Royal Coronation Collection
Royal Coronation Collection |From Monday 1 May to Sunday 4 June, Basildon Park will spotlight the royal objects in our
Royal Coronation Collection
Royal Coronation Collection Basildon Park,Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NR Accessibility The Georgian mansion’s entrance is up one flight of stairs
Kingsclere | The Coronation Party at the Fieldgate Centre will include stalls from many local community organisations.
The Kings Coronation
The Kings Coronation | They are delighted to partner with St. Nicolas Church, and invite you to watch the crowning
The Kings Coronation
The Kings Coronation | Party with them at The Red Lion in Upper Basildon!
Coronation Afternoon Tea
Coronation Afternoon Tea | Join them for a quintessentially Celebrational English Afternoon Tea to Celebrate the Coronation of Their Majesties
Wantage Celebrates | On Saturday 6th May 2023, the Market Place will be closed and set up for a large
Coronation Afternoon Tea and Strings
Coronation Afternoon Tea and Strings | Celebrate the coronation of King Charles III with a quintessentially English afternoon tea, in
King Charles III Coronation
King Charles III Coronation | Join them at the farm to celebrate!
Yattendon Big Coronation Lunch
Yattendon Big Coronation Lunch | Join them in the village to celebrate the new King!
After the Coronation
After the Coronation | A talk by Hugo Vickers
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Coronation Ceremony is a solemn religious service that has been held at Westminster Abbey for the last 900 years.
As well as the UK, King Charles III is also the Head of State of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce further details on the ceremonial, celebratory and community events that will take place over the Coronation Weekend between Saturday 6th and Monday 8th May 2023.
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May, 2023.
The Service will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
As previously announced, the Service will reflect the Monarch’s role today and look towards the future, while being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry.
Across the Coronation Weekend, there will be further opportunities for people to come together in celebration of the historic occasion.
On Sunday, 7th May 2023, a special Coronation Concert will be staged and broadcast live at Windsor Castle by the BBC and BBC Studios, with several thousand pairs of tickets to be made available via public ballot.
The Coronation Big Lunch, at which neighbours and communities are invited to share food and fun together, will take place across the country on the same date.
On Monday, 8th May 2023, members of the public will be invited to take part in The Big Help Out, which will encourage people to try volunteering for themselves and join the work being undertaken to support their local areas.
Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort hope the Coronation Weekend will provide an opportunity to spend time and celebrate with friends, families and communities across the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.
Their Majesties are looking forward to marking the occasion with the public throughout 2023.
Saturday 6th May 2023
The Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey
The Coronation Service will take place on the morning of Saturday, 6th May 2023 at Westminster Abbey.
The Coronation is a solemn religious service, as well as an occasion for celebration and pageantry.
Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort will arrive at Westminster Abbey in procession from Buckingham Palace, known as ‘The King’s Procession’.
After the Service, Their Majesties will return to Buckingham Palace in a larger ceremonial procession, known as ‘The Coronation Procession’.
Their Majesties will be joined in this procession by other Members of the Royal Family.
At Buckingham Palace, The King and The Queen Consort, accompanied by Members of the Royal Family, will appear on the balcony to conclude the day’s ceremonial events.
Sunday 7th May 2023
The Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle
On Sunday, 7th May 2023, a special Coronation Concert will take place at Windsor Castle. Produced, staged and broadcast live by the BBC and BBC Studios, the Coronation Concert will bring global music icons and contemporary stars together in celebration of the historic occasion.
Attended by a public audience including volunteers from The King and The Queen Consort’s many charity affiliations, the concert will see a world-class orchestra play interpretations of musical favourites fronted by some of the world’s biggest entertainers, alongside performers from the world of dance.
The performances will be supported by staging and effects located on the Castle’s East Lawn and will also feature a selection of spoken word sequences delivered by stars of stage and screen.
Through a national ballot held by the BBC, several thousand members of the public will be selected to receive a pair of free tickets for the Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle.
Alongside the stars of the concert, the show will also see an exclusive appearance from The Coronation Choir.
This diverse group will be created from the nation’s keenest community choirs and amateur singers from across the United Kingdom, such as Refugee choirs, NHS choirs, LGBTQ+ singing groups and deaf signing choirs.
A new documentary exploring the formation of The Coronation Choir will tell the stories of the people representing the many faces and voices of the country.
