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The Coronation

Buckingham Palace on Coronation day. The Royal Family stand on the balcony and the Red Arrows fly overhead.

The Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort took place on 6 May 2023, almost 70 years since the last Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953.

Visit the royal residences this summer and join us to celebrate this landmark event.

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Find out about past coronations, the Coronation Regalia and the Gold State Coach.

The Crown Jewels: Coronation Regalia

Everything you need to know about the famous collection.

The Gold State Coach

6 fascinating facts about the magnificent coach.

Coronations: An ancient ceremony

The ultimate guide to coronations past and present.

What is a queen consort?

An introduction to consorts past and present.

The Crown Jewels: St Edward's Crown ©

The Gold State Coach ©

The official Coronation range

Presenting the official collection celebrating the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla.

Each piece of fine bone china is handcrafted by skilled artisans in the renowned English Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Watch our video to see the fascinating process from design to finished collectible piece.

Making of the official Coronation china ©

School resources

To help your school celebrate this important moment in history, a number of resources and activities have been created focused around four themes, exploring The King, his role, and what coronations are. Visits to the royal residences for classes are available throughout the year to participate in coronation workshops. 

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