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Richmond Northampton May Day Celebrations

1st May 2015

Richmond Northampton May Day Celebrations

Villagers at Northampton are looking forward to the annual "May Day" celebrations on the village green with traditional Maypole and Country Dancing.

We have great delight in dancing around the maypole.  For those villagers who are unable to join in will come along to watch this fun event. The afternoon is then rounded of nicely with the traditional Cream Tea.

If you would like to attend please call Christopher Rayatt on 01604 432635


Pub lunch

5th May 2015

Pub lunch

Continuing our visits to the local pubs, this week we venture to the Star at Sparsholt.

If you enjoy good pub food and a welcoming atmosphere book you place early with reception on 01235 774570

 


Indoor Bowls at Richmond Bede Village

7th May 2015

Indoor Bowls at Richmond Bede Village

In collaboration with Age UK and the British Bowling Association, we have received a full set of indoor bowling equipment to borrow until May 2015. The mat is 30 feet long and comes with
barriers, bowls (including bowls for those with reduced mobility), and a wheelchair aid.

Sessions started on Thursday 2nd April at 2.30pm in the Windsor Restaurant, and were held every Thursday throughout the month of April.

On Thursday 7th May,Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sport, who have been overseeing the inclusion of bowls across the region, would like to come and film the Bowls, to study the success Indoor Bowls has had at Bede Retirement Village.

Please join us for what could be our last Indoor Bowls Session, and possibly appear in the video!?

For further information, please call us on 024 76645544.


Magic the Therapy Pony visits Richmond Bede Village

8th May 2015

Magic the Therapy Pony visits Richmond Bede Village

Please join us at 2.00pm on Friday 8th May when 'Magic' the Therapy Pony will be vsiting residents at Bede Village Care Centre. 

There has been a lot of research into the positive affect animals can have on a wide range of people, illnesses and disabilities, although ponies are a relatively new kind of therapy in England.

For further information, please call us on 024 76645544.


V.E Day Celebrations

8th May 2015

V.E Day Celebrations

Today we are celebrating V.E Day at Northampton, with a traditional Street party to mark 70 years since the end of World War II.

The Village Centre will be transformed back to 1945 for a grand party. Including best 1940’s outfit competition, posters and pictures of the era and villagers photographs of the street parties that took place in Northamptonshire.

Lunch will be a1940’s style buffet served within street party style, weather permitting we might even be outside. In the afternoon we have the Homestead Singers coming to perform songs that won the war and for everyone to have a great sing a long, not forgetting the National Anthem!

Why not join us for a great day but don’t forget your ration book tokens?

For more information or to book a show round at any other time, please contact Claire or Val the Village Advisers 01604 432602


Indoor Bowls at Richmond Bede Retirement Village

8th May 2015

Indoor Bowls at Richmond Bede Retirement Village

In collaboration with Age UK and the British Bowling Association, we received a full set of indoor bowling equipment to borrow for several weeks.


Yesterday, Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sport, who have been overseeing the inclusion of bowls across the region, came to make a film, to study the success Indoor Bowls has had at Bede Retirement Village.

For more information about this and other events at Bede Village, please call us on 024 76645544.


Cross stitch classes

18th May 2015

Cross stitch classes

Come along to the Art & Crafts room on Monday 13th April from 2.00pm, and join Majorie Dunning who will be leading a cross stitch class, which will run for 6 weeks.

No experience necessary. So if you want to have a go Majorie will supply you with a starter kit and help you along.

Refreshments will be served, all are welcome.

For more information contact Lizzie Philpott on 01235 774579


Magic the Therapy Pony visited Bede Village

19th May 2015

Magic the Therapy Pony visited Bede Village

Owner, Debbie Sims and Magic the therapy pony visited residents last week at Richmond Bede Village Care Centre in Bedworth. 

Louise Smith, Activities Manager said “there has been a lot of research into the positive affect animals can have on a wide range of people, illnesses and disabilities, although ponies are a relatively new kind of therapy in England. 

The care centre residents loved Magic... he was very gentle and really did seem to have a positive
effect.”

Nuneaton News kindly featured the story:

http://www.nuneaton-news.co.uk/Magical-visit-care-centre/story-26502402-detail/story.html


Bank Holiday Spring Fair at Richmond Nantwich

25th May 2015

Bank Holiday Spring Fair at Richmond Nantwich

Richmond Nantwich are delighted to be holding a Bank Holiday Spring Fair.

 On Bank Holiday Monday 25th May, local companies and craft stalls will be at Richmond Nantwich selling tasty treats and unusual gifts including  Flora Delight's cupcakes, Homemade Chocolates, Lesley B Crafts, Sox Felt Sew Goods plus crafts, clothing and jewellery. There will also be a group of local artists led by Anne Roach, exhibiting their work. Later in the afternoon, entertainment will be provided by The Methodist Singers. Refreshments will be available throughout the day.

 The Spring Fayre will be open between 11am and 4pm with The Methodist Singers performing from 2pm.

   Everyone is welcome and we look forward to members of the local community supporting our local businesses.  For further information and for any enquires please contact Jane Anne on jane.stubbs@richmond-villages.com or contact Reception on 01270 629080.

 

We look forward to seeing you!