Summer Activities Week

We’ve a week jammed full of free activities for everyone so whether it’s a tasty cream tea or something more competitive we’re sure you’ll find something to enjoy.

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More details are being added as they are confirmed

Monday 15th August

Under 5’s Story and Rhyme Time
10am to 11am for 0-5 year olds and their parents/grandparents/carers.
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
We’re starting our week of activities off with a time of story and rhyme for our under 5’s.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Craft Taster Session
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Principally for adults, this craft group session is open to everyone. Bring along your knitting, crochet, needlework or other craft project and join in good company and chat as you work. If you would like to try something new, some of our regulars will be on hand to teach you some basic knitting or crochet skills.
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Tuesday 16th August

Indoor Curling
10:30am to 12pm for ages 10+
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Curling is a game of skill and tactics where people slide ‘stones’ (small discs on ball bearings) towards a target known as the house. This session is an opportunity to come and have a go, test your skill and practice your tactics ahead of the tournament on Saturday.
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Please note: Young people under 18 will need a parent/carer to complete a registration form if unaccompanied.


Picnic & Fun Games/Sports Day
12pm onwards for all ages
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
On your marks, get set, GO! An afternoon full of fun games, wacky races and sporty activities plus the opportunity to compete for the family cup. Bring your own picnic and something to sit on.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Scattergories
3pm to 5pm for older youth and adults
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
We’ll be joining together for this creative-thinking, category-based game, so put on your thinking-cap and pull up a chair.
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Please note: those under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Pub Walk
Start 7:30pm for ages 18+
Starting at The Sorrel Fox we’ll follow the River Soar to The Navigation Inn at Barrow-upon-Soar where there will be time for a drink or two before making our way to back to Mountsorrel and finishing at The Swan.
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Please note that individuals are responsible for purchasing their own drinks. Please drink responsibly.

Wednesday 17th August

Mountsorrel-by-the-sea
11am-3pm for all ages
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
A day of fun at our new ‘seaside’ resort – Mountsorrel-by-the-sea – for everyone of all ages. There will be bouncy castle, face-painting, water games, sand-pit, paddling pool, fish and chips as well as ice-cream. Bring your towel, swimming costume, picnic rugs & suncream.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Thursday 18th August


Children’s Cinema
10:30am for Children and their Families
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Grab your snacks and make yourself comfy while you watch our family movie. There’ll be popcorn, sweets and drinks available.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Cream Tea at St Peter’s
2pm to 4:30pm
Venue: St Peter’s Church, Market Place, Mountsorrel
Whether you are coming for the tasty treats or the good company you will receive a warm welcome at our Cream Tea. We will do our best to cater for most dietary requirements, but we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free. Please speak with us if you have any concerns about this or any particular dietary requirements we need to be aware of. Although this event is free, we will be raising money for Breast Cancer Now and your support and generosity would be gratefully received. Please note that ticket times are staggered to help avoid long waits/queues.
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Quiz Night
7:30 onwards
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Our Thursday night quiz is open to everyone and we will have a mix of different rounds to put your knowledge, and best guesses, to the test. Come with your own team (team sizes not too important) or join one on the night. Nibbles will be provided, you just need to bring your own drinks. We are hoping that our quiz will be fun and have you laughing with friends.
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Friday 19th August

Board Game Cafe
10 am to 12pm for all ages
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Come and join our regular Friday morning Coffee Morning where good coffee, cake and coversation are essential ingredients. This time, we will have a large selection of board games available for you to play with. There are games suitable for all ages as well as some giant games, so why not come along and try something new.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Under 5’s Soft Play
2pm to 4pm for 0-5 year olds and their parents/grandparents/carers
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Tots and pre-school aged children can enjoy an afternoon of soft play with their friends. Refreshments will be available for children and their family.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Youth Movie and Pizza Night
6pm to 9pm for ages 12 to 25
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
An opportunity to come and chill out with some friends and meet our new Youth Worker. Come, sit back, relax and enjoy the movie.
Please do let us know if you have any dietary requirements we need to cater for.
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Please note: Young people under 18 will need a parent/carer to complete a registration form if unaccompanied.

Saturday 20th August

Curling Tournament
2pm to 4pm for ages 10+
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Who will be named as the 2022 Mountsorrel Curling Champion? No prior experience needed, just turn up, have a go and have some fun. The trophy will be presented around the fire during our Muddy Church which follows this event.
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Please note: Young people under 18 will need a parent/carer to complete a registration form if unaccompanied.


Muddy Church Taster
4pm to 6pm for all ages
Venue: The Orchard @ Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
Muddy Church is a place for people to gather together, outside and to connect with the space and God. We meet in the orchard behind Christ Church. Come prepared to get creative and explore nature themed activities whilst enjoying some treats around the fire. We’ll have crumpets and marshmallows to toast and plenty of hot chocolate to drink.
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Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.



Music for a Summer’s Evening
7.30pm to 10pm
Venue: St Peter’s Church, Market Place, Mountsorrel
A concert of beautiful music perfect for a Summer’s evening. Watch this space for more information on the performers. Cheese & Wine will be served during the interval. Although this event is free, we will be raising money for Breast Cancer Now and your support and generosity would be gratefully received.
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Sunday 21st August

All Age Worship and Celebration
11am to 12:30pm for all ages
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
A time to celebrate and thank God for all of the wonderful things that have happened over the week.
Our all age worship is a relaxed service where there is no expectation for people to sit and listen quietly. All of the songs and prayers are displayed on the screen for you, making it easy to follow. Our youngest visitors are welcome to sit and play on our play mat and a selection of toys are available to use during the service.
No tickets are required for this. Just turn up a few minutes before 11am and find a seat.


Community BBQ
12:30pm for all ages
Venue: Christ Church, Rothley Road, Mountsorrel
What could be better on a sunny summer afternoon than lighting the barbecue and enjoying a burger with some friends? Come and join us for our community barbecue in the gardens of Christ Church. In fact, why not join us for the All Age Worship first?
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We will do our best to cater for most dietary requirements, but we cannot guarantee that our food will be allergen free. Please speak with us if you have any concerns about this or any particular dietary requirements we need to be aware of.
Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Evensong at St Peter’s
6pm to 7pm
Venue: St Peter’s Church, Market Place, Mountsorrel
Join us at St Peter’s for a service of Evening Prayer (Evensong) using liturgy from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. This traditional service includes hymns that are usually led by a small choir. Whether you are new to Church or have been attending for many years, you will find that the words and music draw you close to the living God in worship and adoration.
No tickets are required for this. Just turn up a few minutes before 6pm and find a seat.




Curry Night
Start at 7:30pm
Venue: St Peter’s Church, Market Place, Mountsorrel
Following the Evensong service at St Peter’s we will conclude our week of activities by sharing a meal together. The food will be provided by a local Indian Restaurant so we are guaranteed to be in for a real treat.
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We will do our best to cater for most dietary requirements, but we cannot guarantee that our food will be completely allergen free. Please speak with us if you have any concerns about this or any particular dietary requirements we need to be aware of. Please feel free to bring your own drink.


For more details on any of these events, or to let us know about any dietary requirements, please contact us here