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10th March 2018 [Saturday]
Active Arts "The Art Exhibition"
10.30-5pm - Countesthorpe Leysland College

Watercolours, oils, photography, ceramics, sculpture and more. All on display and most for sale, in what has become one of the most important art exhibitions in the County, now in its 27thyear. We expect more than 300 works of art from both professional and amateur artists. Open Saturday 10th March 10.30-5pm & Sunday 11th March 10:30 - 4pm. Admission £2 includes coffee and biscuits.
 


11th March 2018 [Sunday]
Active Arts "The Art Exhibition"
10.30-4pm - Countesthorpe Leysland College

Watercolours, oils, photography, ceramics, sculpture and more. All on display and most for sale, in what has become one of the most important art exhibitions in the County, now in its 27thyear. We expect more than 300 works of art from both professional and amateur artists. Open Saturday 10th March 10.30-5pm & Sunday 11th March 10:30 - 4pm. Admission £2 includes coffee and biscuits.
 


16th March 2018 [Friday]
The Bishop's Big Conversation
Start of weekend of events 16, 17, 18 March - Church and other places in Countesthorpe and Blaby

Discussions about faith with the Bishop and others in various venues in Countesthorpe and Blaby
 


16th March 2018 [Friday]
Active Arts "Big Band Night"
7.30 - Countesthorpe Leysland College

Once again the Music Hub will provide a BIG Band to blow your socks off. Come and enjoy the amazing talent on show from our up and coming stars of the music world
 


17th March 2018 [Saturday]
Messy Church
4.00-6.00pm - St Andrew's Church

Worship and activities for all the family
 


30th March 2018 [Friday]
Good Friday Meditation
2.00pm - St Andrew's Church

Meditation at the foot of the cross
 


30th March 2018 [Friday]
Good Friday Meditation
7.30pm - St Andrew's Church

Meditative service for Good Friday evening
 
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1st April 2018 [Sunday]
Easter Day Services
Dawn service (time tbc), 9.00am and 11.00am - St Andrew's Church

Easter Celebrations
 


13th April 2018 [Friday]
Countesthorpe Wrestling Show Friday 13th April
Doors 6.30pm Show starts 7pm - Countesthorpe Village Hall

Family Friendly Wrestling event Friday 13th April Doors 6.30pm show starts 7pm £7 a ticket please go to link below or phone Gareth on 07772695050 http://ftgu.bigcartel.com/product/countesthorpe-wrestling-show-friday-13th-april Our official Facebook page link is here. https://www.facebook.com/events/940201896156513/
 
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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.
 


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
 
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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 active.arts2010@gmail.com 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. www.hepworthwakefield.org 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.
 

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