Supporting Kenilworth School music department

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Ahead of their forthcoming tour to Austria, members of the Kenilworth School music department will be performing two free concerts in Kenilworth on Thursday 27th June. Kenilworth Lions were delighted to be able to support the tour via a grant from our Dream Scheme, which paid for the special uniforms which the young musicians will wear when they perform. The …

Grand Show raffle winner receives prize

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Local resident Jane Davies-Sayer, the overall winner of the recent Grand Show raffle received her prize today, a £250 gift voucher from Sylvesters Jewellers in Kenilworth. Phil Sylvester handed over the voucher at his shop in Talisman Square. Kenilworth Lions are very grateful to Phil for the tremendous support he has given to our events over many years.

Dream Scheme Awards

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At a special event at the Kenilworth Sports & Social club yesterday evening, Kenilworth Lions president Gordon Henderson presented Dream Scheme cash awards to twelve local groups and organisations. The Dream Scheme was launched at the beginning of the year, as part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Kenilworth Lions Club. The objective of …

Grand Show Washout!

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For the first time in its near fifty year history, the Kenilworth Lions Grand Show in Abbey Fields had to be cancelled on Saturday due to the adverse weather conditions and the waterlogged state of the ground. The difficult decision was made early on Saturday morning, when it became clear that it would be impossible to continue. The Show had …

Grand Show Cancelled

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Today’s Grand Show in Abbey Fields has had to be cancelled due to the bad weather and the waterlogged state of the ground. We’re really sorry to have to take this decision, but we’ll be back next time, never fear!

Grand Show programme of entertainment published

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The final programme of entertainment to be enjoyed at the Lions’ Grand Show next Saturday has now been published. From the moment the Royal Spa Brass Band strikes up at 12.30 through to 5.00pm when the Mayor closes the afternoon show, it will be a non-stop sequence of acts and events for everyone to enjoy. Then it will be the …

The Worthies Awards 2019

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Kenilworth Lions were delighted to sponsor two of the top awards at The Worthies event hosted by the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade at the Chesford Grange Hotel this week. The awards were for “Charity/Fundraising Organisation of the Year”, which was won by Kenilworth Foodbank, and “The Worthies Award” won by Jan Burnell, recognising an unsung hero who goes above and …

Not long to go now to the Grand Show!

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The annual Lions Grand Show in Abbey Fields is less than four weeks away now, and everything is prepared to make it as enjoyable for everyone as ever. The Show takes place on Saturday 8th June, starting at 12.30pm and continuing on through the afternoon and evening. Admission is free. The afternoon programme includes the arrival of the Mayor by …

Presentation & New Members’ Evening

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Lions’ President Gordon Henderson presented cheques to representatives of the following organisations: Kenilworth Heartsafe, Kenilworth Helping Hands Club, Kenilworth Scouts Jamboree, Kenilworth Children’s Centre Support Group and Northleigh House School. Kenilworth Lions Club held a special presentation evening last week to honour a number of local organisations being supported financially by the Lions, and to hear from them about their …

Dream Scheme support for vulnerable children

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The latest £1,000 award from the Kenilworth Lions’ Dream Scheme has been made to the Spring Playgroup and Pre-school in Upper Rosemary Hill, to support their work with vulnerable children. The money will be used to fund extra playgroup sessions for children who would benefit from extra support due to their own or their family’s specific needs. Spring Playgroup was …