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David Gresham House –What’s on and general activity programme

DGH provides a full programme of activities, varying from week to week,which include:bridge and board games, film and slide shows, exercise classes, music, art and craft workshops,Sunday services, talks by guest speakers, poetry reading, reminiscence and quizzes,Pets as Therapy as well as poppy making for the British Legion. We also run a resident and staff study group for Hearing Management. Helen organises outings to places of interest, such as Titsey Place, National Trust properties, garden centres, the Barn Theatre and the local pub.

DGH actively participates in community projects, recently with St. Johns church, and the village hall, and runs a tombola stall at Hurst Green’s annual fair.We host regular visits from our neighbours, The Little Oaks under-five’s group,local schools and the Brownie Guides.                             

Future activities planned are: Royal Wedding festivities, a Strawberry Tea Open Day, boat trips on the Medway, and a visit to Knole Park National Trust, where we are showing craft work for an Abbey field exhibition.

JULY events and activities at DGH

July highlights are the DGH Strawberry Tea & raffle – family, friends & volunteers are very welcome. July’s talk is about financial security and banking scams by Clare Oldfield from Natwest bank. We have two musical events: Jackie Spry and Jon McDevitt, and finally, a barge outing on the river Wey near Guildford.

In addition to our weekly programme….

1st – 8th   A water colour exhibition by Lucy Wingate, a DGH volunteer.
1st, 2nd & 3rd 11:00 Birthday celebrations
2nd,9th,16th & 30th 4:00pm Read Aloud group – listen and discuss short stories & articles
4th 2:15pm Last lip Reading class (summer break)
4th & 11th 11:30am Drama group with Andree
6th 10:30am Bella Fashion shop with Michael
6th 11:30am First Friday Open Coffee Morning
6th 3:00pm Friday Film : Finding your Feet
10th 4:00pm Knit & natter
12th June 4:00pm A talk by Clare Oldfield : banking security and scams
11th & 25th 4:00pm Music with Millie
18th 4:00pm Jackie Spry plays piano classics
20th 3:00pm Friday Film: TBC
23rd 4:00pm Reminisce and discuss your family names
24th 11:30am Carpet bowls
30th 4:00pm Jon Mc Devitt plays and sings for us

FUTURE CELEBERATIONS & OUTINGS:

Monday 13th & Wednesday 15th August: two boat trips on the peaceful river Medway. Monday 20th August: a champagne and cream tea celebration for Pam’s birthday.

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