King Charles III’s Coronation

Street party

The Coronation ceremony, following King Charles III’s ascension to the throne, will take place on Saturday 6 May. A bank holiday will fall on Monday 8 May.

Find all you need to know on this page:

Coronation street parties

Hertfordshire County Council is encouraging residents to apply now for street parties to celebrate the King’s coronation.

Anyone wanting to close a road for a street party will need to apply to the county council at by 26 March. Read guidance on street parties here.

Events on Three Rivers District Council land and licenses 

If you would like to organise an event on Three Rivers District Council land which doesn’t involve a street closure, find out about licensable activities such as selling food and drink by clicking here. You can also find out about Temporary Event Notices here.

The Coronation Big Lunch

The Coronation Big Lunch (6 - 8 May) is designed to bring neighbours and communities together to share friendship, food and fun. Be part of history and join millions across the UK with a Coronation Big Lunch celebration in your community. Sign up to receive your Coronation Big Lunch pack for all you need to get started, fun ideas and top tips, practical advice and loads more. Find out more here.  

National Lottery funding

Funding is available of up to £10,000 for events and activities through the National Lottery Awards for All programme. It can take up to 12 weeks from the point of application submission to receiving funding, so applications for the Coronation weekend should be made before the middle of February. All funding criteria and terms and conditions are here.

The Coronation of His Majesty The King