Whether you love or hate the royal family Sheffield is gearing up for a weekend of celebrations to mark the coronation of King Charles III. The coronation itself takes place Saturday May 6th and there are a number of events taking place in Sheffield to mark the occasion
The main event will be a two-day party in the Peace Gardens, the city's central park. The gardens will be decorated in red, white and blue, and there will be live music, entertainment, food and drink stalls, and a big screen showing the coronation ceremony live from Westminster Abbey.
On Saturday, the Lord Mayor's Coronation Party in the Peace Gardens will feature live music, entertainment, and a big screen showing of the coronation ceremony. There will also be a variety of food and drink stalls available.
On Sunday, the King's Concert will feature a star-studded lineup of performers and broadcast be live on television and radio and will be shown on the big screen in the Peace Gardens.
The celebrations will also be marked by a number of other events across the city, including a parade, corononation lunch on Eccleshall Rd, picnics in Endcliffe Park, a beacon lighting ceremony in Eccleshall Woods, and a special service at Sheffield Cathedral.
For more information on the events taking place and to find out how to get involved, visit the Sheffield City Council website here https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/campaigns/coronation-of-king-charles.
The coronation celebrations are a chance for the city of Sheffield to come together and celebrate this historic event. With a packed program of events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.