Village groups and organisations

KCA associated groups

CARPET BOWLS CLUB Meet at the Community Centre Wednesdays 2.00pm–4.30pm, and Sundays for matches. Please see our page for further information. Contact Bill Summers

CENTRE CAFÉ Open every Thursday 2.00pm–4.00pm. Please see our page for further information

FILM CLUB  Kedington Community Centre, doors open 7.00pm October–March. Please see our page for further information, and the What’s on page and Upcoming events list for our 2023/24 season films, info, times and dates. Join on the day or in advance. Contact Peter Deeks

KEDINGTON FRIENDSHIP CLUB For over 55s and retired people. Meet weekly on Tuesday afternoons 2.00pm–4.30pm for refreshments, board games or just a chat. Kedington Community Centre. £2. Just come along, or for further information contact Peter Deeks

KETTON PLAYERS Amateur Drama Group. Meet at the Community Centre Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7.30pm. Please see our page for further information, and the What’s on page and Upcoming events list for our current productions. Contact Sue Brown

K.C.GIGGS Promoting live music locally. Please see our page, and the What’s on page and Upcoming events list for our next event. For further information please contact Ross Van de Zande, or Bob Dellar

Children’s clubs

KEDINGTON RAINBOWS (5–7 yrs) Tuesday 4.30pm–5.30pm at Kedington Community Centre. Contact Nicola Lyons

1st KEDINGTON BROWNIES (7–10 yrs) Tuesday 5.30pm–7.00pm at Kedington Community Centre. Contact Sarah Lyons

1st KEDINGTON GUIDES (10–14 yrs) Tuesday 5.30pm–7.00pm. Contact Sarah Lyons

1st KEDINGTON RANGERS (14–18 yrs) Every other Tuesday 7.15pm–8.45pm at Couples School, Haverhill. Contact Sarah Sprigg, or for more general questions regarding Guiding please visit our website

KEDINGTON BEAVER SCOUTS (6–8 yrs) Wednesday 5.00pm–6.15pm at Kedington Community Centre. Contacts Katie Birnie and Anita Hunt 

KEDINGTON CUB SCOUTS (8–10½ yrs) Wednesday 6.30pm–8.00pm at Kedington Community Centre. Contacts Beckie Howland and Matt Garwood (Cub Scout Leaders)

KEDINGTON SCOUTS (10½–14 yrs) Wednesday 7.00pm–9.00pm at Kedington Primary Academy. Contact Andrew Hattam (Scout Leader)

READING CLUB for younger readers. Contact Kedington Library for details

SCIENCE CLUB (9–15 yrs) Different topic each month. Second Saturday of the month 9.30am–11.00am at Kedington Library. Contact Derek Raine

STORYTIME Stories and Rhymes for pre-school children. Thursdays 2.00pm–2.30pm at Kedington Library. Contact Janette or Sylvia

STOUR VALLEY EXPLORER SCOUTS (14–18 yrs) Meet Kedington Community Centre Wednesdays 7.30pm–9.30pm. Contact Claire Morey

MOTHER AND TODDLER GROUP Meet Tuesday mornings at Kedington Royal British Legion Hall. Contact Val Farthing

MUDFLAPS (yr 6 and upwards) Meet Kedington Community Centre Fridays 4.15pm–5.45pm. Contact Jan Watts

Sports and keep fit

HAVERHILL WALKING FOR HEALTH All ages welcome. Contact Wendy and Jim Foster for further details and our current walks programme

HAVERHILL TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB FA Charter Standard club league and cup football for both adult and youth teams. The Great Meadow, Kedington. Contact Andrew Ferney

KEDINGTON VETERANS FOOTBALL CLUB Sunday Football for 35 years plus on the Great Meadow, Kedington. Contact Stuart Watson

(Kedington-based) For 35 years plus. Contact Chris Loveday. Both Veterans teams play in the Cambridgeshire Veterans league

