Great Britain: frantic preparation in the last days before the coronation

written by: euronews / ca

The third will be crowned on the sixth of next May. Charles. Ceremony will be more conservative than II. It was Elizabeth. Compared to 8,000 invitees at the time, after two weeks, 2,000 guests will be able to participate directly in the events.

Will there be a public holiday? Monday 8 May will be a public holiday across the UK. Buckingham Palace has announced various events for the weekend, including a concert at Windsor Castle on Sunday, May 7, featuring Katy Perry, Take That and Lionel Richie.

Pubs, clubs and bars across England and Wales may open more than two hours on the Friday and Saturday of coronation weekend.

As part of the Big Help Out initiative, people are also invited to throw street parties and take part in volunteer projects in their local community. In the midst of the preparations, tourists arriving in London are already looking for souvenirs related to the coronation.

“I’ve noticed recently that it’s not just the tourists who come,” adds Ismail Vadakithil, manager of the souvenir shop. They are people who work in neighboring offices or are Londoners themselves; They come to the store only to buy souvenirs on the occasion of the coronation.

In the midst of the preparations, the King and Queen Camilla are touring the country. On Wednesday, the royal couple visited Liverpool, where they took part in the opening ceremony of the shared library with the city’s sister city Odessa, Ukraine, and visited the theater that will be the venue for the Eurovision Song Contest, which begins in two weeks.

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