King Charles III will be crowned on Saturday 6 May 2023 and there will be a weekend of celebrations with The Big Coronation Lunch taking place across the country on Sunday, and The Big Help Out on Monday 8 May. There are many local north Norfolk communities organising events over the bank holiday weekend and attractions running special events. See our round up below.

Sandringham Estate is one of King Charles III's royal residences and will be leading Norfolk`s Coronation celebrations. On Saturday, enjoy a live screening of the Coronation in the Royal Parkland. On Sunday and Monday, enjoy live broadcasting of events through the day including The Coronation Concert set to air on the Sunday night. In the Royal Parkland, enjoy the rides at the vintage fair and live music, including The Fakenham Ukes and Nelson Shantymen. Find out more here.

In North Walsham, there will be a weekend of entertainment for all ages. On Saturday, join in the fancy dress park run, then watch the Coronation broadcast live in St. Nicholas` Church, followed by a street feast with over 20 stalls and live music. The picnic and sports day on Sunday will be held in Memorial Park and will feature a best dressed teddy competition. After a procession to St Nicholas` Church, there will be a Thanksgiving service at 4pm. On Monday, the Market Place will be home to a craft trail and voluntary sector fair. Find out more here.

Cromer will be holding an event on Monday 8 May in North Lodge Park. Bring your own picnic and enjoy the activities available including tennis and pickleball coaching sessions and a community singalong. At Cromer Museum (6 - 8 May), have a go at making your own coronation anointing spoon design to rival the 12th century Coronation Spoon - the oldest item in the Coronation Regalia. Find out more here.

Aylsham Town Council will be showing the Coronation service on the big screen in the Town Hall with refreshments served before and after the ceremony. Take a chair and (small table), snacks, drinks and join in with celebrations after the ceremony in the Market Place. There will be music, food stalls and children’s activities. Find out more here.

Overstrand Street Party is on Sunday 7 May at The Londs. Entertainment hosted by Norfolk`s favourite, Olly Day, and includes a sandcastle competition on the beach. Find out more here.

Sheringham will be celebrating on Sunday 7 May, with a makers' market along Lifeboat Plain (11am to 4pm) and an Art Exhibition in Odd Fellows Hall (11am to 4pm). Between 1-3pm take part in a good old fashioned Street Party in Sheringham High Street. Find out more here.

Mundesley will be holding a Festival For a King on Sunday afternoon in Gold Park. There will be a FREE funfair, live music, games, stalls, food and a licenced bar to entertain all tastes. In Blakeney village hall there will be food stalls (and cash bar), children`s entertainment, and live music. If you would like to attend, please book ahead on 01263 741106 and find out more here.

If you are feeling fit, try celebrating the King`s Coronation in a completely different way by taking part in the Happisburgh 5km Fun Run on Monday 8 May! Run, jog or walk 5K on Bank Holiday Monday starting at 10am from the Wenn Evans Centre in Happisburgh. Participants will receive a memento and refreshments. Dogs are welcome on leads, and accompanied children can take part. Entry is £5, email for more details.

Head to Gooderstone Water Gardens and take part in the royal garden hunt (6 to 8 May 2023) to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. Search for 12 golden crowns which are hidden around the gardens, each one revealing the name of a British King or Queen throughout the ages. Each participant will receive a beautiful (and environmentally friendly) King Charles III Coronation souvenir to take home. Find out more here.




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