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What's On

Please find below information on the activities on Sunday 7th May in Fleet to celebrate the King's Coronation. With so many activities taking place, this promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family.

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Car Procession

Over 100 Classic and Supercars will make their way down Fleet Road, starting at 2pm on Sunday 7th May.

Make sure to arrive in good time to get a great view.

The car parade will finish in Calthorpe Park so that you can meet the owners and  vote for your “People’s Choice” car of the day.

Thank you to Universal Classic Cars and Fleet Classic Car Club for organising this parade



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The Coronation Parade with marching bands will follow the Car Parade along Fleet road into Calthorpe Park.

Want to join the parade? Read our letter to community groups and download the application form here

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Kings & Queens of England Competition

Calling all local groups and organisations. Take part in the Coronation Parade representing a King or Queen of England for a chance to win £500 for the charity or voluntary group of your choice (which could be YOU). Full details including costume ideas are detailed on our entry form.

Food & Drink Market

More information to follow.

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Boat Rally, BBQ and more

Calling all water enthusiasts.  Come and take part in the Boat Rally by the Fox & Hounds pub whether you have a paddleboard, kayak, tug or narrowboat. Please dress your boat or yourselves in regalia fit for a King.

Lots of things to see both on the water and from the towpath:

  • Enjoy the boats moored beside the towpath and maybe meet the owners

  • Meet the Basingstoke Canal Society and 26th Odiham (Fleet) Sea Scouts. The Sea Scouts will also be showing their knotting and boating skills by building and paddling rafts setting off from Reading Road South carpark at approx 3:30 pm.

  • Paddle boarders, canoe and kayakers paddling past the Fox & Hounds pub throughout the afternoon.  They might even inspire you to have a go!

The Fox & Hounds will be open and have a tasty barbecue from midday with live music to entertain you throughout the afternoon.

Lots of fun, lots of colour, and not far from all the other activities going on in Calthorpe Park – so why not visit both!  We like to keep you busy!

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Community Groups

If you're a local community group take part in our Festival of Volunteering. Stalls are free for volunteer and community groups and will give you an opportunity to raise funds, let people know about your work and maybe recruit new volunteers.

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Music Stage

Details to follow.

Thank you to DJs Roy Allaway  and Chris Alden for managing the music stage. 


The evening will end with a fabulous firework display.

Thank you to Phoenix Fireworks for their generous support.


More information to follow. Activities are likely to include assault courses, dog show and much, much more...

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