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All you need to know about the Coronation events happening in Weymouth!

Weymouth Town Council has organised and provided grant funding for many events happening around the town over the Coronation weekend.  

For one day only, busking will be allowed on Weymouth Promenade on Saturday 6th May. There will be four prime locations where musicians could have a chance of busking to a crowd along the seafront. You will need to book a slot which you can do by emailing events@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk 

Weymouth Town Council are hosting a Community Coronation Concert at a stage located opposite Alexandra Gardens on Weymouth’s award- winning beach. The concert will be from 12pm to10pm featuring some of Weymouth’s finest local artists, along with a grand firework display in Weymouth Bay at 9.30pm.  

The ‘Big Help Out’ funding where £1,000 is available to encourage community groups to take part in volunteering activities across the bank holiday weekend. Groups can apply for up to £100 towards the cost of putting on an activity. Application forms can be found on our website with the deadline to apply of Friday 28th April at midday. 

Chair of Services, Cllr Ryan Hope says, “Local communities around Weymouth are coming together to celebrate the crowning of King Charles III by hosting events for local residents and visitors. There is a wealth of musical talent in Weymouth which will be showcased at the Community Coronation Concert, as well as the busking day, so why not make a weekend of it and celebrate together?  

To find out about events happening near you visit the council’s website. There is also still time to apply for a Big Help Out grant which encourages groups to organise an activities throughout the coronation weekend.” 

Information on The Big Help out can be found here Apply for up to £100 for a ‘Big Help Out’ volunteering activity – Weymouth Town Council | Weymouth Town Council  

Events that are happening over the weekend from community groups including:  

Westham Community Group – Picnic on the Marsh 
Friends of Sandsfoot Gardens – Community quiz in the gardens 
Parish of Wyke Regis, Big Coronation Celebration 
Guides, Coronation Party of rainbows, brownies and guides 
St Aldhelms Church, screening of the King’s Coronation 
Weymouth Baptist Church, Coronation Street Party 
SPARK, Celebration event 
St Nicholas Church, Broadwey, Coronation afternoon 
Holy Trinity Church, open church event 

To find out more about events happening in Weymouth you can visit our website King Charles III Coronation – Weymouth Town Council | Weymouth Town Council 


Notes to Editors  

The latest information and updates from Weymouth Town Council can be found on the website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.