Hungerford celebrated the Coronation of King George VI on 12 May 1937 with suitable festivities, including:
- Sunday 9 May: Parade, Unitied Service in The Croft
(including the dedication of six new
- Wednesday 12 May: Peal of Bells; Town Band
concert, Broadcast of the Coronation
in St Lawrence's Church, Cinema Performance,
Childrens' Fancy Dress Parade,
Broadcast of the King's Speech,
Procession, Bonfire, Fireworks, and a
Coronation Dance in
the Corn Exchange.
What a day!