Kingston Parish Council

Dates for your Diary

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Wellness Workouts - every Tuesday

In the Village Hall at 10am and 6.30pm

This workout with music is designed to maintain mobility, core-strength and flexibility for the whole body including weight-bearing cardio work, Pilates/Yoga style core-conditioning and stretch. £6.50 drop-in; free taster session.

More information: Jacqueline Smith, Kingston Barns Tel. 07979802749


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Village Pub Night - Saturday 7th December

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

More information: Chris Reid

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Kingston Music Club - Thursday 5th December

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm. Presented by Jill Coleman "Memories of Dusty"

More information: Peter Holly

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Mobile Library - Thursday 12th December

11.30am to 11.45pm at the crossroads in Kingston

Contact telephone numbers are not normally given on the website for reasons of personal privacy. However they are available in the monthly Kingston Parish and Church Magazine which is delivered free to all local households.

Alternatively please click here to email the webmaster

Events you may have missed...

Live Music from the Great American Songbook - Saturday 16th November


In the Village Hall at 7pm


An eclectic mix of blues, folk, pop and jazz vocals. Beer, spirits, wind and soft drinks, and 'Easy' pizzas. Our very own Kingston Blues Band, with guest appearances from Val Sinclair (singer), Mike Nathan (drums), Dave and Vicky Hawkins (bass, guitar, vocals).


More information: Simon Draper

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 7th November

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm. Presented by Kay Forsythe

Village Pub Night - Saturday 2nd November

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting - Tuesday 22nd October

In the Village Hall at 8pm. To discuss a tree works planning application. Click here for the Agenda.

Village Work Day - Saturday 19th October

From 10am to 12 noon.

Please spare a couple of hours to keep our village looking its best – there will be something to do for all abilities!

Even You Song - Sunday 13th October

In the village church at 6.30pm


A new choral work, performed by Director of Music Owain Park with Cambridge Chorale and organist Joseph Wicks and children from Bourn Primary against a backdrop of digital projections. This special evensong will be led by The Reverend Nigel Pearson. Supported by Wysing Arts Centre.


Tickets available online £15 each (free libretto with each ticket)

http://bit.ly/2VvwxAb


More information from www.wysingartscentre.org

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Village Pub Night - Saturday 5th October

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

More information: Chris Reid

A World To Come - 31st July to 1st October

The village church is open daily from 10am to 6pm, to display this Art+Christianity community art project by local artist Bettina Furnée. The medieval Wheel of the Seven Acts of Corporal Mercy (one of Kingston's medieval wall paintings) is 'turned again' for a contemporary audience.

https://youtu.be/kJVJs18lWqM

More information: Peter Reynolds, Torrie Smith

Harvest Lunch - Sunday 29th September

In the Village Hall at 12.30pm (after the Harvest Service in the church at 10.30am).  All are invited for Ploughmans and cake. No need to attend the church service, just come straight to the Hall.

Tickets: £10 adult, £5 child

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Saturday 28th September

In the Village Hall at 10.30am. Cakes, buns, biscuits, tea, coffee.  Come along and enjoy refreshments and a chat with friends and neighbours, while helping to raise funds as part of "The Great Macmillan Coffee Morning".

Organised by: Jill Coleman, Sarah Wright


Kingston Music Club - Thursday 26th September

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm

More information: Peter Holly

Village Hall Management Committee AGM - Thursday 19th September

In the Village Hall at 8pm

All welcome. Discussion of plans for the hall, and events and activities past and future.

Village Pub Night - Saturday 7th September

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.


Medieval storytelling - Saturday 31st August

In the village church at 2pm. With Danny Hopkins. A free event in connection with the "A World to Come" art project. All welcome; no need to book.

More information: Torrie Smith, Peter Reynolds

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 29th August

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm. A selection of music will be presented by Miki Ellar.

