King Charles III’s Coronation will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London, it will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
During the ceremony, the King will be crowned alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort. The ceremony formalises the monarch’s role as the head of the Church of England and marks the transfer of their title and powers.
Throughout the UK coronation celebrations will take place over the bank holiday weekend, ending with “The Big Help Out” on Monday 8th May, which will highlight the impact of volunteering.
Are you planning any celebration events such as street parties, family fun days or a big lunch?
If so, you might be interested in applying for a small grant.
Each Local Area Committee has been allocated £5,000 to support local celebrations. The maximum amount that you can apply for in the North LAC is £1,000 (we may consider higher amounts from joint working projects)
Things we can fund include food and refreshments, decorations and bunting, hire of entertainers, purchase or hire of equipment, staff time and promotions.
If you would like to apply, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also see below some links to some guidance that might be of use.
- Government Coronation website – https://coronation.gov.uk/
- Government guidance on holding a street party – Your guide to organising a street party – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
- Government toolkit, which includes play lists, recipes and useful templates- https://coronation.gov.uk/toolkit/
- Sheffield Council: useful Coronation information including street closures – this webpage is currently being finalised, a link will be sent once its available
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 10th April 2023.