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King Charles: Chocolate bust created to celebrate coronation

A life-sized bust of the King has been made from more than 17 litres (3.7 gallons) of melted chocolate ahead of his coronation.

  • weighs more than 23kg (51lbs)
  • created using about 2,875 Celebrations chocolates.
  • It took four weeks to make
  • shows Charles in the uniform he is expected to wear on 6 May.
  • Miniature bars of Snickers, Mars, Twix, Milky Way, Galaxy and Bounty were among those used to decorate the model.


  • King Charles III's coronation will take place on Saturday 6 May at Westminster Abbey in London.

    On the day of the ceremony, the King will be crowned alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort and a host of other events have been planned. An extra bank holiday has been confirmed on Monday, 8 May to mark the occasion.

  • Westminster Abbey will host the first coronation service in 70 years. Crowds are expected along the Mall, Whitehall and Parliament Square. The viewing areas will be open from 06:00 on Saturday.

    The King's Procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey will take place before the Coronation Service, which starts at 11:00. The service will be followed by The Coronation Procession from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace. Later in the afternoon, the King and Queen will greet crowds from the Buckingham Palace balcony for the flypast.

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