The Coronation Festival 2013

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH JULY 2013

ADDRESS
, Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1A 1AA
 
 
CONTACT
coronation.seetickets.com/Content/Coronation-Festival
 
Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
11 Jul - Invitation Only | 12 & 13 Jul Daytime Festival 9.30am-4pm, Evening Gala 6pm-10pm | 14 Jul Daytime Festival 9.30am-4pm
 
PRICES
Daytime Festival £30, Standard Evening Gala £90, child under 3 free
 

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A unique and special way to mark 60 years since the Queen came to the throne, the Coronation Festival is a four-day celebratory event showing the work of Royal Warrant holders. Over 200 companies who hold the Royal Warrant will be showcasing their crafts, industries, designs and innovations in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Over the festival period, there will also be three evening Gala performances showcasing British performing art talent in a celebration of music and dance over the past 60 years. Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Katie Melua, Laura Wright and rock band The Feeling top the festival's evening music programme which will also feature performances by the National Youth Orchestra, English National Ballet - including its artistic director Tamara Rojo - and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. The evening opens with a fanfare of trumpets followed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa singing the national anthem. The night ends with Russell Watson and Katherine Jenkins joined by Only Boys Aloud for what will undoubtedly be a rousing finale to a series of very special nights.

 

About Buckingham Palace

England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every summer. Originally acquired by King George III for his wife Queen Charlotte, Buckingham House was increasingly known as the 'Queen's House' and 14 of George III's children were born there. More about Buckingham Palace

LondonTown.com - The Coronation Festival 2013 Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Victoria Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    DATES  20th March to 11th October 2015
    VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
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    Easter Egg Hunt at The Royal MewsEaster Egg Hunt at The Royal MewsVisit The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace on Easter Sunday and take part in a royal Easter Egg Hunt around the stables where the Queen's horses are kept. Free with the price of general admission, the special Easter activities include learning how to make and decorate your own Easter basket and a treasure trail around the Royal Mews, among the state5th April 2015Sunday 5th April 2015 Where:
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    event > Kids Events
    PRICING  Free, plus normal admission charges
    DATES  Sunday 5th April 2015 - 11am-4pm
    VENUE  Buckingham Palace  
    Visit The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace on Easter Sunday and take part in a royal Easter Egg Hunt around the stables where the Queen's horses are kept. Free with the price of general admission, the special Easter activities include learning how to make and decorate your own Easter basket and a treasure trail around the Royal Mews, among the state... More about this event
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