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The Coronation of His Majesty The King

The coronation of King Charles III and The Queen Consort will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London.

Join us in celebrating across the Bank Holiday weekend between Saturday 6 and Monday 8 May, find out how you can be involved in this historic occasion.

Council's Coronation events

The Council will be holding a host of commemorative events and activities. We will be adding to this list so please be sure to check back regularly.  

Saturday 6 May 2023

Enjoy the bank holiday weekend with live music at one of our parks. Bring friends, family and a picnic. Try your best to travel by walking, cycling or use public transport. Please make sure all rubbish is taken with you after you leave.

  • 2 - 3pm, Lewisham Concert Band at Mountsfield Park Bandstand
  • 2 - 3pm, South London Samba and Big Lunch at Beckenham Place Park Mansion

The Big Help Out

On Monday 8 May, people are being encouraged to take part in volunteering in their local communities as part of The Big Help Out. For volunteering opportunities, visit Lewisham Local.

The Big Lunch

Bring your neighbours together for a Big Lunch celebration on Sunday 6 May.

If you want to host a street party, you don't need any special permission or insurance, but you will need to apply for a road closure:

Are you throwing a community event for the Coronation? 

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