THE King got here face-to-face with a brand new Queen of Scotland as he kicked off four-days north of the border forward of a serious service to have fun his crowning.
Charles, 74, spoke to 11-year-old Lexi Scotland, sporting her gown and carrying a mock regalia, sash and gown, after she was topped Honest Queen on the Bo’ness, final week.
King Charles spoke to 11-year-old Lexi Scotland, topped queen of Bo’ness Honest, an annual occasion for kidsCredit score: PA
The King’s journey to Falkirk is his first engagement in Scotland since his crowningCredit score: PA
The King’s journey to Falkirk yesterday – to have fun famed engineer James Watt – is his first engagement in Scotland since his crowning at Westminster Abbey two months in the past
It comes forward of tomorrow’s Nationwide Service of Thanksgiving and Dedication at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.
The King and Queen might be joined by Prince William and Kate for an hour-long ceremony the place they are going to be offered with the Scottish Crown Jewels – referred to as the ‘Honours of Scotland’
It will likely be preceded with a Royal Procession with pipes and drums from Palace of Holyroodhouse and a Individuals’s Procession from Edinburgh Fortress, consisting of round 100 representatives from Scottish charities and native organisations.
The day of celebration might be topped off with a RAF flypast over Edinburgh – with the royals showing on a balcony at Holyroodhouse.
The co-leaders of the Scottish Greens, Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater, have rejected an invite to the service of thanksgiving.
Mr Harvie will as an alternative communicate at a rally exterior Holyrood organised by the anti-monarchy group Our Republic.
The King attended a reception on the Royal Yacht Britannia to mark 25 years since her arrival in Edinburgh.