King Charles III

BBC ditches licence fee for the Coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla

The BBC has announced a one-time exemption of its licence fee during the Coronation weekend of King Charles and Queen Camilla. The publicly-funded broadcaster will temporarily suspend its licence fee for Coronation weekend from May 6 to May 8. The dispensation will make it possible for venues like town halls, cinemas, and churches to stream the Coronation ceremony and the Coronation concert…
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King Charles III

Coronation street party anticipation as free packs released for Big Lunch

With months to go until the coronation of King Charles III, some are already getting in the spirit as organisers behind the Coronation Big Lunch release a free party pack to bring communities across the nation together. The free packs are for people looking to hold a street party or community event to join in the celebrations of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort’s…
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Princess Anne and Family

Princess Anne and Sir Tim Laurence visit troops in Estonia involved in NATO exercises

The Princess Royal and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, visited The King’s Royal Hussars at TAPA Military Base in Estonia. The King’s Royal Hussars (KRH) is a Royal Armoured Corps regiment of the British Army to which the Princess has been Colonel-in-Chief since they formed in 1992. The regiment is part of Operation CABRIT, the codename for the UK’s deployment…
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Palaces & Buildings

Tower of London announces school competition ahead of coronation

Ahead of the May Coronation of King Charles III, the Tower of London has announced a school Coronation competition. The Tower is asking for schools across the nation to design an illustration for the Tower’s specially designed Coronation benches. The Tower describes this as an opportunity to bring the Coronation to life in the classroom while also learning about the moment of a historic…
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