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Photo of roof and tower of Kingston Parish church, trees in the foreground

Dates for your Diary

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Village Pub Night

Saturday 4th December 6pm to 10.30pm


In the Village Hall; the bar will be open from 6pm onwards. Sorry no food for sale, but you are welcome to bring your own. Rules are as for last Pub Night, but please respect others who are still distancing or wearing masks as a personal choice. Please do not attend pub night if you have Covid symptoms, a positive test, have been 'pinged' or otherwise present a risk to others.

Virtual Christmas Fair

Sunday 12th December


Goods for sale by telephone from virtual stalls. Collection and payment will be from the village hall with refreshments available.


Stalls will include:

Cakes and Puds

Christmas Goods

Market Stall

Bottle Stall


The catalogue of items for sale and details on how to 'shop' will be distributed closer to the date by email.


More information: Miki Ellar and Stuzy Stokes

Village Carol Singing

Wednesday 15th December from 6.30pm


Meet outside the Village Hall. Carol sheets are provided; please bring a torch.

Refreshments afterwards at the Church.


All contributions are gratefully received: Please make cheques payable to "Kingston Parish Church". If you are a taxpayer, please consider the "value added " factor of gift aiding your contirbution.


More information and to make contributions: James and Janet Clear

Kingston Nativity Service

Saturday 18th December 4pm


In the Church of all Saints and St Andrew. All welcome!


Mulled wine and mince pies after the service, including a visit from Santa at 4.30pm - all children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews welcome to take part.


Please let Katherine Stalham know if you and children will be staying after the service

Christmas Carol Service

Sunday 19th December at 6pm


In the Church of all Saints and St Andrew. All welcome!

Resuscitation courses - how to carry out CPR

Tuesday 11th January 6 to 7pm

Wednesday 19th January 12 noon to 1pm

Thursday 27th January 7 to 8pm


In the Village Hall.

Organised by Peter Stokes, training delivered by a British Heart Foundation video. What to do in an emergency: use a defibrillator? or carry out cardio-pulmonary resuscitaion? what is the 'recovery position'? Practical sessions using inflated dummies. Maximum participants 10.


More information: Peter Stokes

Papworth Wind Band Concert

22nd May 2022

In the Church of all Saints and St Andrew.

This local band is a ten-piece wind band ensemble with a wide repertoire. All proceeds to the Kingston church Restoration Fund.


More information: Peter Reynolds

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Coffee, tea and chat

Wednesdays 10.30 to 11.30am

In the Village Hall10.30am to 12 noon

More information: Kay Forsyth, Miki Ellar

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Mobile Library - 2nd Thursday of the month

11.30am to 11.45pm at the crossroads in Kingston

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Kingston Music Club - SUSPENDED

In the Village Hall at 7.30pm.

More information: Peter Holly

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 you can email the webmaster

Events you may have missed...

Remembrance Sunday

14th November at 10.45am

Service in the church of All Saints and St Andrew. All very welcome.

Village Pub Night

Saturday 6th November 6pm to 10.30pm


In the Village Hall; the bar will be open from 6pm onwards. Sorry no food for sale, but you are welcome to bring your own. Rules are as for last Pub Night, but please respect others who are still distancing or wearing masks as a personal choice. Please do not attend pub night if you have Covid symptoms, a positive test, have been 'pinged' or otherwise present a risk to others.

Harvest Festival

Sunday 17th October 10.30am

In the Church of All Saints and St Andrew

ALL VERY WELCOME!

 

Wine and refreshments followed the service

 

This year the collection taken at the service was donated to the Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign, which is helping to support refugees and those seeking asylum in Cambridgeshire (www.cambridgerefugees.org). The Papworth Team will match fund our collection.

Village Pub night with Pizza Facile pizzas

Saturday 2nd October 5.30pm to 10pm

Kingston Village Hall Committee AGM

Thursday 30th September 8pm

The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Kingston Village Hall Management Committee was held in the village hall. All welcome to attend - to discuss the change in the constitution of this charitable body, and activities in the hall.

In the Village Orchard

Tea with scones and jam and cream. for all residents of Kingston.

