There are dozens of street parties happening in Oxford but also a packed programme of free community events celebrating the King's coronation.

This evening (May 5) there is a Coronation Service of Celebration at Christ Church Cathedral from 6pm to 7.30pm.

On Sunday (May 7) there will be a Coronation Big Lunch for the Community at Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, organised by Cherwell Collective at 11am until 2pm.

There will be loads of food, live music, and fun for all ages and, weather permitting, there will be a big picnic outside. No booking is necessary. 

There will also be the coronation big lunch from 12.30pm on Sunday at the Asian Cultural Centre, bringing all communities together for a vegetarian meal with music and cultural celebrations.

It is organised with St Mary and St John Church, Cowley Road Methodist Church, Oxford Hindu Temple and Community Centre, Oxford Jewish Congregation, Madina Mosque, Buddhist and Bahai communities, and many more.

Bring your own picnic and enjoy an enthronement extravaganza at Barton Community Centre from 1pm - 4pm on Sunday.

There will be live music all afternoon plus entertainments including bling up your own crown, face painting, photo booth and outdoor games including Splat the Rat.

Plus the Great Barton Bake Off cake baking competition will be judged at 3pm.  

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The street party is being put on by the Barton Community Partnership supported by organisations including Barton Community Association, and both Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council.

Also on Sunday there is a Coronation Weekend Garden Party at Florence Park Community Centre from noon until 3pm. There is no need to book with organisers encouraging people to just drop in and bring a dish of food to share.

There will be scones, jam and cream, as well as cakes available to buy and the bar will be open.

Competitions are for Best hat/fascinator (adult), Best crown (under 14's) and Best decorated cake. All cake entries will be sold to raise funds for the community centre.

On bank holiday Monday, East Oxford's volunteers will be celebrated at Flo’s The Place in the Park from 12.30pm - 3pm with a range of charities sharing information about their work and how people might help them.

Also on Monday St Lawrence Church at North Hinksey will be hosting a Coronation Cream Tea from 2pm-4pm in the picturesque church and grounds on the edge of the watermeadows and located at the end of Willow Walk.

There will be a delicious selection of homemade scones and cakes. It's £5 for adults, kids go free, with proceeds going to North Hinksey Primary School to upgrade the children’s scooter parking.