Connect groups are a whole new way of meeting, simply to connect with other people around a variety of interests in a number of locations across the city and region.

Connect groups normally meet at least once a month encompassing a whole range of interests - sport, crafts, hobbies, leisure interests, professional interests and not forgetting groups that involve food!

Find a Connect Group

Choose from the categories below to find more about the different Connect Groups running at KingsGate, Peterborough.

Food Connect Groups

  • Come Dine With Me - Various locations

    Bring and share our love for food and drink from all around the world! Including "Come dine with me" like dinners, bring and share events, tasting sessions and much more! We would absolutely love people who can cook, bake, experiment or just if you want to try & taste different foods and drinks. May sometimes be themed, e.g. different culture or food groups.

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  • Grand Adult Coffee Mornings - KingsGate

    Join us for our weekly coffee mornings every Tuesday from 10am-12noon. We have other activities too - including, lunches, breakfasts, outings and trips, talks and films.

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  • GXC Men's Breakfast - Fengate

    Part of Global Xtend Connect: Men of all ages meeting on the last Saturday of the month over breakfast to share experiences of our Christian journey, life/work/family successes and challenges.

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Games Connect Groups

  • Bridge Club - Parnwell

    Meeting weekly on a Monday evening for those wishing to learn the game of Bridge, and for those willing to help and advise new players. £1 per session.

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  • Chess - KingsGate

    Meeting monthly on the last Saturday morning of a month, for any adults who enjoy playing chess, at whatever level, please join up!

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  • Risk-y Evenings for Guys - KingsGate

    Meeting every six weeks we are a bunch of guys planning to take over the world... well... playing Risk is as close as we will ever get. Come along if you like Risk or even if you just want a great evening out, sharing pizza and having a good laugh.

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  • Table Top Games - Whittlesey

    Meeting monthly on a Thursday evening, its an opportunity to join with like-minded individuals to play games both old and new. Card games, board games, and anything else that can be played around a table! There will be special events through the year, and light refreshments will be available.

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Sport & Active Connect Groups

  • Badminton - Orton Northgate

    Weekly Tuesday Badminton Group at Lakeside Leisure Centre, all are welcome, men and women!

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  • Badminton - Stanground

    Meeting on a Monday evening at Stanground for all who want to come and play Badminton

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  • Ladies Keep Fit - KingsGate

    Gather weekly on a Tuesday evening with up to 30 other ladies and friends to keep fit and have fun! £2 per session.

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  • Table Tennis - KingsGate

    If you like to play table tennis, then get in touch and come and join us for fun, not club competitions! We meet at KingsGate fortnightly, early on a Thursday evening (5:30-7:00pm)

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Outdoor Connect Groups

  • Caravan and Camping - Various locations

    Meeting mainly during school holidays and bank holidays. We enjoy meeting on caravan sites with our tents caravans at various locations, having socials throughout the rally e.g. quizzes, meals, children's games etc.

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  • Dog Walking - Ferry Meadows

    "Paws to Connect" meets fortnightly on a Saturday at Ferry Meadows for Kingsgate dogs and their friends to come along with their well behaved humans to have a walk, maybe chase a ball (dogs), have a chat (humans) and finish with a treat for all at the Water sports Coffee Shop.

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  • Garden Visiting - Various locations

    Meeting monthly for all with an interest in gardens and a desire to visit gardens of all types from those at grand houses to small cottage types (we would visit individual gardens and village open days), to seek ideas and inspiration, combined with an opportunity to sit (over refreshments) and discuss all that we see.

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  • Ramblers - Various locations

    Meeting monthly on a Saturday beginning the walk at 9.30am - 10.00am. This walking group for fairly serious walkers, covering distances of from 12 to 20 miles over varying terrains. Most walks will be local but there will be opportunity for occasional trips away.

