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Coronation Celebrations for HM King Charles III - 253/2023

April 24, 2023

HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce that a Coronation Parade for His Majesty The King Charles III will be held at Convent Place on Wednesday 3rd May 2023 at 1800hrs.

The Parade, which is being organised by the MOD at the request of His Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister, will involve service personnel from British Forces Gibraltar and members representing all of Gibraltar’s Essential Services.

On Thursday 4th May 2023, His Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister will be visiting every single school in Gibraltar and will join them in their respective Coronation celebrations. This will include garden parties, assemblies, concerts and street parties. Schools have been organising these celebrations for a number of weeks and months and teachers and students are very excited to be able to join the rest of the British family of nations in celebrating King Charles’ Coronation.

His Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister will then travel to the United Kingdom where they will represent Gibraltar at the request of His Majesty the King at his Coronation. A large screen will be erected at Casemates Square and will LIVE stream the King’s Coronation. Members of the public are strongly encouraged to attend.

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo KC MP, said: “As we approach His Majesty The King’s Coronation, I am delighted to be able to announce some of the events that will be taking place locally. I look forward to celebrating the Coronation here in Gibraltar with the parade at Convent Place and also by visiting our local schools and being able to enjoy this momentous occasion with them. I am also particularly honoured to have been invited, alongside His Excellency the Governor, to attend His Majesty’s Coronation in London and look forward to proudly representing the Government and People of Gibraltar at this important celebration.’