The Coronation of Charles III


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On May 6, 2023, people around the world celebrated the coronation of Charles III and Camilla as the King and Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The event was marked by street parties, fireworks displays, and other celebrations across the country.

Many people gathered in London to watch the procession of the royal family as they made their way to Westminster Abbey for the coronation ceremony. Flags and banners were hung in the streets, and people dressed in red, white, and blue to show their support for the royal family.

After the coronation ceremony, a grand banquet was held at Buckingham Palace, where guests enjoyed a sumptuous meal and entertainment provided by some of the world's most famous performers. The banquet was a celebration of the new king and queen, and it was attended by political leaders, celebrities, and other dignitaries from around the world.

In the days following the coronation, people continued to celebrate, with many towns and cities holding parades and festivals to mark the occasion. The event brought people together and gave them a sense of pride and unity in their country and its traditions.

Overall, the coronation of Charles III and Camilla was a historic and joyful event that will be remembered for years to come. It was a time of celebration and unity for the people of the United Kingdom, and it marked the beginning of a new era for the royal family.
Source: Wikipedia
  1. Where did the coronation ceremony take place?

  2. What was held at Buckingham Palace?

  3. How did people celebrate the coronation?

  4. Overall, the British people felt a sense of   .

  5. Who were not in attendance at the coronation banquet?


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  1. Would you have liked to attend the procession or coronation of Charles III? Why or why not?

  2. What is a famous event you attended personally or watched on TV?


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      • building or buildings occupied by a community of monks or nuns
      • (noun) long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, carried in a demonstration or procession or hung in a public place
      • (noun) a person considered to be important because of high rank or office
      • (adj.) splendid and expensive-looking


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