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2014
July 6 Strawberry Cream Teas served in the Reading Room from 2.30 - 4.30pm. proceeds to Operation Christmas Child. Cake Stall and Raffle All welcome
July 12 KEG Race Night 7pm in the Reading Room
* July 13 Informal Visit to Folly Farm Archaelogical Site
*July 17 Visit to Ugbrooke House and Gardens, Chudleigh. Details tbc. £8 each
August 2 Kingston Parish Funday on the Recreation Ground.
Stalls/activities/refreshments -watch this space for more details
  August 4First World War Centenary Commemoration Service  8.45-9pm Kingston War Memorial in the Churchyard
August 10 Kingston v Modbury Annual 'Lashes' Cricket Match
August 23 Kingston Open Produce Show open to the public 3pm Reading Room
October 4 Harvest Festival Supper 7pm Reading Room
October 5 Harvest Festival Service 9.30am Parish Church
*October 23 Kingston Local History Society AGM , Reading Room, 8pm
*November 27 Talk on ''Prehistoric settlement in South Devon'' by local historian Win Scutt

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 81074801548 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 81081901548 810819 Email: stanz@stanz.plus.com or contact Margaret Cox, The Limes, Kingston on 01548 81076501548 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 the South Hams Mobile Library will be outside the Fire Station on the following Tuesdays from 10.20 -11.10 am. Feb.11- Feb 25- March 11. Please note that changes to the service come in from the end of March 2014. There will be a break after March11 and the new service will commence on April 22.  The library will only visit Kingston on one Tuesday in the month from 11- 11.40am as follows: April 22 - May 20 - June 17 - July 15 - August 12- Sept 9 - Oct 7- Nov.4 - Dec 2.   There is a Saturday morning stop in Modbury car park from 9.30am - 12 .30, ( Apr 12; May 10; June 7; July 5; Aug 2; Aug 20; Sept 27; Oct 25; Nov 22; Dec 20) 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 servcies 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 81074801548 810748 and see under 'clubs and socs' tab.

 


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