What time does the coronation concert start and how to watch on TV?
Posted by  badge Boss on May 06
Caption: Stage for Coronation Concert revealed credit: PA / getty

and Queen Camilla have been crowned at – the first ceremony of its kind for 70 years.

Charles became the 40th monarch to be crowned at the Abbey, and the first king grandfather George VI nearly 90 years ago, with the ceremony kicking off a long weekend of festivities.

While people across the country will take part in street parties over the weekend, and everybody gets an extra bank holiday on Monday May 8, we also have the

The star-studded show will take place in front of an audience of 10,000 people who got lucky in the ballot for .

If you’re planning on watching it from the comfort of your sofa though, what time should you tune in – and how do you watch it?

What time does the coronation concert start?

The King’s coronation concert takes place on Sunday May 7 from 8pm.

It’s scheduled to last for around two hours, so will finish around 10pm – although as with any live event could go on for longer.

The rare musical event is being held on the grounds of  – which is located in the Berkshire town of Windsor.

The stage is being set up in the grounds of Windsor Castle (Picture: PA)

A favourite place for the Royal Family, Windsor is where , and where the late .

Tickets for the concert were free, but those interested in attending had to enter a ballot back in February in a bid to secure some.

The tickets were distributed in 5,000 pairs – meaning those who were lucky enough to be chosen can take one other person with them.

Coronation of King Charles III latest

The historic Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla will take place in Westminster Abbey today (May 6).

For all the latest royal updates, visit .

How can you watch the coronation concert?

The coronation concert will be aired live on BBC One, with coverage beginning at 8pm.

BBC Radio 2, and BBC Sounds will also be broadcasting from the event, and Clara Amfo and Jordan Banjo are presenting the backstage coverage.

If you miss it, you’ll be able to catch up via the BBC iPlayer.

Several at the historic bash, including , Steve Winwood, pianist Lang Lang, plus ,  and .

The line-up will also include , Pete Tong Ibiza Classics, featuring Vula and JERUB, and .

Katy Perry was a guest at the coronation – and will perform at the concert on Sunday night (Picture: PA)

However singer Freya Ridings, who was meant to be performing,

about what they can expect from the Firework singer’s performance after she hinted the fans would ‘get what they deserve’.

She told : ‘I always dreamt really big and I never put limits on my dreams, but it’s wild when you don’t put bowling bumpers on your dreams how big they can actually go…

‘I really believe in making it happen and putting that hard work behind it and really swinging until you get that lucky moment.’

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