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Celebrate the King’s Coronation in London

The King’s Coronation ceremony is around the corner and the city of London is gearing up for an extravagant celebration. This historic event is marked as a public holiday and preparations are already underway to ensure that the entire city comes alive with vibrant colours, music, and ceremonies.

The Coronation of the King is a momentous event that is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur, gathering people from all around the world to join the festivities. If you’re planning to be in London during the King’s Coronation holiday, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the revelries, cultural displays and parades that adorn the city streets.

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The Westminster Abbey Coronation Service

The highly anticipated Coronation Service will be taking place on the 6th of May at Westminster Abbey. This event is not only a religious ceremony but also a time for excitement and grandeur. Known as The King’s Procession’, The King and The Queen Consort will arrive at Westminster Abbey in a procession from Buckingham Palace.

Following the Service, Their Majesties will travel back to Buckingham Palace in a grand march, called the Coronation Procession. This will include other people from the Royal Family. Upon reaching the Palace, The King and Queen and their Royal Family members will come out on the balcony to finish off the ceremonial events for the day.

The Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle

On Sunday, May 7th 2023, a spectacular event will be held at Windsor Castle to commemorate the coronation. The concert, produced and presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation and BBC Studios, will feature renowned musicians from around the world and modern-day celebrities to honour the momentous occasion.

An audience of the public, including people associated with the charities of the King and Queen Consort, will attend the upcoming concert. It will include top-class musical instruments and singing from some of the most renowned performers, in addition to dancing. The event, taking place on the East Lawn of the Castle, will also have a range of recited pieces done by well-known actors and actresses, all supported by sound and visual effects.

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The Coronation Big Lunch

Those living in close proximity to one another as well as entire communities throughout the UK and London are invited to join together for Coronation Big Lunches on May 7th, 2023. This nationwide event promotes friendship and jubilation. From a simple cup of tea with someone nearby to a full-blown street party, the Coronation Big Lunch is a great opportunity to become more familiar with those who share your area.

The King’s Coronation Celebration At The Dixon

To mark this momentous event, The Dixon hotel is providing a luxurious overnight experience with its Fit For A King package. Available between the 6th and 8th of May, this one-of-a-kind hotel package includes a stay in a spacious and stylish suite, featuring all the comforts to make you feel like royalty.

Commemorate the crowning of a new king with a bottle of chilled champagne, perfect for toasting to the special occasion. In addition to this, the package also includes a sumptuous afternoon tea and a delicious breakfast including continental or full English options. Book the Fit For A King package for an unforgettable hotel experience, fit for royalty.

Find out more on our website.

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At Provisioners restaurant we will also be serving a special lamb dish over the entire weekend. Alongside this, we will be serving a special cocktail at the Courtroom Bar in honour of King Charles. The King’s Martini is inspired using his Majesty’s favourite drink and is available for £16 throughout the Coronation weekend.

Find out more about Provisioners.

If you’re looking to enjoy the celebrations outdoors, then we have you covered. As part of the Coronation weekend, we are offering guests a picnic basket and small blanket so that you can celebrate in some of London’s many beautiful parks. Available for £85, the basket will include a bottle of Rose prosecco, scones with conserves and clotted cream, savoury sandwiches, mini cottage pies, smoked salmon brioches and orange juice.  

Contact reservations@thedixon.co.uk to find out more.

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The King’s Coronation is an event that is not to be missed, and London is the perfect place to experience it all. From the grand ceremony to the palaces and cultural exhibitions, the city is sure to excite visitors from around the world.

With the stunning backdrop of the city, diverse food and drink festivals and an amazing nightlife, the coronation holiday promises to be a religious and cultural experience like no other. The city of London is waiting to welcome you with open arms for an unforgettable coronation celebration like never before.

To book the Fit For A King package please send an enquiry to reservations@thedixon.co.uk or find out more on our offers page.