What’s On – Kirknewton Christmas Festival 2014


KNDT Xmas Logo

THE KIRKNEWTON GREEN ROOM WILL BE CHRISTMAS CENTRAL FROM MONDAY 1st – 23rd DECEMBER. COME IN FOR A CUPPA, MINCE PIE & CHRISTMAS TUNES ANYTIME WE ARE OPEN.

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING FOODBANK DONATIONS & SECOND HAND BOOKS, CDS, DVDS, GAME. GET A BARGAIN  ON  THOSE ITEMS FOR A DONATION TO VILLAGE FUNDS.

IF YOU’D LIKE TO BOOK YOUR OWN EVENT IN THE GREEN ROOM OR VILLAGE HALL CALL 01506 883988, GILL GREAVES ON 07816 880175 OR E MAIL BOOKINGKIRKNEWTON@GMAIL.COM

PRIZE CHRISTMAS COMPETITION

The Green Room wants your Christmas drawings, paintings & photographs to decorate our space.  The theme is Christmas or Kirknewton at Christmas.  Pictures can be handed in or posted to the Green Room from Tuesday 18th November.  Displays will be put up from that date.  Please add your name, child’s name and age and contact number/email on back. Prizes for the best pre nursery, nursery, P1-3, P4-7, S1+ and adults.

Please help us record the Kirknewton Christmas festival and share your favourite Kirknewton Christmas Festival pics on the community facebook page and the ones with the most ‘likes’ will also win a prize!

EVENTS

The fourth Kirknewton Christmas Festival launches 30th November, but there are a few events before then…

Tuesday 18th November, 7.30pm

Xmas Decorations in wirework with Aleks, using Jewellery Tools

Potter Around, 01506 238961 to book, £15, Booking Essential

Sunday 23rd November. 1.30pm

Glass Fusion Christmas Decorations

Potter Around, £15 per person with Nancy Hamilton

Great fun to do and lovely to decorate your tree or give as a gift. Booking essential

Sunday 30th November, 4.45pm

Kirknewton Gala Torchlight Procession / Christmas Tree Lights Switch on 

Free – meet at Meadowbank Roundabout

Meet at 4.45pm to leave at 5pm from Meadowbank Roundabout set off to the Tree.  Glowsticks will be available for purchase. The usual festive refreshments available in the Village Hall afterwards.

Wednesday 3rd December, 6.30pm

Kids Book Club in the Green Room

For kids 6+

Friday 5th December, 4 – 5pm

Kosy Kafe in the Village Hall

Food and fun for primary age kids.

Friday 5th December, 6-8pm

Kirknewton Youth Club in the Green Room

For S1+

Saturday 6th December, 11am & 2pm

Mrs Claus and the Elves Workshop

Potter Around, Workshops are 11am – 12.30 and 2pm – 3.30pm, £12 per session, booking essential

Mrs Claus and the Elves will be visiting to help you make lovely Christmas decorations, as well as hot chocolate and icing biscuits.  Yum!

Sunday 7th December, 12 – 4pm

Kirknewton Christmas Craft & Food Fair including Christmas prize raffle

The first of two Sunday Christmas Craft & Food Fairs , The Green Room and Village Hall, Free Entry

Come along to do some Christmas shopping, find some unusual unique gifts for your loved ones, or a treat for yourself.  Tea and cakes available for Balerno High School fundraiser. Plus win lots of Christmas goodies in the Christmas raffle.

Monday 8th December, 7 pm

Scouts and Guides Christmas service at Kirknewton Church

Tues 9th December, 10.30 – 11am 

Christmas Bookbugs Session in the Green Room

Christmas songs and storytime for 0-5, please bring along your Santa hats!!

Tues 9th December, 7.30pm

Wirework Christmas Decorations

Potter Around, 01506 238961 to book

Come and join us for a relaxed evening making Christmas decorations from wirework or Christmas jewellery.  Great for gifts or to keep for yourself!

Wednesday 10th December, 7pm

Kirknewton Primary Christmas Carol Service at Kirknewton Church

For pupils, parents/carers and staff of Kirknewton primary

Thursdays, Weekly, 1.30 – 2.15pm

Kirknewton Babies Music Group in the Green Room

Songs, stories and rhymes just for the little ones.  Meet other Mum’s & make new friends.

