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King Charles III Coronation events 2023

Celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III in Eccleshall

Eccleshall will be making sure that the Coronation of King Charles III is celebrated in style!

There are a number of events planned throughout the bank holiday weekend, and include:


King Charles III Coronation Dance – Saturday 6th May 2023, 8-11pm

Eccleshall Community Centre Association cordially invites you to a King Charles III Coronation Dance in the Community Centre from 8-11pm.

Dance along to live music with “double focus” and end the evening with a Last Night of the Proms finale. Please bring your own celebration food and drink.

Tickets are £7.50 and are available outside the library between 10 and 12pm on Saturday 15th April or from James Du Pavey, Stan 01785 850843 or call 01785 850124.


Coronation Street Party – Sunday 7th May 2023 12-6pm

Spend the afternoon partying in the High Street with a great lineup of live entertainment.

The Ecclian, in conjunction with The Royal Oak in Eccleshall are putting on a full 6 hours of great entertainment in Eccleshall High Street on Sunday 7th May 2023, to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. The celebrations will begin at 12 noon with the Royal Fanfare and then live acts will be performing right through until 6pm.

Andy James as Elvis will get the party started followed by Jo Safina and  Peetloaf performing as Meatloaf. The headline act at 2pm is the sensational Jersey Boys tribute act ‘ A Night with the Jersey Boys’. All four artists have actually performed in the show. They will be performing 2 x40 minute shows but must leave us by 4pm to head back to the West End!

Following the Jersey Boys will be Stone Cold Crazy performing Queen songs then Jo Safina will be warming everyone up for the much acclaimed four piece Abba Tribute band ‘Abba Express’ who are providing the hour and a half finale for the day.

There will be a 40 ft stage positioned directly in front of The Ecclian and The Royal Oak and lots of hot food available outside the Oak – and of course drinks available throughout the day.

It promises to be a great day for Eccleshall to celebrate our Kings Coronation.

A Night of Jersey boys publicity image    Elvis tribute act image  Jo Safina picture    Stone Cold Crazy logo   Abba Express Photo


Broughton Afternoon Tea – Sunday 7th May, 3-5pm

Broughton Parish Rooms will be providing an Afternoon Tea to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III
Tickets will be £3

Red, White and Blue dress is optional!


The Coronation Picnic – Monday 8th May 2023 from 12pm-4pm

Bring along your friends, family, picnic blankets and food to join in with a fantastic afternoon of family fun.

The Parish Council is delighted to be able to hold this event in the beautiful grounds of Eccleshall Castle, thanks to the Carter-Motley family.

The afternoon is an opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate the Coronation and enjoy live music, entertainment and activities for the children.

The event will include entertainment from Stafford Morris Men, Alan Williams (country singer) and the Stafford Brigades Youth Marching Band. Children will be able to play on the bouncy castle, jungle slide, or tackle the assault course. There will also be face painting and a bubble show.

An ice cream van will be there to supply some sweet treats and there will be a hot and cold drinks available.

Tickets are £2 per person (child and adult), under 2’s free. There are a limited number of car park tickets available at £5 each, but you are encouraged to attend on foot if possible.  All proceeds will be going to local charities and organisations.

Tickets are £7.50 and are available outside the library between 10 and 12pm on Saturday 15th April -or call 01785 850124 after this date.


Picnic attendees – Entrance information (click on map for full page view):

Map of entrance routes to Eccleshall Castle Coronation picnic



The official Coronation emblem in red and blue