On Sunday 11th September 2022 Colonel James Royd, High Sheriff of Northumberland provided Hexham with news regarding the accession of His Majesty King Charles III to the throne and Mayor Derek Kennedy read the Proclamation of Accession to the gathered crowd. Click on the link below to find the wording to the Proclamation, see photos of the event and watch the speeches in full.
The Proclamation of Accession of His Majesty King Charles III
The Proclamation of Accession being read.
Councillors of Hexham joined the Mayor and the High Sheriff to hear the proclamation