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Poetry In Motion at Richmond Northampton

5th March 2013

Poetry In Motion at Richmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton will start a new group today called "Poetry In Motion".

Love Poetry, Love Life?

For all who love poetry and would like to write, read and share it then this introductory event is for you.  Poet Sue Stewart will read from her work and encourage you to write your own poems beginning with one of the shortest and most intriguing of verse forms the riddle. 

Those who wish to can then read their completed riddles to the group and we will all try to guess the answers.  The session will close with readings of some of our favourite poems so do bring a book along.

This event is for those new to writing as well as more experienced writers and aims to provide a friendly and supportive environment in which to develop new skills and share a love of language.

Sue Stewart is a poet with over 25 years’ experience tutoring poetry in schools, colleges and universities including holding the "Creative Writing Fellowship" at Stirling University.  She has published several poetry collections and won a national award for her first collection "Inventing the Fishes" (Anvil Press Poetry).  She is Director of Write2B Ltd and as such has managed several national reading campaigns as well as evaluating arts projects for Arts Council England, the BBC and Channel Five.

If you would like to book please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard or if you would like to visit our village to view our apartments and care facilities please call 01604 432602 and speak to Claire or Val our Village Advisers

 


Richmond Painswick'sFlower Arranging Course

6th March 2013

Richmond Painswick'sFlower Arranging Course

Back by popular demand ......

The very talented Katherine Kear will be back holding monthly flower arranging sessions for those who are interested in taking part.  The next session will take place in the Auditorium on Wednesday 6 March. 

Price to be confirmed, for more details, please contact Ally on 01452 813902 ext 224


Easter Egg Decorating at Richmond Northampton

7th March 2013

Easter Egg Decorating at Richmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton residents will meet today to decorate Easter Eggs.

Today in the Craft Room at 2pm residents will get the chance to decorate an Easter Egg for our Easter Egg Appeal.

Social and Recreational Therapist Christopher will be on hand to demonstrate a design using the icing pens, demonstrate how to make and decorate the boxes and wrap in cellophane.

Residents can decorate up to two Easter Eggs each and we have eight residents attending todays session.

If you would like to book please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard or if you would like to visit our village to view our apartments and care facilities please call 01604 432602 and speak to Claire or Val our Village Advisers


Open House at Richmond Nantwich

9th March 2013

Open House at Richmond Nantwich

Richmond Nantwich is delighted to invite you to an "Open House" on Saturday 9th March for a chance to view our one and two bedroom apartments.

The day will start at 11am, finishing at 5pm with a cream tea being served from 3pm - 5pm.

In addition, there will be a tea dance with big band swing singer "Chris Stevens" so bring your dancing shoes, or just sit and enjoy an afternoon of great entertainment.

A three course lunch is available to book in The Garden Room Restuarant for £9, although there will be limited availability so please book in advance.

For further information or to book lunch please telephone Alison or Nicola on 01270 629080.

 


Chocolate Heaven at Richmond Nantwich

9th March 2013

Richmond Nantwich will be turning into a chocolate lover's heaven as our Activities Team host a chocolate demonstration afternoon from 2.30pm.

You will be able to watch them being made, and then have the opportunity to both taste and buy the finished delights, ready for Easter.

Please contact Maxine for further information on 01270 629080.


Film Afternoon at Ricmond Northampton

9th March 2013

Film Afternoon at Ricmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton  have a weekly film afternoon and today we will be watching te recently released "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen".

The films are requested by residents and are a mixture of modern and classic day films.

Ice Creams and pop corn will be served as the residents arrive to enjoy whilst watching the film.

If you would like to book please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard or if you would like to visit our village to view our apartments and care facilities please call 01604 432602 and speak to Claire or Val our Village Advisers


Border Fashions at Richmond Painswick

11th March 2013

Border Fashions at Richmond Painswick

Border Fashions are a family run business supplying a fashion service for the mature person and young at heart. They stock an extensive range of reasonably priced, new, quality clothing for both men and women.

Join them in the Auditorium from on Monday 11 March from 2.30 pm

 

 



 


The Len Type Singers perform at Richmond Bede Village

11th March 2013

The Len Type Singers perform at Richmond Bede Village

The Len Type Singers are a ladies three part harmony choir who perform at various establishments and raise money for the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Please join us on Monday 11th March for an evening with the ladies. Starting at 6.15pm for a buffet style supper (£4 per person) followed by the singers from 7pm.

For further information, please call our Village Advisors on 024 76645544.


Forever Living at Richmond Northampton

12th March 2013

Forever Living at Richmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton many companies that visit but today we have Forever Living visiting.

