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The coronation of Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla will take place on May 6 at Westminster Abbey. The solemn service will be held by the Archbishop of Canterbury. There will be official holidays in the UK from May 6 to 8. These days people will be able to gather to celebrate the historic event.
Buckingham Palace has published a plan of events that will take place in the United Kingdom.
May 6 – Saturday
Coronation service at Westminster Abbey.
The royal couple will arrive at the abbey in the “Royal Procession”. Coronation procession.
At Buckingham Palace, the King and Queen Consort, along with other members of the royal family, will come out onto the balcony to conclude the day's festivities.
May 7th &ndash ; Sunday
Coronation concert at Windsor Castle.
Broadcast live by the BBC and BBC Studios, the event will bring together world music icons and contemporary stars. A world-class orchestra will play interpretations of musical pieces led by some of the world's most renowned artists. The performances will be accompanied by staging and effects set up on the castle's east lawn. In addition to the stars, the show will also feature an exclusive performance by the Coronation Choir along with a Virtual Choir made up of singers from all over the Commonwealth.
Grand Coronation Dinner.
The whole of the UK is invited to party together at the grand coronation dinners in a nationwide act of celebration and friendship – from a cup of tea with a neighbor to a street party.
May 8 – Monday
Big Help Out.
The goal of Big Help Out is to use volunteering to bring communities together and create a lasting legacy of volunteering from Coronation Weekend.
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned on June 2, 1953. Then the ceremony was attended by 8 thousand guests from 129 countries of the world. About 2 thousand guests are planned to be invited to the coronation of Charles III. In particular, there may be fewer members of the royal family and officials from around the world, and the ceremony itself will be shortened due to Charles's age.
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