Published Friday, 9th September 2022

Following the sad passing of Her Majesty The Queen, the Mayor of Reigate & Banstead, Cllr Frank Kelly, will read the local proclamation for the new King, Charles III on Sunday 11 September at 4pm.

Those wishing to watch the borough’s proclamation in person are welcome to attend it at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill.

Admittance will be on a first-come first-serve basis. Alternatively, you can view on the Council’s YouTube channel, or later on the Council’s website:

The proclamation of the new King will be read out in all countries and counties of the United Kingdom.

National proclamation takes places on Saturday 10 September. For details see The Royal Family website.

In Surrey, it will be read at Guildford Cathedral by His Honour Christopher Critchlow the High Sheriff of Surrey accompanied by Michael More-Molyneux the Lord-Lieutenant on Sunday 11 September from 11am to 1pm. Please visit the Guildford Cathedral website for details.

At 10.30am on the day of the national proclamation, the Town Hall’s Union Flag will be raised to full mast for the proclamation of the King, in line with national protocol. It will remain at full mast until 1pm the following day when Union Flags nationally can return to half-mast.