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King Charles III Coronation - What's On



The coronation of the King and Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on the the morning of Saturday 6th May..

The coronation will be celebrated over three days.


I have put together a handy guide of special coronation events that are taking place.

Please do fill in THIS FORM if you are hosting something family friendly for The Kings Coronation and I will add it to this post.


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What's on for the Coronation

Ormesby Hall - Coronation Celebration - 29th April - 8th May Here

"Join in with dressing up and posing in regal costumes to get into the spirit of this special occasion, and wind down afterwards with a picnic on the lawn and have some fun with the garden games. Families can make flags, crowns and bunting together to take home to celebrate"


Durham Town Hall - Big coronation Tea and dancing - 4th May

(Tickets needed) HERE


Crows Nest Seaham - Kings Coronation celebration - 5th May HERE


Land of Oak & Iron - Coronation Big Lunch - 6th May HERE

Live music, fun traditional games for you to use such as tug-of-war, sack racing, egg and spoon and more. Children can also take part in Royal themed crafts, colouring-in and puzzle pages, along with giant outdoor games to enjoy!


Darlington Cricket Club - Coronation Weekend 6th May Here



Bridges Sunderland - A Royal Get together - 6th May HERE

Coronation programme:

Selfie Booth, Giant Celebrational Card, Kids Coronation crafts, Three Degrees Tribute Band, King and Queen Roaming Characters, Face Painter, Coronation Biscuits

All activities are free of charge


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Stockton High Street - Coronation Celebrations - 6th May Here


Church Street East - Coronation Tea Dance - 6th May Here


Keel Square - Big Coronation Lunch - 6th May Here


Harton Village - Kings Coronation - 6th May Here


Hexham Racecourse - Coronation Race day - 6th may Here

'street party themed afternoon celebrating the King’s Coronation followed by 7 exciting races!

Bring the children along for free, we have lots of entertainment for them including bouncy castle, garden games, crown colouring and parade, face painting, balloon modelling and more'



Beamish Park Hotel - Coronation celebration Saturday - 6th May Here


Life House - Washington Mind - King coronation Funday - 6th May Here

Join Washington Mind at The Life House for a FREE fun filled day with lots of food, drinks, activities, local music, visiting characters, free Fish and Chips for the first 100 visitors and more!


Dipton Jubilee centre - Coronation street party - 6th May Here



Eshwin Hall - Coronation Celebration - 6th May Here

Free buffet and Free Raffle to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles


Waterhouse village hall - Durham - Coronation Celebration 6th May Here

There will be children's entertainment from 2pm onwards with Nikki Noo Noo and animal encounters with Saviours Haven


Alnwick Castle - Live screening - 6th May Here

(Free event but tickets must be booked)


Lingfield Farm - Middlesbrough - Kings coronation big weekend - 6th May Here


Cockerton green - Coronation Picnic - 6th May Here


Darlington Market - Coronation Celebrations - 6th/7th May Here

A weekend of music, crafts, cake baking and family fun


Beamish Museum - Coronation Weekend - 6th-8th May Here

Lots going on over the weekend


Preston Park - Coronation Celebrations - 6th-8th May Here

  • The Big Lunch Victorian street party (Sat-Mon)

  • Crown trail around the museum, Victorian Street and Walled Garden (Sat-Mon)

  • Royal arts and crafts and make your own coronation souvenirs (Sat-Mon)

  • Food demos and tasting with Elizabeth’s Kitchen (Sun)

  • The Big Help Out bluebell community planting event (Mon)

Wallington National Trust - Coronation Celebration 6th - 8th May Here


Kirkleatham walled garden - Kings Coronation celebrations 6th-8th May Here

Free entry all weekend and will be serving special themed treats and afternoon tea along with a kids garden trail.


English Heritage - Merry Monarchs Kids Rule - running until 4th June Here



Ridley Park - Coronation Celebrations - 7th May Here

Lots going on throughout the day


Brinkburn Field, Darlington - Free Family Event 7th May Here

Games, bouncy castle, face-painting and more Event info


Darlington - Heighington Village Kings Coronation- 7th May Here

Live music • Games • Raffle • Drinks • Food • Fun Fair and so much more!


Acklam Hall - Kings Coronation Afternoon Tea - 7th May Here


St Johns - Kingston Park Big Lunch - 7th May Here

There will be long tables, lots of bunting, games, Face Painting, Ice Cream Van, Vanilla Treats and such good fun!


Newcastle Cathedral - Coronation Picnic - 7th May Here


Newby Hall - Coronation Afternoon tea - 8th May Here


Paddock Farm Garden Centre - 8th May Here

A great British coronation party. Fun, games, activities and face painting. You could even book for afternoon tea in their tea room


Leam Lane Methodist church - Coronation event - 8th May Here

Fun day for all the family, children's games, toys, free coronation pencil for every child attending, memorabilia to keep, snacks.


Bowburn sports centre - Family Disco - 8th May Here


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