A Sunny July at Blagdon Village

8th August 2017

Fortunately the weather in July was excellent and so our major event of the month, a putting competition, went ahead as planned. Putting Competition Resident Hugh Edmondson very generously offered to sponsor a putting competition between residents, purchasing a small cup to be…

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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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‘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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‘Supper club evenings’ at Avonpark

1st August 2017

A popular social event at Avonpark has returned! Once a month, our head chef is hosting a fine dining experience for residents in the restaurant. These events are proving to be extremely popular, with approximately 30 people coming together to enjoy wine and…

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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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We’re Ten!

12th July 2017

Yes, this year is the tenth anniversary of the opening of Blagdon Village! On the 14th March, the first resident Thelma Hobbs moved in and was shortly followed by Valerie Williams on the 17th April 2007.The Clubhouse facilities were formally opened on 23rd…

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Partnership struck with local school

4th July 2017

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Freshford Primary School, which we arranged through its head teacher Andrew Wishart. As of now, a number of our residents are going in every Monday afternoon to help children in the reception class with…

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