Following the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second, a proclamation of the new King Charles III will be read across the country over the weekend of 10 and 11 September.
The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a very old tradition which can be traced back over many centuries. The ceremony does not create a new King. It is simply an announcement of the accession which took place immediately on the death of the reigning monarch.
In Sandgate, the Proclamation will be read by the Chairman of Sandgate Parish Council at 4pm on Sunday 11th September at the War Memorial on Sandgate High Street. All residents are more than welcome to join this simple and short reading to announce the new King.