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!


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 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 There’s more information on Anna’s website

May 26: Pop up Pub in the Village Hall

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June 2: Festival of Transport

The Yardley Gobion Festival of Transport is being held on Coffee Pot Field, Yardley Gobion, on Sunday June 2 from 12-4pm. Any vintage/classic/custom vehicles are welcome.

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June 3: Castlethorpe Duck Race

The famous Castlethorpe Duck Race is being held on Sunday June 3 down by the River Tove from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

The Duck Race is one of those events which will make you and your family smile. We release 1000 ducks into the River Tove. Will your duck be first to cross the line to win you a cash prize?

As well as duck racing, we have live bands, a beer tent, a fun dog show and lots of great food to choose from. There will be many and activities to keep the kids amused – and all in a glorious setting by the river. So come and spend an afternoon with us and…well a few ducks! Entrance is free and there’s free parking.

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June 4: Parish Council meeting

The monthly meeting of Castlethorpe Parish Council will be held in the Village Hall on Monday June 4, starting at 7.30pm.

The meeting will start with an Open Forum when members of the public are invited to ask questions of the parish council.

The agenda for the meeting will be published on the Notice Boards and at Public Papers prior to the meeting.

Minutes of previous Meetings and Open Forums can also be read and downloaded from the same webpage.

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June 9: Curry and Quiz Night

Curry and Quiz Night, Saturday 9th June @ 7.30 pm in the village Hall. Tickets will go on sale shortly , back by VERY popular demand, teams of 6 max, £15 a head includes a delicious home cooked curry , a great fun evening with the fabulous Mick Lee as Quizmaster.

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June 21: Film Night in the Village Hall

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July 1: School Fete

Castlethorpe School Fete, Sunday July 1st, 12-3, at the school. Great family fun, stalls, arts and crafts, delicious BBQ, Pimms Stall, amazing raffle prizes and scrummy cakes in our cafe…. do not miss it!

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July 26: Historical Society talk

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August 14: Film Night

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October 18: Film Night

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December 19: Christmas Singalong Film Night

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