As the countdown to King Charles III's coronation approaches, the excitement in London is palpable. The most anticipated event of history is set to happen in May, and the country is busy preparing to witness the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

With a long history of royal traditions and ceremonies, the British monarchy is one of the most fascinating and beloved in the world. Since the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, her son, the former Prince of Wales, ascended the Throne. The oldest new Monarch to be crowned, King Charles III’s coronation will go down in history for the longest period between Coronations – 70 Years!

And as the excitement rises, we at Cool Britannia, the best place to buy souvenirs in London right next to Buckingham Palace, are excited to be a part of it all!

Mark Your Calendars: The Coronation Date

The coronation of the new king is set to take place on 6th of May at the Westminster Abbey in London. Although the time of the coronation has not yet been confirmed, it is expected to follow a similar schedule as that of Queen Elizabeth II. 

We encourage all our eager customers and tourists to keep an eye out for the latest news and updates through our store and website, so that you don’t miss out on any of the festivities! 

The Tradition and Heritage of a Royal Coronation

The coronation is a grand ceremony that marks the beginning of a new reign for the monarch. It usually takes place several months after the death or abdication of the previous king or queen, and it involves a series of rituals and customs that have been practiced for centuries. 

A grand and awe-inspiring event King Charles III’s coronation ceremony will take place in the stunning Westminster Abbey, which has been the site of many royal occasions throughout history. The Abbey is a symbol of British tradition and heritage, and it is the perfect location for this important event.

The ceremony itself involves the anointing and crowning of the monarch, as well as the recitation of oaths and the presentation of symbols of power. It is a tradition that has been passed down through the generations, and it symbolizes the continuity and stability of the British monarchy. This will be followed by a procession through the streets of London, giving the public a chance to catch a glimpse of the new King.

A magnificent spectacle, the ceremony celebrates the British culture and heritage, and it is an opportunity for the nation to come together and show its support for the new monarch.

Celebrating with Pride: Cool Britannia's Excitement

At Cool Britannia - one of the best souvenir shops in London, we are especially excited about the coronation. We are gearing up to celebrate in style by stocking up on all sorts of royal memorabilia and we are looking forward to welcoming customers from all over the world to our store. From commemorative souvenirs to mugs and coasters, we have everything you need to celebrate this historic event. Whether you are a local or a tourist, you will find something special to take home as a memento of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Our location right next to Buckingham Palace means that we are ideally situated for anyone who wants to be a part of the festivities. We are excited to see the royal procession, to hear the bells ringing, and to witness history being made! We feel privileged to be a part of this historic occasion, and we are looking forward to sharing the experience with our customers.

We believe that our products and services can help to enhance the experience of visitors to London, and we are committed to providing the best possible customer service. 


On behalf of everyone at Cool Britannia, we would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to King Charles III as he prepares to ascend to the throne. We hope that his reign will be long and prosperous, and that he will continue to uphold the values and traditions of the British monarchy. We also want to thank our customers for their continued support, and we look forward to seeing you all in our store during the coronation celebrations.