King Charles III will be visiting York next week

He will be unveiling a new statue of Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort will be visiting York next week to unveil a new statue of Queen Elizabeth II.

The statue, designed and carved by York Minster stone mason Richard Bossons, will be unveiled following a service at the Minster on Wednesday 9th November.

The King will enter York at Micklegate, the traditional royal entrance into the city, where he will be met by the Lord Mayor, Councillor David Carr, the Lady Mayoress, Lynda Carr, the Sheriff, Sheriff’s Consort, along with the Leader of the Council, Cllr Keith Aspden, Town Clerk and Deputy Town Clerk.

Lord Mayor of York, Councillor David Carr said: “To extend the traditional greeting to King Charles III on what we hope will be the first of many visits to York will doubtless be one of the highest honours of my career and my period in the great office of Lord Mayor of York.

He continued: “I am thrilled to be able to welcome him on what I am certain will be a day which combines great joy at his visit and reflection on the great service and legacy of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II. My thanks and congratulations go to the whole team at York Minster for the work they have done to make this historic occasion possible”

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