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Proclamation of King Charles III in Edenbridge

The reading of the Proclamation of King Charles III was hosted by the Town Council on Sunday 11 September at 4.00 pm.

Councillors and members of the public joined to hear the Proclamation, which was red by Chairman of Edenbridge Town Council, Cllr Bob Todd.

When opening the ceremony, Cllr Todd said: “We come together this afternoon following the death of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second. Our sadness at this time is shared by people across the globe, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by our longest-reigning Monarch.

“But the basis on which our monarchy is built has ensured that through the centuries the Crown has passed in an unbroken line of succession. Today’s ceremony marks the formal Proclamation to the people of Edenbridge of the beginning of our new King’s reign.”

Cllr Todd then read out the official Proclamation and, after the singing of the National Anthem, invited attendees to give three cheers to His Majesty the King.

Thank you to everyone that came along, as well as Edenbridge Town Band and Edenbridge 1st Scout Group for their contribution to this historic event.

Edenbridge 1st Scout Group raise the flag for King Charles III
Edenbridge Town Band play the National Anthem and hymns