Proclamation ceremonies to formally announce King Charles III are taking place at a number of venues across Cornwall over the weekend.

The Proclamation is the official way of sharing the news that a Monarch has died and who will be following in their footsteps on the throne.

Listed below are the times and venues for the ceremonies across the county:


In Falmouth, Mayor Steve Eva will read the Proclamation at 2:30pm on the Moor on Sunday, September 11 and all are invited to attend. Further information will be added to the Town Council website.


In Helston the Proclamation ceremony of the new King will go ahead on Sunday, September 11. The marking of the new Sovereign will by read out by the Mayor Gatton-Kane at 6pm at the Grylls Monument and will take no longer than 15 minutes.


In Truro, the formal Proclamation to the people of Cornwall will take place on Sunday, September 11 at 1:00pm at the steps of Truro Cathedral. The City Council will be holding another Proclamation at 6:00pm at the steps of the Cathedral with the Mayoress, Town Clerk, Town Crier plus Consort and the Dean of the Cathedral who will be saying a prayer. All members of the public are welcome to both events.


Town Mayor Michael Toy will read the Proclamation at the War Memorial on Sunday at 6:00pm.

Mawnan Smith

The ceremony will take place at the Memorial Hall at 6:00pm on Sunday. It will be opportunity for the community to gather to mourn the loss of Queen Elizabeth II and mark the ascension of King Charles III.


The ceremony in Redruth will take place in front of the Miner Statue on Fore Street on Sunday, September 11 at 6:00pm. Town Councillor Matthew Brown will read the Proclamation in English as well as Cornish.


The Deputy Mayor of Camborne will read out the Proclamation from the steps of the Passmore Edwards building on Sunday, September 11 at 6:00pm.

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