Run by a local consultant Kay De-Vere Burt, Kay is trained in helping you with everything you can think of with the Aloe Vera based products by Forever Living.

Kay will be here from 10:30am until 1pm so come along for a taster session!

If you would like to book please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard or if you would like to visit our village to view our apartments and care facilities please call 01604 432602 and speak to Claire or Val our Village Advisers

 


Gentlemens Group launches at Richmond Painswick

12th March 2013

Tuesday 12 March sees the launch of Richmonds Gentleman Group.  A chance for all out male residents to meet amd discuss matters of interest, the topic this week is SPORT and our Gents will be joined by Marathon Runner, Bruce Fraser.

3pm in the Cafe


Quiz Night at Richmond Northampton

13th March 2013

Quiz Night at Richmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton Quiz Night

At Richmond Northampton we hold a monthly quiz and this month it is on Wednesday 13th March 2013 Starting at 5pm for pre Quiz drinks at the bar.

Quiz starting at 5:30pm

Hot Buffet at 6:30pm.

If you would like to book please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard or if you would like to visit our village to view our apartments and care facilities please call 01604 432602 and speak to Claire or Val our Village Advisers

 


Irish Supper Club, Richmond Painswick

14th March 2013

Irish Supper Club, Richmond Painswick

  Irish Themed Supper Club

Thursday 14 March 7pm
£13.95 Per person
 
With live entertainment from music duo 
“The Perfect Cure”
 
Starter
Blue Cheese and Leek Fritters 
with Sweet Pesto Dressing
 
Main
Irish Stew with Dauphinois Potatoes, Savoy Cabbage and
Smoked Bacon topped with Rosemary Gravy
 
Dessert
Warm Whiskey Sponge with Honey and Ginger Ice Cream
 
Please book at Reception or by phone 01452 813902
 

Red Nose Day Fun at Richmond Painswick

15th March 2013

Red Nose Day Fun at Richmond Painswick

 

Residents and staff are encouraged to wear RED on Friday and donate to Comic Relief.  This annual charity fundraising event will be celebrated at Richmond Painswick by a Fun Laughter Session with special guest 'Vibrant Kate', who will join residents in the auditorium at 3pm. There will be Red Nose Day Cupcakes to buy and lots of laughs to be had.


Gloucestershire Older Persons Association "Tea & Tell"

20th March 2013

Gloucestershire Older Persons Association "Tea & Tell"

The Gloucestershire Older Persons Association are coming to Richmond Painswick to provide a "Tea & Tell" over afteroon tea in order to let the residents know all about what they do and how it could benefit them. 

Residents can join them in the Auditorium 2.30 - 4pm

 


World Poetry Day at Richmond Painswick

21st March 2013

World Poetry Day at Richmond Painswick

Richmond Painswick will celebrate World Poetry Day on Thursday  21 March

Residents can bring poems to recite or just listen to others.  This month the theme is 'The World'

Meet in the Cafe at 4pm


Pianist at Richmond Painswick

22nd March 2013

Pianist at Richmond Painswick

Residents can join Pianist Trevor Smith for an afternoon concert of "Popular Piano Music".  Compositions by Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin as well as music made famous by the wonderful pianists like Winifred Atwell, Semprini and Billy Mayerl. 

Join Trevor 3pm - 4pm in the Auditorium


Mousetrap Theatre Trip for Richmond Northampton

23rd March 2013

Mousetrap Theatre Trip for Richmond Northampton

Richmond Northampton visit the theatre monthly and today we are going to see the famous "Mousetrap".

Visiting the local Royal and Derngate Theatre residents have pre-booked tickets in the stalls so we are able to see and hear clearly.  Interval Ice Creams will be booked on the day before the show!

We leave Richmond at 1:30pm for a 2:30pm show and will be home by 5pm.

If you would like to attend please call reception on 01604 432600.

 


Flower Arranging at Richmond Northampton

24th March 2013

Flower Arranging at Richmond Northampton

At Northampton we have a monthly flower arranging session and this month we have a demonstration with a florist from "Hocus Crocus".

Starting at 2pm in the craft room the florist will demonstrate two arrangements which will be raffled at the end of the session for two lucky winners to keep.

These sessions are very popular and are always well booked up so don’t delay book today!

If you would like to attend please call reception on 01604 432600.


Interview and Q & A Session with Gloucester 1st Rugby Player, Dan Murphy

24th March 2013

Interview and Q & A Session with Gloucester 1st Rugby Player, Dan Murphy

On Sunday 24th March at 17.30 Dan Murphy of Gloucester 1st Rugby Club will be joining us for an interview and Q & A Session.

