People across the UK, the Isle of Man and the Commonwealth are invited to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty The Queen Camilla over a Bank Holiday weekend of special events on 6 to 8 May 2023.
There are lots of ways you can prepare to celebrate the coronation, at home and in your community. The handy toolkit below has a range of useful templates and materials to help you and your family with your coronation celebrations; homemade bunting ideas, recipe cards, invitations and kids' activity sheets.
RAF Valley will bring a taste of the London Coronation festivities to the Isle of Man on Saturday when four Texan T Mk 1 aircraft flyover Douglas.
It is anticipated the aircraft, which will be in formation throughout, will be visible above Douglas at 17:11 - although this is weather dependent and subject to change.
Isle of Man Post Office issue 12 stamps marking the coronation of King Charles III
Eight of the stamps feature images of HM King Charles III and HM Queen Camilla in a mix of ceremonial events and more social occasions. Three show portraits of the King by Richard Stone, June Mendoza and David Griffiths with the final stamp showing HM the King's cypher.
A Manx Gaelic version of the coronation emblem has been approved for use in the Isle of Man by the Lord Chancellor’s Office.
The emblem and its English and Welsh language versions will feature throughout the historic events in May. The design features flora of the British Isles paying tribute to The King’s love of the natural world. Together, the flowers create the shape of St Edward’s Crown, with which His Majesty will be crowned next month.
Local firefighter to take part in King’s Coronation celebrations28 April, 2023
Leading Firefighter Amber Carridge will represent the Isle of Man Fire & Rescue Service at the King’s Coronation as one of the official street liners for the procession.
Manx Police Officers to join coronation event in London05 May, 2023
PC Louise Kennaugh and PC Richard Hewitt will represent the Isle of Man Constabulary at the Kings Coronation in London.