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Programme for 2018

Sat 14th April
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT: Stories and Supper, St Swithun’s Church Hall, 7 for 7.30pm. This will be the occasion on which KOA will celebrate the projects we have  funded. Old friends will describe how this village has changed tens of thousands of lives for the better by helping people to help themselves.  Tickets (£10 from Sylvia Vetta, 0780 9054969) include supper and a non- alcoholic drink. You are invited to bring your own bottle of wine or beer to accompany the meal.
Sylvia Vetta (0780 9054969)
Sat 28th April
KIDS FOR KOA  in the Village Centre, 5 p.m.  Children's concert with the Kennington Wind Band, music performed by children and young people from the village. Admission £4; accompanied children free. Refreshments available.  Please support the young people of Kennington!
Jill & Christian
Bradley (07880 716633 and info@isis-instruments.com)
Sun 10th June

BAGLEY WOOD FUN RUN AND WALK for everyone, starts 11.30 a.m., Forest Side playing field.  Race, run, jog or walk through Bagley Wood (not normally open to the public), by kind permission of St John’s College.  Please arrive no later than 11.00 a.m. to ensure you're registered by 11.15 a.m.
Sylfest Muldal (email)
Sat 16th June
GRAND FETE   St Swithun's Church grounds, 12 noon – 3.30 p.m.  Join us for a fun–filled afternoon, in aid of St Swithun’s School, Kennington Overseas Aid and St Swithun’s Church!  Lots of stalls, teas, Kennington Band, entertainment, and more!
Lisa Scott-Russell (326033)   
Sun 1st July
OPEN GARDENS  2 – 6 p.m. Eleven gardens will be open around the village, with refreshments available in some of them.  ProgrammeMap.
Marilyn Farr (326519)
Fri/Sat  6/7th July
KENNINGTON UNITED CHOIRS present THE SORCERER by Gilbert & Sullivan in the Methodist Church Hall at 7.30 p.m.  Coin and Note Collection. A fun evening for all the family – the most enjoyable singing anywhere!
Trevor Cowlett (735885)
Mon 30th July –
Sat 18th August
THE KOA SHOP  at St Swithun’s Church Hall, Monday to Friday, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. and 2.00–4.30 p.m.,  Thursday 6.00–8.00 p.m. and Saturday, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.  Goods direct to the shop only please, from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, 29th July, or when shop is open.
Marilyn Farr  (326519)
Gillian Cox (735590)
Sun 9th Sept
UNITED CHURCH SERVICE of thanksgiving for 50 years of KOA and Kennington Good Neighbours. 6.30 p.m.? St Swithun's Church, Kennington.
Brenda Groth  (739229)
Sat 29th Sept

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF KOA   in the Village Centre. Doors open at 6.30 for a 7 p.m. start. Including announcement of the year's results and presentation to TFSR.
Sylvia Vetta (0780 9054969) and Halcyon Leonard (452783)
All Year and in the Shop TOOL AND SEWING MACHINE COLLECTION. There will be a collection of tools and sewing machines to be donated to Tools for Self Reliance.  For details and a list of tools that are wanted please contact James Leonard, pick up a leaflet at a KOA event or click: tools. James & Halcyon Leonard (452783)
All Year! COPPERS COLLECTION. Save your coppers for KOA.  Jam jar stickers will be available from Brenda.  Please give your collection to Hugh before the middle of September, or asap! Brenda Groth (739229)
Hugh Fleming (434390)

Event organisers: please email Clive with any corrections to your entries