The Coronation of King Charles III

In May, the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey, and Durham Cathedral is marking this historic occasion with a series of special services and events.

Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 May

The Big Lunch

Get your picnic blanket out and join in with 'The Big Lunch' on the Cloister Garth.

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Monday 8 May

The Big Help Out

Meet current volunteers as you tour around the cathedral and learn more about volunteering at Durham Cathedral. 

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Tuesday 9 May

Coronation Evensong

Join this special service to mark the beginning of a new reign. The Bishop of Durham will give an address and the HM Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham will be in attendance. 

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Coronation Gifts

Browse a selection of gifts and memorabilia in the gift shop to mark the historic occasion.