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Diary & Events

REGULAR EVENTS:
(Scroll down for "Dates for your Diary")
Please note that not all clubs, organisations or their activities are listed here - for more in-depth detail please click on "Community & Clubs" (left), then make your selection.

Mondays

Black box collection on alternate Mondays. Click here for the website giving details of collections.

Garden waste collections - if you have opted in to the chargeable garden waste collections these are collected on alternate Mondays. For further information see www.wiltshire.gov.uk/rubbish-collection-days.

Autumn Club, 2pm - 4pm on alternate Mondays (for dates, etc, please look at Autumn Club's page).

Bell-ringing, 7pm to 8pm in St Michael & All Angels Church. No strength needed, expert and safe tuition given, all free. Teenagers to pensioners – all ages welcome! Please call Diane for more details – 07768 053116.

Book Club, 11am in Folly Row Café - all welcome.

Tuesdays

Mobile library every 4 weeks (fortnightly at the school). This vehicle has full disabled access. It arrives at the Old Post Office, Stubbs Lane (near the telephone box) at 10.10am until 10.30am every four weeks. It also visits the school every fortnight on a Tuesday from 9.15am to 10am, where it is open to the general public (and schoolchildren during term time). For full details and dates and for other library services click here. For dates of visits and more information, click on mobile library.

Pilates on Tuesday evenings (apart from WI night - see "Dates For Your Diary"). Beginners at 6pm to 7pm and Improvers at 7.15pm to 8.15pm. These classes are run as a course and are pre-bookable; call Amanda on 07947 348100 or email amandaspilates@gmail.com

Thursdays

Salsa classes, from 8.30pm in the village hall (please check dates below as Salsa doesn't run in the village hall when there's a parish council meeting). Beginners welcome. Run on a drop in and dance, pay-as-you-go basis by our new instructor, Anthony. Bring your own refreshments and no stilettos please. Details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.

Fridays

Refuse collection on alternate Fridays. Bank holiday collections link. 
Blue lidded plastic & cardboard wheelie bin collection on different alternate Fridays to the refuse and garden collections.

Women Out Walking
WOW meets each month, 10am at the end of The Close, for a gentle walk and friendly chat. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529. Walk dates below - please note that WOW walks are dog-free.

Fish & chips and curry night at Kington St Michael Club, from 5pm to 7.45pm - to eat in or take away. The Club now offers GLUTEN FREE fish and chips, on request. Please telephone in advance on Friday evenings from 5pm, on (01249) 750336.

Dog Training
Every Friday evening in the village hall; to book a place please contact Julie on (01249) 650062.

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Wednesday 19th September:
Newsletter deadline
; submit copy by 10am to the editor, Andrew Noblet, via a.j.noblet @phonecoop.coop

Thursday 20th September:
Salsa
, 8.30pm in the village hall; £5 each.  Beginners welcome; details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.

Saturday 22nd September:
1. Progressive Supper
In aid of “Get the Village Singers to the Carnegie Hall”. Starters commence at 7pm, main courses at 8pm and desserts/cheese in the village hall from 9.30pm, where there will be an auction, licensed bar and musical entertainment. Tickets £15 each, available from the village shop.
Donations of desserts gratefully accepted – please let us know if you are willing to help; details from Caroline Hooper on (01249) 750546 or Lyn North on (01249) 750234.
2. Live Music, 8.30pm in Kington Club. Back by popular demand - Dan The Barman & Motocross Joe.

Monday 24th September:
Book Club
, 11am in Folly Row Café - all welcome.

Thursday 27th September:
Salsa
, 8.30pm in the village hall; £5 each. Beginners welcome; details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.

Saturday 29th September:
Kington Club's general meeting
, 8pm in the Clubhouse Lounge - all fully paid-up members are invited to attend.

Thursday 4th October:
Salsa,
8.30pm in the village hall; £5 each. Beginners welcome; details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.


Friday 5th October:
Women Out Walking
, leaving the end of The Close at 10am. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529; sorry - no dogs.


Tuesday 9th October:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall, featuring lip reading and hearing loss with Janice Fisher.  The competition is a word game.

Wednesday 10th October:
KingtonSt Michael School Open Morning.
Reception open morning is for parents of children starting school in September 2019. Reception classroom will be welcoming visitors from 9.30am to 11.30am.

Thursday 11th October:
Salsa,
8.30pm in the village hall; £5 each. Beginners welcome; details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.


Saturday 13th October:
Race night,
7pm in the village hall, with the first race at 7.30pm. Race card £10 to include a hot meal; bring your own wine etc.  Enjoy the spirit of the occasion - dress code is "Point to Point" or "Ascot".  Race cards available from Jenny Hayne on (01249) 750443 or Denise Whale on (01249) 658503.

Monday 15th October:
1. Autumn Club, meeting at 2pm in the village hall, wtih a talk on musicals by speaker Lynda Warren.
2. All Angels WI, 8pm in the village hall, making minature willow structure. Visitors welcome, please email allangels@gmail.com.

Thursday 18th October:
Parish Council
meetings 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Saturday 20th October:
Bingo & Quiz Night,
8.30pm in Kington Club.  Prizes to be won!

