Throughout history, the ascension of a new monarch to the throne has been celebrated with pomp and pageantry. In addition to the public ceremonies and parades that are part of these events, coronation decorations and coronation day parties have been a popular way for people to celebrate this momentous occasion. Whether it's a small gathering of friends and family or a grand ball attended by the most influential members of society, coronation day parties have been a tradition for centuries
Saturday, 6th May 2023 has been set for the Coronation of King Charles III and the weekend has been designated a Bank Holiday weekend in the UK. As the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place seventy years ago, many people have never witnessed all the pageantry of such an even - and many of us want to join in and celebrate the crowning of a new monarch.
All across Britain and the Commonwealth, people are planning coronation parties. Why not join in, make the weekend special, and paint your house, workplace, town, or country red, white, and blue with some wonderful coronation decorations?
We’ve trawled through Etsy looking for some great coronation decorations to make your weekend colourful and memorable. Popular decor items include coronation flags, personalised banners, bunting, balloons, and partyware. Below are just a few of the many coronation decorations available, and I think it would be great if we all joined together and made the coronation weekend one of the most momentous days of our lifetime. Here’s to the parties…
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If you’re preparing for a large party, why not take a look at our other coronation pages. We have a few ideas to make your cakes and cookies standout from the crowd, or coronation gifts and souvenirs, and don’t forget the coronation T-shirt!
We also have some lovely pages to read on traditional English food. You could try our sandwiches page, Coronation Chicken page, or afternoon tea treats page. I'm sure you'll find some tasty recipes to prepare!
And, if you’re living abroad and fancy joining in the celebrations with some good old British grub, then why not take a look at the British Corner Shop who deliver tradition brands worldwide.
Enjoy the celebrations!
For more news about the Coronation, history, gifts and souvenirs, and party ideas return from our coronation decorations page to the coronation page.