Coronation Tea Dance to take place in Chesterfield

Residents and visitors in Chesterfield are invited to a special tea dance to help celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III.

The Ashby “Little” Big Band with six musicians and a singer will be on hand play a mix of ballroom and sequence at the special event that will be held in the auditorium at the Winding Wheel Theatre on Tuesday 2 May 2023.

Hosted by Chesterfield Borough Council, the event will help to mark the first Coronation of a UK monarch for nearly 70 years.

Tickets are priced at £7.50 and can be purchased at  or by calling the box office on 01246 345222. The dance will take place from 2:30pm to 5.30pm.

Afternoon tea refreshments will also be available to purchase on the day.

Councillor Kate Sarvent, cabinet member for town centres and visitor economy, said: “The Coronation of King Charles III will be a huge event in our history, and we know that many local residents will be looking for different ways to mark this special occasion. 

“We held a tea dance for the Platinum Jubilee last year which proved to be really popular, so we ‘re hoping to see as plenty of people joining us again this time.”

More information on the Coronation, including details of national events can be found at: 

First published on 08 March 2023 Last updated on 10 January 2024