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.

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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The latest from Blagdon Village

11th August 2016

Where would we be without the summer holidays?  We’ve had some superb weather to enjoy and there were two events of note over and above the routine activities, another themed night in the restaurant and a talk. Themed night The theme this time…

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June at Blagdon Village

14th July 2016

What a momentous month June was for the country, and for us here at Blagdon Village.  We celebrated the Queen’s official birthday and we voted in the referendum.  Before those events there was a coach trip and two speakers on the EU. Coach…

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May at Blagdon Village

21st June 2016

May was not as busy as April because of the two Bank Holidays. Nonetheless we did have few one-off events on top of the regular ones Anglo-French Boules Match.  The Boules match is now an integral part of the annual twinning visit between…

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