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.

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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July at Blagdon Village

17th August 2018

Well, what a month it was for the weather. We haven’t seen it so hot for so long, even more so than in 1976. It had an effect on our social activities too, with the cancellation of the monthly film and of the…

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Star Awards for hard work at Blagdon Village

25th July 2018

This month has seen dedicated Health Care Assistant Donna Heyns and Maintenance Manager Graham Durman presented with the monthly Retirement Village Star Award. This award is given to members of staff who demonstrate excellent working practices and make an outstanding contribution to the…

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It was a busy May at Blagdon Village

14th June 2018

May proved to be busy month on the social scene. It started off with a demonstration of a new exercise regime known as Ageing Well, followed by a coach outing to Sidmouth. The first highlight was the Anglo-French boules match during the annual…

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