Celebrate His Majesty the King's Coronation right here in Holmes Chapel!
The Parish Council and Partnership are delighted to be working together to organise a special event to mark this historic occasion!
Here is how you can get involved!
Decorate your home/business
Keep your eyes posted for the Royal Rumble Trail - Family activity to Find all the Crowns in Holmes Chapel starting Tuesday 11th April. Forms can be collected from the Print Room/Parish Council office/Holmes Gifts & Interiors or downloaded by clicking the following link: Royal Rumble Forms.
Sunday 7th May - the BIG LUNCH!
Between 1-3.30pm bring a picnic or purchase food from local hospitality venues and celebrate the Coronation here in the historic centre of the village.
We are closing London Road, and will be setting out tables down the centre of the village for you to enjoy your picnic with friends and family. A brass band, roaming magician and balloon artist will be here to entertain you as we celebrate this momentous occasion. Face painting will also be available for children over the age of 3.
The road closure will start at 11am to allow time to set up. From 12.30pm the Church Bells will ring out to gather people to the Big Lunch.
The Town Crier will officially open the event at 1pm.
Between 1-3.30pm enjoy a picnic with loved ones in the historic centre of the village and enjoy entertainment and music.
The road will reopen at 5pm.
If you wish to purchase from local hospitality outlets please note the following offerings are available (list will be updated as we receive further information)
George & Dragon - BBQ
Charlies - Platters/Small Food boxes
Miola - Small afternoon tea boxes, salads & sandwiches
Bottle Bank - Pop up Bar and loaded stree food, fried food and smoked meat available in the beer garden from 1pm
Holmes Sweet Home - range of special puddings, cakes and desserts
Phil Davies - looking at specials to offer for collection on Saturday 6th May
Deli - picnic platters and cake
Mandevilles - looking at what can offer for collection on Saturday 6th May
Just Kidding - will be open all weekend including Sunday for sandwiches, breakfasts, ice creams, kids lunch boxes & drinks. These can be ordered or purchased on the day through our sandwich shop next door at Fresh Sandwich Shop (0783 4025973)
Bring your own chairs.
Parking is limited, so walk if you can.
No BBQs or drinking glasses are allowed.
Please leave your dogs at home.
We are very grateful to National Lottery Awards for All for providing a grant to fund the road closure for the Coronation Event.
Would you like to play a role in this historic event?
We are looking for local volunteers to be stewards, help set up and more. Please contact the Clerk to register your interest in volunteering: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be part of the celebrations - we can't wait to see you!
A huge thank you to the Holmes Chapel Yarn Bombers for their fantastic Royal Display! Your hard work and creativity are hugely appreciated.