Blagdon Village Diary

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

Musical, culinary and visionary delights at Blagdon Village!

19th February 2019

Arts and Crafts Exhibition Residents at Blagdon have been getting arty! Keen enthusiasts had the opportunity to cast their eyes on an excellent arts and crafts exhibition.   This all began after a trio of residents decided to form a Photography Group. They introduced it to the village with an exhibition of…

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December at Blagdon Village

10th January 2019

December was all about the festive season for retirees at Blagdon village. The month consisted of a range of activities including carols, a Christmas Party, Christmas Day lunch, and a New Year’s Eve event. Online Services Talk The Practice Manager of the local…

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The busiest month ever at Blagdon Village this November!

12th December 2018

November was the busiest month we’ve ever had at Blagdon Village.  We had a talk, Musical Memories, the Armistice Day ceremonial flag lowering, a piano recital, a Residents Meeting, a coach outing, Christmas pudding stirring, a Jewellery Show and the Boules group lunch. …

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Horse racing and Halloween celebrations at Blagdon Village

14th November 2018

October proved to be relatively busy with two talks, another afternoon of Fun Games, the annual Decade Busters Party – and Halloween.  These events were in addition to the regular activities which are in full swing again with residents now back from their…

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A wonderful social September at Blagdon

9th October 2018

The routine activities that had taken a break during August started up again so the Social programme became busy again. In addition, there was a talk, a rerun of the Last night of the Proms, a coach outing and a memorable occasion for…

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National Poetry Day at Blagdon Village

3rd October 2018

Celebrating National Poetry Day on the 4th October, Blagdon resident and poet, Annette Sinclair shares with us her passion for poetry, what inspired her to start writing and a poem or, as she describes it, ‘ a collection of thoughts’, that she wrote…

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August at Blagdon Village

5th September 2018

August was a quiet month on the whole.  A number of residents were away for part of the time, including some of the organisers of our regular activities, and the hot weather also continued, making it a bit too warm for comfort.  Consequently, several of…

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