Events & Activities

 

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

At both homes we employ a team of full time activity co-ordinators, who organise daily activities and events i.e.

  • Fetes, Bazaars
  • Social Evenings & Entertainment
  • Themed nights/days (Halloween, St Georges & St Patricks Days, Xmas Parties, Birthdays & Anniversaries, etc.
  • Day trips to the Seaside, Nuclear Bunker, Ongar Steam Train, Garden Centres, Local country Pubs and many more.
  • Activities within the homes like Art & Crafts, Chair Exercises, Card & Board Games, Indoor Bowling, Quizzes, Bingo, Suing-a-longs, Reminiscence Sessions and many more.
  • Pamper Evenings, Gentleman’s evenings

It’s up to you if you wish to be involved as little or as much as you like, we welcome family and friends to come along and join us on these great events and enjoy the fun.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT DUDBROOK

Various shows and entertainment weekly – Please see board in reception for details

There is also a Raffle so anything you have that you think you could donate please let Hazel or any of the Care staff know.

  • 5th July Afternoon Tea at the Bentley with Mike (SVP)  2.30 pm
  • Date for your diary – Summer Fete on Saturday 8th July. Will advise more details soon.
  • 10th July – Hazel Plays the piano to relax to   2pm
  • 12th July – Hand Bells.  This is a first at Dudbrook   2pm
  • 13th July – Robert Jerome Entertains   2pm
  • 18th July – Poetry with David  2pm
  • 19th July – Summer Holiday performed by The Theatre Company  2pm
  • 27th July – Tim Packman sings and plays guitar  2pm
  • 3rd August – Sing along with Mark Stevens  2pm
  • 10th August – Kim Graham Cross entertains  2pm
  • 15th August – Poetry with David  2pm
  • 16th August – Memory Lane productions  “Songs of Vera Lynn”  2pm
  • 21st August – Hazel & Libby play along and sing to the piano  2pm
  • 31st august – Remember the days with Stone Street sounds  2pm

 

Due to us having a 2 x minibuses there will be lots of days out once the weather improves.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT HOWARD LODGE

Various shows and entertainment weekly – Please see board in reception for details

  • Every Tuesday afternoon from 2.30pm, Cake & Bingo  in Phoebes Tea room
  • 24th July – 2pm ‘Music Moves Us’
  • 29th July – 2-4pm Summer Fete with ‘What Friends are for’
  • 18th August – 11.30am Lunch Club with singer Diane Moore
  • 30th August – 2pm Music Moves Us
  • 15th September – 11.30am Robert Jerome sings
  • 18th September –  2pm Music Moves Us
  • 13th October – Lunch club with singer Carly Ann
  • 10th November – Robert Jerome sings
  • 27th November – Music Moves Us
  • 8th December – 11.30am Lunch Club with singer Diane Moore
  • 13th December – 2 – 4pm Christmas Bazaar
  • 14th December – 3.30pm – 4.30pm Party for Poppy and Honeysuckle with singer Brian Shaw (Date for Bluebell & primrose to be arranged.  Family member will be entertaining
  • 29th December – 2pm Music Moves Us
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