Thamesfield Village Diary

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

Famous Author Annie Murray visits the village

2nd August 2017

On Monday 24th July, Thamesfield residents welcomed bestselling author Annie Murray to the village. Novelist Annie came to speak to residents about her newest novel titled ‘The Doorstep Child’. Annie Murray first shot to fame after her first novel ‘Birmingham Rose’ hit The…

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Canada Day Celebrations at Thamesfield Village!

14th July 2017

On the 1st July 2017, Canada celebrated its 150th anniversary of Confederation and the residents of Thamesfield Village celebrated by holding a special ‘Canada Day’ themed party. With the help of friends, activity Co-Ordinator Alison Engleby organised the celebration, decorating the hall with…

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Garden party raises funds for St John Ambulance

29th June 2017

Residents of Thamesfield and their families, together with staff and guests, held a Summer Garden Party on the riverbank to raise £241 for St John Ambulance, a charity dedicated to the teaching and practice of first aid. There was music from a live…

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Local singer performs for Thamesfield residents

11th April 2017

Harry Goff, a popular local songwriter, producer and singer, recently performed for a group of nearly 20 residents at Thamesfield retirement village. A music teacher during term time, Harry (25) has been coming to us for approximately three years. Over this time he…

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Thamesfield raises £432 for Thames Valley Air Ambulance

7th March 2017

We have raised £432 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance through sales of a 2017 calendar produced by our talented art group and a raffle, with prizes donated by staff and residents. Every Tuesday morning the art group meets in our communal lounge…

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Residents of Thamesfield celebrate Chinese New Year

8th February 2017

On Thursday 02 February we held a Chinese themed lunch to celebrate Chinese New Year. Some of the residents made lantern table decorations and our team of chefs prepared a suitable menu. For starters our residents enjoyed prawn crackers, chicken and sweetcorn soup…

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Talented artists at Thamesfield raise nearly £500 for charity

1st February 2017

Our talented residents have raised nearly £500 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance service by producing and selling 2017 calendars depicting works created in their weekly art group. Every Tuesday morning the group meets in our communal lounge to paint, draw and even…

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A Q&A with Thamesfield Village Manager Sophia Lawrence

6th January 2017

Thamesfield’s Village Manager Sophia Lawrence has a background in property maintenance and shares photos of her masterful cake creations with the residents, something they all enjoy! We caught up with Sophia to find out more about her and why she enjoys her role…

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