Banbury's Coronation Celebrations - May 2023



Sunday 7th May 2023


12:00 - 21:30


Spiceball Park, Banbury


Join us for an afternoon of live music, food & drink in Spiceball Park, followed in the evening by the lighting of the Town Beacon, Freestyle Fire Show & Fireworks Finale - all you need to do is bring along a deck chair and enjoy the entertainment! Children's activities and rides available throughout the duration of the afternoon too.

Key Times:

Further details will be available shortly.

For further information please email





We ran two similar events in 2022, to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Here's what happened:



Live Music (12:00 to 21:00)

Live Music

12:00     The Skeme

13:00      Hot Sauce Rhythm & Brass

14:00      Seven Hours Behind

15:30      Town Sparks

17:00      The Dodgers

18:30      Under The Covers

20:00      The SKAlectrics

The live music line up is supported by Banbury Music Mix Radio.

Main Stage (21:00 to 21:30)

21:00*         Lighting of the Beacon

21:00*         Fire Performance Show

21:15*         Fireworks Display

 *Approximate timings. 


Afternoon Tea - Pre Order Only

Celebrate the Coronation in style with an Afternoon Tea, to be collected and enjoyed in Spiceball Park.  

Each tea box serves 1 and costs £10.00 and contains:


Savoury Selection:

- Ham, Rocket and Wholegrain Mustard Mayonnaise Crustless Finger Sandwich on Thick Sliced White Bread

- Mature Cheddar and Red Onion Chutney Finger Sandwich on Thick Sliced White Bread

- Free Range Egg Mayonnaise and Rocket Crustless Finger Sandwich on Seeded Bread

- Homemade Sausage Roll

Sweet Selection:

- Homemade Triple Chocolate Brownie

- Homemade Lemon & Poppy Seed Sponge topped with White Chocolate drizzle

- Homemade Fruit Scone with an Individual Strawberry Jam Pot and an Individual Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream

Served in a Box with Napkins and a Complimentary Tea.

Pre-orders for takeaway only - please note there is no dine in option for this event, but benches & tables will be available within the park.




Food, Snacks & Drinks

Savoury Delights

Pig Roast by Hook Norton Butchers
Greek Street Food by Mr Souvlaki
Woodfired Pizza by The Vintage Pizza Box
Gourmet Burgers by Libertine Burger
Mexican Food by Pequeno Gringo
Crispy Chicken by Chicken Shed
Toasties & Sides by That's Mature
Fish & Chips by Frankly Fish & Chips
Fast Food by Superior
Bratwurst & Noodles by Appletons


Sweet Treats

Churros by Churro Boyz
Desserts & Ice Cream by MK Desserts
Traybakes & Brownies by Tess Brilliant Bakes
Retro Sweets, Fudge & Chocolates by World of Fudge & Sweets

We don't think you'll go hungry!



Hooky Beers, Lagers & Ciders by Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn
Frizzante, Prosecco & Champagne by Little Fizz Van
Draught Cider & Beers by Fosse Way Brewery
Coffee, Cakes & Wines by The Coffee Guy's
Craft Beers by Tap Social Movement
Mobile Bar by Websters
Mobile Bar by The Filly Fizz Company

We don't think you'll be thirsty!



There are lots of activities going on over the duration of the afternoon!

12:00 to 20:00 

Crazy Golf, Climbing Wall, Laser Zone, Pole Joust, Surf Simulator, Fairground Attractions, Go Karts, Mobile Caving System

13:00 to 16:00/ 17:00 to 20:00

Circus Workshops 

15:00 to 20:00

Face Painting
Balloon Models