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May 19 Open Meeting organisation of the Funday 7.30pm in the RR
May 20 Fund Raiser Quiz for Flicks in the Sticks 8 for 8.30pm in the Dolphin Inn
May 21 Annual Parish Assembly 7pm in the RR
May 23 Traditional  Church Fete outside the Church 2-4pm
* May 28 Visit to Lady Astor's House, 3 Elliot Terrace Plymouth. 2pm tour £5.25 Please book through Margaret Cocks see below. 
May 30 Flicks in the Sticks Birdman 7pm RR Come and try Kingston's own Community Cinema
June 25 Annual Pub Walk starting from Fire Station 5.30pm
June 27 Ashburton Singers in concert in the Church from 7.30pm Refreshments
July 19 Cream Teas in the Reading Room 2-4.30pm In aid of Operation Christmas Child
August 1 Kingston Funday
August 15 Kingston Open Produce Show in the RR
October 22 History Soc. AGM 8pm in the RR

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.

New!! Flicks in the Sticks - Kingston Community Cinema. Starts soon !!  Test screenings last Saturday in the month, excluding August, 7 for prompt 7.30pm start in the Reading Room. Bring your own refreshments. Adults - £5 Under 16s - £2.

 Pilates based exercise in the Reading Room, Tuesdays 5.30-6.30pm, during school term time. £4 per class.Contact Jill Gubbins on 01548 810651 or jill.gubbins@homecall.co.uk

Kingston Events Group, KEG. Contact Hayley Swain on 01548 810748 or hayleyjones@live.co.uk 

*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: stanz@stanz.plus.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 2015 South Hams Mobile Library will be outside the Fire Station on one Tuesday in the month from 11- 11.40am as follows: 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, 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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