Agenda item

Coronation of King Charles III

To receive the report of the Communications & Community Engagement Officer.


The Committee received the report of the Communications & Community Engagement Officer, this was an updated report following the announcements from Buckingham Palace the day before the meeting regarding the type of events King Charles III wished to hold over the coronation weekend.


The Deputy Town Clerk provided a verbal update advising members that there would no longer be a bonfire as this was specifically requested by the King.


Members supported a suggestion that the Corn Exchange be offered to volunteer groups on 8th May in order to meet with the King’s idea of “The Big Help Out”.


The committee heard the bunting campaign and schools commemorative book idea would commence soon. The bunting campaign would ask the parish to create sections of bunting, ideally upcycling old material, to be hung over the coronation weekend which would then be used for future events.




  1. That, the report, and verbal update be noted and,
  2. That, the Corn Exchange be offered as a subsidised let to local Volunteer groups for the Big Help Out.


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