Connect Groups are a great opportunity to connect with others around a variety of interests, across our cities and regions.

Connect Groups usually meet at least once a month. They include a whole range of interests; sports, crafts, hobbies, leisure & professional interests, and not forgetting 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 taste and try 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 - Van Hage Garden Centre

    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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  • LIFE WOMEN’S BREAKFAST & CRAFTS EVENT

    A warm and friendly atmosphere to be inspired in. A chance to have a lazy Saturday morning, once a month, in the company of other females. We share stories, have breakfast and take time out from the stress of daily life. A great time to meet new people, learn a new skill or make a craft item. The group meets from February to July and September to December. Each month a member of a very skilled team of Art and Craft Tutors will give step by step instructions to produce a piece of work you want to keep.

    If crafting is not your thing, try your hand at board games, colouring, painting or even play dough! This is a space created just for you. All craft activities and entry are free of charge. The cost of breakfast is £6.00 per head, this includes a generously portioned full English cooked breakfast, orange juice, tea and coffee.

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  • Sunday Lunch

    This Connect Group is for anyone who may find themselves eating alone on a Sunday afternoon. We meet once a month, usually on the last Sunday of the month, to join and eat lunch together. We will meet at various restaurant locations across Peterborough and all details will be confirmed once arranged..

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Games Connect Groups

  • 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, this is 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 in 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 and Table Football - KingsGate

    If you like to play table tennis or table football, then come and join us for fun, not club competitions! We meet at KingsGate fortnightly, early on a Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:00pm

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  • Praise Moves - KingsGate

    PraiseMoves incorporates full-body stretching. This helps reduce stress and tensions, leaving you feeling refreshed with increased vitality. We meet Monday evenings.

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Outdoor Connect Groups

  • 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 grand houses to small cottages, individual gardens and open days. We look for ideas and inspiration, combined with an opportunity to sit (over refreshments) and discuss all that we see.

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  • Road Riders

    A group of KingsGate folk and their friends who like to ride motorcycles. We meet occasionally to ride out together.

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Craft Connect Groups

  • Quilting - KingsGate

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

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  • Knitting and Crochet

    A group to knit and crochet together, have a drink and get to know other people. Bring along a project you are working on or come along if you would like to learn - beginners welcome.

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  • Paper & Craft - Bretton

    Come and share the things you make or learn a new craft. We will meet on the third Friday of the month in North Bretton, 7:30pm till 9:30pm

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  • L.I.F.E.

    We meet on the first Saturday morning of every month at 9:30am for breakfast. We worship together, relax a little, listen to a guest speaker, and also run a craft workshop. Sessions typically finish around 12pm. Full English Breakfast is £4.50 (+ £1 for a hot drink).

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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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Hobbies Connect Groups

  • Road Riders

    A group of KingsGate folk and their friends who like to ride motorcycles. We meet occasionally to ride out together.

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  • Music Group

    Are you over 18 and play an instrument or sing? Come and join our jamming sessions. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month, to make music for our enjoyment and relaxation. All you need is your instrument/or voice, and an ear for music.

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  • Dance Group

    Whatever your level of ability or previous experience, KingsGate Dance is an opportunity to learn a variety of dance techniques, meet new people, and keep fit in a fun environment! We meet at KingsGate every Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm.

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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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  • Minimovers - Romanian

    The Romanian Minimovers is a parent and toddlers group (0-5 years old), aimed to offer an encouraging and loving environment, where healthy relationships are built. It is mainly aimed at parents and is more than just a playgroup. We are a network of Romanian speaking parents who love to help each other. Free play, snack, chat, organised activity. £1 suggested donation.

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  • Romanian - KingsGate

    This group brings together the Romanian community from in and around the Peterborough area. We spend time eating together, playing games, watching films, speaking Romanian and getting to know each other. We meet once a month, on a Saturday, at KingsGate Community Church. 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) - KINGSGATE

    We are people from different parts of the world who want to share life experiences together as an extended family. 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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  • GXC Men's Breakfast – Van Hage

    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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  • Minimovers - Romanian

    The Romanian Minimovers is a parent and toddlers group (0-5 years old), aimed to offer an encouraging and loving environment, where healthy relationships are built. It is mainly aimed at parents and is more than just a playgroup. We are a network of Romanian speaking parents who love to help each other. Free play, snack, chat, organised activity. £1 suggested donation.

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  • Romanian - KingsGate

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

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  • South AsiAn

    South Asian Connect are families and individuals with connections to the South Asian region and its people. We offer friendship and support to each other and help connect South Asian families into the life of KingsGate. We aim to befriend and integrate with other families in the wider community from the region, through outreach events and social engagement activities.

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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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