Coronation of King Charles celebrations in Ashford

The coronation of King Charles celebrations in Ashford include:
Saturday 6 May
💂The Made in Ashford Makers Market in Park Mall!
👑 Free twirler making craft at the Craftship drop in.
💂 Free colouring sheets at the Craftship drop in.
👑 Victoria Park live screening of the Coronation Ceremony. This will be followed by a Coronation Community Showcase featuring performances from local groups and individuals. Children and their parents can also enjoy craft activities at the event. Timings are yet to be confirmed so keep an eye on our dedicated Ashford Celebrates web page.
💂Children can get creative with a Coronation themed craft workshop and face painter on Saturday 6 May from 10am to 3pm at County Square Shopping Centre.
👑Throughout the weekend visitors can take a look at our gallery of Kings and Queens, created by local school children, which will be displayed around the town centre.
Sunday 7 May
👑 Free twirler making craft at the Craftship drop in.
💂 Free colouring sheets at the Craftship drop in.
👑 Bunting themed Sunday sewing session at the Craftship.
💂A civic service of celebration will be held at St Mary’s the Virgin Church, Ashford on Sunday 7 May from 11am to 12.30pm.
👑At the Coronation Party at The Piazza at Elwick Place visitors can enjoy food, drink, free children's crafts, live music and enter the best dressed King/Queen selfie competition to win Elwick Place prizes!
Monday 8 May
👑Free colouring in sheets to take home from Made in Ashford.
💂Free twirler making craft on the shop floor in Made in Ashford.
👑On Bank Holiday Monday, 8 May ‘The Big Help Out’ community volunteering event reflects on the legacy of His Majesty’s service and showcases the impact of volunteering within communities. More information can be found on The Big Help Out website.
Sarah Barber, Tourism and Heritage Manager said: We hope this will be a momentous weekend of celebration across the UK and Ashford, and look forward to seeing how our communities mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III.”

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