What's On & Parish Newsletters
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*December 13 History Soc. Christmas Social Bigbury Golf Club 7 for 7.30pm. please book, see below
December 14 Christingle Service Parish Church 4pm in aid of the Children's Society
December 21 Carol Service 6pm Parish Church followed by mince pies and mulled wine.
In aid of the Ebola Crisis Appeal
December 22 Carols around the village. Meet at Fire Station 6pm. Finish 8pm in the Dolphin for Christmas Draw. proceeds to Action for Children
Christmas Day December 25 Family Communion Parish Church
December 31 KEG presents: New Years Eve Party Reading Room 8pm 'til late. Masked Ball theme. Licensed Bar and BYOB. Live music and disco. Children's Room. £ 3 entry. Under 16's free.
January 15 Pilates Taster Session 5-6pm in the Reading Room £4. No previous experience necessary
* January 22 Talk ' Backalong in Kingston' with Viv Freeman, stories and possibly a ditty or two!
|* February 26 Talk on the Construction of the Plymouth Breakwater ' The Great National Undertaking'. Bill Scarratt|
|*March 26 Talk on the History of Kingston Fire Station by Merv Freeman tbc.|
|* April 23 Visit to Cookworthy Museum 2pm Talk by Chairman on 'Hidden treasures from behind the Scenes'. Objects available not normally displayed.|
|* May 28 Visit to Lady Astor's House, 3 Elliot Terrace Plymouth. 2pm tour £5.25 Please book through Margaret Cocks see below. |
St James the Less Parish Church, Kingston, open every day of the year from 9am until dusk. All Sunday services normally start at 9.30 am. See under 'Parish Church' for details including special services, which may start at other times.
The Morning Market every Tuesday 10 a.m. till noon in the Kingston Reading Room. Buy second hand books, (only 30p a book! ); groceries; hand made greetings cards; crafts and gifts of various types; home made cakes, pies and preserves; eggs and home grown vegetables in season.
Kingston Events Group, KEG. Contact Hayley Swain on 01548 810748 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*Kingston Local History Society researches the history of the local area. Members pay an annual subscription of £3.00 single/ £5.00 couple which entitles them to free entry to meetings. Non members and guests are asked to pay £2.00 per meeting. Meetings are held from 8pm on Thursday evenings unless otherwise stated. Contact: Chair, Jenny Stanley on 01548 810819 email: email@example.com or contact Margaret Cocks, The Limes, Kingston on 01548 810765 if you are interested in attending a tour or have queries about an event.
Details of the many active clubs and societies in Kingston and contact details are given under 'Clubs and Societies'.
In 2014/2015 South Hams Mobile Library will be outside the Fire Station on one Tuesday in the month from 11- 11.40am as follows: 2014:Oct 7- Nov.4 - Dec 2. 2015: Jan 27; Feb 24; March 24; April 21; May 19; June 16; July 14; Aug 11; Sept 8; Oct 6; Nov 3; Dec 1. There is a Saturday morning stop in Modbury car park from 9.30am - 12 .30, ( 2014: Oct 25; Nov 22; Dec 20. 2015: Jan 17;Feb 14; March 14; April 11; May 9; June 6; July 4; Aug 1 and 29; Sept 26; Oct 24; Nov 21; Dec 19) and the WRVS run a Home Library service for those who cannot get to a library. Ring the number below if you want to use this. Please contact Ivybridge Library if you need further information on 01752 89314001752 893140 or try the following link: www.devon.gov.uk/index/cultureheritage/libraries/yourlocallibrary.htm for information on a range of library services including the use of eBooks and Audiobooks.
The Family Playbus runs stay and play sessions for the Under 5's in the Reading Room the first two Mondays of the month from 10.15- 11.45am . Kingston's own Stay and Play Group runs on the other two Mondays from 10am -12noon including the school holidays. 50p donation per family.Further information from Hayley Swain on 01548 810748 and see under 'clubs and socs' tab.
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The Parish Newsletter is published at the end of each month, immediately following the Parish Council Meeting. It is distributed free to every household in Kingston and some copies are emailed to ex residents and second home owners. Click on the required date below in order to view that month's newsletter.
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