Coronation!

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH SEPTEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
Westminster Abbey, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA 
 
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Dates:
6th May 2013 until 27th September 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Daily 10.30am-4pm
 
PRICES
FREE with general admission: £18, concs £15, NUS £8, family £36 and £44, under 11s free accompanied
 

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Photographs marking the 60th anniversary of the Coronation, documenting the pomp and ceremony of the service and the celebrations across the country, are displayed in the Chapter House at Westminster Abbey in Coronation!, a temporary photographic exhibition in partnership with Getty Images. Over 40 archive images by photographers including Bert Hardy and John Chillingworth are featured, and from 23rd May visitors can see the newly acquired painting, 'The Coronation Theatre: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II', by Australian-born London-based artist Ralph Heimans.

 

About Westminster Abbey

Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also both the coronation and burial site of many a past British monarch. Elizabeth I, Mary I, Mary II, Edward the Confessor, Edward I, Edward III, Edward VI, Henry III, Henry V, Henry VII, James I, George II, Richard II, Charles II and William III are all buried in wonderful Westminster Abbey. More about Westminster Abbey

LondonTown.com - Coronation! Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Coronation! on LondonTown.com

 
What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Coronation!

Near Coronation!
InterContinental London Westminster
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £160  37% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 4 minutes from Coronation!
InterContinental London Westminster opened its doors in November 2012, injecting a new lease of life into an historic former government building, Queen Anne's Chambers. In an ... More
 
 
 
St Ermin's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  30% off
2 Caxton Street, SW1H | 5 minutes from Coronation!
A listed Victorian building, this hotel has kept the old English charm beautifully intact while offering guests comfortable rooms and efficient Italian service. It's located in ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  36% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 8 minutes from Coronation!
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Coronation!

Near Coronation!
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July to 27th September 2014
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 10 minutes from Coronation!
Sherlock star Martin Freeman stars as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's production of Shakespeare's history drama, appearing alongside Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 12 minutes from Coronation!
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wicked
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st March 2015 - Various Times
Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 13 minutes from Coronation!
'The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz' introduces us to some very familiar characters, years before they met Dorothy. One of them is a clever, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Coronation!

Near Coronation!
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Coronation!
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Coronation!
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Coronation!
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Coronation!

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Coronation!
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Coronation!
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Coronation!
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Coronation!
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine 16th ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Coronation!

The best shops and markets near Coronation!
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 8 minutes from Coronation!
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Coronation!
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 12 minutes from Coronation!
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Coronation!

What are the best dining options near Coronation! London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, SW1P | Same location as Coronation!
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cinnamon Club
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
The Old Westminster Library, 30 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Coronation!
Set in the magnificent Old Westminster Library, The Cinnamon Club has a dignified, traditional vibe. The imposing setting is the height of late Victorian taste, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 Great Peter Street, SW1P | 3 minutes from Coronation!
Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Coronation!

Near Coronation!
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 25 minutes from Coronation!
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 27 minutes from Coronation!
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 28 minutes from Coronation!
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Coronation!

Coronation! gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Coronation!
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Coronation!
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Coronation!
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Coronation!

The best pubs near London Coronation!.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 4 minutes from Coronation!
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Coronation!
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 10 minutes from Coronation!
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Coronation!

Coronation! clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from Coronation!
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 10 minutes from Coronation!
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Coronation!
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Coronation!

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Coronation!.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Coronation!
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 1100 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Hall Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from Coronation!
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Coronation!
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 

