.20am The King and Queen will set off from Buckingham Palace to begin the royal procession to Westminster Abbey in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach.

11am Charles and Camilla are expected to arrive at the abbey. The religious ceremony will begin and once Charles takes to the throne Camilla will be anointed, crowned and enthroned in a shorter ceremony. 

1pm The second procession takes place as the royals travel back to the palace. 

1.45pm The Royal Salute will take place in which the King and Queen are saluted on the West Terrace of Buckingham Palace’s garden. 

2.15pm Fifteen members of the royal family will congregate on the iconic Buckingham Palace balcony to watch the flypast, made up of aircrafts from the British Armed Forces. 

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