The palace said the ceremony will be “rooted in long-standing traditions and pageantry” but will also “reflect the role of the monarch today and look to the future”.
The coronation takes place at Westminster Abbey, eight months after the monarch’s accession to the throne and the death of the queen.
In addition to Charles, the Queen Consort is also crowned.
Will we get a bank holiday for King Charles III’s coronation?
Previous coronations usually took place on weekdays. Queen Elizabeth II took place on a Tuesday, June 2, 1953.
Charles’, however, takes place on a Saturday. This means that the actual Coronation Day will not be a public holiday.
However, whether this will be the case in the surrounding days is still unconfirmed.
Corresponding The Telegraphthe government has said a bank holiday “is still being considered”, with a source saying it is “likely but not guaranteed”.
Beginning of the month, The Telegraph reported that there had been “a small problem” in deciding whether or not to create a bank holiday for the coronation, with plans to postpone an existing May bank holiday or hold a Saturday church service to minimize the impact on the economy .
Business Secretary, Jacob Reese Mogg said the Telegraph last week: “The coronation is an important symbolic act with constitutional reference to the stability of our system.
The coronation of His Majesty the King will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6 May 2023.
At the ceremony, His Majesty King Charles III. crowned alongside The Queen Consort.
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 11, 2022
“Having a day off for that is perfectly reasonable and the impact on growth won’t be huge.”
Coronation of King Charles III
May 6th is also the birthday of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son Archie – Charles’ grandson – who turns four on the day.
The date also marked the wedding anniversary of the late Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, while the King’s grandfather, George VI, held his coronation in May.
The palace said: “Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce that the coronation of His Majesty the King will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023.
“The coronation ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey in London and will be officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
“At the ceremony, His Majesty King Charles III. crowned alongside the Queen Consort.
“The coronation will reflect the role of the monarch today and look to the future while being rooted in long-standing traditions and pageantry.”
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