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Portishead's Penny Coronation Festival set to be a huge success

Portishead's Penny Coronation Festival set to be a huge success

After the success of last years' Community Jubilee Event, Portishead Town Council will be hosting an even bigger and better event this year called the Penny Coronation Festival. The event will celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and is being held on Saturday 27 May at the Portishead Show Field.

The Festival is set to be a wonderful community event and great day out for all the family. Entry is from 11am with a donation of just one penny at the entrance, which will go to local charity groups decided on by residents at the Portishead Residents Annual Meeting, which will be taking place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 17 May 2023 at the Folk Hall in Portishead -

There will be FREE Children's Entertainment from 11am from Action Pussycat including, magic shows, games, Batman, mascots Chase, Mickey Mouse and Toons the Tiger. North Somerset Play Forum, Hula Lady with a collection of circus skills equipment, learn to juggle! North Somerset Scrap Store recycled junk modelling, free face painting, Play Wild Forest School, Rory the T Rex. Punch and Judy Show @ 3pm. Bouncy Castle charged at £2 per child.

The Rock Choir will welcome visitors from 11:30am, followed by The Twerzels on stage at 1pm and Local Portishead Cover Band Esplanade Road at 2pm. The Rock Project will then take over the stage until 10pm, so wear your dancing shoes!

Craft, charity and some of your favourite local food and drinks stalls will be joining to keep you happy, fed and watered throughout the day.

Come along with your family and friends and join in the fun. Parking is limited so please walk where possible. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

If you're interested in volunteering at this event please email - or call – 01275 404 659

The list of food and drinks stalls and craft and charity stalls are below:-

BBQ - Butchers Block
Cafe Marina
The Bristol Burger Bus
Woodfired Events Homemade Pizzas
The Sirens Calling
The Port Bar
Freddy B "Posset" Gin & Spirits
Fawn Mobile Café and Bar
Portishead Youth Centre Candy Cabin
Heaven on The Hill
Shanicatti Shakes
Cheeky Pancakes
Dumplings and Bubble Tea
Who Dares Gins – Mobile Gin Bar
Millards Ice Cream Van
The Scoops - Vintage Ice Cream Bike

Love is Sweet
Katie 8 Cakes
Bryony Bakes
Boz Pets
Be Real CBD & Elaina's Art and Design
Seaview Glass
Magical Brookland
La Belle Vie
Pretty Things For All
Touchwood Quirky Crafts
Souter & Stanley
Postage Pictures (stamp art)
Rainbow Imaginarium
Home Sewn
Wahida Phillips Art
Elsie Jade Designs

Turn The Tide
Friends of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve
Avon Wildlife Trust
Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
Gordano Civic Society
Portishead Mind Shop
Portishead Horticultural Society
Children's Hospice South West
Little Paws Rescue
St Peters Hospice
Fairtrade Portishead

Posted: Thu, 11 May 2023 10:58 by Amy Sear

Tags: Penny Coronation Festival, Portishead Town Council