Proclamation details released
Proclamation Day – Saturday 10th September
Proclamation Day, when the new Sovereign is proclaimed, takes place on Saturday 10th September at St James’s Palace in London. The ceremony announces the accession which took place immediately on the death of the reigning monarch.
Day following Proclamation Day – Sunday 11th September
Following a regional proclamation from the High Sheriff at County Hall in Dorchester at 1pm, Weymouth Town Council will also hold a local Proclamation. This will be read by Council Leader Cllr David Harris at 2.30pm on Sunday 11th September at the town’s Jubilee Clock.
The Mayor of Weymouth, Cllr Ann Weaving will be in attendance along with Mace-bearers, and councillors, staff and members of the public are welcome to attend. It will mark one of the first occasions when communities can come together to reflect on the moment when the reign of our longest-serving monarch came to an end and our new Sovereign King Charles III succeeded.
The union flag at Weymouth Town Council’s offices, New Town Hall, Commercial Road will return to full mast for the reading of the proclamation before being returned to half-mast.
The Jubilee Clock has been bit lit purple in memory of Queen Elizabeth II.
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