Latest travel and weather updates as King’s coronation to take place this weekend

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King Charles III and Queen Camilla are seen leaving the coronation rehearsal

King Charles III will be coronated tomorrow (Saturday 6 May) in a ceremony that will also see his wife Camilla crowned as Queen.

The “slimmed-down” affair will see 2,000 guestsCelebrities including political leaders, members of the Royal Family, and Joanna Lumley and presenters Ant and Dec attend.

on Thursday, Independent specifically disclosed Charles has dropped Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, from the invitation list.

the police said Anti-monarchy protests won’t stop during Christmas on Saturday 6 May unless protesters cause “serious disruption” or break the law.

London could see hottest coronation in historySouth London predicted high temperatures of 19C.

On Wednesday morning (3 April), the monarch was seen leaving Westminster Abbey after attending a rehearsal, along with the Prince and Princess of Wales and their three children.

Prince George, nine, will be one King’s Honor Page on Saturday Ceremony, accompanied by three grandsons of the Queen consort. One of his grandsons, Gus Lopes, was seen wearing a sling on his right arm during rehearsal yesterday and He reportedly broke his hand during a bike accident while on holiday,


Coronation flypast may be pushed back or canceled due to inclement weather

The Ministry of Dance (MoD) said a flypast to celebrate the coronation could be scaled down and even canceled in inclement weather.

Forecasters expect cloudy weather and rain over London on Saturday, which could hamper pilots’ ability to fly safely.

More than 60 aircraft from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force – including the Red Arrows – are due to fly over The Mall and Buckingham Palace at around 2.15am.

Asked about the possibility of weather disruptions in the flypast, a Defense Ministry spokesperson told PA news agency, “Weather conditions are likely to affect visibility for flypasts involving a cloud base and a large number of aircraft.” There are certain thresholds that will need to be met.” met up with.

“The latest weather information will be obtained from the Met Office and our helicopters checking the weather ahead of the main flypast on Saturday.

“If appropriate, the flypast will continue as planned. If not, options are available to reduce the number of aircraft, with cancellation being the last resort.”

“Obviously there are many things that the Ministry of Defense controls, but the weather is not one of them.

“Safety will always be our primary concern.”

Ellie Muir4 May 2023 15:48


The Curious Culinary History of the Royal Coronation Meal

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What will Queen Camilla wear for the coronation?

It is understood that the King will opt for a more modern choice of clothing for the ceremony. Instead of the traditional silk stockings and breeches worn at coronations in the past, it is reported that the Emperor will be crowned in his military uniform.

Therefore, it is expected that Camilla’s coronation dress will also be more modern than previous versions, featuring ornate designs and lavish materials.


Inside Operation Golden Orb: Britain’s security plan for the King’s coronation has been in the making for years

The King’s coronation will be a “complex”, multi-pronged operation for police, who are working to prevent potential terror threats, disruptive protests and criminal opportunists in dense crowds.

Thousands of officers are being drawn in from across the UK for the occasion, months after a major operation to protect Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

Independent Understands that officers are bracing for significant potential disruption from the protests, while monitoring jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists who insult the royal family as a symbol of the British state.


The fascinating history behind the chair King Charles will sit at his coronation

On May 6, King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla will be crowned at Westminster Abbey as the world watches.

The monarch ascended to the throne last September following the death of his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II. His coronation comes more than 70 years after Elizabeth’s coronation on 2 June 1953.

During the crowning and anointing parts of the ceremony, which are called the Holy of Holies, King Charles will sit in the 700-year-old Coronation Chair.


King Charles III coronation: what happens at the coronation ceremony?

The coronation of King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla is less than a week away, taking place on Saturday 6 May.

As we head towards the big day, Buckingham Palace is revealing more details about the events that will lead to the coronation of Britain’s new monarch for the first time in more than 70 years.

Here is everything you need to know about the consecration ceremony:


Hugo Bernand: meet the man tasked with making history at his coronation

the former the flavors The photographer is the only portrait photographer in Britain to hold a Royal Warrant.

Charlotte Cripps Take a look at his ‘cozy but royal’ portraits of Charles and Camilla, his collaboration with Kate Middleton at their wedding photos, and his favorite shot:

Hugo Bernand: the man crowned as the official coronation photographer

The former ‘Tatler’ photographer is the only portrait photographer in the UK to hold a royal warrant. Charlotte Cripps takes a look at her ‘cozy but royal’ portraits of Charles and Camilla, her collaboration with Kate Middleton on their wedding photos, and her favorite shot


King’s coronation statue will show how they became more ‘sophisticated’

A new statue of the king marking his coronation will show how he has become “more refined” and “prestigious” over the past decade, its creator has said.

Leeds-born artist Frances Segelman, who also created busts of the late Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, said the depiction also showed a look of concern on his face as he dealt with “the weight of the world on his shoulders”.


The Complete Guide to All the Dazzling Regalia Used at the Coronation

Here are all the coronation regalia used for the coronation of the king and queen consort.

The sacred, prized objects are part of the Crown Jewels – the country’s most precious treasure – which are held in the King’s trust for the country and kept under armed guard in the Tower of London.


Prince William jokes he’s ‘not too bad at drinking a pint’ instead of pulling them

The Prince of Wales tried his hand at pulling a pint during his and Kate Middleton’s visit to the Dog & Duck pub in Soho today, but joked he might be better off drinking them instead.

Prince William, Prince of Wales pulls the first pint of Kingmaker, a new brew celebrating the coronation, as Catherine, Princess of Wales looks at the Dog & Duck pub in Soho

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Prince William downed a pint of brewed Kingmaker to celebrate his coronation. He was accompanied by pub manager Chris Watts and Maria Sojkova.

While waitress Bernie Kidson described the pint as “perfect”, William appeared to disagree as he sarcastically replied: “Oh, really?”

The first pint of Kingmaker a new brew celebrating the coronation pulled by Prince William

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The royal joked: “I’m not too bad at drinking pints.”

After the visit, Watts said that William was “enjoying his drink” and did not want to leave the pub.

“He was saying he likes going to pubs – he said he goes to blackjack where it’s a bit quieter and enjoys watching football, sitting and talking to people,” he said.

“I don’t think he can do it here – it would be too busy.”