The Coronation Choir will appear alongside The Virtual Choir, made up of singers from across the Commonwealth, for a special performance on the night.
The centrepiece of the Coronation Concert, ‘Lighting up the Nation’, will see the country join together in celebration as iconic locations across the United Kingdom are lit up using projections, lasers, drone displays and illuminations.
The Coronation Concert will be produced by BBC Studios, broadcast live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds.
Further details about the concert, the national ticket ballot and the line-up will be released in due course.
The Coronation Big Lunch
Neighbours and communities across the United Kingdom are invited to share food and fun together at Coronation Big Lunches on Sunday 7th May 2023, in a nationwide act of celebration and friendship.
From a cup of tea with a neighbour to a street party, a Coronation Big Lunch brings the celebrations to your neighbourhood and is a great way to get to know your community a little better.
The Coronation Big Lunch will be overseen and organised by the Big Lunch team at the Eden Project.
The Big Lunch is an idea from the Eden Project, made possible by The National Lottery, that brings millions of people together annually to boost community spirit, reduce loneliness and support charities and good causes.
Her Majesty The Queen Consort has been Patron of the Big Lunch since 2013.
Thousands of events are expected to take place in every corner of the United Kingdom this May as people take to their streets, gardens, parks and community spaces to join the Coronation celebrations and mark this historic occasion.
Free downloadable resources will also be made available online by the Big Lunch team at CoronationBigLunch.com, to help people and communities start their Coronation Big Lunch planning.
Monday 8th May 2023
The Big Help Out
The Big Help Out will be held on Monday, 8th May 2023 and is being organised by The Together Coalition and a wide range of partners such as The Scouts, the Royal Voluntary Service and faith groups from across the United Kingdom.
The Big Help Out will highlight the positive impact volunteering has on communities across the nation.
In tribute to His Majesty The King's public service, The Big Help Out will encourage people to try volunteering for themselves and join the work being undertaken to support their local areas.
The aim of The Big Help Out is to use volunteering to bring communities together and create a lasting volunteering legacy from the Coronation Weekend.
Details have now been announced of ceremonial, celebratory and community events that will take place over the Coronation Weekend between Saturday 6 and Monday 8 May 2023.
Across the Coronation Weekend, there will be opportunities for people to come together in celebration of this historic occasion by spending time and celebrating with friends, families and communities across the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.
On Saturday, 6 May, the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey.
On Sunday, 7 May, a special Coronation Concert will be staged and broadcast live at Windsor Castle. In addition on this same day, the Coronation Big Lunch, at which neighbours and communities are invited to share food and fun together, will take place across the country.
On Monday, 8 May, members of the public will be invited to take part in The Big Help Out, which will encourage people to try volunteering for themselves and join the work being undertaken to support their local areas.
The council understand neighbours and communities will wish to arrange a Coronation Big Lunch or a street party, but would like to implement a road closure to ensure everyone enjoys the event safely.
Their contractor, Volker Highways, have kindly offered to loan organisers’ basic road closure and information signs free of charge for events over the Coronation Weekend.
This is only available for small scale events on C class or unclassified roads and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of a completed Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) application.
Please complete the TTRO application by Friday 31 March.
No further applications will be accepted after this date.
The party must be risk assessedand there must be a nominated person(s) who will take responsibility for the risk assessment and the managing of the party.
More information can be found on the temporary road closure section on their website.
The Big Help Out will give everyone
an opportunity to join in.
The Big Lunch is bringing neighbours and communities together to share friendship, food and fun! Join the nation in celebration and be part of history on 6-8 May.
Sign up to receive all you need to get started, fun ideas and top tips, practical advice and loads more. If you can’t take part in May, you can still join the fun in June and plan your event as part of the Month of Community - bring your community together to support great causes!
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort is also a time for celebration across the nation and the Commonwealth, over a weekend of special events:
- Saturday 6 May the Coronation Ceremony takes place at Westminster Abbey, London.
- 6-8 May will see Coronation Big Lunches up and down the country and across the Commonwealth.
- Sunday May 7 a spectacular Coronation Concert will be performed at Windsor Castle with iconic locations across the UK lit up using projections, lasers, drone displays and illuminations.
- Monday 8 May a special Bank Holiday has been proclaimed by the Prime Minister in honour of the Coronation, giving everyone the opportunity to join in.
Follow the Links below:-
You must be logged in to post a comment.