The King’s Coronation Party in the Park is scheduled to take place on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Marshalls Sports Ground on Middlefield Lane. Offering a variety of entertainment and stalls starting at 11am till 5pm and then tribute acts with a firework finale 6pm till 9pm, there’s a whole host of things to do while gathering as a community for the Coronation screening.
Please note there is no public parking available on-site, disabled access only, so please if you are able, walk to the event where possible.
No alcohol is to be brought onsite and only alcohol purchased from vendors at Marshalls can be consumed.
Money raised throughout the event will go to the following charities: Salvation Army Food Bank and the Scotter Ward at John Coupland Hospital.
This free entry event will include tribute performances by Elvis, Pink and Robbie Williams, a 21 gun salute, kids rides and inflatables as well as much more!
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’re interested in attending the King’s Coronation – Party in the Park event, here’s some Frequently Asked Questions that may be good to keep in mind:
- What’s on throughout the day?
|11:00||Opening words from Gainsborough Town Mayor Cllr Pat O’Connor and WLDC Chairman Cllr Angela Lawrence|
|21 Gun Salute|
|11:05 – 11:30||Performance by Gainsborough Dance|
|11:30 – 12:00||Performance of Performing Arts Club of St John’s|
|12:00 – 1:00||Background Music|
|1:00 – 1:45||Live music by Emily Toward|
|2:00 – 3:00||Live music by Keith Stares|
|3:00 – 3:15||Scouting/Guiding Promise Renewal|
|3:30 – 4:00||Background Music|
|4:00 – 4:15||Performance by Gainsborough Musical Theatre Society|
|4:30 – 5:00||Performance by Gainsborough Dance|
|6:00 – 6:45||Elvis Tribute by Alfie Pearson|
|7:00 – 7:45||Pink Tribute by Gilly Bishop|
|8:00 – 8:45||Robbie Williams tribute by Oz Corcoran|
|9:00 – 9:30||Firework Finale|
- What’s happening between 5pm and 6pm?
Prep for the tribute acts begin, stalls will be cleared up and moved off-site, the first tribute performance beginning at 6pm.
- Are dogs allowed?
You are welcome to bring your dogs to the event, but please be aware they must be leashed at all times, and you must clean up after them.
- What kind of stalls/inflatables/entertainment is there?
There’s a whole host of stalls, serving food and drink (with some alcoholic options available for the adults). In addition to the section for the foodies, there also charitable stalls and stalls selling a variety of items.
Throughout the day there will be dance groups and other performers, including tribute acts as shown in the timetable above.
For the young ones, there will be inflatables on site as well as some rides with entertainment options suitable for the younger children too.
If you have any further questions or would like more information about the Party in the Park, call 01427 811573 before 3pm on Friday 5th May 2023, or pop an email to our event organisers:
Caroline ‘Caz’ Davies – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Davies – email@example.com