Daventry Celebrates The King's Coronation

Daventry Celebrates The King's Coronation

The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May, 2023. Further nationwide ceremonial and celebratory events will also occur over the Coronation Weekend between Saturday 6th, and Monday 8th May 2023.

To mark the unique occasion, Daventry Town Council will deliver an exciting programme of local festivities. Starting in April and running throughout the Coronation Weekend, all events are family-friendly and free for residents to attend.

The confirmed Daventry Town Council Coronation events schedule is as follows:

Monday 17th April - Tuesday 16 May

Coronation Town Trail - A fun ten poster trivia trail about the King and Coronation. The posters are scattered around the town centre, and the trivia answers are on the boards so can be enjoyed anytime.

Saturday 29 April

Coronation Crafts - Join Daventry Museum for a drop-in Coronation-themed craft workshop.

Friday 05 May

Music at the Market - Danetre Ukulele Orchestra and the Royal Oak Morris Dancers will be attending Daventry Town Market to entertain visitors with British songs, tradition, and merriment.

Monday 08 May

The Big Help Out Daventry Litter Pick at Southbrook - As part of The Big Help Out Initiative, Daventry Town Council are collaborating with the Southbrook Community Centre to host an organised litter pick and tidy up around Southbrook Estate. Residents are invited to get together, volunteer for an hour, and help a local community.

Daventry Town Mayor, Cllr. Malcolm Ogle said of the upcoming plans:

"The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort " is a unique national event. We want as many residents as possible to join us in our local celebrations. The Daventry Town Council staff have carefully planned a variety of events that hopes to encourage everyone to get into the spirit of the occasion. There is an event for everyone plus the Coronation Trail will be available from the 17th April for families to enjoy whilst visiting the town prior to the bank holiday weekend."

Daventry Town Council looks forward to inviting residents and visitors to the royal-inspired festivities.

Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 12:00 by Daventry Town Council

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