A big screen is to be erected in Hereford, so that members of the public can watch King Charles III’s Coronation.

The big screen will be located on Castle Green, as part of the Hereford River Carnival, that takes place on Saturday 6th May.

There will be plenty of activities for children, with stalls and other entertainment throughout the day.

The event starts at 11am and will finish at 4pm.

Members of the public are invited to bring along a picnic and a blanket and enjoy a day that will be remembered for years to come.

Let’s just hope the weather is kind! 

More Details can be found by visiting – https://www.rivercarnival.org.uk/single-project

King Charles III Coronation – Information from UK Government 

Bank holiday proclaimed in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III

The Prime Minister has decided to proclaim an additional bank holiday to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III.

The bank holiday will fall on Monday 8 May, following the Coronation on Saturday 6 May.

In line with the bank holiday to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation in 1953, this will be an opportunity for families and communities across the country to come together to celebrate.

The bank holiday will take place across the United Kingdom.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said:

“The Coronation of a new monarch is a unique moment for our country. In recognition of this historic occasion, I am pleased to announce an additional bank holiday for the whole United Kingdom”

“I look forward to seeing people come together to celebrate and pay tribute to King Charles III by taking part in local and national events across the country in his honour.”

Oliver Dowden said:

“The Coronation combines the sacred and the solemn but it is also celebratory.”

“This bank holiday will once again give people across the United Kingdom the opportunity to come together as families and communities to welcome His Majesty to the throne as we mark this important day in our nation’s long history.”