THERE will be one street party in Glasgow to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles this weekend.

Kirsteen Oliver, a stallholder at the farmers market in Partick, together with a neighbour, is organising the event for the community in Nottingham Avenue, in the Kelvindale area.

Last year, for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, she organised a street party.

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Kirsteen said: “Everyone said it was a great success last year."

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So, when the opportunity arose again, Kirsteen decided to look out the bunting and paper plates once more.

While the occasion is the King’s Coronation, Kirsteen said: “It is more about holding a community event."

It will be the fourth time a community party has been held on the street.

Kirsteen said: “We held a Golden Jubilee street party in 2012, then a Commonwealth Games street party in 2014.”

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She added: “It is a short street and is easy to close without affecting other streets in the area.

“There is no area of common ground big enough nearby to hold an event so we need to do it in the street.”

Residents in the surrounding streets have also been invited to attend and already dozens have said they will join in the fun.

She added: “Around 80 adults and children are coming so far and that might increase.”

Kirsteen has been able to source gazebos and tables and people are asked to bring their own chairs and everyone will bring their food along, making it a community effort.

In order to close a road to host a party Glasgow City Council has to be notified.

The local authority confirmed one application has been received in the city.

After the success of last year’s event, Kirsteen decided to organise another for the Coronation.

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She added: “People said last year that we should do it more often.”

While the Coronation is on Saturday, the street party will be held on Sunday.

The neighbours will gather for a short opening ceremony and ribbon cutting at the food tent, followed by food and drinks, a treasure hunt, races and a raffle. 

Maryhill community police officers will also be in attendance, showing children around the police car. Kirsteen said neighbours have volunteered to do face painting and nail painting and others will bring play equipment for children to play on in the street. 

Cash has been raised through donations to pay for any costs and Kirsteen said anything remaining will be donated to The British Red Cross.