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Apple Café

Apple Café is a community café for Kennington in Oxfordshire, which is run by a group of volunteers for the purpose of giving our community a place to meet in a relaxed atmosphere with a drink and a delicious piece of cake or a healthy snack. Visit the website

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Friends of Kennington Cancer Fund

Friends of Kennington Cancer Fund has raised over £250,000 The fund was started by Pearl Livett in 1988 when her husband was diagnosed with Cancer, he sadly died in 1991. FKCF was officially formed in 1990, although the funds that were raised in 1988 and 1989 were used to purchase TVs for the Children’s Leukaemia …

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Headway, Oxford

Headway Oxfordshire aims to: provide support services to those affected by brain injury (including stroke and some other neurological conditions) across the county of Oxfordshire advocate on behalf of those affected by brain injury in relation to local and national strategic initiatives provide information on brain injury to those interested parties and promote awareness to …

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Kennington Good Neighbours

For over 40 years, Kennington Good Neighbours has been producing the Village List every two years. This has contained information on the Churches, Health, Education, and Parish Matters, together with details of Clubs and Societies. Since the first booklet was produced in 2000, new houses have been erected. The Scholar Gypsy and the Garage have …

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Kennington Link Women’s Institute

Affiliated to the Oxfordshire & National Federations of Women’s Institutes We are a small friendly Women’s Institute founded 45 years ago. We meet on the first Wednesday afternoon of every month except August. Our meetings are held in Kennington Methodist Church Hall, Upper Road, Kennington at 2.15 pm. We welcome new members. The annual subscription …

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Kennington Overseas Aid

Kennington Overseas Aid was founded in 1968 by the three Kennington Churches, with the aim of helping people less fortunate than ourselves.  Each year we choose a project provided by an established overseas charity, usually one working in the third world, as the target of our fundraising efforts. The emphasis is generally on sustainable development …

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Kennington Social and Sports Club

Situated in the heart of the village the club provides a meeting place for all members to relax in. It has a well stocked bar and for real ale drinkers guest ales are available The club sponsors three darts teams, two aunt sally teams, and Kennington United Football team along with Kennington Boys Football Team. …

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Kennington Women’s Institute

Kennington Women’s Institute was founded in 1925 and continues to have a loyal membership. Our monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month (except August) in the Village Centre, Kennington Road, at 7.15pm. We list below our programme of events for 2013-14.   Date 2013 Title of talk/meeting Speaker/Entertainer, etc. April 10 …

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Objective We have now obtained Fairtrade status from the Fairtrade Foundation in 2011 in recognition to the parishioners of Kennington for actively supporting Fairtrade. Our next objective for 2011/2012 is to support St Swithun’s Primary School to become a Fairtrade School. A brief history The impetus for Fairtrade Status came from a parishioner at the …

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St Swithun's Church

St Swithun’s Guild

Membership Open to all women for Christian Fellowship Aims Worship Active service of the church Talks discussion etc to promote Christian Fellowship and understanding Monthly meetings Held in St Swithun’s church hall on the 4th Wednesday in the month at 2.30pm We have a variety of speakers or an occasional film show. Other events We …

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Thames Kennington Trefoil Guild

The Trefoil Guild meets at the Kennington Methodist Church on the third Tuesday of each month, except in the month of August. The meeting time is from 7.30pm until 930 – 10.00pm and there is usually a Guest Speaker or occasionally a Social meeting when the group will entertain themselves. The Guild is a welcoming …

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