Canon Daffern: ‘Rubrics for Royalty: The story of the Coronation Service in 2023′

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Date / time: 27 June, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lambeth Palace Library


Canon Adrian Daffern was commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury to be the principal author of the revised Coronation service used for HM the King on May 6 this year. In this lecture Adrian will give put the newly revised service in its historical context, referring to many of the unique items held in Lambeth Palace Library. In addition, we will hear something of the story of how a Coronation service is revised and rewritten, as well as some stories from inside the processes of planning and delivery.

All are welcome, but those wishing to attend should book a free ticket via Eventbrite,, or email not later than Monday 26 June.

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