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Everything you need to know about Coronation events happening in Weymouth this weekend!

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There are plenty of fun packed family-friendly events happening this weekend in Weymouth in celebration of King Charles III Coronation. Weymouth Town Council announced the following events: 

Saturday 6th May 

For one day only, busking is allowed on Weymouth Promenade in pre-booked time slots. There are four prime locations where busking will be permitted including Alexandra Gardens, opposite Kika Beach Bar, the Charity Stall and Jubilee Clock areas.  

Artists who will be busking include: 

11.00 – 11.45 Opposite Kika Beach Bar – The Leggomen  

12.00 – 12.45 Alexandra Gardens – Lewis Snarey  

12.00 – 12.45 Charity Stall – Dorset Wrecks  

16.00 – 16.45 Alexandra Gardens – Julie Lewis  

There are still slots available between 10am and 5.45pm throughout these four prime locations. To book a slot, email events@weymouthtowncouncil.gov.uk  

Sunday 7th May 

There will be a King’s Community Concert with a stage on the beach opposite Alexandra Gardens on Weymouth’s award-winning beach. The event will run from 12pm to 10pm with a grand firework display at 9.30pm in Weymouth Bay. This is a free event where The Cheeky Tipple will be attending to provide drinks all day long!  

There are many local artists performing including The Decadettes, Wessex Musical Theatre, Dorset for Singing, Ed Hintze, Weymouth Bay Rockers, The Modern Disciples, Milk & Two, John Stone, Lewis Snarey, Under the Carousel and That Brit Pop Band. 

There will also be a spectacular Seafront Firework Display at 9.30pm, before That Brit Pop band perform a few more tracks.   

There are also some events happening across Weymouth which brings together the communities in celebration of the coronation. 

Westham Community Group – Picnic on the Marsh Poster  
Friends of Sandsfoot Gardens – Community quiz in the gardens Poster 
SPARK, Celebration event Poster 
St Nicholas Church, Broadwey, Coronation afternoon Poster 

Friends of Greenhill Gardens – Coronation Celebration Poster 

Monday 8th May 

Youth Day is an event organised by Weymouth’s Youth Town Council, where local artists will be performing on the stage on Weymouth Beach. This event will run from 12pm to 8pm with The Cheeky Tipple providing mocktails throughout the day.  

The line-up includes some artists local to Weymouth: 

13.35 – 13.50 Danny, Violinist 

14.00 – 14.20 Weymouth Music Academy 

14:30 – 15:00 Evolution Dance & Performing Arts   

17.00 – 17.45 Visceract 

18.00 – 18.45 Asha Zee & Band 

19.00 – 20.00 The Undecided 

Mayor of Weymouth, Cllr Ann Weaving said, “It’s fantastic to see all the events that are being held across Weymouth this weekend in celebration of the King’s Coronation. This weekend will be very memorable and will bring a lot of communities together throughout the weekend!” 

To find out more about all of the events in Weymouth and stage times for the concert, visit the 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.  

Photo: Chris Jackson