Westminster Abbey launches online Coronation Club

06th March 2023

Children will be able to find out more about the Coronation ahead of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort being crowned in Westminster Abbey this May after the Abbey announced it will launch an online Coronation Club later this month.

Westminster Abbey launches online Coronation Club for children

The Club will see the release of a series of videos to inspire children aged 7 – 11 to find out more about the historic service. It is designed to be used in schools, youth groups and at home with families.

Each episode will bring viewers behind the scenes at the Abbey, where kings and queens have been crowned since 1066. Children will hear stories of coronations past and discover what happens at a coronation service and why through games, challenges, crafts and quizzes.

A trailer is live now, and the first episode will be released on 30 March on the Abbey website here. Two further instalments will follow on 13 and 27 April.


The Coronation Club is part of a programme of events exploring the coronation for young people which is being held both at the Abbey and online.

A series of family days, including a Queens of the Abbey event on Saturday 18th March, will include special tours, art and craft activities and storytelling sessions for children aged 3+ and their families. Find out more here.

Coronation-themed school visits and online sessions are running now; while a library of free online teaching resources to support both primary and secondary students includes lesson plans, assembly ideas and image banks. Access those here.

Families, schools and community groups can also explore the Abbey’s centuries-long royal connections with a collection of free online activities here.