Proclamation of Accession of Charles III

Proclamation of Accession of Charles III

Proclamation of Accession of Charles III

Proclamation of Accession of Charles III

You're invited - 10:15am, Monday 12 September, Southend-on-Sea, City Centre.

Crowds are expected to gather in Southend-on-Sea City Centre on Monday for the official proclamation for the accession of King Charles III.

Following the sad death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8 September, His Majesty King Charles III will accede to the throne. It is the duty of The Worshipful The Mayor of Southend, Cllr Kevin Robinson, to announce the King's accession with a formal proclamation to the public.

This is due to take place in Southend City Centre, at Victoria Plaza at the head of Southend High Street, and the proclamation will be given at 11am on Monday 12 September.

The proclamation of accession is a tradition dating back hundreds of years, as a formal method of sharing the news that a monarch has died, and an heir has
acceded the throne.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the ceremony, with musical support from The Southend Band.

Proclamation of Accession of Charles III

  • Procession of the Civic Party to the stage
  • Introduction by the Deputy Lieutenant of Essex, Mr David Hurst DL
  • The Worshipful The Mayor, Cllr Kevin Robinson will read the Proclamation

Mayor: God Save the King
Official Guests repeat: God Save the King
All present join in saying: God Save the King

The National Anthem
The Southend Band

God save our gracious King,
Long live our noble King,
God save the King!
Send him victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us.

Mayor: Three cheers for His Majesty The King

  • The Civic Party will leave the stage



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  • Wheelchair Access