Cedars 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 Cedars Village to fill with news, views and events, in the hope it will give you a genuine insight in village living Retirement Villages’ style.

A spooky October at Cedars Village

4th November 2017

Halloween Night at Cedars Village was a ‘spooky night’!  Residents and staff dressed up in what has become a popular annual event.  The restaurant was decked out in traditional Halloween fashion and the menu, provided by our fantastic catering team, was equally as…

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A busy September for Cedars Village

6th October 2017

Farewell to John Worthy On Wednesday 27th September at 12.00, residents, staff, ex employees and contractors gathered in the ballroom to say Farewell to John Worthy. John had worked for Cedars Village for 13 years as Head of Maintenance and lived on site….

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‘Wild West’ evening entertains residents at Cedars Village

1st August 2017

We recently held a ‘Wild West’ themed evening and decorated our ballroom with cowhide balloons, hay bales and a scarecrow. Residents enjoyed a great atmosphere along with a special menu prepared by our very own chef. This comprised ribs, ‘Tex Mex’ bean chilli…

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Magic show raises nearly £300 for Macmillan Cancer Support

4th July 2017

On Tuesday 16 May Richard Pinner, magician extraordinaire and vice president of the Magic Circle, performed for residents and their families at Cedars in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, raising more than £300. Richard’s mother is resident June Gladwell. Her late husband Peter,…

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Bank Holiday fete at Cedars Village

9th June 2017

A grey day with light rain did not deter 80 residents from joining in with our Bank Holiday fete, held at the village on Monday 29 May. There was tombola with an array of high quality prizes donated by residents and staff, gazebos…

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Residents at Cedars celebrate May Day

11th May 2017

At the beginning of this month residents at Cedars Village celebrated May Day with an indoor party. This featured Morris dancing, country singing from our choir and a wide range of refreshments including tea and home made scones.  The turnout was exceptional and everybody…

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Easter Monday at Cedars Village

25th April 2017

Residents at Cedars Village got into the swing of things on Easter Monday. They enjoyed a lovely meal in the restaurant followed by an Easter bonnet parade and a game of bingo. Peggy Crockett, our newest resident, was kind enough to judge the…

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Cedars Village Residents Celebrate St. David’s Day

9th March 2017

To celebrate St. David’s Day, our residents came together in the village ballroom to enjoy a meal of leek and smoked salmon soup, faggots and mashed potato, and lamb stew or chicken hot pot. Afterwards everyone sang songs, with one resident even performing…

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Film night at Cedars: ‘The Intern’

21st February 2017

Every month at Cedars Village a group of residents come together for a film night in the ballroom. This month they decided to watch ‘The Intern’, starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. If you’re already retired starting a new job can be…

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