Tuesday, May 21, 2024

New King will be officially proclaimed in Newbury on Sunday

The official announcement in West Berkshire of the new King will be read from 2pm on Sunday (11 September).

The proclamation will be read by the Chairman of West Berkshire Council, Cllr Rick Jones, in the Market Place in Newbury. 

Members of the public are invited to attend the reading, which will be attended by local dignitaries and will last 10-15 minutes.

Also participating in the event will be Mr Paul Dick OBE, Deputy Lord Lieutenant and Cllr Gary Norman, Mayor of Newbury Town Council.

Kennet Radio will be there, providing the Public Announcement system so that members of the public present will hear the Proclamation and the speeches. 

The national proclamation will be read on Saturday 10 September.

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