King Charles Coronation Family Events

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A royal coronation is an exciting event! With an extra bank holiday coming up for the coronation weekend you might be wondering where to celebrate the historic occasion of King Charles III’s coronation? From street parties and community celebrations to family friendly activities we’ve rounded up the best King Charles Coronation family events….

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King Charles Coronation Family Events In The South

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King Charles III Coronation Craft Activities

Have fun making your own royal crown, stained glass roundels or mini King Charles figure.

Then, take a walk along the special royal coronation trail.

Please note there are a variety of other National Trust events for the coronation happening across the UK. Check your local National Trust property and gardens for more information.

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National Trust - Melford Hall
Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA

Opening Times

Sat 6th May-Monday 8th May 12 noon-4pm

Pricing

Normal National Trust Admission applies. Additional craft activities free

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Coronation Celebration Party

Family friendly party day packed full of fun all day including:

  • Magic show
  • Face Painting
  • Kids Crafts
  • Hot food and licensed bar

Plus watch love footage of the coronation and take your own throne novelty photo! A day to remember for all the family.

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Cashes Green Community Centre
1-3 Queen's Dr, Cashes Green, Stroud GL5 4NR

Opening Times

Sat 6th May 2023 11am-4pm

Pricing

Free

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Battersea Power Station Coronation Party

A whole weekend of royal fun is planned at Battersea Park Power Station for coronation weekend.

Get your chairs and picnic blankets ready for a King’s Coronation Party.

Entertainment :

  • Live music including Elton John and Spice Girl tribute bands.
  • London bus puppet and comedy show
  • Food and drink stalls
  • Face painting and balloon artists.
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Battersea Power Station
Circus Rd W, Nine Elms, London SW11 8AL

Opening Times

Sat 6th May-Mon 8th May 2023

Pricing

Free but additional activities may cost extra

King Charles Coronation Family Events In The North

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Colne Town King's Coronation Party

Head to Colne’s Town Centre for a right royal knees up and get into the celebratory spirit this bank holiday weekend! Celebrate the historic event of King Charles coronation with a packed itinerary of family fun. Best of of many activities are free!

Enjoy:

  • Free donkey rides and circus shows
  • Free face painting and craft activities
  • Free musical performances and knight fighting

Plus much more! There will also be a huge funfair and market so why not take a coronation picnic and make a day of it!

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Colne Town Centre
Colne
Lancashire

Opening Times

Sunday 7th May 2023 10am-7pm

Pricing

Free

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Oldham Coronation Festival

A day of festivities to celebrate the new king are planned in Oldham.

Watch the coronation events and procession on a giant screen plus live music with a line up of amazing tribute acts. These include music by Dua Lipa, Queen and The Beatles.

Also, there will be a variety of family friendly activities including street performers and comedy show.

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Oldham Town Centre
Oldham

Opening Times

Saturday 6th May 2023

Pricing

Free

King Charles Coronation Family Events In Wales

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Right Royal Picnic

As part of the Coronation Big Lunch celebrations across the the UK, grab your picnic basket and head to Cardiff Castle. The Coronation Big Lunches are about encouraging community spirit and bringing people together for this special event in the royal calendar.

Live music and themed walkabout entertainment will provide a fun environment to enjoy a picnic with family and friends.

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Cardiff Castle
Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB

Opening Times

Sunday 7th May 2023 12pm-4pm

Pricing

Free to enter castle no tickets required

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Coronation Fireworks

Celebrate the newly crowned king with a free fireworks for all the family!
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Hi Tide Inn
Mackworth Rd, Porthcawl CF36 5BT

Opening Times

Sunday 7th May after dark

Pricing

Free

King Charles Coronation Family Events In Scotland

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Coronation Party Weekend

Watch the coronation ceremony and coronation procession live on large projector screens whilst enjoying The Beagle Pub’s fun activities. The pub has made sure to mark this royal occasion for celebration by hosting a 3 day free street party in the courtyard.

Challenge your family members with traditional games like giant Ker Plunk and quoits. Then, raise a glass to the newly crowned king with themed drinks and food.

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The Beagle Country Pub
Barend Holiday Village, Dalbeattie DG5 4NU

Opening Times

Sat 6th May-Monday 8th May 2023 from 12pm

Pricing

Free activities. Normal prices apply for food and drink off the pub menu.

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Aberdeen Coronation Celebrations

Head to Duthie Park for Aberdeen’s official coronation celebrations. Lots of family friendly royal fun including face painting and a climbing wall. Plus, there will be a variety of takeaway food and drink stalls to enjoy.
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Duthie Park
Polmuir Road, Aberdeen AB11 7TH

Opening Times

Sunday 7th May 2023 from 11.30am

Pricing

Free

We hope you have found a fun King Charles’ coronation party near you to celebrate and enjoy the the long weekend and additional bank holiday.

Are you looking for more inspiration and ideas for days out and family events over the May Bank Holiday weekends? Then, check out the things to do blogs and things to do on Bank Holiday Monday article on our website.

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