It’s been a long time coming but once coronated (still can’t quite come to terms with that word, seems made up) King Charles and Queen
Consort Camilla will be in the top jobs. Of course, he has a very hard act to follow. Personally I was a huge fan of his mother, she rarely put a foot wrong as we all know.
But life goes on and there is a lot to like about Charles and his long time love Camilla. Apparently the millennials and GenZ aren’t that fussed about the coronation but how about our generation?
It is forecast that we will spend £300 million on patriotic cups, tea towels, spoons and other souvenirs. However, they are unlikely to increase in value in the future. Unless, of course, you are lucky enough to be one of the 2000 guests and you keep your invitation, menus, napkins!
So, if you are a royalist (as one half of the UK population are) and would like a keepsake from this historic event, here are a few souvenirs that might appeal:
Round steel tray £12 by Emma Bridgewater (again) (sorry but she is so good at this type of thing!)
1000 piece jigsaw puzzle £17 at John Lewis
Cartwright & Butler King Charles III Coronation Crowning Glory Hamper £60
Fortnums, as you would expect, have a range of Coronation gifts and keepsakes. The must-have tea towel of course £12.95 (they also have a bag for life for the same price) and a fine bone china round trinket box £60.
Spencer Bear £15, Textured bolster cushion £17.50, Emma Bridgewater’s 3 Cheers For King Charles III Mug £23 and Coronation laces for your sneakers £8
Something for our grandchildren – these adorable hand made 100% cotton appliqué t-shirts and crowns in a selection of Liberty prints are available from Mimosa Baby. For children age 3 months to 12 years. Last orders Sunday 30 April.
Crystal Royalty Crown brooch from Butler and Wilson £78
The Coronation of HM King Charles III Official Commemorative 2023 Tea Spoon and Display Case Souvenir Collectable Memorabilia £9.99
King Charles III hand cut crystal tot glass £25 from Royal Historic Palaces
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