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Coronation of King Charles III: Round-up of local events

King Charles III will be coronated in Westminster Abbey on Saturday May 6

Here is your handy guide to local events taking place to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III.

Saturday May 6

4pm to 6pm: Coronation sand art workshop, Hurley Flyer, Westgate, Morecambe


Sunday May 7

10.30am: St John’s Ellel, Coronation Commemorative Service, Galgate Village Green for a commemorative service followed by barbecue.

11am: Trimpell Sports and Social Club, Morecambe. Coronation Half Marathon & 5K. 

Noon to 7pm: Carnforth's Coronation Big Lunch. There will be three 'sittings' for lunch (Noon to 2pm; 2.30pm to4.30pm, 5pm tp7pm) and live music throughout the day, plus a live broadcast by Beyond Radio from 3pm to 6pm. Tables are limited, so early booking is recommended

Full details here: UPDATED: Beyond Radio to join in Carnforth's Big Coronation Lunch - Beyond Radio

Noon to 7pm: Lancaster Brewery. King`s Coronation Garden Party with live music, bouncy castle, kids activities, games and delicious food.

Noon to 10pm: Dalton Square, Lancaster. The day will see Dalton Square come alive with fairground rides, a brass band, performances from live local acts, aerial gymnastics displays, face painting, balloon modelling and more.

1pm: Morecambe Promenade. Morecambe Town Council will host a Coronation Carnival on Sunday May 7 when tables will line the prom from The Battery to Morecambe Town Hall to mark the royal occasion. 

Full details here: Street party record attempt will form part of Morecambe Coronation Carnival celebrations - Beyond Radio

3pm and 4pm: 2023 Cream teas and Choral Evensong at Christ Church Lancaster. Everyone is welcome to join a special service of Choral Evensong to mark the coronation. Cream teas served from 3pm and the service begins at 4pm. 

5pm: Slyne with Hest Memorial Hall. Pie and peas, party games plus music and dancing.

Monday May 8

10.30am:  Parish Litter Pick, followed by barbecue at Christ Church Lancaster. Everyone is welcome to help out with a community litter pick (bags and grabbers provided, please bring gloves if you can) meeting at church at 10.30am. Barbecue in the garden from noon onwards - with donations for church funds. Christ Church is on Wyresdale Road, LA1 3EA. Any queries, please contact the Vicar, Rev Carol Backhouse on 01524 942105. 

11.30am to 2pm, 3pm to 5.30pm: Coronation Afternoon Tea Party at Torrisholme Church Hall. Indoor street party style event to celebrate the coronation with traditional afternoon tea, a light hearted royal quiz for everyone to take part in and a live performance by a young local singer. Tickets cost £15 adults/£12 under 16s and can be booked by emailing eventsbyalloccasions@outlook.com 

Noon to 4pm: Warton school field. Traditional village fete type celebration with beer tent (beer from village microbrewery), live music, Coronation-related competitions, games and more.

If you would like your Coronation-themed event adding to this guide, please email newsdesk@beyondradio.co.uk


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