Thursday 11th December, 12 – 1.30pm

Babies Christmas Party in the Green Room

12noon – 1.30pm, Bring your Santa’s little helpers along for some festive songs & rhymes.  Bring along some festive nibbles & treats

Thursday 11th December, 2pm

P1 Nativity in School Hall

Tickets on sale – Parents/Carers only

Friday 12th December, 9.30am 

P1 Nativity in School Hall

Tickets on sale – Parents/Carers only

Fri 12th December, 10am – 12pm, 1pm – 3pm

Jupiter Artland Christmas Little Sparks

Booking Essential – 01506 889900, http://www.jupiterartland.org, £10 per session or £30 for full day option (10am – 3pm with supervised lunch)

Holiday Little Sparks is for ages 2.5 – 5 and sessions are packed full of fun and messy art and craft activities, songs, stories, outdoor play and adventures in our magical woodland environment

Friday 12th December, 1.30pm – 3.15pm

The Lego Movie – Christmas Family Movies at The Green Room

Green Room – Ticket only (see below)

Feel free to bring a pack lunch but we’ll have popcorn and juice for sale.  We only have 30 spaces available so log onto https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-movie-the-lego-movie-tickets-14294680775 to get your ticket. 

Friday 12th December, 4 – 5pm

Kosy Kafe in the Village Hall

Food and fun for primary age kids.

Friday 12th December, 6 – 8pm

Kirknewton Youth Club Movie Night

The Green Room

Sssh, switch your phones off….eat some popcorn. Gremlins or Iron Man 3

Saturday 13th December

Family Christmas Movies

Home Alone, 10.00 – 11.40am

Or

Elf, 12.00 – 13.30 pm

Green Room, Ticket only (see below)

Very limited availability, you’re most welcome to bring some snacks. Popcorn and juice will be available. Only 30 spaces available

For Home Alone log onto

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-movies-at-the-green-room-home-alone-tickets-14318552175

For Elf log onto

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-movies-at-the-green-room-elf-tickets-14319458887

Sat 13th December, 10am – 3.30pm

Christmas Artsparks – Christmas Garlands, £40

Artsparks is Jupiter Artland’s holiday programme for children aged 5 – 14.  Children participate in indoor and outdoor arts and crafts activities. Create a truly unique garland to decorate your home at Christmas, painted decorations and Christmas themed crafty wonders

Sun 14th December, 12noon – 4pm

Santa’s Grotto, Food & Craft Fair

The Green Room & Village Hall

Following on the success of last year’s event at the Stables, we are hosting another Food and Craft Fair in addition to the already established monthly Craft Fairs.  Santa’s Grotto will be in The Green Room, and he knows when you’ve been naughty or nice!!  Entry is free but £3 to see Santa (with gift) Beautiful calligraphy card making mince pies and mulled wine will be available. Another opportunity to buy some Christmas gifts from local suppliers. Winners of art competition announced at 3pm.

Monday 15th December

Kirknewton Primary – P6 & P7 Christmas Party

Wednesday 17th December

Kirknewton Primary P4 & P5 Christmas Party

Thursday 18th December

Kirknewton Primary P2 & P3 Christmas Party

Friday 19th December, 9 – 11.15am

Kirknewton Playgroup End of Term Christmas Party

Fun, party games and a visit from you know who!!

Friday 19th  December, 10am – 12pm &/or 1 – 3pm

Jupiter Artland Christmas Little Sparks

http://www.jupiterartland.org, Booking Essential – 01506 889900, £10 per session or £30 for full day option (10am – 3pm with supervised lunch)

Holiday Little Sparks is for ages 2.5 – 5 and sessions are packed full of fun and messy art and craft activities, songs, stories, outdoor play and adventures in our magical woodland environment

Fri 19th December, 1.30 – 3.20pm

Frozen – Family Movie at The Green Room

Ticket only

Feel free to bring a pack lunch but we’ll have popcorn and juice for sale.  We only have 30 spaces available so log onto

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-movie-at-the-green-room-frozen-tickets-14349462629

Friday 19th December, 4 – 5pm

Kosy Kafe in the Village Hall

Food and fun for primary age kids.

Friday 19th December, 6pm – 8pm

Youth Club Christmas Party

£1 entry, Disco, Food and lots of fun!!

Saturday 20th December

Jupiter Artland Christmas Lanterns

Booking Essential – 01506 889900, £40

Make your own glittering and glowing Christmas lanterns, as well as an array of other decorations.

Sunday 21st December 2014, 11:15

Nativity Christmas service at East Calder church

Monday 22nd December

Kirknewton Primary P1 Christmas Party

Monday 22nd December, 11 am

Christmas Kirknewton Primary End of Term service at Kirknewton Church

Tuesday 23rd December

Kirknewton Primary Nursery Christmas Party

Wednesday 24th December 20, 7 pm

Christmas family service at East Calder church

Wednesday 24th December, 10 pm

Torchlight procession & Carol singing in streets of Kirknewton (all welcome)

Wednesday 24th December, 11:30 pm

Watchnight Christmas service at Kirknewton Church

 

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