King Charles III to be crowned at Westminster Abbey on May 6th …
King Charlies III's coronation ceremony will be held on Saturday 6 May, it has been announced.
Buckingham Palace said the date was chosen in consultation with the Government, the Church of England and the Royal Household, but no further details have been given on why it was picked. The Queen Consort will also be crowned alongside Charles.
"Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce that the coronation of His Majesty The King will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023," the Palace said.
"The coronation ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
"The ceremony will see His Majesty King Charles III crowned alongside the Queen Consort.
"The coronation will reflect the monarch’s role today and look towards the future, while being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry."