Coronation Events in Liskeard

A round up of the events taking place in Liskeard to celebrate the historic occasion of the Coronation of King Charles III on 6th May 2023

Double Coronation Exhibition

Stuart House – 24th April to Tuesday 12th May

“Charles – from a Boy to a King”
This uses photos and stories of King Charles III growing up and his time in the Duchy.

“Crowns and Coronets”
The life and times of the Kings and Queens of England.

Come along and maybe share your encounters/memories or our new Monarch.

Open weekdays 9.30am-3.30pm
Saturdays (29th April and 13th May) 9.30am-12.30pm
Closed Wednesdays, Coronation Day, Sundays and Bank Holidays

Free Entry

Exhibition on King Charles’ Opening of the Building in June 2002

Liskeard & District Museum – Monday 24th April to Saturday 3rd June

To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III the museum have a mini-exhibition about his visit to open Foresters Hall in June 2002, including the visitors book that he signed.

Open weekdays 10am-4pm
Saturdays 10am-1pm
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

Free Entry

Prayers for the Coronation

St Martin’s Church – Friday 5th May at 7pm

Everyone welcome.

Screening of the Coronation

Liskeard Royal British Legion, Barn Street – Saturday 6th May, 11am to Midnight

Liskeard Royal British Legion have a full day of entertainment on the day of the Coronation including:

  • Showing the Coronation on the big screen
  • Mini-quiz – 2pm-3pm
  • Afternoon BBQ/Cream Tea (depending on the weather)
  • Raffles and Games
  • Live Music from Charlie Harris – 8pm-10pm

Come along and celebrate, all welcome.

Mass followed by a Shared Lunch

Our Lady & St Neot Catholic Church – Sunday 7th May at 11am

A shared lunch in the garden following the 11am Mass. (wet weather – it will be in the St Neot room).

Bring a plate of food to share with others of the parish. There is a list in the porch at Liskeard which would be helpful if you were to indicate what type of food you will bring. Otherwise please contact Trish James 07503 378446 or Mary Haslem 07484 390471.

We have chairs, but you might like to bring your own.

Drumhead Service

The Parade – Sunday 7th May at 11am

To reflect on both the Coronation of King Charles III and VE Day Liskeard Royal British Legion will be holding a short Drumhead Service with tribute laying led by the Padre with the Mayor, Town Crier and a small Silver Band ensemble in attendance as well as Branch members being supported by a small number of cadets and uniformed youngsters.

Picnic in the Park

Castle Park – Sunday 7th May, 2pm to 8pm

Liskeard 1st Scout Group, in conjunction with Liskeard Radio, and with the Support of Mayor Simon Cassidy, are pleased to announce this great event.

Lots of stalls, food tent, bouncy castle and, of course, great music from the Liskeard Radio Events Team and colleagues.
Free entry, just bring your own seats and refreshments and enjoy the celebration…. Fun and entertainment for all the family!
Limited parking onsite with voluntary donation.

Coronation Celebration Service

St Martin’s Church – Sunday 7th May at 6pm

Everyone is invited to attend

East Taphouse Village Tea Party

East Taphouse Community Hall – Saturday 6th May 4- 8pm

There will be a Village Tea Party at East Taphouse Community Hall on Saturday 6th May from 4pm – 8pm.

Everyone is welcome to this free event, which will include a buffet, refreshments and a bar.

St Cleer Coronation Celebrations

Market Inn St Cleer – Monday 8th May from 11am

There will be Coronation celebrations at the Market Inn in St Cleer.

Plus Tea/Coffee and Cake at Open Doors

Menheniot Big Lunch

Menheniot – Sunday 7th May, 2pm

Come join us celebrate the King’s Coronation. Located on the road between the tennis courts and school.

Everyone bring your own lunch to enjoy, tables and chairs will be provided.
There will be Matt’s bar, tea and coffee and live music from Katie Delbridge

Rilla Mill Coronation Celebrations

Rilla Mill Village Hall – Saturday 6th May at 6pm

  • Bring your own picnic – don’t forget to wear your crown.
  • Choosing of Royalty for the summer fayre
  • A royal quiz, games, music and children’s games
  • Help celebrate 60 years of Rilla Mill Village Hall
  • Archive photographs and cuttings

Pensilva Coronation Craft Fair and Big Lunch

Millennium House – Sunday 7th May 10am – 4pm

Coronation celebrations will take place at the Millennium House, Pensilva on Sunday 7th May.

There will be a Coronation Craft Fair from 10am – 3pm, with many stalls and a raffle, this will then be followed by The Big Lunch. You are invited to bring a picnic (tea and coffee will be made available) and join in a big lunch celebration from 2pm – 4pm.

Darite Coronation Celebrations

Darite School Field – Monday 8th May, 1pm to 5pm

Celebrate with us in Darite Village school field.
Beer and Pimms stand, tea and cakes, ice-creams, family games!!
Best home made crown competition

Boconnoc King’s Coronation Garden Party

Monday 8th May – 12pm – 4pm

Boconnoc are hosting a Coronation Garden Party on Monday the 8th May for this historic moment. Grab a deck chair and join them at the beautiful Boconnoc Estate to celebrate this occasion with colourful activities for all ages.

There will be live music, bring your own picnic or pre purchase the Coronation Cream Tea, an outside bar, fun lawn games, delicious ice cream, table tennis, Croquet, face painting bar, 3-legged-race, egg and spoon race and you can make your own flower crown.

Tickets: Adult £7.50 Child (6-16yrs) £4.00 5’s and under go free

Book your tickets through eventbright

The King’s Coronation Events

Great Trethew Manor Hotel and Riding School 6th, 7th and 8th May.

Great Trethew Manor Hotel and House Riding School are celebrating The Kings Coronation with special coronation themed groom and ride sessions and meals.

On 6th, 7th and 8th May there will be Special Pony Ride sessions with special decorated ponies and Coronation Rosettes. £20 per child.

On Sunday 7th May there will be a Carvery. £10 adults, £6 children.

On Monday 9th May they will be holding an all you can eat buffet. £15 adults, £6 children.

Booking is essential. Please visit the Great Trethew Manor website for more information.

King Charles III Coronation Party

The Caradon Inn – 6th May, 3pm – midnight.

The Caradon Inn will be having a Coronation Party on Saturday 6th May form 3pm to midnight!

There will be love Music, a mini Ale Festival, a Street Party and BBQ and Community Bingo!

Coronation Tea Party

Coads Green Village Hall – 8th May, 3.30-5.30pm

  • Free family afternoon
  • Bring a plate of food to share
  • Tea & coffee available
  • Fancy Dress Competition
  • Dress up for a right Royal occasion!

Email [email protected] for more information

For more details on these and other local events take a look at our events calendar.

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