Our Stockton Volunteer team are helping out at

The King’s Coronation Big Lunch
Saturday 6 May
10am – 4pm
Stockton High Street

Just one week to go until the King’s Coronation Big Lunch on Stockton High Street!
Witness history taking place and enjoy a day of free family-friendly activities.

Activities at The Big Lunch

• Street theatre – Enjoy live street theatre from The Satsumas, the Queen’s Guard Stiltwalkers, music from Worker Bee Brass Band along with ‘Come Bowl with Me’ interactive performances throughout the day

• Screening of the King’s Coronation – Take a seat in front of Stockton Town Hall to watch the live stream of the momentous occasion on a big screen

• Coronation big dance – Learn the Salsa or the Charleston, join in with various dance workshops from Urban Kaos and Round in Circles

• Victorian fun fair – Return of the free Ferris wheel and Carousel

• Face painting and balloon modelling

• Arts and crafts – Pop to the Coronation flower-pressing workshop or drop into a music-making jam session with Apollo Arts Music

• Live music from The Wildcats of Kilkenny – Enjoy an energetic performance at the Plinth which will certainly get everyone dancing and round off the day’s events!

Food and drink at The Big Lunch

From 11.30am enjoy delicious free samples by local bakers Tasty Tarts, Sprouts community food charity and Sip and Sugar. Relax with plenty of food and drink stalls to choose from – or bring along your own picnic to enjoy on the day!

Traders include:
• Tasty Tarts – cakes and sweet treats
• The Cocktail Box – cocktails and mocktails
• Forged Flavours – Delicious Latin, American and Asian inspired dishes
• Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club – artisan savoury pies and sausage rolls
• Sip and Sugar – cookies and cookie pies
• Stewy’s Ices – ice cream
• Royal British Legion – tombola

It’s going to be a party not to be missed!

Not able to make it to the event? Download the official activity pack here!
The fun and engaging activity pack, designed by local artists Abbey & Owen, features a range of Coronation activities brought to life with colourful illustrations that jump off the page. You can write a postcard to a king, learn Coronation facts, complete the Big Help Out word search, get lost in the Westminster maze, and follow the Coronation window trail. Once these activities are complete, you can crack the code with the code-cracking corgi so the Coronation Party can get started!

To see the full programme of events to mark the King’s Coronation and download the official activity pack, visit the King’s Coronation webpage.

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