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.

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.

March 28: Historical Society talk

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April 1: Annual Village meeting

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April 11: WI talk

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday April 11, with a talk by Sue Drage called Recycling With a Difference. For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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April 18: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s April Film Night will be showing the acclaimed biographical drama First Man (12A) in the Village Hall on Thursday 18 April, starting at 7.30pm. Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong, who became the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member.

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May 9: WI meeting and Resolutions Evening

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday May 9. It’s the Resolutions Evening and Bring & Buy, plus Competition ‘C’. For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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May 23: Historical Society talk

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June 13: WI Beetle Drive

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday June 13 with a Beetle Drive, plus Competition ‘D’. For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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June 20: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s June Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 20 June will be showing Peterloo, Mike Leigh’s dramatic portrayal of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British troops attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester. The film starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member.

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July 11: WI musical evening

Castlethorpe WI’s monthly meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Thursday July 11 featuring J’s Joyful Divas – a small fun ladies choir with a diverse and eclectic mix of songs from across the decades. Plus Competition ‘E’. For more details contact Eveline Spencer at erspencer38@gmail.com or 01908 665326.

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August 15: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s June Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 15 August will be showing Widows (15), a thriller starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Liam Neeson, in which four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities, take fate into their own hands and plan a multi-million dollar robbery. The film starts at 7.30pm. 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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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 The Wife (15), an acclaimed drama starring Glenn Close as a wife who confronts some uncomfortable, deeply suppressed truths. and Jonathan Pryce as her husband. The film starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £5 or £2 if you are a Historical Society member.

The final Film Night this year is on Thursday 19 December, with Bohemian Rhapsody (12A), the story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid in 1985.

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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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December 19: Film Night

Castlethorpe Historical Society’s December Film Night in the Village Hall on Thursday 19 December will be showing Bohemian Rhapsody (12A), 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 under 15 or a Historical Society member.

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