The king’s coronation could fall on a UK holiday, indicating officials are keeping an open mind on the issue.
The award ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 6, next year, and the coronation ceremony will be held with Prince Charles.
The government has taken all options, including creating additional holidays or moving the scheduled May 1st bank holiday to May 8th, giving people a long weekend to mark the occasion. is under consideration.
The coronation takes place at Westminster Abbey eight months after the monarch’s accession to the throne and the queen’s death.
Some UK MPs have called us to change the first May bank holiday to coincide with the coronation weekend, or to announce additional bank holidays.
In response, the prime minister’s official spokesman said: “Obviously this will be a historic event. We are carefully considering our plans. All options remain on the table.” .
The opposition Labor Party supported changing the May holiday to coincide with the King’s coronation.
Coronations traditionally do not take place on weekends, with the coronation of the late Queen taking place on Tuesday.
Prince Charles is anointed with holy oil, receives an orb, coronation ring and scepter, is crowned with the majestic St. Edward Crown, and is blessed in a historic ceremony.
Camilla will be anointed and crowned in the same manner as the Queen Mother at her coronation in 1937.
https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/human-interest/uk-govt-mulls-coronation-public-holiday-c-8531573 British government considers coronation holiday