November 2014 Activities
November has yet again been another really busy month with the theme “Remember Remember”. Residents have been reminiscing about bonfire nights and sharing their stories of remembrance, as well as preparing for all the up and coming Christmas Activities. Here are just a few things that our Residents have been up to:
On Wednesday 5th November our Residents celebrated fireworks night with our very own fireworks display whilst enjoying homemade soup, hotdogs and burgers. They especially enjoyed watching the children making patterns with their sparklers.
Fleet Panto visited our home on Thursday 20th November in the form of Victoria Quincey. Victoria is playing the character Dandini in this year’s panto Cinderella and came in her character dress. She spent time talking to the Residents about this year’s panto and sang them a couple of songs. The Residents loved her singing and presented her with a card and flowers to show their appreciation.
During the month Residents have also enjoyed the Kings Singers, Singing for the Brain, Holy Communion, a sing-along in support for Children in Need as well as some early Christmas Shopping in Fleet.
On Friday 28th November Residents enjoyed a trip to Badshot Lea Garden Centre, where they got to see all the wonderfully decorated Christmas trees and really pretty lights. They were memorised the miniature Christmas model display which was truly a magnificent sight. We finished the morning by having a nice cup of tea and mince pie in the Squires Café.
Friday November 28th marked the beginning of our Christmas Festivities where Residents were treated to a superb afternoon of music performed by the Fleet Rock Choir at Hill House. It is particularly special when Rock Choir visit our homes as a number of our staff are members and the residents love to see them perform. A great afternoon was had by all and what a way to kick off the Christmas program.
During the evening we were also treated to a wonderful array of Christmas songs by the exceptionally talented choir The Carillon Singers. It was a really great evening of entertainment and concluded with the choir joining the residents with a glass of sherry and a mince pie or two.