The Coronation ceremony for His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey.

The Coronation will see people across Cornwall, the UK and the Commonwealth come together to celebrate. The Coronation programme will include the procession and service at Westminster Abbey on 6 May, the Coronation Big Lunch across the country on 7 May (with a concert taking place in Windsor in the evening), and The Big Help Out community activity on the bank holiday, Monday 8 May.

The Cornwall Civic Service
The Cornwall Civic Service will be held at Truro Cathedral on Sunday 7 May in the late afternoon. More details will follow in due course.

The Coronation Big Lunch
The Coronation Big Lunch, on 7 May, will encourage communities to come together, celebrate their connections and get to know each other better. It will bring the Coronation festivities into the heart of every community. More detail on getting involved is available on the Coronation Big Lunch website.

The Big Help Out
The Big Help Out, on 8 May, will provide an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of His Majesty’s service and showcase the impact of volunteering within communities. People across the UK will be able to get involved and more detail is available on The Big Help Out website.

Organising an event
There’s information about organising large and small events, including street parties, on Cornwall Council’s website.

If you wish to invite the Cornwall Lieutenancy to attend your event, please email

The Coronation Emblem
The Coronation emblem is now available for use for all activities associated with the Coronation, including community and national events, publications, retail, and merchandising. Download the Emblem, free of charge, here.

Coronation information
There is also dedicated Coronation information on the Royal website.