Where is King Charles’ coronation concert taking place?

King Charles III and Queen Camilla will celebrate their coronation with a special concert.

The Palace has promised a concert with performances from “global music icons” and “contemporary stars”.


The coronation concert will take place at Windsor Castle in Berkshire on May 6Credit: Alamy

Where is King Charles’ coronation concert?

King Charles’ coronation concert takes place on the evening of Sunday, May 7 – the day after his official coronation ceremony.

It will take place at Windsor Castle’s East Lawn in front of a crowd of 20,000 members of the public and invited guests.

The big event kicks off at 8 pm and is set to run for two hours, and come to a close at 10 pm.

The public ballot to apply for tickets has now closed, and people are being told NOT to travel to Windsor to try to access the concert unless they have a ticket.

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There are no other ceremonial events in the area, so you should only go there if you have a ticket to the big event.

You can watch the concert at a screening site at St James’s Park, London – access to the park opens at 4 pm.

The big event will be shown on a large screen in the park, but there will be no screens in Hyde Park.

The concert will also be broadcast live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds.

What events does Windsor Castle host?

The castle is used regularly for ceremonial and state occasions, including state visits from overseas monarchs and presidents.

Official visits from overseas Heads of State are hosted by State Banquets in St George’s Hall.

Who is performing at the coronation concert?

Take That, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie are among the big musical acts who will be performing at the concert.

Joining the line-up are Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli, Welsh bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, and classical-soul composer Alexis Ffrench.

Freya Ridings has pulled out of the event due to being unwell, according to reports.

Meanwhile, Zak Abel will now join the lineup.

The Coronation Choir will also make an appearance.

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