STOUR VALLEY KARATE CLUB Meet Thursdays at Stour Valley Community School, Cavendish Road, Clare CO10 8PJ. Juniors (7–11 yrs) 6.00pm–7.00pm. Seniors and adults (12+ yrs) 7.00pm–8.30pm. Contact Geoff Price

Other groups

BELL RINGERS Meet Monday evenings, and ring for Sunday services and weddings at St Peter and St Paul Church Kedington. Contact David Bush

CHURCH CAFE (‘Dolce Gusto’) Tuesday mornings 10.00am–12.00pm at St Peter and St Paul Church Kedington. Homemade cakes, savouries and refreshments. Contact Laura JG

CHURCH IN THE FIELD Now closed. Those of us who live in the village, and members who live elsewhere, are still available for anyone who would like prayer or a listening ear. Contact Brian Watts

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP Third Wednesday of the month 7.00pm at Kedington Library. Contact Kedington Library

GENTLEMEN’S BREAKFAST CLUB Full English breakfast and guest speaker. £7 per person. Fourth Saturday of the month at Kedington Community Centre 9.30am–11.30am. Contact Tony Farr for general enquiries and Paul Davis for booking and dietary enquiries

HAVERHILL & DISTRICT TWIN TOWN ASSOCIATION Find out more about us on our website. Contact Elaine McManus (Secretary to the Association)

KEDINGTON ART GROUP Meet Mondays 2.00pm–4.00pm at Kedington Community Centre. Contact Ruth Pairpoint or come along to meet us

KEDINGTON GARDENING CLUB Unless otherwise stated, meet first Tuesday of the month 7.30pm at Kedington Royal British Legion Hall. Membership is £8.00 per year, or £1.50 for visitors. For further information regarding events please see the Ketton Review. Contact Janice White

KEDINGTON LIBRARY AND KEDINGTON LIBRARY FRIENDS See the Kedington Library page for opening times and full information. For enquiries relating to the Library or the Friends group, please contact Janette or Sylvia

KEDINGTON ROYAL BRITISH LEGION For hall hire, events, and to join the Legion please contact Kirk Pearson

KEDINGTON WI Meet at Kedington Royal British Legion Hall the first Thursday of the month 7.30pm. Contact Linda Stearn

KETTON BOOKWORMS Reading group. Second Wednesday of the month 7.30pm at Kedington Library. Contact Janette or Sylvia

KETTON LUNAR SOCIETY Discussion group on Science and Society. First Wednesday of the month 7.30pm at Kedington Library. Contact Derek Raine

KNIT AND NATTER or anything crafty. Beginners and experts welcome. Wednesdays 1.30pm–3.00pm at Kedington Library. Contact Janette or Sylvia


ST PETER AND ST PAUL CHURCH Contact Church warden Mary Upton


SUFFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST Haverhill Group. Meet at East Town Park on the second Wednesday of the month September–April. Our meetings start at 7.45pm and entry is £2.00 per person. Contact Paul Sadler

TOP TIME Activities, games and talks from guest speakers for the over 60s. Meet Fridays from 9.30am at Kedington Library. Contact Janette or Sylvia

Schools and councillors

KETTON EARLY BIRDS Pre-school and Out of School Care. Church Walk, Kedington, Haverhill CB9 7QZ. Contact 01440 709666 or email

KEDINGTON PRIMARY ACADEMY Church Walk, Kedington, Haverhill CB9 7QZ. Contact Sandy Duers, Senior Administrator 01440 702787

WEST SUFFOLK COUNCILLORS FOR CLARE, HUNDON AND KEDINGTON Contacts Nick Clarke 07876 561781 email; Karen Richardson 07876 561781 email; Marion Rushbrook 01440 704229 email

COUNTY COUNCILLOR Contact David Roach 07738 264113

KEDINGTON PARISH COUNCIL Kedington Community Centre, Arms Lane, Kedington, Haverhill CB9 7QQ. Contact clerk John Boxall 01440 708577 (answer phone)