Join in with Sessay Village Coronation Celebration

Decorated Village

Friday 5th – Monday 8th May 2023

All villagers are invited to decorate front doors, gates, fences or gardens with flags and bunting to give the village a festive feel for the whole Coronation Weekend

Great Art & Craft Exhibition

Sunday 7th and Monday 8th May 10am – 4pm

Venue St Cuthberts Church, Sessay

Any villager of any age and experience is invited to create an item with the theme of ‘Great Britain’ or ‘Coronation’ to be displayed in the church for the whole weekend.

It can be made of any material and ANY form of art or craft. (e.g. knitting, flowers, painting, photography, pottery or woodwork)

Please bring your item to the Church on Friday 5th May between 4 and 6 pm for inclusion in the exhibition.

Celebratory Service

Sunday 7th May 10:30 am

There will be a short Celebratory at St Cuthbert’s Church service to commemorate the Coronation of King Charles.

Big Village Get Together

Monday 8th May

Venue: Sessay Village Hall 2:00pm onwards. Village Bar open all afternoon.

The intention of the Bank Holiday to celebrate the Coronation is for people to come together in their communities and to share community action. We encourage you all to join in with this intention and make sure your neighbours are able to join in too.

Please bring a sharing plate of buffet style food to make your contribution to The Whole Village Buffet available all afternoon in the Village Hall.

There will also be:

  • Display of Coronation Memorabilia
  • An Official Opening and Cake cutting
  • Presentation to the village Children of a free commemoration mug
  • Children’s Fancy Dress, Bouncy Castle and Sports Competitions
  • Grand Finale Coronation Quiz – Bar area 6:00pm

Please take the opportunity over the weekend to enjoy all the flags and decorations on villager’s houses.

Commemoration Coronation Mugs for adults will be for sale in the Church and Village Hall all weekend.

If you have any further offers of help please get in touch with Dennis by email . or anyone from the Village Hall Committee.

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