The Old Spitalfields Market guide to celebrating the Coronation in East London
Spend the weekend exploring the sights, sounds and flavours of East London's Coronation celebrations
Looking for inspiration for the Coronation weekend. Whether you’re a royal fan looking to soak up the festive atmosphere in the capital or just looking to make the most of the long weekend – come and spend it with us.
The neighbourhood will play host to street parties and will be buzzing with locals and tourists a like.
Here is our Old Spitalfields Market Guide to celebrating the Coronation in East London.
Enjoy a pint in the Golden Hart – the ultimate East End boozer, royalist and patriotic to it’s core, will be dressed to impress and in celebratory mood all weekend.
Find it at 110 Commercial Street
Shop for royal memorabilia at our Antiques Market – On Thurs 5th stalls will be packed with perfect vintage tea sets, commemorative mugs, union jacks and more.
Dine like a King – on special edition dishes from the Kitchens and traders around the Market.
Pictured is the YumBun ‘A feast for a King’ which features Aubergine Katsu and Ssamjang Sauce served in a fluffy bun topped with chives and a golden turmeric pickled daikon crown.
Don’t miss Wheelcake Island’s ‘Coronation Quiche’ which celebrates two things close to the hearts of many Britons… the royal family and cheese. (see image below).
Pick up a tasteful memento – at Diptyque who are celebrating the coronation on Saturday 6th in store at Spitalfields where an ink artists will transform purchases into commemorative pieces.
Their new London Candle from the city collection takes you to the heart of our favourite E1 neighbour the Columbia Road Flower Market.
Between 2.10pm and 2.45pm on Saturday 6th, over 60 aircraft, including the iconic Red Arrows and historic Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, will fly over the city towards Westminster.
Don’t miss this spine tingling moment, when you hear the engines start to roar, head out to the street and look up!
Looking for some big screen Coronation action? – Grab a bite from The Kitchens and stroll next door to Spitalfields E1 to watch all the goings on from Westminster screened live.