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Craft Connect Groups

  • Jewellry Makers - Parnwell

    Meeting on the first Thursday each month 10 am to 12 noon. Learn how to make your own colourful, unique jewellery in our friendly small group. Aimed at the beginner, we will gently lead you from making simple, stretchy bracelets to macrame, kumihimo and simple wire work. At each meeting a kit will be provided containing everything you need (cost will be no more than £4). Of course, there will be plenty of time to chat over coffee and cake.

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  • Quilting - KingsGate

    Meeting monthly on a Saturday morning. Bring your own materials and share experiences of quilting. This is not a teaching group, but books will be available to look at. Teas and coffee available during the morning.

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Professional Connect Groups

  • Businessmen's Breakfast - Thorpe Meadows

    Meeting on the first Saturday of the month at a Peterborough restaurant, we are a multinational men's group of varying ages. All of our members are involved in the business world, and we regularly have a 10 minute business/devotional slot as part of our breakfast meetings.

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  • Doctors - Peterborough

    "The Doctors Hangout" is a monthly group where doctors take time out from very busy lives to gather together and make time to relax, fellowship, and network. Includes meeting to play games, or watch movies, or any fun activities that could be decided on. During these meetings we will take moments to share how we've all been coping with balancing work and life, aiming to inspire better work life balance and ensuring that we put God first.

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  • Health Professionals - Various locations

    We are a group of Health Professionals who meet once a month to connect, socialise and network together encouraging each other through seasons of life in our professional careers. We want to build friendships and provide support for each other and also hope to connect and befriend our work colleagues.

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  • Ladies in Business

    On WhatsApp we share work related issues and victories, which allows the group to pray for, encourage and support one another in the big and small as we aim to juggle work-family-life while balancing our crown as a daughter of the Most High.

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Hobbies Connect Groups

  • Aviation Interest Group - KingsGate and other locations

    Meeting up monthly to share experiences of flying (invite speakers etc) discuss latest aircraft types, and plan trips to Duxford, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, local airfield Air Traffic Control towers etc.

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  • Photography - Various locations

    Meeting up monthly for all who are interested in developing their interest and skill in photography.

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  • Reading - KingsGate

    An informal reading group, that meets monthly. We'll choose 4-6 books per year to read, one at a time at home. Then get together to chat about the one we've just read, over refreshments. Our first two books will be Contemporary fiction. Then we'll decide as a group what members might like to read next. i.e. Historical novel, Self Help, Biographies, Contemporary issues, Classics, Christian fiction, etc.

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Family Connect Groups

  • Fostering and Adoption - KingsGate

    This Connect Group is for families who Foster or Adopt, Special Guardianship families and those who are passionate about supporting such families. We meet bi-monthly to get to know each other better and enjoy time together. Children and extended family are always welcome at our gatherings, with a great range of activities available so let us know your interest then come along and enjoy the fun!

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  • Romanian - KingsGate

    This group brings the Romanian community, in and around the Peterborough area, together. We spend time eating together, playing games, watching films, speaking Romanian and getting to know each other. We meet at KingsGate Community Church on Saturdays. Families with children are welcome.

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International Connect Groups

  • Anglo-Philippine Connection - Various locations

    A monthly gathering of the Anglo-Philippine Community together from around the Peterborough area to share food, fun, friendship and faith.

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  • Chinese Gathering - KingsGate

    A monthly gathering of the Chinese Community together from around the Peterborough area to share food, fun and friendship.

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  • Global Xtend Connections (GXC) - Parnwell

    We are people from different parts of the world who want to share life experiences together as extended families. We connect to develop a network that fosters a strong sense of togetherness, friendship and belonging through socialising with one another and though our fellowship with God. You can belong to this group whoever you are and whatever stage of life you are at.

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  • Romanian - KingsGate

    This group brings the Romanian community, in and around the Peterborough area, together. We spend time eating together, playing games, watching films, speaking Romanian and getting to know each other. We meet at KingsGate Community Church on Saturdays. Families with children are welcome.

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“Being part of a Connect Group is a great way to meet new people and try new things.” – Katie, KingsGate

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