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Celebrations for the King’s Coronation

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London. During the ceremony, the King will be crowned alongside Her Majesty The Queen Consort. 

Across the country events will be taking place to mark this historic occasion.

On this page you’ll find all you need to know about the national events and how to plan an event of your own in the district.

What do I need to do if I want to organise an event for the Coronation?

If you’re planning a street party, you will need to apply for a temporary road closure, and we can help with that, head to our temporary road closure page to find out more. The deadline to apply for a road closure is 31 March.

Our licensing team have some really useful tips for planning an event with all the details you need to know about getting a temporary event notice if you plan to sell alcohol or provide entertainment including music, dancing or film. You can find this information on the licencing webpages.

You can add the details of your event to the national interactive map using the Coronation event website

Official events taking place across the Vale of White Horse

Below are a list of events taking place in the district organised by town and parish councils, charities and community organisations.

There is a list of streets that have applied for road closures on the temporary road closure page.

Details of events taking place in South Oxfordshire are on the South Oxfordshire District Council website

What else is happening in Oxfordshire?

We’ll update this space in the coming months to keep you across the events taking place in the county

Official plans for the weekend

You can find out more about the official plans for the weekend, including The Coronation Big Lunch on the Royal website

Coronation Champion Awards

The Coronation Champion Awards for volunteers will celebrate the invaluable work volunteers do across the county. The Royal Voluntary Service along with The Queen Consort have asked people to nominate volunteers over the age of 14 for these awards. You can find out more on The Royal Voluntary Service website.

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