Come and sing your hearts out!

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

This year it is ‘Carols at the Abbey’. Come and sing your hearts out on Saturday 23rd December in Abbey Fields. The BBC have kindly moved the final of Strictly to the Saturday before, and entry is free – so there are no excuses! Just make your way to the area below St Nicholas Church, take a Carol Sheet and …

Duck Race – Two weeks to go!

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Just two weeks to go to the Kenilworth Lions Boxing Day Duck Race in Abbey Fields! Have you bought your race tickets yet? There are still plenty of opportunities to buy ahead of the day, or on the day itself. We shall be selling in Kenilworth Market on the 14th and 21st December, and outside Waitrose on the 15th and …

Kenilworth Lions help residents get their skates on!

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Kenilworth Lions have been delighted to co-sponsor the ice-skating rink in Talisman Square Car Park, which has been installed as part of the weekend’s programme of Christmas festivities in the town, culminating in this evening’s Lights Switch On event in Warwick Road. John Whitehouse of Kenilworth Lions is pictured with Town Mayor Cllr Kate Dickson and Jeremy Wright MP, together …

A “delightful dessert” for Boxing Day?

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Kenilworth will soon have a new addition to its eating-out scene, with the opening later this month of “Delightful Desserts” in Warwick Road. On Boxing Day, on your way to or from the Kenilworth Lions Charity Duck Race in Abbey Fields, why not call in and indulge yourself? The owners have offered to make a donation to Kenilworth Lions for …

Duck Race is one of the top 10 UK events in December!

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

We’re delighted that, for the second year running, the Kenilworth Lions Boxing Day Duck Race has been listed by the leading national web site Trip Advisor as one of the top 10 events in the UK in December. See the full article at https://blog.holidaylettings.co.uk/where-to-go-december-destinations-events-things-to-do/

‘The Future of Peace’ poster competition

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Kenilworth Lions Club has been working with Kenilworth School & Sixth Form to promote world peace through a competition organised by Lions Clubs International. The theme was ‘The future of peace’ and pupils at the Kenilworth School were asked to design a poster based around that idea. Pictured are the children who took part with the posters they designed. Each …

Learning to save a life

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Kenilworth Lions have sponsored two free courses for members of the public to be trained in the vital life-saving techniques of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and the use of AED (automated external defibrillator) devices. The first course was held at the Kenilworth Centre this week, with another one available on the 30th October. The courses are run by volunteers from local …

Hand in Hand for Syria

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Kenilworth Lions have teamed up with the UK-based charity Hand in Hand for Syria to organise a donation of much-needed furniture and supplies to help set up new and replacement hospital facilities inside Syria. All items had been donated to the Lions by local people. A team of volunteers from the ‘Hand in Hand’ charity turned up at the Lions’ …

Warwickshire Hearts CPR/AED Training in Kenilworth

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Kenilworth Lions are delighted to be able to support local charities Warwickshire Hearts and Evelyn’s Gift in running two free training courses at theKenilworthCentre this month, concentrating on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Together they are working to improve Sudden Cardiac Arrest survival in South Warwickshire by proactively training members of the public in …

Christmas Carol Concert venue secured

Andy Cartwright Uncategorized

We’re delighted to confirm that the Kenilworth Lions’ traditional Christmas Carol concert will be going ahead, on the last Saturday before Christmas as usual (23rd December), in a new venue of the Abbey Fields, Bridge Street, Kenilworth. The change of venue has been made necessary after English Heritage informed us that Kenilworth Castle would not be available to us this …