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Coronation Weekend, 6th, 7th and 8th May 2023 – Parish Community Events Announced

With His Majesty King Charles III Coronation fast approaching, plans are now in place for a very royal celebration across the parish. Make sure you put the following dates and events in your diaries and we hope to see you there!

Published: 20 March 2023

Coronation logo in red and navy blue on a white background

The Village Hall and Village Shop Committees, St James the Great Church PCC, White Close Trustees and CSG Committee have been working together to plan a May Bank Holiday weekend of Free community events.

We hope there is something for everyone across our parish to enjoy and help celebrate this significant historical event. Friends and family are also very welcome.

The Free events will take place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend 6th to 8th May 2023.

Saturday 6th May 2023:

  • Afternoon Tea at the Village Hall. Children’s fancy dress competition, from 3pm-5pm. Free parking.

Sunday 7th May 2023:

  • St James’s Church at 9.30am. Special service to celebrate the Coronation. All welcome.
  • The Coronation Big Lunch from 1pm-3.30pm at the recreation field. Bring your picnic, chairs/rugs & table. Family Dog Show with prizes at 2.30pm. Toilet facilities provided.
  • Church café at 2.30-5.30pm, donations welcome.

Monday 8th May 2023: The Big Help Out.

  • White Close Volunteer Morning, 10am-12pm.
  • Village Shop exterior, help give it some TLC, 2pm-5pm.
  • Church Café at 2.30-5.30pm, with Churchyard focus on activities & volunteering.

Decorate your houses with flags, bunting and Coronation Wreaths 

Look out for the posters around the village and you can download and print the programme and volunteering posters below.

If you have a little time to spare to help with setting up and/or on the day, please do get in touch.



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