People across the country and the Commonwealth are invited to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort over a weekend of special events on 6–8 May.

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Westminster Abbey, London

What is the Coronation?

The Coronation is centred around a solemn religious ceremony that has remained largely unchanged for over 1,000 years and takes place at Westminster Abbey in London on Saturday 6 May 2023.

Learn about the Coronation

How can I get involved?

From Coronation Big Lunches and street parties to taking part in the Big Help Out, there are lots of ways to mark and celebrate the Coronation weekend.

Resources for schools, including learning materials and fun activities, are also available for educational settings looking to get involved.


Find out how to get involved

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Two young children getting messy cooking together

Prepare for the Coronation

There are lots of ways you can prepare to celebrate the Coronation, at home and in your community. Use our toolkit of inspirational ideas and activities for all the family.

Explore our Coronation toolkit

Latest updates

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Big screens to show Coronation

More than 30 UK locations will host big screen sites to show the Coronation, the Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has announced.

Coronation map launched

Today we’ve launched an interactive Coronation map, showcasing events, activities and celebrations happening across the UK and beyond. From street parties and Coronation Big Lunches, to community events and Big Help Out activities, if you’re hosting a Coronation event, we want to hear from you.
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Coronation Champions Awards announced

In honour of Their Majesties’ service to the country, Royal Voluntary Service is launching the Coronation Champions Awards for volunteers, an official Coronation project. Together with Her Majesty The Queen Consort, the awards will celebrate extraordinary volunteers across the country who have been contributing to their communities.
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Coronation Music at Westminster Abbey

Twelve newly commissioned pieces of music will be performed at The Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6 May 2023, showcasing musical talent from across the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.
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Coronation Emblem now available

The official Coronation emblem is now available for use for all activities associated with the Coronation including community and national events, publications, retail, and merchandising. The Coronation Emblem - which will feature throughout May's historic celebrations - pays tribute to The King’s love of the natural world, depicting the flora of the four nations in the shape of St Edward’s Crown.

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