Not only will our Richmond residents get to meet the player but we will also be joined by the local Painswick Youth Rugby players, their coaches and their parents so it promises to be a fun afternoon wilth lots of questions about Dan's experiences and his Rugby career to date.

 

 

Art History Talk at Painswick

26th March 2013

Art History Talk at Painswick

Join Dr Sue Houseago on Tuesday 26 March for an illustrated talk on 'How Art Challenges Us' (Past and Present)

Sue will be in the Auditorium 3pm - 4pm .

For further information, please contact Ally on 01452 813902 ext 224


New CD Library at Letcombe Regis

27th March 2013

New CD Library at Letcombe Regis

A generous donation from a resident who recently moved into an Independent Living apartment means that, in addition to our wonderful library of books, we now have a large CD library too.  The collection includes a wide variety of music to cater for all tastes.  Residents can borrow the CDs to try something new or perhaps revisit some old favourites.

For details about activities and events taking place at Richmond Letcombe Regis or if you would like to arrange a visit to view the apartments or care facilities, please contact us on 01235 773970 (option 1).


Flower Arranging at Richmond Painswick

27th March 2013

Flower Arranging at Richmond Painswick

The talented Katherine Kear will be back holding this months flower arranging class with a special Easter Theme,  2pm - 3.30pm in the Auditorium.  Those wishing to attend should put their name down at Reception

For more details on Katherines Classes, please contact Ally on 01452 813902 ext 224


Supper Club with Richard Pitman

27th March 2013

Supper Club with Richard Pitman

Richard Pitman, Jockey, BBC presenter, Author and altruistic kidney donor, spoke to the residents about his life and experiences.

The evening was well attended with over eighty guests in attendance, a delicious meal was served within our lakeside restaurant and a convivial evening was enjoyed by all.


It's the Easter Egg Appeal at Richmond Nantwich!

29th March 2013

It's the Easter Egg Appeal at Richmond Nantwich!

Richmond Nantwich, together with Sainsburys and CAT RADIO are delighted to be launching their THIRD EASTER EGG APPEAL at the beginning of March.

Over the past two years, hundreds of Easter Eggs have been donated by Residents, staff and local people and businesses, with the eggs being handed out to local underprivaleged children plus those unfortunate enough to be spending their Easter holidays in hospital.

Donations can be handed in at Reception in Richmond Nantwich or at CAT RADIO in Frederick House in Nantwich.

Further information or if you have any suggestions as to where the Easter Eggs may be appreciated, please contact either Nicola or Alison on 01270 629080.


Easter Fun at Richmond Painswick

29th March 2013

Easter Fun at Richmond Painswick

Join Ally in the Auditorium for an informal Easter get together with sweet chocolate treats, Easter Crafts and Topical Trivia.  3pm on Good Friday


Richmond Painswick go to the Rugby!

30th March 2013

Richmond Painswick go to the Rugby!

Our previous outing to the rugby had to be postponed due to weather,  so we are now going to watch Gloucester vs Harlequins on March 30th 3pm match.

Prices to be confirmed, limited spaces available.  Residents only.

 


Good Friday Activities at Richmond Northampton

30th March 2013

Good Friday Activities at Richmond Northampton

Residents are celebrating Good Friday with the following activities –

Sherry Morning with Cheese, Biscuits and Hot Cross Buns at 10:30am – Yellow Lounge

Fish and Chip Lunch at 12:15pm – 1:30pm available from the restaurant bar

Good Friday Service at 2:30pm in the Blue Lounge

These are over and above the usual daily activities

If you would like to attend please call reception on 01604 432600


Easter Sunday at Richmond Letcombe Regis

31st March 2013

Easter Sunday at Richmond Letcombe Regis

Residents will be celebrating Easter Sunday at Richmond Letcombe Regis.

At 10:00 - Holy Communion Service at St Andrew’s Church, which is located adjacent to the Village.

 

From midday, Easter Lunch will be served in the Restaurant.

 

In the Care Home, both Sycamore and Memory Lane residents will receive Easter gifts.  Games and puzzles will be followed by afternoon tea.

 

For details about activities and events taking place at Richmond Letcombe Regis or if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact us on 01235 773970 (option 1).


Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race at Richmond Letcombe Regis

31st March 2013

Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race at Richmond Letcombe Regis

Richmond Letcombe Regis residents will be cheering the dark or the light blues in the Conservatory on Sunday 31st March.  Starting at 4.15pm, teams from Oxford and Cambridge Universities will be battling it out in the 159th contest between the two crews.  First raced in 1829, The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world.

For details about activities and events at Richmond Letcombe Regis or if you would like to arrange a visit to view the apartments or care facilities, please contact us on 01235 773970 (option 1).

 



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