Events happening in South East England over the Kings Coronation weekend

Coronation of King Charles III

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From Saturday 6th - Monday 8th May 2023,  the UK will come together to celebrate Kings Charles III Coronation.  A bank holiday weekend of events and activities will celebrate this monumentus occassion, which will see the first Coronation in 70 years in the UK of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort  taking place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May, 2023. 

Across South East England, destinations, visitor attractions, accommodation providers and local residents are coming together to create a weekend to remember, full of celebration, festivals, music and events.  The Coronation Big Lunch on Sunday 7th May brings local communities, friends and families together to enjoy food and fun, whilst Monday 8th May, The Big Help Out, aims to encourage everyone to engage in local community projects and try volunteering.

Whether you are heading to Windsor to watch the special Coronation Concert (ballott tickets only) at Windsor Castle or heading to your out to enjoy the ‘Lighting up the Nation’ event, or are just looking to join together with family and friends to get into the spirit of the weekend, take a look at our featured events list below. 

What's on over the Kings Coronation Weekend in South East England?

The inspiration boxes below link to official destination websites, showcasing events running in these specific South East destinations over King Charles III Coronation Weekend.

‘Lighting up the Nation' across South East England - 7th May

These South East locations (these will be added as they are confirmed) will be lit up using projections, lasers, drone displays and illuminations for this special celebration across the country.  This lighting is planned to take place during the Kings Coronation concert.   

Visiting or staying in the South East for the Kings Coronation? You can find a host of other events taking place over the destination in May.


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