Northampton Activities and Events
Each village has its own event organiser and a varied program of events and
activities to suit all interests. Please see below for news of all our events
activities at Northampton Village.
Please download the PDF for the latest activities and events programme for
Every year Richmond Northampton are the local drop off point for the "Samaritans Operation Christmas Child Appeal".
Residents and staff will try and fill many boxes themed for either a Girl or Boy and an appropriate age sticker for the inside contents is displayed along with £2 for the postage of the box.
The box can contain many different items from sweets, toys and education items. Boxes must be wrapped in Christmas Paper.
If you would like a leaflet containing information on everything you need for the box and a shoe box please call Christopher Rayatt-Howard on 01604 432635.
We start collecting completed Shoe boxes from July 2017 until 29th September 2017.
Richmond Northampton have a monthly Morning Song Group.
Starting at 11am in the Restaurant playing a range of songs to sing-a-long with.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tea Dance is held fortnightly in the restaurant with professional dance tutors John and Sharon Brookes.
Residents thoroughly enjoy the dances and have improved on their moves tremendously since starting in June 2011. We have many ladies that attend but are always in need of more male dance partners, so please come along.
Tea, coffee and cake served at 3:30pm for only £2.50 per person.
If you are interested in maybe taking part in any of our Tea Dance afternoon then please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt-Howard.
At Northampton we hold a regular Tea Dance every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month.
Professional Dance tutors John and Sharon Brookes are available to teach and dance with anyone without a partner. The activity is well attended but we are always on the look out for more male dance partners for our ladies.
Tea & Coffee is available at 15:30pm and costs just £2.50 per person to attend.
For more information call Christopher Rayatt on 01604 432635/01604 432602
So if you are free please come along.
At Northampton we computer sessions on how to use a PC, Tablet, Kindle or IPad.
Most of our residents now have either a Tablet or Ipad as they are so easy to use and have the added benefit of not taking up much space compared to traditional computers.
Sessions are held Monthly and residents have the choice of attending both group sessions or one to one sessions.
this months session will be 1-2-1 tution so please book with Chris, Head of Activities on Ext635
Every Saturday morning at 10:30am in the Function Room we have an active Table Tennis group.
Everyone is more than welcome to come along and play, most games are played one to one but some double games are also taking place.
If you would like to attend please call Head of Activites Christopher Rayatt on 01604 432635.
Richmond Northampton hold a regular Quiz Night on the second Wednesday of every month.
Starting at 5.00pm for pre- quiz drinks at the village restaurant bar.
Quiz Starting at 5:30pm with six rounds of general knowledge questions.
Hot Buffet served at 7pm.
At Richmond Northampton we have arrange further Dementia Friends dates. This friendly and interactive face-to-face sessions take place at the village in a relaxed, friendly environment and lasts for about 1hour:-
Wednesday 9th August at 11am
Wednesday 16th August at 11am
Wednesday 23rd August at 2pm
Wednesday 6th September at 11am or 6pm
Wednesday 13th September at 11am
Wednesday 20th September at 11am
If you would prefer an afternoon or evening, or wish for us to plan a session at your work place please telephone 01604 432602 or email Claire.fry@Richmond-villages.com
The five key messages of 'Dementia Friends'
• Dementia is not a natural part of aging.
• It is caused by diseases of the brain.
• It’s not just about memory loss.
• It’s possible to live well with dementia.
• There is more to the person than the dementia.
REMEMBER Anyone and everyone can become a Dementia Friend
Richmond Northampton are starting a new Craft Group and this week we will be learning how to "Swedish Weave."
Swedish Weave is an American craft done on Monks Cloth and Double Knit Yarn used to design patterns on the basket weave cloth.
Christopher Rayatt our Social & Recreational Therapist will be on hand to show the art of Swedish Weaving.
Richmond Ladies Group.
The ladies meet every week at 7pm in the Coffee Shop near Reception.
The Group was requested by a small number of ladies who said they would like someone to chat to in the evenings and had originally started by visiting each other in the apartments but the group was so popular they now meet in the comfort of the Richmond Coffee shop.
Husbands are allowed!
Richmond Northampton today will be gathering for a Cocktails & Jazz Night.
The residents, family and staff will be invited to join the Cocktail evening which starts at 6.00pm in the Restaurant. A full menu of cocktails will be available on the night at very competitive prices
Entertainment starts at 7.00pm with a local Jazz entertainers 24ct Gold
We all love a crossword but even better when you can do it in a group over Tea & Coffee so please join us every Thursday morning at 10am in the Coffee shop.