More information: Peter Holly

A World To Come: Discussion - Saturday 17th August

In the village church at 2pm

Bettina Furnée (artist) and Laura Purseglove (curator) will discuss the development of the work "A World To Come" - Bettina's enquiry into the iconography and symbolism of the church's medieval wall paintings and her thoughts on the relationship between art and morality.

No need to book; just turn up
https://youtu.be/kJVJs18lWqM

More information: Torrie Smith, Peter Reynolds

Village Tea & Coffee morning - Wednesday 7th August

In the Village Hall from 10.30am. An opportunity for chat and refreshments.

More information: Miki Ellar

Village Pub Night - Saturday 3rd August

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

More information: Chris Reid

Mask making - Saturday 27th July

In the church from 10am to 12 noon. For children and families. Part of the "A World to Come" Art project.

Village Cream Tea and Church Gift Day - Saturday 13th July

At the Village Orchard, and the Village Church.

Cream teas 3.30-5.30pm (the tea and scones are free: please donate generously to the church!); tug-o-war; bar offering real ales, cider, wine and G&T

"A World to Come" - Friday 12th July

The Art+Christianity community art project opens in the Village Church at 6.30pm. The artist Bettina Furnée will give a talk at 7.15pm and refreshments will be served.

Kingston is part of a pilot project linking contemporary art and artists to historical art in churches (our medieval wall paintings).

More information: Peter Reynolds and Torrie Smith

Village Barbecue - Saturday 6th July (incorporating Village Pub Night)

At Southsea House by the kind invitation of Janet and James Clear

Entry from 5.30pm, food from 6pm, bar closes at 10.30pm

Selection of barbecued meats (veggie option available), homemade bread, salads, puddings. Licensed bar serving wine, cocktails, real ale, lager and soft drinks

Adults £10; 6-14 years £5; under 6 free

Village chimney sweep days - Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June

Our annual visit from the chimney sweep - he offers a discount for these two days.

Contact Pat Draper for more information and to book a visit

Wellness Weekend - Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th June

In the Village Hall

More information: Jackie Day

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 13th June

In the Village Hall at 8pm. A selection of music with a Portuguese twist will be presented by Celia Whitworth.

More information: Peter Holly and Simon Draper

Village Tea & Coffee morning - Wednesday 5th June

In the Village Hall from 10.30am. An opportunity for chat and refreshments.

Village Pub Night - Saturday 1st June

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

More information: Chris Reid

Ermine Street Band Concert - Saturday 18th May

In All Saints & St Andrew's Church Kingston at 7.30pm. This band of ten local musicians will present a varied and lively programme of chamber music for wind instruments. Tickets cost £10 (to include refreshments; free for under-16s). The band are performing free, and all proceeds go to the church.

Annual Village Meeting - Thursday 16th May

8pm in the Village Hall. 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.

More information: Peter Stokes


Village Pub Night - Saturday 4th May

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm. With pizzas (frozen not Easy-made) and jacket potatoes.

More information: Chris Reid

Village Tea and Coffee - Wednesday 1st May

In the Village Hall at 10.30am. Come and join in a friendly social gathering of neighbours and friends.

More information: Miki Ellar

Kingston Music Club - Thursday 18th April

In the village hall at 8pm. A selection of music will be  presented by Linda Rimmer.

More information: Peter Holly and Simon Draper

Village Pub Night - Saturday 6th April

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

More information: Chris Reid

Village Tea and Coffee - Wednesday 3rd April

In the Village Hall at 10.30am. Come and join in a friendly social gathering of neighbours and friends.

More information: Miki Ellar

Village Pub Night - Saturday 2nd March

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm.

Village Tea and Coffee - Wednesday 6th February

In the Village Hall at 10.30am. Come and join in a friendly social gathering of neighbours and friends.

More information: Miki Ellar

Village Pub Night - Saturday 2nd February

In the Village Hall 6.30pm to 10pm. with Easy family pizzas

More information: Chris Read, John Easy

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..

More information: Paul Wright