Special service in York to mark Queen's Coronation

A general view of York Minster Credit: PA

The 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty the Queen will be celebrated at York Minster today with a special service.

Her Majesty the Queen Credit: PA

The service of Choral Evensong, which takes place at 4pm, is part of the nationwide celebration of the Queen's coronation, which was held in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 2 June 1953.

As well as performances by cathedral chamber choir Cantus, the service will include a prayer written by Westminster Abbey with the Queen's approval, which will be used in the Service of Thanksgiving at the Abbey on 4 June.