Save the date, The King’s Coronation in Colne!????

After such a successful event for Easter in Colne, we cannot wait to hold our King’s Coronation in Colne celebrations on Sunday 7th May 2023. We have an action-packed day for everyone to enjoy, we have lots of FREE activities to celebrate the coronation of King Charles. The Town will be completely transformed, with local residents and those further afield all invited to celebrate the momentous occasion together in Colne.

There is so much taking place on the day with a variety of FREE activities including FREE donkey rides, FREE face painting, FREE circus shows, FREE circus workshops, FREE knight fighting performances, FREE knight fighting workshops, FREE archery, FREE Punch & Judy shows, FREE comedy magic, FREE balloon modelling, FREE coronation treats handed out by our stilt walking King Guards and FREE musical performances from The Kelsie McCardle Duo and very special performances from the world-famous Accrington Pipe Band plus so much more…

After the success of our Tours of Colne Town Hall at our Queen’s Jubilee event in 2022, the tours will return for the Coronation with local historian, Geoff Crambie! A wide variety of stalls will also be on show during the event which will form part of our Coronation Market and a selection of children’s fun fair rides. In preparation for this very rare occasion, Colne Town Centre will be decorated with bunting and large Union Jack Flags throughout the Town Centre.

Colne Town Council’s Events, Facilities & Administration Officer, Mr Nathan Cutler said, “The Coronation of a new monarch is a rare event and we want to make it a very special occasion allowing people to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles in Colne without having to worry about the cost! We would like to officially invite everybody to come and enjoy a wide variety of family friendly fun to mark this very momentous occasion here in Colne!”

Come and enjoy our Coronation Celebration here in Colne on Sunday, 7th May 2023.

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