BROMSGROVE residents celebrated King Charles’ coronation in style over the weekend – as the district was filled with street parties and events.

On Sunday, May 7, Bromsgrove High Street was filled with hundreds of people who enjoyed music and entertainment all day at the town’s RocKING Bromsgrove Street Party.

From 1pm to 8pm, residents enjoyed free performances from Vintage Class, Erica Jean, Paul Martyn and Jack Read and The Shaders.

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Vintage Class performed at RocKING Bromsgrove.Vintage Class performed at RocKING Bromsgrove. (Image: Vintage Class.)

A host of activities were also on offer for children including face painting, stilt walking and kids crafting sessions.

Aston Fields also held a street party on Sunday, May 7 which was organised by Ascotts and No3a and supported by the independent businesses in the village.

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Hundreds of people turned out for RocKING Bromsgrove.Hundreds of people turned out for RocKING Bromsgrove. (Image: Martin Griffiths.)

Performances from Lewis Boulton, Ruben Seabright and Max Stockin filled the street with music and residents could choose a variety of beverages from mobile bars.

In Fairfield, an event was held every day over the bank holiday including a live stream of the Coronation in the Village Hall on Saturday.

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Stilt walkers entertained families at RocKING Bromsgrove.Stilt walkers entertained families at RocKING Bromsgrove. (Image: Martin Griffiths.)

On Sunday, residents enjoyed an afternoon tea at the village hall plus a live stream of the coronation concert in the evening with a licenced bar,

On May 8, the Fairfield Village Community Association got involved with the Big Help Out – a nationwide volunteering initiative, which saw 16 volunteers clearing grass, weeding, and creating a wildflower zone in Millennium Gardens.

Bromsgrove Advertiser: People were dressed in patriotic clothing.People were dressed in patriotic clothing. (Image: Joanne Pearson.)

Over in Hagley, a Kings Coronation Party was held on Hagley Playing Fields where people brought picnics, blankets and deck chairs to soak up the atmosphere.

Live bands were performing through the day on a main stage as well as a selection of cocktails and prosecco bars, ale bars and street food.