King Richard III - reinterred at Leicester Cathedral 26th March
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The mortal remains of King Richard III have been reinterred in Leicester Cathedral.
On Thursday 26th March a Service of Reinterment of the Mortal Remains of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral. The service was held in the presence of the Most Rt Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury alongside representatives of the World Faiths.
A Service of the Reveal of the Tomb and celebration for King Richard III will take place on Friday 27th March with an invited congregation to mark the end of King Richard's journey and the sealed tomb will be revealed to the public. The Cathedral will then be open to visitors to see the tomb in its final setting.
In the evening 'Leicester Glows: Fire Garden and Cathedral Illuminations' will take place in the evening around Jubilee Square and Cathedral Gardens and is free to visitors.