Their Majesties the King and Queen will pay a royal visit to the United Kingdom from 4 to 7 May 2023, at the invitation of His Majesty King Charles III of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to attend the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey, London.
The Bureau of the Royal Household issued an announcement dated 2 May 2023 on the royal visit. It stated that, during the visit, Their Majesties the King and Queen will attend a reception hosted by His Majesty King Charles III for the invited heads of state and overseas representatives at Buckingham Palace on Friday, 5 May and, then, attend the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey on Saturday, 6 May.
The day of 4 May marks the coronation anniversary of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, the 10th monarch of the Royal House of Chakri.
The coronation of His Majesty King Rama X was performed on 4-6 May 2019, but the most important event of the three-day ceremony was held on 4 May. Therefore, 4 May was designated Coronation Day and a public holiday in Thailand.
On the occasion of Coronation Day, 4 May 2023, the Government is scheduled to hold a garden party in honor of His Majesty the King on 4 May at 19.00 hr at Santi Maitri Building, Government House.
Members of the diplomatic corps and international organizations, as well as representatives from the international media, were also invited to attend the garden party.