King Charles III Coronation 2023

Charles Iii Coronation 2023On Saturday 6th May 2023 the town council organised a ‘Music in the Market Place’ event to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. Charles became King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II last year. The Queen’s 70-year reign ended on the 8th September 2022 at the age of 96.

The local pubs and many of the shops also contributed in various ways to the celebrations. Among the events were maypole dancing, family ceilidh, Faringdon Community Choir, and there was music provided by Brass Follies and Boogie Me.

Maypole Dancing 2023
Coronation celebrations at Faringdon – dancing around the maypole in the rain.
Brass Follies 2023
Faringdon’s own brass band, the Brass Follies provided some of the music.
Faringdon Community Choir 2023
Faringdon Community Choir provided the singing …
Dancing In The Market Place 2023
… and there was dancing In the Market Place.

Photos provided by Kiera Bentley.

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