What to do to celebrate The King’s Coronation over the bank holiday weekend
OK so we may not be at Westminster Abbey witnessing the crowning of King Charles III, but we can certainly celebrate this monumental day! You can attend the procession or if you don’t fancy the crowds, fear not there is a lot happening in London.
Here are some of our favourite things to do during the long bank holiday weekend.
Take part in the exciting activities in Covent Garden
Celebrate The King’s Coronation with a variety of activities in Covent Garden. Visit The Crown Jewels Garden pop-up in the Piazza to watch The Coronation ceremony with your loved one, you will also be treated to live music and entertainment.
The Market Building and streets throughout Seven Dials will be adorned with over 4,000 Union Jack flags and a new art installation in celebration of the Coronation will be created by Insta-famous graffiti artist Jimmy C. Look out for special store offers and special Coronation menus from an array of restaurants and bars.
Enjoy a picnic in the park with the mini King’s Coronation selection from DukesHill
Gather your loved ones for a celebratory picnic in the park with a sumptuous mini King’s Coronation selection from DukesHill, which include a selection of new products, handpicked to mark this historic occasion. The exceptional artisan buffet features handmade pork pies, sausage rolls, traditionally cured meats, smoked fish, pork terrine and more. You and your loved ones can toast the new Monarchs with a family feast fit for a King and Queen.
Party in Carnaby
Carnaby is welcoming visitors with a series of installations to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. Expect to see the new shimmering red and silver ‘Coronation in Carnaby’ arch as well as a glistening Union Flag and oversized crown that will be suspended above the street.
On 6th May there will be live roaming music, special offers in stores along with food and cocktail menus to tantalise your tastebuds.
Go for a regal afternoon tea at Babur
On 6th May, Babur is hosting an afternoon tea fit for a king. Evoking the rich traditions of Indian dining culture with bold innovative twists on traditional high tea. There will be a delicious selection of sweet and savoury treats on offer, which include bread pakora with banana and tamarind, tandoori chicken and vegetable finger sandwiches, barley halwa cake, garam masala sultana scones with clotted cream. Served alongside a selection of teas.
Babur will be showing the procession live on a wide-screen projector, so you can watch it in style!
Price: £33 per person with a glass of Prosecco or £30 with a mocktail.
Secret off menu cocktail & seafood sangria brunch at CAVO
London’s hottest new rooftop restaurant Cavo will be getting into the royal spirit by offering a *SECRET red, white and blue themed, off-menu cocktail. The Royal Seline is a regal mix of Malfy Gin, Orgeat Syrup, Pomegranate Juice, Lemon Juice and St Germain foam, which you can enjoy while tucking into Cavo’s Seafood and Sangria brunch. Enjoy the 5-course seafood menu with remarkable views of the city.
Make sure to mention the secret code, ‘Fit for a King’, to receive your complimentary Royal Seline. (available with all brunch bookings).
Enjoy a tea party at home with the limited-edition King’s Coronation cupcakes from Lola’s
Pop the kettle on and invite your friends and family to a delicious feast indoors with Lola’s limited edition King’s Coronation cupcakes. Glistening with gold, cute chocolate crowns, and edible petals. Whip up some finger sandwiches and host your very own afternoon tea, a day of celebrations and indulging.
Box of six regular sized cupcakes: £21.90 | Box of 12 mini cupcakes: £25.80 | Nationwide Cupcakes: £28.99 for a box of 8
Pre-order and nationwide delivery will commence on 3rd May.
Ice your very own Coronation themed biscuits at Biscuiteers
Get your creative juices flowing at Biscuiteers on 6th May, where you can join a fun icing masterclass, giving you the opportunity to ice your very own Coronation biscuit collection.
You will be taught all the skills to create the perfect selection of Coronation-themed biscuits, which include colouring, piping, feathering and icing. Once created you get to take home your very own tin of biscuits to enjoy with a cuppa!
Price: £90.00 | Tickers can be booked via www.biscuiteers.com/us/coronation-events-at-our-icing-cafes