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.

King and Queen Consort

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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

Scout leader in headscarf talking to young people
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

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Learning Materials for Schools

The Department for Education has commissioned a series of learning materials for teachers from sector experts, to create an opportunity for children to learn about the historical significance of the Coronation.

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