On the occasion of the coronation of Charles III, pubs will be able to stay open until 1 am from Friday May 5 to Sunday May 7, 2023. And this, in the whole country.
English drinkers will be able to enjoy the coronation of their sovereign. During his coronation next May, they will be able to drink two more hours in the country’s pubs. This Sunday, March 5, The Sun reports that all bars in England and Wales are allowed to serve their customers until one in the morning. The green light was given on the occasion of the coronation of Charles III which will take place on Saturday 6 May.
It is the Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, who will extend the opening hours of the licenses, usually scheduled for 11 pm. People will be able to “enjoy an extra pint or two,” she said. The decision has naturally been well received by the British public and the hospitality industry. In a consultation last month, 77% of the public supported the royal boost. Suella Braverman had added: “The coronation of His Majesty the King will be a momentous occasion that deserves a special celebration.”
A budget cut for the coronation of Charles III
With just a few weeks to go before this historic event, the country is in full preparation for the coronation of the new sovereign. Announced at the end of 2022, the coronation of King Charles should “be considerably lightened” compared to that of Queen Elizabeth II. In addition to this budget cut, there is also a certain amount of mystery about the guests. Since the publication of the Memoirs of his son, King Charles III tries, despite everything, to have him at his side for his coronation. The Duke of Sussex and his wife, Meghan Markle, however, have not yet confirmed their presence.
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