Avonpark Village Diary

We have always said our residents are our best ambassadors. That’s why we’ve dedicated these pages to the residents of Avonpark to fill with news, views and events, in the hope it will give you a genuine insight in village living Retirement Villages’ style.

Sylvester takes the reins at Avonpark

3rd October 2016

Avonpark has a new village manager. Sylvester Harker took up the role early in September. Originally from Johannesburg in South Africa, Sylvester moved to the UK in 2003 to work for a hotel and restaurant company where he was heavily involved in event…

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Allotments at Avonpark are doing better than ever

14th August 2015

As this week, 10th – 16th August, is National Allotment Week, we thought it would be a fantastic time to share the progress at Avonpark Village, where the residents have been hard at work restoring the allotments.   National Allotment Week is designed…

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Residents enjoy classic Christmas carols

8th December 2014

Christmas came early this year for our residents, as they enjoyed Christmas carols and poems from performing arts group, Courage Performers. Around 15 children aged 10-14 from the Bradford on Avon performing arts group, came to Avonpark to perform for our residents. Everyone…

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Fireworks light up the week for our residents

11th November 2014

Last week was an exciting one for us here at Avonpark, with visitors, fireworks and group outings. On the 1st of November, independent retailer VIVA brought a range of bespoke tops to showcase to our female residents, with a number of them making…

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Pimm’s and Strings at Avonpark Village

9th July 2014

A lot of fun was had at our summer ‘Pimm’s & Strings’ event, held right here in the village. Jugs of delicious Pimm’s were chilling on arrival for the 55 residents and guests that attended, with several trays of sweet and savoury canapés…

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Easter fun for all at Avonpark Village

8th May 2014

Easter wouldn’t be Easter without some sort of craft making, so this year at Avonpark Village the residents turned their hands to bonnet making. Fountain Place nursing home produced some of the best bonnets, with the winning resident receiving a prize. The village…

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A Viennese New Year

7th January 2014

A very cheerful introduction to 2014 was arranged by Avonpark resident Frank Squires on New Year’s Day morning. Just after 10am, around 40 residents came together in the Kingfisher Court meeting room to watch the New Year’s Day concert from Vienna, shown on…

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Christmas Party

20th December 2013

Avonpark Village held a Christmas party in the lounge of Alex Hall for the independent residents who live here on 19th December 2013. We had a great time, with entertainment from a pianist who delighted us all by playing some popular songs. We…

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