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The Coronation of His Majesty the King [TV Discussion Thread]


The Coronation of His Majesty the King will take place on Saturday 6th May, 2023.

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.


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For those who plan to watch it live, below is a schedule detailing the sequence of events and their respective timings:

6am
Viewing areas open along the procession route.

7:15am to 8:30am
Invited guests begin to arrive at security checkpoints in Victoria Tower Gardens.

9am
Congregation will be seated inside Westminster Abbey

9:30am - 10:45am
Heads of state, foreign royals, members of the British Royal family, overseas government representatives, British Government ministers, First Ministers and former prime ministers arrive.

9:45am
The Sovereign’s Escort of the Household Cavalry begin to gather ready for The King’s Procession from Buckingham Palace.

10:20am
The King and The Queen Consort travel from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach, the newest addition to the Royal Mews.

10:53am
The King and The Queen Consort arrive at Westminster Abbey.

11:00am
The King and The Queen Consort enter the Abbey through the Great West Door and the service begins.

12:00pm
The King is crowned.

13:00pm
The service ends and the newly crowned King and Queen Consort begin their coronation procession back to Buckingham Palace in the Gold State Coach.

13:33pm
The King and The Queen Consort are expected to enter Buckingham Palace through the Centre Arch.

13:45pm
The King and The Queen Consort receive a royal salute from the military in the Palace gardens. They will take the salute from the West Terrace and the servicemen and women will give three cheers as a special coronation tribute from the Armed Forces to the couple.

14:15pm
The King, The Queen Consort and members of the royal family appear on the Palace balcony to watch the flypast.

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My intention is to compose official updates on this thread, providing a concise account of the day's occurrences. These will be highlighted in bold.

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The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

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Reply 1
Thanks for the timings and details. I was in the blue for them.
Original post by StingRay66
Thanks for the timings and details. I was in the blue for them.


You are welcome. Will you be watching the coronation? :smile:
Reply 3
Original post by 5hyl33n
You are welcome. Will you be watching the coronation?

I will be watching it!🙂
Today's the day...
Original post by 5hyl33n
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Here we go:



Will always be very funny to see Liz Truss among the former PMs :rofl:
Original post by Saracen's Fez
Will always be very funny to see Liz Truss among the former PMs :rofl:


PRSOM 😂
Didn't realise how badly Prince Harry was balding :eek:
Penny Mordaunt with a sword is the highlight so far

Prince Louis waving is the cutest thing ever. :heart:
The Queen just sitting there as everyone fusses over Charles :redface:
I feel like anyone who grew up in or near the Anglican church will recognise this service as a classic of the genre lots of very reluctant audience participation :rofl:
Here comes the Champions League anthem...
Oh no they have to zoom in on his fingers :eek:
Really feeling like the choir is the star of the show is today
Reply 18
They're really dragging out the religious stuff.
As my pupils say, "nice drip sir"

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