Fingers crossed for the re-scheduled Duck Race on New Year’s Day!

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The annual Duck Race had to be postponed on Boxing Day due to the dangerous state of the Finham Brook following heavy rain, but Kenilworth Lions have high hopes that the re-scheduled race will go ahead on New Year’s Day (Mon 1st January) at the same time (12.00 noon) and same place (The Ford in front of Kenilworth Castle). All …

And now for the Duck Race!

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With a successful Carol Concert now behind us, members of Kenilworth Lions are now enjoying two days of festive fun with families and friends, before gearing up for one our major events of the year, the Annual Charity Duck Race on Boxing Day! Blow away those cobwebs on Boxing Day morning! Start off by enjoying the freedom of Kenilworth Castle …

Carol Concert a “spectacular success”

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The Kenilworth Lions’ Carol Concert in Abbey Fields yesterday evening was a “spectacular success”, according to Lions President Kerry Kirwan. Attendance at this year’s event was an all time record of about 2,000, considerably larger than the previous events which have always been held inside Kenilworth Castle. The new venue worked extremely well, and we have already received some very …

TODAY – Come along to our Carol Concert in Abbey Fields!

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Everyone is welcome at the Kenilworth Lions Carol Concert in Abbey Fields, starting at 6.00 pm. As we approach the 50th year of this popular fixture in the local calendar, you support is more important than ever. This is the first year we have been unable to use Kenilworth Castle as the venue. While we have high hopes for the …

Racing ducks all counted and ready for the off!

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This year’s contestants in the Kenilworth Lions Boxing Day Duck Race have been counted, and are ready for the off at 12.00 at Kenilworth Ford! Of the 1500 ducks in last year’s race, two were missing – presumably still swimming! – but don’t worry, they’ve both been substituted so we have a full complement. If you haven’t bought your race …

Come and sing your hearts out!

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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!

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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/