Where to Watch the Coronation in Wandsworth Borough

A wide range of community events is taking place

Where to Watch the Coronation in Wandsworth Borough
A previous big screening in Battersea Park

May 5, 2023

There is a host of opportunities to watch the Coronation or take part in events celebrating the historic event in Wandsworth this weekend.

Big crowds are expected for the big screen live broadcast in Battersea Park of the crowning of King Charles III and Queen Camilla on Saturday .

The ceremony will be shown in Battersea Park, alongside live music and activities, including a Make Your Own Crown workshop for families.

The council has also supported big screen showings at St Nicolas Church, Tooting and St Mary’s and St John the Divine Church, Balham.

On Sunday and Monday, there will be a chance to take part in the Big Lunch in a local park. Bring your own picnic and enjoy family storytelling, workshops and entertainment on Sunday at Woodfield Pavilion on Tooting Common and Furzedown Rec and on Monday at The Skylark Café on Wandsworth Common, Shillington Gardens and Coronation Gardens

Town centre events include a Coronation Celebration at the Ram Quarter, Wandsworth on Saturday from 11am and a family fun day and volunteer village in Church Square, Putney on Monday from noon until 4pm.

Borough libraries will be holding Coronation events all day on Saturday, including family activities, free tea and cake in some, plus a chance to watch the ceremony on TV at Tooting, Putney, Roehampton, Southfields and Northcote. See details.

People will also be celebrating with their neighbours, with residents of 144 streets applying to hold a street party.

Kemi Akinola, cabinet member for the voluntary sector, said, “It’s great that so many people will be celebrating over the long weekend with their friends and neighbours. Please do tag us on social media so we can share the fun with the whole borough."

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