Village events are detailed below. If you are organising an event that takes place in Countesthorpe, consider adding it to our listing which is also displayed on the village hall noticeboard.
28th April 2018 [Saturday] Men's Breakfast 8.30am - The Cornerstone
18th May 2018 [Friday] Active Arts "Little Love Cabaret" 7.30 - Countesthorpe Village Hall
Somewhere between a sketch and a cabaret show with warm, gentle audience participation where you’re usually asked to don the odd feather boa, daft hat or fake moustache and join in with some community singing.
This year they have collected stories about love from people aged 2-92, stories about your favourite toy, heartthrob pop stars, love at first sight, awkward crushes and full on chocolate addiction.
19th May 2018 [Saturday] Messy Church 4-6pm - St Andrew's Church
Worship and Activities for all the family
25th May 2018 [Friday] Active Arts "Greenfield School Concert" 7pm - Greenfield Primary School
Come and see where the talent of Countesthorpe starts to blossom.
Forget squeaky recorders and out of tune pianos, think brass bands, Djembe drums,Samba bands, wonderful choirs and all that youthful enthusiasm.
You will be amazed
Tickets £5 each with all profits going to Greenfield Music Funds
26th May 2018 [Saturday] Men's Breakfast 8.30am - The Cornerstone or The Bridge
Opportunity to eat and chat. ALL WELCOME.
13th June 2018 [Wednesday] Active Arts "Yorkshire Sculpture Park" 9am - Yorkshire
Coach trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
And as a bonus, The Hepworth Wakefield Museum
Tickets at £17.50 each must be booked beforehand via Active Arts hotline
0753 1440365 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
YSP is acknowledged as one of the best places in the world to see sculpture. www.ysp.co.uk/exhibitions
Hepworth Wakefield, Museum of the year winner 2017.
Coach will leave Countesthorpe Village Hall at 9.15am
15th June 2018 [Friday] Active Arts "M.P.Wright" 7.30 - Countesthorpe Library
Leicestershire author Mike P Wright will give the first of the New Countesthorpe Library Talks.
"Holy Bones Blues' is due to be published in February 2018 and Mike will give us his thoughts on his most recent novel.
"The next ‘big’ project will be The Holy Bones Blues, which brings my writing back to a Leicester location. As a Leicester lad, that will be an exciting venture for me."
Tickets £5 each from The Library or email or call the Active Arts Hotline, includes a glass of wine and some nibbles. Any profits will be given to the Library.