The King's Coronation

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Buckingham Palace have announced that the coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6 May. Westminster Abbey has been Britain’s coronation church since 1066 and King Charles III will be the 40th reigning monarch to be crowned this May. 

Find out what is happening - View an interactive map of the Coronation Events in Newham

To mark this special occasion, the council has organised a variety of events and programmes to mark this once in a life event. The planned programme includes:  

  • Primary and secondary schools' competition from 27 March to 24 April 
  • Display showcasing coronation materials from the archives 2 to 12 May  
  • Family events and activities at Newham libraries from 2 May to 13 May  
  • King’s Coronation public broadcasting at libraries 6 May 2023
  • Community street parties and big lunches from 7 May to 10 May 
  • Neighbourhood parties from 7 May to 10 May
  • The Big Help Out Festival 08 May 
  • The Coronation Tea Dance on 9 May