All you need to know about the FREE 'RocKING The High Street' - Bromsgrove's Coronation Party - The Bromsgrove Standard

All you need to know about the FREE 'RocKING The High Street' - Bromsgrove's Coronation Party

Bromsgrove Editorial 6th May, 2023 Updated: 6th May, 2023   0

BROMSGROVE’S ‘RocKing The High Street’ – a free-for-all seven-hour party on Bromsgrove High Street – will take place on Sunday, May 7, for The King’s coronation.

The extravaganza is the brainchild of community champion Jules Evans and has been organised in conjunction with Bromsgrove District Council’s Events Team, town manager Lyndsey Berry, Back Door Productions and the Bromsgrove Regeneration Team.

The team brought the High Street alive last year with the Platinum Jubilee Party which received critical acclaim.

The event will be officially opened at 1pm by Town Crier and Court Leet Bellman Kevin Ward. Here is how the rest of the day will pan out.

Running Order

1pm – Welcome and opening – Court Leet and Town Bellman

1.10pm – The Bromsgrove Community Choir




1.30pm – Kevin Ward and Catherine Tabberner – traditional well-known anthems to wave your Union Flags to.

1.50pm – Bryan James – Swing, Rat-Pack, soul and rock artist.


2.20pm – Vintage Class – 1940s, 50s and 60s classics

3pm – Erica Jean – The singer-songwriter, spotlighted by BBC Introducing, will sing a mixture of covers and her own material

3.30pm – Mitzy – Everything from Motown classics to modern hits

4pm – Paul Martyn – Funk and hits from artists, such as David Gray, The Kings of Leon and Queen

5pmNoisy Neighbours Blues Band

5.50pm – Billy Smith – Acoustic set.

6.20pm – Vaseline – Punky hits from the 70s and 80s.

7.15pm – Jack Read and The Shaders – Mod and Britpop classics

8pm  – Close

Jules said: “We are thrilled to be working with a bigger team to bring a fun-filled day to the town on May 7.

“This will be local entertainment for local people – we are urging people to ‘bring their own chairs and stay all-day.”

Visit the ‘Bromsgrove High Street Coronation Party’ Facebook page for more.

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