Westminster Abbey events

 
60 Chairs For 60 Years60 Chairs For 60 YearsA unique collection of miniature Coronation chairs, including gold and silver replicas, jewellery charms, music boxes and money boxes.21st August 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Ongoing
60 Chairs For 60 Years
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Decorative Arts
DATES  6th May 2013 to 27th September 2014 - 10.30am-4pm
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
A unique collection of miniature Coronation chairs, including gold and silver replicas, jewellery charms, music boxes and money boxes.
Merton Concert BandMerton Concert BandThe London-based ensemble performs big band tunes and light classics.27th August 2014Wednesday 27th August 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Merton Concert Band
event > Music | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 27th August 2014
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
The London-based ensemble performs big band tunes and light classics.
Band Of The Surrey YeomanryBand Of The Surrey YeomanryThe 35-piece concert ensemble perform traditional English music, including pieces from the repertoire of Vaughan Williams.3rd September 2014Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Band Of The Surrey Yeomanry
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Traditional | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 3rd September 2014
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
The 35-piece concert ensemble perform traditional English music, including pieces from the repertoire of Vaughan Williams.
New London Concert BandNew London Concert BandThe ensemble from Surrey performs a wide range of material including marches and classical pieces.10th September 2014Wednesday 10th September 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
New London Concert Band
event > Music | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 10th September 2014
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
The ensemble from Surrey performs a wide range of material including marches and classical pieces.
Choir School Open DayChoir School Open DayVisit the specialist Choir School.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
On Soon
Choir School Open Day
event > Kids Events
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 11.30am
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
Visit the specialist Choir School.
Academic Symposium: Going To War' Exploring Conflict In A Europe Of Nations: TalkAcademic Symposium: Going To War' Exploring Conflict In A Europe Of Nations: Talk4th October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
 
Academic Symposium: Going To War' Exploring Conflict In A Europe Of Nations: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Saturday 4th October 2014 - 9.30am
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
National Pilgrimage To The Shrine Of St Edward The ConfessorNational Pilgrimage To The Shrine Of St Edward The ConfessorVisit the Abbey and experience its beauty and space with other pilgrims on the annual pilgrimage day.18th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
 
National Pilgrimage To The Shrine Of St Edward The Confessor
event > Leisure
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Saturday 18th October 2014 - 9am
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
Visit the Abbey and experience its beauty and space with other pilgrims on the annual pilgrimage day.
Westminster Conversation: The Operational Consequences O The Political Decision To Go To WarWestminster Conversation: The Operational Consequences O The Political Decision To Go To War22nd October 2014Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
 
Westminster Conversation: The Operational Consequences O The Political Decision To Go To War
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Wednesday 22nd October 2014 - 1.15pm
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
One People Oration: Humanising Hell: Diplomacy And The Search For PeaceOne People Oration: Humanising Hell: Diplomacy And The Search For PeaceThe Rt Hon William Hague MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs gives the One People Oration.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
 
One People Oration: Humanising Hell: Diplomacy And The Search For Peace
event > Leisure
PRICING  Free, adv booking essential
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
The Rt Hon William Hague MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs gives the One People Oration.
Westminster Dialogue: Good War/Bad War. Moral Reflections On 1914 And Beyond: TalkWestminster Dialogue: Good War/Bad War. Moral Reflections On 1914 And Beyond: Talk27th October 2014Monday 27th October 2014 Where:
Westminster Abbey,   Dean's Yard      SW1P 3PA
Category: event
 
Westminster Dialogue: Good War/Bad War. Moral Reflections On 1914 And Beyond: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, adv booking essential
DATES  Monday 27th October 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  Westminster Abbey 
 
 

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60 Chairs For 60 Years
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Westminster Abbey

A unique collection of miniature Coronation chairs, including gold and silver replicas, jewellery charms, music boxes and money boxes....More

Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Houses of Parliament 3 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Royal British Legion: Fields Of Battle, Lands Of Peace, WWI Street Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2014 

St James's Park 6 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

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A History Of Gardening In 100 Objects Curated By Alan Titchmarsh
A History Of Gardening In 100 Objects Curated By Alan Titchmarsh
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Garden Museum 8 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

Writer, TV personality and gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh has been asked to curate this new exhibition for 2014 at the ...More

 
Thames Barrier Voyage
Thames Barrier Voyage
Tours | Until 31st October 2014 

London RIB Voyages 9 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

Travel to the Thames Barrier by boat and take in some of London's top attractions from the river en route ...More

 
Clarence House
Tours | Until 31st August 2014 

Clarence House 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

Inspect five ground floor rooms of the official residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, ...More

King Of Crooners With Drew Cotty
Concerts | On 21st August 2014 

Primo Bar 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

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Dessa Rose
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Trafalgar Studios 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

A blend of fiction and history in this musical drama from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, based on the novel ...More

Richard III
Richard III
Theatre | Until 27th September 2014 

Trafalgar Studios 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

Sherlock star Martin Freeman stars as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's production of Shakespeare's history drama, appearing alongside Gina McKee ...More

 
BP Spotlight: Alan Davie
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Tate Britain 11 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey

Paintings that are the result of an improvisatory process, their gestures and biomorphic forms celebrating a world of imagination and ...More

 
 
 
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