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Last Minute Coronation Party Essentials

April 19, 2023

The King’s Coronation is right around the corner…

Whether it’s a large gathering or an intimate affair, a coronation party requires careful planning and preparation. The deadline to inform the council about a large gathering is nearly here!

In this article, we’ll be discussing the ten coronation party essentials that will make your event a roaring success.

10 Coronation Party Essentials:

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1. Bunting

Bunting is an essential element of any coronation party. It’s a colourful decoration that can be hung from walls or ceilings to create a festive atmosphere. There are different types of bunting to choose from, including paper, fabric, and plastic. Choose colours that match the theme of the coronation, such as red, white, and blue for a patriotic event.

Show your patriotism by lining your marquees with bunting and royal decorations.

2. Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are a classic party food that can be served hot or cold. They are easy to make and can be prepared in advance, making them the perfect finger food for your coronation party. Whether you choose to make your sausage rolls from scratch or purchase them from a store, they are sure to be a hit with your guests.

3. Pies

Pies are another popular party food, one that’s quite traditional. You can choose from a variety of fillings, such as chicken, beef, or vegetable. Pies can be made in advance and reheated on the day of the party, making them a convenient and tasty option.

4. Crisps

Crisps are a staple snack food, ideal for children and adults, typically served alongside other party foods. You can choose from a variety of flavours, such as cheese and onion or salt and vinegar. It’s always a good idea to have a few different flavours available to cater to different tastes.

See what the nation’s favourite crisps are here!

5. Quiche

Quiche is a versatile dish that can be made with a variety of fillings. A traditional English staple for parties and buffets, quiche can be made in advance and reheated on the day of the party, making it a convenient and delicious option. The Coronation Quiche is a recipe published by the royals, which contains spinach, tarragon and broad beans.

6. Cakes

No coronation party or Big Lunch is complete without a cake. Victoria sponge or lemon drizzle, you can choose from a variety of flavours, including chocolate and vanilla. You can also choose to have a custom cake made with a design that reflects the theme of the coronation.

Find some delicious coronation recipes here!

7. Balloons

Balloons are a simple but crucial to your coronation party – nothing says a party like party balloons. You can choose from a variety of colours to match the theme of the coronation. Balloons can be hung from the ceiling or used to create balloon arches or bouquets.

8. Drinks

Drinks are an essential part of any party. You can choose from a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, such as wine, beer, soda, or juice. It’s important to have a variety of drinks available to cater to different tastes.

Any drinks being sold or bought will require an alcohol license. Get your temporary events notice here.

9. Face Paints

Face paints are a fun addition to any coronation party. You can hire a professional face painter or purchase a face paint kit and do it yourself. Face paints can be used to create patriotic designs or designs that reflect the theme of the coronation.

10. Insurance

It’s important to ensure that you have adequate liability insurance to protect yourself and your guests in case of accidents or injuries that may occur during the event.

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In conclusion, a coronation party requires careful planning and preparedness to ensure the event is a success. By including these ten coronation party essentials in your planning, you’ll be well on your way to hosting a memorable Coronation Big Lunch or community event.

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