Winterfest and Sleigh Collections

Annual Christmas Appeal for Local Charities

Part of the remit of Rotary worldwide is to engage and assist the educational development of young people and this has certainly been achieved with this project, by involving the School of Art, Design and Media of Kingston College and with the enthusiasm of Head of School, Pat Boyle and the backing of Kingston College Principal, Peter Mayhew-Smith.  Students and staff are to be warmly congratulated for designing our Rotree for Kingston town centre the focus of our and several local charities fund-raising activities this Christmas.

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A Christmas Carol of Christmas Carols

What better way can there be to start your Christmas celebrations than to listen to some beautiful music and watch some magical festive entertainment in one of Kingston’s most historic venues?

On Thursday 26th November, in the 12th Century All Saints Church in central Kingston, the Military Wives Choir, along with other musical and dance performance groups will launch Kingston Rotary’s Christmas Appeal for Local Charities 2015.

An evening full of festive songs and carols based on Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ will ensure those who attend will have an evening to remember.  To find out more and obtain tickets please click here.

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A 5K Santa Fun Run/Walk

Sunday 13th December, in partnership with YMCA London South West, a Santa Fun Run starting at YMCA Hawker along the tow path in Kingston. Lots of competitors dressed in Santa’s outfits will raise funds for the YMCA and Rotary supported charities.  To find our more or register please click here.

Santa on his sleigh

Our sleigh visits the Kingston streets on the run up to Christmas, children and some adults all love to wave at Santa.

Thank You’s

All this has been made possible by the generosity of a long list of support for the Rotary Club of Kingston, Christmas Appeal Team in time, labour, materials and donations of individuals and businesses located or working in the Borough…so a big big thanks goes to all of them.