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What’s Happening in January – Activities

Happy New Year! There is much to look forward to in 2018.  We are planning some great activities and will be making good use of the additional funds for activities from our fabulous Christmas Bazaar in December. Highlights for this month are: Cheeky Monkeys will be here on 3rd, 17th, 24th and 31st Ladies Coffee…

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Oh yes we did! Christmas panto at Foxburrow Grange

Thank you to Fred’s Academy (Frederick Douglas Performing Arts), who came to visit us in December to entertain residents with their performance of Jack and the Beanstalk. Everyone had a wonderful time watching the pantomime, laughing at the jokes and being thoroughly entertained.

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Residents’ Christmas Party and Twilight the Owl

It was time for fun on Saturday 16 December with two fabulous events. In the morning Twilight the Owl came in and met residents, many of whom had not been that close to an owl before so being able to touch and stroke one was amazing.  Twilight is going to be a regular at Foxburrow…

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Would you Adam and Eve it – A Cockney Afternoon!

Foxburrow Grange residents were treated to a wonderful afternoon of cockney songs on Friday 15 December, led by the strollers which included a pearly king, ‘Flanagan and Allen’, an east end maiden and fabulous music from Alex the pianist. We had a fabulous turnout and great participation with residents who enjoyed watching the fabulous performance…

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A time for carols at Foxburrow Grange

Residents at Foxburrow Grange have been treated to various singing performances over the last two weeks when three wonderful choirs came to visit. The Salvation Army Songsters got December off to a great start when they came along on Sunday 3 December.  The choir regularly visit the care home ever since they first came along…

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Residents Activities Fund gets a boost at the Bazaar

The residents’ activities fund at Foxburrow Grange has grown a little larger thanks to the fantastic generosity of members of the local community of Colchester who came along to support our fabulous Christmas bazaar on Saturday 2 December. Over 200 people joined in the festivities and everyone who came said what a lovely day it…

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What’s happening in December – Activities

Christmas is nearly upon us and we are getting excited! After a fabulous first weekend of December for our Christmas bazaar on the 2nd and the wonderful Salvation Army Choir on the 3rd, residents will be enjoying a mix of regular activities and Christmas special events. Here’s a snippet of some of our activities this…

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Cheeky Monkeys go back in time with residents

This week the delightful children from Cheeky Monkeys nursery went back in time with residents when they came to visit.  We have a room decorated in a 1950’s theme which residents love spending time in and they were very happy to share the room when the children came along.  They also all really enjoyed activities…

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Christmas Bazaar – Saturday 2 December

It’s coming up to that most wonderful time of the year and to celebrate we are holding our annual Christmas Bazaar where the magic will happen and fun will be had! Come and join us on Saturday 2 December, there’s going to be so much to see and do: The mayor will be opening the…

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What’s happening in November – Activities

October came and went far too quickly and now the clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in we’re looking forward to some cosy times indoors and preparing for our Christmas Bazaar on the Saturday 2 December.  The Bazaar is always very popular with residents and local community alike.  Keep a note of…

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