King Charles III’s coronation in London

Crowds flocked to London in May to celebrate King Charles III’s coronation with the city's exciting events and royal activities.
Newly crowned King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort wave from Buckingham Palace balcony. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

London welcomed thousands of visitors to celebrate the coronation over a bank holiday weekend, bringing together official representatives from 129 nations and territories.

When was King Charles III’s coronation?

The coronation of King Charles III took place on 6 May at Westminster Abbey, where the Archbishop of Canterbury crowned the King and Queen Camilla. 

Where did the coronation take place? 

King Charles III’s coronation was held at Westminster Abbey in London. The abbey is a Unesco World Heritage Site and has been the location of all British coronations since 1066.

What celebrations marked King Charles III’s coronation in London?

London hosted events across the city to celebrate the King’s coronation in May.

Missed the opportunity to get involved during the official weekend? Discover a selection of events and activities across the city that are open to visit year-round.

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