In Pictures: How Britons have been preparing for the King’s coronation

From armed forces rehearsals to a sand portrait, the country’s residents have been making their own preparations for the big day.

Friday 05 May 2023 12:54 BST
(Andrew Matthews/PA)
(Andrew Matthews/PA) (PA Wire)

The eyes of the world will be on Westminster Abbey on Saturday as the King and Queen Consort take part in their much-anticipated coronation ceremony, and Britons from all walks of life have been making their own preparations.

From official dress rehearsals by the armed forces to a sand sculpture and an unusual toast to Charles, we look at the best of the images from the past few weeks.

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