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Ideas & UK initiatives

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

The coronation of King Charles III – Yn III Ree Charles – and The Queen Consort will take place on Saturday, 6 May at Westminster Abbey in London. You can find out more about the Coronation itself on the Royal Family website, or on the UK Government website. Buckingham Palace has announced further details on the ceremonial, celebratory and community events which are taking place over the weekend of Saturday 6 May to Monday 8 May 2023. 

Coronation Big Lunches

The Coronation Big Lunch (6-8 May) brings neighbours and communities together to share friendship, food and fun.

Find out more on the Coronation Big Lunch website - (external link)

Coronation Concert

Taking place in the grounds of Windsor Castle, the Coronation Concert (Sunday 7 May) will bring together music icons, contemporary stars, a world-class orchestra and art performances.

Find out more on the Coronation Concert website - (external link)

Resources for schools

Including coronation-themed lesson ideas, educational activities and fun learning opportunities.

Explore the resources on the UK Coronation website - (external link)

Coronation toolkit

There are lots of ways you can prepare to celebrate the coronation, at home and in your community. A range of useful templates and materials to help you and your family with your coronation celebrations, including homemade bunting ideas, recipe cards, and kids' activity sheets.

Explore the toolkit on the UK Coronation website - (external link)