As the world watches the coronation of King Charles III on 6 May 2023 and people across the country celebrate all things royal, there are many local events and special celebrations happening in the towns and villages in White Cliffs Country. Here's a round-up* of where you can experience some of the pomp and ceremony, have a right royal knees-up and learn more about this area's rich regal history.
Exhibitions and stories
Coronations at Dover Museum - from Wednesday 26 April, the front stairwell will display images from the museum’s archives, showing how the town and people of Dover celebrated coronations past, and a case of coronation-related artefacts.
Cinque Ports & the Coronation at Sandwich Museum - a small display to commemorate the coronation, including a piece of the 1761 coronation canopy, will be shown from Wednesday 3 to Friday 12 May; open 10am-4pm.
A Right Royal Storytime at Sandwich Library on Saturday 6 May from 10.30-11am for children aged 3-7.