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*March 26 Talk on the History of Kingston Fire Station by Merv Freeman 8pm in the Reading Room.
March 28 KEG Wine Tasting 7.30pm in the Reading Room Booking essential. See below for contact
April 4 Make Easter Gardens and hunt for chocolate Easter Eggs, from 2.30pm at the Church. No cost.
April 5 Easter Sunday Communion Kingston Parish Church 10am, please note different time from normal Sunday morning service.
April 5 KEG presents 'Walnut Falcons' 7pm Reading Room
April 9 AGM Reading Room Management Committee 7.30pm Reading Room All Welcome
April 22 AGM Parochial Church Council 7.30pm in the Church
* April 23 Visit to Cookworthy Museum 2pm Talk by Chairman on 'Hidden treasures from behind the Scenes'. Objects available not normally displayed.Booking essential see below.
April 25 Kingston Community Cinema ( film title  tbc) 7 for 7.30pm start in the RR. Bring your own refreshments. £5 adults, £2 under 16s.
May 23 Kingston 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. 

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!! Kingston Community Cinema. Starts soon !! 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 4.30-5.30 pm and 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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