Blagdon Village 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.

Spring sets in at Blagdon Village

18th April 2017

All the regular activities are now in full swing, winter is long gone and spring is well established.  During the month we had a talk on winemaking, our themed evening in the restaurant had an Irish flavour and we had a talk by…

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Blagdon residents get their own exercise practitioner

30th March 2017

Our residents are staying fit and active in later life thanks to visits from their very own fully qualified exercise practitioner and manual therapist. Richard Bradshaw, who is based in Taunton, has worked with sports stars such as the New Zealand ‘All Blacks’…

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Activities back in full swing at Blagdon

20th March 2017

All our regular activities are back in full swing and we also had two enjoyable musical events. But the highlight of the month has to be the achievement of a very significant wedding anniversary… A Platinum Anniversary:  Jean and Jervis Gee reached their Platinum…

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Blagdon residents enjoy a ‘Winter Warmer’

9th February 2017

Following the busy social programme of the festive season all the regular activities continued as usual and we had an extra event to enjoy, a Themed Supper.  The theme was “A Winter Warmer” which was Yorkshire pudding filled with sausages, mash, and onion…

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November at Blagdon Village

30th November 2016

November was a very busy month with several extra one-off events on the calendar. We were honoured by a visit from the Mayor for a Coffee Morning and the Boules Group annual lunch. We also had another Jewellery Show, the Sunset ceremony on Remembrance…

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A busy month at Blagdon Village

16th November 2016

Autumn has brought some superb colours to the tree foliage, although we’re not the only part of the country to experience this of course. During October we had two talks by outside speakers, another afternoon of musical memories, a 95th birthday celebration, a…

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September at Blagdon Village

17th October 2016

In September there were three one-off events at Blagdon Village. These were the annual Decade Busters Party at the beginning of the month, a coach outing, and a themed supper in the restaurant near the end. The Decade Busters Party: This annual event…

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A Very Quiet Month

31st August 2016

August was very quiet indeed with many residents being away on various forms of holiday. A few of the regular activities were suspended for the period but we did have a themed evening in the restaurant. This was a well attended “Blagdon’s Glorious…

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