King Charles Coronation: Who will be on the balcony for the flypast?
6 April 2023, 13:29 | Updated: 28 April 2023, 11:00
King Charles III and Queen Camilla will be joined by working members of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on the day of the Coronation.
It has been reported that King Charles wants the line-up of people on the balcony to "represent the monarchy" with his more "slimmed down" approach.
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A source told The Mirror: "The King has been very clear who he wants to represent the monarchy. There is little room for sentiment, this is a State occasion, not a family occasion and it is right that only the working members of the family are there at the big public moment."
They added: "The balcony moment will be the King's final presentation of a slimmed down monarchy, which of course will be even further slimmed down once the Gloucesters, Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra finally step away from public life and into their well-earned retirements.
"It is a final thank you for them and a nod to their support of his mother during her 70 year reign."
The Royal Family will travel to Buckingham Palace from Westminster Abbey following the Coronation Service and will stand on the balcony to wave to the crowds and watch the RAF flypast.
These are the 15 members of the Royal Family who will be on the balcony:
King Charles III
Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton
Prince of Wales, Prince William
Prince Edward, Duke of Edinburgh
Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh
Duke of Gloucester
Duchess of Gloucester
Duke of Kent
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