Kingston Parish Council

Dates for your Diary

Core Fitness Classes - every Tuesday

In the Village Hall at 10am and 7.15pm

Quiz'n'Chips - Saturday 26th January

In the Village Hall. Our fabulous Quizmasters are back: Mark and Helen Underwood.

Entry from 7pm to claim your table and organise your drinks; quizzing starts at 7.30pm. Tickets include entry, and food during the interval (fish & chips £12, chicken & chips £11, sausage or veggie burger & chips £10). Pub bar open for wine and beer. Bookings now being taken for teams of 6.

More information: Paul Wright

 

Nativity Service - Sunday 23rd December

At South Sea House Barns 4pm

All children welcome to take part. Coffee and mince pies after the service, and a visit from someone special... Ho, Ho, Ho.

 

Christmas Fair - Sunday 9th December

In the Village Hall 2.30pm to 4.30pm

A chance to do your christmas shopping in Kingston, meet and mingle!

Preserves, baked goods, plants, christmas gifts, chocolate tombola, raffle. NEW THIS YEAR: artisan craftwork from the village. Tea, coffee, mulled wine, mince pies.

More information: Suzy Stokes, Miki Ellar

Village Pub Night - Saturday 1st December (tbc)

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm

More information: Mark Stalham and Chris Reid

Live Music Cabaret - Saturday 17th November

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm

Blue, jazz and folk music, featuring the singer Val Sinclair with the Kingston Blues Band, Rum Punch Band, Greg Alvey & Roger Wright

Wine, spirits, fine ales and pizzas. Free Entry.

 

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Events you may have missed...

Remembrance Day Service - Sunday 11th November

At the War Memorial on the West end of the Church at 10.50am, followed by a service inside the church.

An Evening of Remembrance - Saturday 10th November

In Kingston Church at 8.30pm

An evening or readings, music and meditation in remembrance of all who have died or suffered as a consequence of war. (Although held in the church, this is not planned as a religious service.)

Village Pub Night - Saturday 3rd November

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm

Village Work Day - Saturday 20th October

Around the village from 10am to 12noon

Jobs include:

- trim back trees to allow access for grass cutting

- remove willow tunnel at playground

- add play bark at the playground

- treat seats at the playground with preservative

- clear brambles at the village hall car park

- cut long grass in goals at playground

 

Church Viewing - Sunday 14th October

All Saints and Andrews Church - an opportunity to view the harvest decorations and enjoy a few moments of quiet reflection.

Harvest Supper - Saturday 13th October

In the Village Hall at 7pm, food served from 7.30pm (following the 6pm Harvest Festival service in the church). Hot supper with a complimentary beverage, apple pudding, pay bar and entertainment.

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 11th October

In the Village Hall at 8pm

More information: Peter Holly and Simon Draper

Village Pub Night - Saturday 6th October

Pop-Up Coffee Morning - Friday 28th September

In the Village Hall from 11am. £160 was raised for MacMillan Cancer Support. Thank you to the organisers Sarah Wright and Jill Coleman, and to all who supported the event.

Kingston Village Hall AGM - Thursday 27th September

In the Village Hall at 8pm

All welcome for discussion about use of our lovely new village hall

More information: Mark Stalham and Sarah Wright

Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust Ride Drive or Stride 2018 - Saturday 8th September

Parish churches and most of the Cambridge college chapels were open for sponsored touring. Kingston church - refreshments were available.Sponsorship raised is shared between the local church and Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust. See www.camhct.uk/ride2018 for details and sponsorship forms.

More information: Joan Reynolds

Kingston Tea and Coffee Club - Wednesday 5th September

In the Village Hall at 10.30am

A hot drink and time to relax and chat with your friends and neighbours.

More information: Mike Ellars

Village Pub Night - Saturday 1st September

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm

More information: Mark Stalham and Chris Reid

Village Pub Night - Saturday 4th August

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm

With fabulous handmade pizzas from the Easy family (in aid of the scouting trip to Switzerland: 1st Hardwick and Highfields Scouts and Wildcat Explorer Unit).

More information: Mark Stalham and David Easy

Church Fete - Saturday 14th July

At Southsea House (by kind invitation of James and Janet Clear)

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 5th July

Inaugural meeting, with music from Peter Holly's collection featuring 1957 to 1975

Village Chimney Sweep - Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th June

The annual visit, same rates as last year (includes a discount for Kingston residents).

