Seasonal Events at our Bull and Lion

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We have the Salvation Army brass band coming on Thursday 18th December 2014 at 7.30pm to hold a Starlight carol-singing evening. Wrap up warm, and join in festive fun with the charity that has some of the very best of brass bands. FREE Entry.  Mince Pies and Glühwein. Bring family and friends for a night to remember. Donations welcome.

Our Seasonal Timetable is as follows:
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Packington Bonfire Night, Wednesday 5th November 7.00 pm

We hope to repeat the success of previous bonfire Parties and as you can see are keeping to the traditional date again this year.  The bonfire will be lit at around 7.00 pm, there will be two sessions of display fireworks with an interval for sparklers in between.  Hot dogs, burgers, punch and drinks can be purchased we hope you have an enjoyable evening.bonfire

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Dates for the diary – Big Breakfast & Great Bake Off 2015

Two dates for your diary …

The Packington Big Breakfast,  Saturday February 28th 2015                                                                         Mmmmmmmmmmm deliciousbreakfast


The Great Bake Off, Saturday 21st March 2015                           Ready Steady Bake !!!



More information to follow.

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Rearranged date for Annual Duck Race 20th September

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Packington Duck Race

Saturday 20th September 2.30pm


THREE RACES  + CUSTOMISED DUCK RACE CASH PRIZES You are invited to the re-arranged annual Duck Race. Bring your friends and relatives and enjoy a relaxing afternoon You can enter your own duck in the special customised duck race and win a cash prize. If you haven’t made your own customised duck yet there is still time and remember there will be a prize for the most creative and amusing!!!   Race Tickets only £1   Promoter Mr C Miles for the Packington Memorial Hall Charity 521484    

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Lower Packington Road Planning Inquiry – 24 Sep 2014

Packington Nook Residents Association (PNRA) letter – extracts:

The Planning Inquiry for Lower Packington Road has been set to start on Wednesday 24 September at 10am at Whitwick Business Centre, Stenson Road, Coalville LE67 4JP.  We expect the inquiry to last for a few days.

Please save this date for your diary.  Even though it is in Coalville we want to see a BIG turnout of supporters please!  Bring your friends and neighbours and share cars where possible.  Show them that this matters.  It is not clear yet when PNRA will be called to give evidence, but we will let you know the agenda closer to the time.

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72nd Packington Horticultural Show – Saturday 6th September 2014

20140906 PHS SHow Brochure CoverTitle topRSeptember 6th is nearly here – last year’s milestone 71st Anniversary show was one to remember, and with this year’s far better summer, this year’s Packington Show looks like being even better. We strive to improve year on year.

The Show is SO IMPORTANT to the whole Village and to all that have supported us for all the years. Without that support it would not be possible. Times are given below .. Click here to read more..

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Probably the BEST Open Gardens in Leicestershire – 25th August 2014

GarenView_CIMG3673w160_4kPackington Village Gardens Open Day – Major Village Event on Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2014 from 2pm to 7pm.  Admission is by passport to up to 12 gardens, Adults £3.50, Children FREE.

Passports are available from Packington village Car Park on Measham Road – LE65 1WP for your SatNav – or at partaking gardens.

Refreshments including cream teas ..Click here to read more..

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Hog-Roast tickets now on sale for the Robin Hood Packington family fun day on Sat Jun 28th


Hog-roast tickets are now on sale for the Robin Hood Packington Family Fun Day on Saturday June 28th 2014.

Ticket holders will have priority for entry and food (There is no guarantee of food for non ticket holders). Entrance to the event is £1.00 but free to children under 12 years of age.

Click here for an ORDER FORM cheques payable to Ashby Hastings Rotary Club

A FAMILY TICKET is £12.00 for 2 adults & 2 children food tickets including entry
ADULT’S HOG ROAST £4.50 (1 adult food ticket including entrance)
ADULT’S ROAST VEG & HUMUS £4.50 (1 adult food ticket including entrance)
CHILDREN’s MINI HOG ROAST £1.50 (1 child’s food ticket excluding entrance)
CHILDREN’S HOT DOG £1.50 (1 child’s food ticket excluding entrance)

Tickets are available from 

EMMA & PHIL at the BULL & LION, PACKINGTON 01530 415257
GEOFF at LA ZOUCH, ASHBY 01530 412536
JUDITH WILSON 01530 412658 (14 HOMECROFT DRIVE, PACKINGTON) E-mail judith ‘at’
(Please make cheques payable to Ashby Hastings Rotary Club)

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