Village Diary

Here are the events being held in the village and the local neighbourhood in addition to the normal scheduled meetings of the village organisations.

Recent and forthcoming engagements of the Parish Council and its Councillors are listed separately in the Parish Council Diary

If your organisation has an event coming up, please email the Webmaster so we can put the information on the website and hopefully you’ll get a few more people coming to your event!

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Keeping fit

Circuit training on Mondays

For anyone who wants to get fit and lose weight, there is Circuit Training with Angela Bevan of Bevan Fitness from 6-7 pm every Monday in the Village Hall at just £5 a session. No need to book, just come along and join in. More information on www.bevanfitness.co.uk or phone 07899 968630.

Get fit to music on Wednesdays

Zumba is a high energy dance-based fitness class carried out to the infectious rhythms of Latin and international music. And Castlethorpe’s very own Nicky Birchall is holding Zumba sessions in the Village Hall at 6.15pm each Wednesday. The cost is just £5 a session.

There’s no need to book — just turn up … and remember to bring water!

For more information contact Nicky on 07799 097921

Pilates on Fridays

Anna O Fitness holds weekly Pilates classes in the Village Hall from 3.30-4.30 pm on Fridays. For more details contact Anna on 07767 454497 or email annaofitness@gmail.com. There’s more information on Anna’s website www.annaofitness.com.

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Children’s dance classes

Dance classes for children in freestyle dance, street dance and cheerleading are held every Friday in the Village Hall (term time only).
5-5.30pm mini sapphires (ages 3-6)
5.30 -6pm junior sapphires (6+)

For more information contact Amy Clarey on 07703 407910.

July 25: Historical Society lecture

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s July lecture in the Village Hall on Thursday 25 July is Secrets of the Shoe Museum, by Rebecca Shawcross, Senior Shoe Curator at Northampton Museum. It starts at 7.30pm and admission is £2, free for members.

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August 15: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s August Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 15 August will be showing Mike Leigh’s acclaimed drama Peterloo, starring Maxine Peake and Rory Kinnear, recounting how cavalry charged a peaceful crowd of demonstrators in Manchester, leaving 15 dead and almost 700 injured. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member

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September 12: WI meeting

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on September 12 featuring Craft – Christmas, plus Competition ‘F’

The WI’s other events lined up for the year are:

October 10 Mercy Ships – June & Ken Brazier, plus Competition ‘G’

November 14 AGM with refreshments, plus Competition ‘H’

December 12 Christmas Party

For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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September 26: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s June Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 25 September will be showing the multi-Oscar-winning historical comedy The Favourite, starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz. The film starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member.

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October 10: WI talk

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday October 10 with a talk on Mercy Ships by June and Ken Brazier, plus Competition ‘G’.

The WI’s other events lined up for the year are:

November 14 AGM with refreshments, plus Competition ‘H’

December 12 Christmas Party

For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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October 17: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s October Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 17 October will be showing Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid in 1985.. The film starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member.

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December 12: WI Christmas Party

Castlethorpe WI will hold its Christmas Party in the Village Hall on Thursday December 12. For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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