Village Hall Phase 2 Grand Opening (incorporating Village Night) - Saturday 2nd June

A celebration of the completion of renovation works to the large hall with a glass or two of fizz. 'Easy-made' pizzas available, pay bar and social evening.

 

Kingston Wood Manor Open Garden - Sunday 1st July

Including afternoon tea. By kind permission of Julian and Sara Metherell. In aid of All Saints and Saint Andrew Church.

 

Annual Village Meeting - Thursday 17th May

All villagers are very welcome to come along, to discuss matters of common interest in an 'Open Forum' and to enjoy a glass of wine in good company.

 

Village Pub Night - Saturday 5th May

Village Pub Night - Saturday 7th April

Village Pub Night - Saturday 3rd March

Village Pub Night - Saturday 3rd February

Quiz'n'Chips - Saturday 27th January

Our popular annual event in aid of village hall funds. 7 for 7.30pm in the village hall, kindly hosted by our returning quizmasters Helen and Mark Underwood. Team tables of six with food options of sausage/veggie burger/fish/chicken and chips. Pub bar open.

Organised by: Katherine Reid, Katherine Stalham

Village Pub Night - Saturday 6th January

2017

Village Pub Night - Saturday 2nd December

Special this month: Hand made pizzas with your choice of toppings, made to order by John Easy.

Village Pub Night - Saturday 11th November

Village Pub Night - Saturday 7th October

Harvest Community Supper - Saturday 30th September

(Following the Harvest Festival service in the parish church, but open to everyone whether or not you are able to attend the church service)

Hot supper, including one complimentary beverage and apple pudding. With entertainment - poetry and songs!

 

Blues, Pizza and Baked Potatoes - Saturday 23rd September

A fun village supper and music evening in the village hall, with Kingston Blues Band playing a selection of classic and modern blues. Free Entry

Supper from 6pm, music at 8pm. Bar with a fine selection of Real Ales, Wine and Soft Drinks.

 

Village Hall Management Committee AGM - Monday 4th September

In the village hall from 8pm. Everyone welcome to discuss events and the ongoing refurbishment project.

 

Village Pub Night - Saturday 2nd September

Village Work Day - Saturday 19th August

A few jobs around the village, a great team effort!

- Spreading a couple of bags of playbark at the playground

- Adding topsoil to the 3 stones outside Southcote

- Clearing ivy from some trees in Crane’s Lane (bridle path)

Village Pub Night - Saturday 5th August

 

Village Cream Tea and Church Gift Day - Saturday 8th July

on the Village Orchard and at the Church, Rectory Lane

Cream teas at The Orchard 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Tug-o-war

Church tower open from 2pm (over 12's only)

Bring your teddy and make his parachute in the church from 2pm; Teddy bear parachuting from 5.15pm

Everything is free. Please enjoy yourself, and donate generously to the church.

Village Barbecue (incorporating the monthly Village Pub Night) Saturday 1st July

At Southsea House (by our kind hosts James and Janet Clear)

Entry from 5.30pm, food from 6pm, bar closes at 10.30pm. Ticket includes a selsction of barbecued meats (vegetarian option available), homemade bread, slads and puddings. Licensed bar serving wine, cocktails, real ale, lager and soft drinks.

 

Chimney Sweep - Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th June

Our annual visit, with a discount for Kingston residents

Contact Pat Draper for more information and to book your slot

Village Pub Night - Saturday 3rd June

 

Annual Parish Meeting - Thursday 18th May

In the Village Hall from 8pm

A chance to discuss reports from the Parish Council and other village organisations over a drink, and raise any village issues you are concerned about.

Click here for reports

Village Pub Night - Saturday 6th May

Village Pub night - Saturday 1st April

Gesualdo Six Concert - Thursday 30th March

Buffet supper with wine in the village hall from 6.30pm, concert by this outstanding vocal sextet in the Church at 8pm. Music focussing on early renaissance composers, but with a few modern works too. Proceeds to Kingston Parish Church.

 

Village Pub Night and Takeaway - Saturday 4th March

Bar, and hot indian food ordered by you and delivered by CamSpice

 

 

Village Coffee Morning - Wednesday 1st March

Come along for coffee, tea and a chat. In the Village Hall.

 

Village Pub Night - Saturday 4th February

Quiz'n'Chips - Saturday 28th January 2017

In the village hall from 7pm, quizzing from 7.30pm

Tickets £66 for a team of six, to include food. The pub bar will be open.