As the King's Coronation is set to take place this weekend, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has issued advice and tips to make the most out of the historic day.

Many events and street parties will be taking place in and around Welwyn Hatfield and here is what’s planned in the area.

The council’s clock tower Welwyn Garden City will be lit red, white, and blue for the momentous occasion, as will the Arcade lights in Hatfield.

The very appropriately named Coronation Fountain on Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, will be coloured royal purple.

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At Hatfield House a big screen will be showing the Coronation ceremony on Saturday.

The council website also shares information on cooking traditional savoury snacks like coronation pies, bunting biscuits, or a fruity flag traybake to take to your street party and more.

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You can also find downloadable Union Flags which can be coloured in to help get children involved or get crafty with a DIY Jubilee bunting kit.

Finally, if you’ve been tasked with putting together a playlist for your party, download a ‘Best of British’ Spotify playlist to impress guests with.

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