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Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

Coronation weekend 6-8 May

Millions of 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.

  • Saturday 6 May - The Coronation will take place in the morning at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Find out further information about the ceremony.
  • Sunday 7 May - a Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle will showcase the country’s diverse cultural heritage in music, theatre and dance. One of the highlights of the concert will be “Lighting up the Nation”, in which iconic locations across the UK will be lit up with projections, lasers, drone displays and illuminations. The concert will be staged and broadcast by the BBC in front of an audience selected for free tickets via a public ballot. Throughout the UK, Coronation Big Lunches will bring neighbours and communities together to share friendship, food and fun.
  • Monday 8 May - The weekend of celebrations will end with The Big Help Out, which will highlight the impact of volunteering. This is aimed at encouraging people to get involved with activities and charities, community and faith groups are invited to share details about events on the Coronation interactive map to highlight the positive benefits of volunteering. Organisations already signed up include The Scouts, Royal Voluntary Service, National Trust and RNLI. Volunteer-involving organisations wanting to join in can sign up.

Street parties are also expected to take place across the weekend. Find out how individuals and organisations can get involved.

Find out more about organising a street party

street party with bunting

You can find out all you need to know on our street parties webpage.

Applications for street parties on a highway can be made from 14 February with the deadline 6 weeks before the Coronation Weekend (around 23 March).

If your street party is taking place on the road or public highway you will need to apply for a Temporary Road Closure Notice, which is free and once granted will allow you to close the road to passing traffic for the duration of your event.

The Big Help Out (Monday 8 May)

Find out more about volunteering in Elmbridge, including delivering meals to older and vulnerable people in your community.

What's on in Elmbridge

We will list any local public events we are aware of here. Please send any further events to communications@elmbridge.gov.uk and we can include them.

Charities, community and faith groups in Elmbridge are invited to share details about events on the Coronation interactive map to highlight the positive benefits of volunteering.

  • New Beginning's event, Love Walton, Bridge Street and at Walton Wharf, Walton on Thames on Bank Holiday Monday 8 May

Thinking of organising an event?

So that Surrey Police can ensure appropriate staffing levels over the weekend, please submit a 'Tell Surrey Police about your event' report if you are thinking or organising an event.

National Lottery funding

National Lottery funding will help communities celebrate the national events that are important to them - including the Coronation of His Majesty The King.

Further information visit the National Lottery Community Fund.

You will need to apply at least 12 weeks before you want to start the activities or spend any of the money.

Coronation concert offers 10,000 free tickets in ballot

A ballot is to offer 10,000 free tickets for a star-studded concert at Windsor Castle to mark the King's coronation.

The televised show will be on 7 May, the day after King Charles is crowned at Westminster Abbey. There will be 5,000 pairs of tickets in the ballot, which will open at 7:00am on Friday 10 February and close on 28 February.

The Coronation Emblem

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. 

Visit The Royal website to access the artwork for the emblem and the instructions for use.





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