Monday 22nd October:
Film Night - showing Finding Your Feet (Cert 12).  Doors open at 7pm, trailers start at 7.30pm and the main film starts at 8pm. This is a feel-good comedy with a star cast, including Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, David Hayman, Joanna Lumley, Indra Ove, and John Sessions.
Imelda Staunton plays a judgemental snob who discovers her husband has been having an affair and is forced to move in with her bohemian sister, played by Celia Imrie.
The film is shown on a large screen and refreshments are available. Tickets £7 on the door or in advance from the village shop.

Thursday 25th October:
Salsa,
8.30pm in the village hall; £5 each. Beginners welcome; details from Linda Durno on (01249) 750514.

Saturday 27th October:
1. Halloween Party, 6pm – free entry. Come along to Kington Club's fancy dress Halloween party, featuring wonderful magician and children's entertainer, Dave Hickory. Dave will bring along his disco and do balloon modelling. Hot dogs £2. Call (01249) 750336.  Followed by ...
2. Karaoke Night, 8.30pm in Kington Club, with DJ Dave. Join our enthusiastic group of crooners! Free entry; all welcome.

Monday 29th October:
Autumn Club, meeting at 2pm in the village hall for a quiz.

Saturday 3rd November:
Bonfire Night & Fireworks
at the QE2 Field.  The village bonfire night and fireworks
display is supported by the Parish Council and organised by volunteers to make this annual event go off with a bang! If you can help on the day and/or in the evening (setting up gazebos, making the bonfire, BBQ cooking, serving food/drinks, taking tickets on the gate etc.) please send a private message via our Facebook page www.facebook.com/KSMQE2Field.


Friday 9th November:
Women Out Walking
, leaving the end of The Close at 10am. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529; sorry - no dogs.


Tuesday 13th November:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall, when Colin Stone talks about the Free Wheelers blood bikes.  The competition is for an arrangement in shades of red.

Thursday 15th November:
Parish Council
meeting, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Saturday 17th November
60s Night
, 8.30pm in Kington Club. Go along and enjoy nostalgic music from the decade - wear those flares!  Free entry; call (01249) 750336.

Monday 19th November:
All Angels WI
, 8pm in the village hall, making jambola jars filled with sweets and decorative felt hearts. Visitors welcome, please email allangels@gmail.com.


Saturday 23rd November:
An Evening of Antiques, Intrigue & Indulgence
, 6.30pm at Chippenham Golf Club.
  You are invited to an evening with Marc Allum & Lisa Lloyd both experts on Antiques Road Show.
On arrival guests will receive a complimentary drink and there will be a display of fascinating antiques. On the tables each guest will have a list of these items to value, date, or explain “what is this?”.
Dinner will be served at 7.30pm. While enjoying your coffee, Marc will give an entertaining talk and reveal the true answers to the quiz, giving a prize to the winner. Test your knowledge! To complete the evening there will be a small auction which includes his offer to take 4 people to an antiques auction.
A bar will be available throughout the evening. Numbers are limited, so book early - click here for a booking form.

Monday 26th November:
Autumn Club, meeting at 2pm in the village hall, with a talk by Dave Williams, who is a dog trainer.

Monday 3rd December:
All Angels WI
, 8pm in the village hall, making wreaths, plus mulled wine. Visitors welcome, please email allangels@gmail.com.

Saturday 8th December:
1. Christmas Fayre
in the village hall.  Details to follow.
2. Christmas Meal in Kington Club, 7.30 for 8pm.  Tickets £20 (children £12.50), available from the club, for 3 courses plus coffee & mints.  All welcome; details and menu here. Call (01249) 750336.

Monday 10th December:
Autumn Club, meeting at 2pm in the village hall for the Christmas party, with entertainment by musician Graham Harding.

Tuesday 11th December:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall, with a Tudor Christmas by Cherry Hubbard.  The competition is for your favourite Christmas decoration.

Friday 14th December:
Women Out Walking
, leaving the end of The Close at 10am. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529; sorry - no dogs.

Friday 21st December:
Children's Christmas Disco
at Kington Club.  Details to follow.

Saturday 22nd December:
Christmas Bingo and Raffle Draw
at Kington Club.  Details to follow.

Monday 31st December:
New Year's Eve Karaoke,
8.30pm in Kington Club, with DJ Dave. Join our enthusiastic group of crooners! Free entry; all welcome.


2019

Friday 4th January:
Women Out Walking
, leaving the end of The Close at 10am. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529; sorry - no dogs.

Tuesday 8th January:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall. a Bollywood evening with the sahara sisters.  The competition is for a flamboyant piece of jewellery.

Thursday 17th January:

Parish Council meeting, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Friday 8th February:
Women Out Walking
, leaving the end of The Close at 10am. Details from Delcia Fussell on (01249) 750529; sorry - no dogs.

Tuesday 12th February:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall, when Barry Edwards will talk on the early history of Penguin Books.  The competition is for your oldest book.

Thursday 21st February:
Parish Council meeting, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Tuesday 12th March:
WI, 7.30pm in the village hall, for the Annual Meeting, Election of President & Committee, Annual Report & Financial Statement. The competition is for a story in six words.

Tuesday 12th March:
WI
, 7.30pm in the village hall.  John Pemberton will talk on
"Life and Times at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea".  The competition is for a photograph of a London landmark.

Thursday 21st March:
Parish Council
meeting, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Thursday 4th April:
Annual Parish Meeting
, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Thursday 18th April:
Parish Council
meeting, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

Thursday 16th May:
Parish Council
meeting, to include the AGM, 7.45pm in the village hall; all welcome.

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