Our guide to coronation events in Bromsgrove, Rubery and south Birmingham - The Bromsgrove Standard

Our guide to coronation events in Bromsgrove, Rubery and south Birmingham

Bromsgrove Editorial 5th May, 2023   0

A VARIETY of events will be held across Bromsgrove district and south west Birmingham to celebrate the King’s Coronation.

There will be big lunches, live performances, street parties and more over the coming weekend.

‘RocKING the High Street!’

Backdoor Pruductions’ Chloe Nordigian and Elliot Newton fly the flag with Jules Evans and Leigh Blakeman. Picture by Marcus Mingins 1523002MMR www.buyphotos247.com

The main Bromsgrove celebration will be the ‘RocKing the High Street’ coronation party from 1pm to 8pm on Sunday, May 7.

The stage will be at the bottom end of town near the WH Smith. Click here for the full details.


Royal cream teas in Rubery

Susan when she started her business with The Princes Youth Trust and went on to make then Prince Charles’ 40th birthday cake. s

Susan O’Leary, the owner of Polly Put the Kettle On in Rubery which closed during the lockdown in 2020, will be putting on pop-up cream teas from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 6 to 8.

The cuppas and fresh scones will be served from her campervan outside the former tea room on New Road.

Susan has met Charles – when he was Prince of Wales – on a number of occasions and even got to make his 40th birthday cake.

The Prince’s Trust helped her start her business back in 1988.


Celebrations at the Lickey Hills Beacon

From 5pm to 8pm on bank holiday Monday, May 8, a get-together will be held up the Beacon on the Lickey Hills.

Birmingham City Councillor Simon Morrall has arranged for a PA system to be up there, the National Anthem will be sang and there will be a book of congratulations for people to sign.

It follows on from the condolences event held for the late Queen Elizabeth II last year. The book of congratulations will go alongside the books of condolences in Birmingham Central Library.


Coronation Afternoon Tea for Rubery’s Older People

A Coronation Afternoon Tea for Rubery’s older people takes place at St Chad’s Church from 2.30pm to 4pm on bank holiday Monday, May 8.

There is no need to book and entrance costs £2 on the door.

People with any dietary requirements should call Frances on 07762 445689 in advance.

Raffle tickets will be for sale inside and a singer will perform.


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