Coronation Celebrations at Winchester Cathedral



Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS

Tel: 01962857275

Coronation Celebrations at Winchester Cathedral


Everyone is welcome to celebrate this moment in history through a range of services and activities at Winchester Cathedral.

Service of Thanksgiving for the King's Coronation
You are cordially invited to attend the event of the season, as Winchester Cathedral will host a majestic service of thanksgiving and celebration to mark the coronation of King Charles III.
For this joyful occasion, the cathedral will be transformed with greenery, shrubs and trees, a nod to King Charles III's love for nature. The air will be filled with triumphant music from a 200 strong youth choir.
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Screening of King Charles III Coronation

Take a seat in the majestic Nave of Winchester Cathedral and be a part of history.
His Majesty The King Charles III will be crowned at Westminster Abbey and the ceremony will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby.This televised service will be available to watch inside Winchester Cathedral.
As well as the TV screens throughout the Nave of the cathedral, there will be a central large screen by the altar.
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MONDAY 8TH MAY, 11.00AM & 2.00PM
This Royal House of Saxon Kings and Saints Tour
Learn about the Kingdom of England's roots this Coronation Bank Holiday through this special interest tour.
Visit the Anglo-Saxon Minster and learn about its role in the birth of the English nation, the historic figures who ruled, reigned and are remembered here, and the traces of their world which remain visible today. Part of this tour is outside on slightly uneven ground, suitable clothing and footwear should be worn.

Ticket price : £12.50.
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Children's Trails
The 'Curious Crowns' and 'Royal Blood' family trails are included with your general admission ticket and will be available at the Winchester Cathedral welcome desk to enrich your visit.
Providing a fun and informative look at the cathedral and its fascinating royal past.


Visit the Kings and Scribes Exhibition

Meet influential Anglo-Saxon kings in the city from which they ruled and discover the role of Winchester's Anglo-Saxon and Norman Cathedrals in the birth of a nation.
Open 5th, 7th & 8th May.

Coronation-inspired Gifts and Souvenirs

From decorations and canvas bags to tea towels and mugs, there's a range of gifts and souvenirs to browse.

Main image credit: Hugo Burnard

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Winchester CathedralWinchester Cathedral, WinchesterNestled in the heart of Hampshire, one of Southern England's most historic buildings, Winchester Cathedral boasts centuries of English heritage, magnificent architecture, priceless treasures and works of art. Once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, this fascinating site has played host…