Coronation celebration and live screening
The Coronation of King Charles III takes place on 6th May 2023. There will be a host of local events to mark the occasion across the long weekend.
Culture and Heritage are staging two events during the Coronation weekend at the KGV Playing Fields, with opportunities for the whole family to get involved in the celebrations. Both events are free to attend.
On Saturday 6th May, 10am – 4pm, the KGV will be buzzing with activity as the Bailiwick gathers to enjoy the festivities together.
The Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey will be broadcast on a big screen, along with the extended BBC coverage. There will be vintage games, bouncy castles, Coronation crafts, royal fancy dress and entertainment for islanders to enjoy. Food and refreshments will be served all day.
Parking and transport
There will be no parking at the KGV with the exception of extended blue badge holder places and plenty of bike parking. There will be a drop off / pick up zone in the car park and you can then park at Home Field or Shiloh Church.
Le Petit Train will be running a free Coronation Park n Ride service from Footes Lane to and from the KGV which will run between 9.45am – 11am and 2pm – 4pm.
Guernsey Buses will be running a normal Saturday service including night buses. The KGV is on routes 41, 42 and P2.
Please use active travel where you can and walk or come on your bike.