* Special Presentation*

Orchard Cream Tea Party

Saturday 11th September 3.30pm to 5pm

Village Pub night with Angie's Kitchen

Saturday 4th September 5.30pm to 10pm

Kingston Summer Picnic

Saturday 28th August 4.30pm   NOTE CHANGE OF DATE


In the field behind the Village Hall, from 4.30pm onwards.

Bring your own picnic! Cook your own barbecue - facilities will be provided.

Bring musical instruments if you play.

No cars; dogs on leads; please remove your own rubbish.

Note: there is a small pond in the field, so please keep an eye on your children.


Courtesy of James and Janet Clear

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Chimney Sweep

Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th August


We are so lucky to have built up a good relationship with this chimney sweep over the years. As well as trying always to accommodate individual needs he is as usual applying a discount for our village block-booking (prices remain at £50 for a standard chimney).

Village Pub night with Easy Pizzas

Saturday 7th August 5.30pm to 10pm


The bar will be open from 5.30pm onwards. Rules have relaxed again since last Pub Night, but please respect others who are still distancing or wearing masks as a personal choice. Please do not attend pub night if you have Covid symptoms, a positive test, have been 'pinged' or otherwise present a risk to others.


  1. Sign in: optional
  2. Indoors: tables of any number.
  3. Outdoors: tables of any number.
  4. Service: at the bar
  5. Takeaway food and drink can be collected inside.
  6. Wearing a mask when inside: recommended (when not seated) but not mandatory


To give some comfort and space to those who are still sticking to the former rules, the south half of the big hall (near the old porch) is reserved for those who wish to maintain distancing. 


If you want a pizza, please order by Thursday lunchtime to the Easys  specifying whether to eat in or take away.

Church Gift Day and Pop-up Sale

Saturday 10th July

Donations for the Church Gift Day gratefully received at the Church 12 noon to 5.30pm. Pop-up sale: Books (poetry, classics, cricket, cookery, donated by Rhonda Oliver ex libris Philip Oliver), ornaments and china (given by Mariko-Parslow-Otsu from Orchard Cottage).


Note that the hoped-for Village Tea Party in the Orchard, to be held on the same afternoon, has been cancelled because of ongoing covid restrictions for large gatherings. We hope this event can be re-scheduled for the autumn.

Village Pub night with Angie's Kitchen

Saturday 3rd July 5.30pm to 10pm

The bar will be open from 5.30pm, with food from Angie's Kitchen available from her van in the car park.


Angie's Kitchen Menu

Rules are the same as last Pub Night:

  1. Sign in: use the NHS app to read the barcode on the poster at the entrance, or sign the paper register. Everyone over 16 must sign in (not just one per household).
  2. Indoors: Tables of six from multiple households or any number from two households/social bubbles. Groups must stay 2m apart and people must not move between groups. Masks must be worn except when seated. Ventilation to be maximised.
  3. Outdoors: groups from any household up to 30.
  4. Table Service only indoors and outdoors. Remain seated at your table unless going to the toilet.
  5. Wear a mask when inside. You do not need to wear a mask while seated.
  6. Please wipe your table using the wipes provided when you arrive and when you leave.

Village Pub night with Easy Pizzas

Saturday 5th June

Village Pub night with Angie's Kitchen

Saturday 1st May 5.30pm to 10pm

The bar will be open from 5.30pm, with food from Angie's Kitchen available from her van in the car park. (Or you can bring your own food.)

Angie is offering on Saturday a free surprise homemade dessert with every order of £10 or over.


Angie's Kitchen Menu

Village Pub night with pizza - al fresco dining

Saturday 17th April 5.30pm to 10pm

'Easy Pizzas' - Takeaway only

Saturday 6th March 6pm to 8pm


Saturday 6th February 6pm to 8pm

From the Village Hall - Takeaway only

Pickup at middle door.  Nobody must come into the hall

Payment by contactless card payment

Orders by Thursday lunchtime please to the Easys

Virtual Quiz Night

Saturday 23rd January - online


Organised as an online event this year by Katherine Stalham, with our indefatigable quizmasters Helen, Mark and Kitty Underwood. To-the-door drinks deliveries by Chris Reid. Money raised will be added to Hall funds.