Events to celebrate the Kings coronation will take place across the borough, including at libraries, schools and in the community.
Published: Wednesday, 26th April 2023
Hounslow residents are being encouraged to come together with neighbours, friends, and family in celebration of the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla.
Hounslow schools and libraries have announced plans to celebrate the Coronation through a series of free events and activities across the borough. There are also over 60 community events and street parties will be taking place in Hounslow. The Council will be marking the event with a special British Citizenship ceremony for residents becoming citizens, and their families.
The Leader of Hounslow Council, Cllr Shantanu Rajawat said:
“The King’s Coronation is a momentous occasion in our history and a time for great celebration. I am delighted the borough is coming together to celebrate together in marking this landmark event and we’ve been supporting residents to extend the celebrations.
“It’s a fantastic opportunity for our communities to come together, share food, celebrate friendships and make new ones over the weekend of special events”.
Starting on Saturday, 29 April Hounslow libraries begin hosting a range of events for adults and children, all events are free, but some require booking. These events will continue Tuesday, 2 May – Saturday, 6 May. Events include a design and decorate a crown session for under 11s, and a ceramic coaster workshop for adults.
Coronation Library events conclude with a ‘Big Screen Watch Party’ for residents to come together with tea, biscuits, and friends, to watch the coronation on a big screen at Hounslow Library and Feltham Library.
Applications have now closed for coronation street parties, with many residents taking advantage of Hounslow Council waiving fees for street parties. Across Hounslow there are over 60 community events planned, 31 of which are street parties organised by residents.
Cabinet Member for Communities and Equalities for Hounslow Council, Cllr Shivraj Grewal added:
“From street parties and garden get-togethers to community events in our green spaces, libraries, and schools, there are plenty of ways everyone can get involved in celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III.
“With over 60 community events planned, the weekend of special events is a great opportunity for everyone to get involved in helping to bring the coronation festivities to Hounslow.”
Schools across the borough will be celebrating the coronation with ‘street’ parties, scavenger hunts and creative challenges celebrating the commonwealth and the cultures that form it.
Hounslow Council will also be hosting a special British Citizenship ceremony, in honour of King Charles III, for 30 new British citizens at Hounslow House on Tuesday, 2 May at 10:30hrs with pictures, cakes, and tea afterwards.
You can find a full breakdown of the community events taking place in libraries across the borough here: Celebrations by Date | Coronation Celebrations in our Libraries | London Borough of Hounslow.
Other community events can be found on our website or via inHounslow.com.