History of the Coronation: An Evolving Royal Tradition

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Join us for an exclusive event as we delve into the fascinating history of coronations, culminating with the upcoming coronation of King Charles III in May of 2023, which will be the first in the United Kingdom in almost seventy years.

Led by the highly acclaimed London Blue Badge Tourist Guide, Nick Salmond, this talk will provide a deep dive into the coronation ceremony. Salmond will explore the traditions, regalia, secrets, and mysteries behind this ancient rite of passage.

Do not miss this chance to gain a unique insight into the fascinating history of coronations!

About the Presenter

Nick Salmond has been living and working in London for the past 35 years. He was a television director for BBC News for over 20 years, covering important news events such as the death of Diana and the coverage of 9/11.

 In 2017, he trained as a Blue Badge Tourist Guide, the highest attainable qualification for tourist guiding in the UK. Salmond was awarded Guide of the Year in 2019, which is presented to the best student of the qualifying group.

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