Cancellation of Grand Show in June

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions are very sorry to announce that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government guidance, we have decided to cancel this year’s Grand Show which was due to take place on Saturday 13th June in Abbey Fields. Consideration was given to delaying the event until later in the year, but the nature of the planned event and the possible …

Covid-19 Forces Temporary Closure of Furniture Store

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions regret to announce that because of the Covid-19 crisis our Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road will not be open next Saturday morning as usual, and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. All van collections and deliveries of furniture have also ceased with immediate effect. This unprecedented step is considered necessary to help protect the health and …

Call-out for stall holders, sponsors and raffle prizes for our Grand Show

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Preparations are well advanced for the Lions Grand Show, to be held as usual in Abbey Fields, Kenilworth. This year the date is Saturday 13th June. 12.30 pm – 9.30 pm. More details are on our Event page at: http://kenilworthlionsclub.co.uk/community-events/grand-show/ Every year we are very grateful to a number of local businesses who sponsor our show very generously, or who …

Unclaimed Duck Race prize!

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

We have one unclaimed prize from our Boxing Day Duck Race, where we have so far been unable to trace the ticket holder:- Red ticket number 0129 – Second prize winner (£75) If this is YOU, please contact Lion Treasurer Gordon Henderson on 01926 855376.

Another great Duck Race!

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The Kenilworth Lions’ Duck Race was held today in Abbey Fields continuing a great local tradition which has taken place on Boxing Day and is held in great affection by local residents. Despite the earlier rain, weather conditions for the race itself were fairly dry, and the crowds turned out in large numbers as usual. The Finham Brook was fairly …

CANCELLATION OF ‘CAROLS AT THE ABBEY’ EVENT

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions regret to announce the cancellation of the Carols at the Abbey event for this year. The District Council, as owners of the Abbey Fields,  has advised us that the ground conditions and the expected further rain mean that running the event is not viable  for safety reasons, and also because of possible damage to amenities in the Park. …

Life-saving equipment installed at Lions’ Store

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

An automatic external defibrillator (AED) has been installed outside the front door of the Kenilworth Lions’ Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road, Kenilworth. This vital life-saving equipment is available for any member of the public to use in a medical emergency, by ringing 999 112 and asking the call operator for the door unlocking code. By using a defibrillator before …

Furniture Store closed over Christmas and New Year

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

The Kenilworth Lions’ Furniture Store in Farmer Ward Road will be closed over the Christmas/New Year period, on Saturday 21st and Sat 28th December 2019. So, if you want to pick up a bargain, you have two more Saturdays (7th and 14th) to come and visit us! We thank all of customers, and those who have donated items to us, …

Our ducks are counted and waiting for the off!

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions have been getting ready again for this year’s Charity Duck Race, to be staged as usual through Abbey Fields on Boxing Day 26th December. The race starts at 12.00 noon at The Ford in front of Kenilworth Castle, and finishes about 15-20 minutes later by the Swimming Pool. All 1500 numbered ducks have been counted carefully by Lions …

PRIDE OF LIONS GRANT SCHEME LAUNCHED

John Whitehouse Uncategorized

Kenilworth Lions Club has today launched a new scheme called “Pride of Lions Community Grants”, under which all future funding requests from local individuals and organisations will be accepted for consideration and decision by Club members. This follows on from the successful Dream Scheme initiative completed earlier in the year, which saw over £18,000 of grants given out to a …