Come and join in the Royal Celebrations in Nuneaton and Bedworth
Published on Wednesday, 3rd May 2023
Nuneaton and Bedworth are gearing up for a proper royal celebration at the weekend as the nation marks the coronation of King Charles III.
On Coronation Day, Saturday 6 May, residents are invited to party in the Miners’ Welfare Park in Bedworth where the first of the Borough Council’s events takes place.
From 3pm to 9pm, there will be entertainment and various activities for all the family, a live stage, food vendors, craft stalls, free inflatable fun for all ages and a firework finale with Mayor Cllr Jeff Clarke JP and Town Crier Paul Gough in attendance.
On the following day, Sunday, 7 May, there are celebrations taking place in both Bulkington and Nuneaton.
Bulkington hosts a picnic party on the recreation ground from 2pm to 10pm including a DJ, hog roast, with plans for face painting for children, a sports day and bouncy castles.
There is a silent firework display to round things off with the village decorated with red, white and blue bows and ribbons.
In Riversley Park, Nuneaton, there is a similar event to Bedworth’s, running from 3pm to 9pm featuring entertainment and lots of activities including break dance workshops, a live stage, food vendors, a craft market, free inflatable fun for all ages, the Mayor and Town Crier and a firework finale in front of the Museum & Art Gallery.
There will be a host of street parties taking place, with the following roads closed.
Waltham Crescent, Nuneaton (1-111) – 1pm to 10pm
Orchard Street, Bedworth (junction King George’s Avenue to Newman Close) – 10am to 10pm
Aston Road, Nuneaton (junction Jodrell St to St. Mary’s Road) – 12pm to 6pm
Pallett Drive, Nuneaton (58-85) – 12pm to 10pm
Newcomen Road, Bedworth (1-12) – 10am to 10pm
Sorrell Road, Nuneaton (53-59) – 10am to 10pm
Blackhorse Road, Longford (118-138) – 10am to 10pm
Wiclif Way, Nuneaton (junction Pennine Way & Cotswold Crescent) – 12pm to 9pm
Riversley Road, Nuneaton (junction Edward St to Dugdale St) – 10am to 7pm
Keswick Close, Nuneaton – 10am to 10pm
Randle Road, Nuneaton (1-37) – 1pm to 8pm
Gipsy Lane, Nuneaton (8, 10, 12, 14) – 10am to 8pm
Reapers Close, Nuneaton (12, 23, 25, 27) – 12:30pm to 8pm
Salvation Army Hall, Victoria St, Nuneaton (disabled parking bay) – 8am to 8pm
17 Clunes Avenue and 55 Ferndale Close, Nuneaton (17-36 Clunes Ave, 55-59 Ferndale Close) – 1pm to 10pm
On Monday, 8 May, we are encouraging residents to volunteer to help around the community.
Thousands of organisations are getting together to mark The King’s Coronation by giving everybody the chance to try volunteering for themselves and make a difference in their community.
Cllr Kris Wilson, Leader of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council, said:
"Yet again, we are getting to witness history unfolding before our eyes and come together as a community.
"We are putting on a number of celebrations across the Borough, and I hope that as many of you as possible get to enjoy the festivities.''
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