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Coronation Community Service at St Patrick’s Church in Ballymena


The historic Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place on Saturday 6 May at 11am at Westminster Abbey.

To mark this momentous occasion, St Patrick’s Church in Ballymena will be the location for an afternoon ‘Coronation Community Service’ to reflect on this historic moment in time.


Organised by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council in partnership with local churches, the service will take place on Sunday 7 May 2023 at 3pm.

Taking part will be local clergy from different denominations with participation from Cambridge House Grammar School musical ensemble, Slemish Integrated College choir as well as soloist Lisa Dawson and flautist Ami Ogilby.

St. Patrick’s Church choir will also be taking part plus the Deputy Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Beth Adger MBE and the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, David McCorkell KStJ DL will be present. Everyone is welcome to attend.


In addition, Council’s Coronation Working Group have organised a host of fun-filled events and activities to celebrate this milestone including lighting up of key buildings in the area, the planting of Coronation-themed floral displays, the rollout of special colouring books, tree-planting and the distribution of commemorative coins to local children.

Members of the public are also invited to take part in The Big Help Out on the Bank Holiday Monday, which will encourage people to try volunteering for themselves and join the work being undertaken to support their local areas.


Further details can be found on our Coronation page www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk/coronation.

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