Saturday, 10 November 2018

Pumpkin carving and guy making

The end of October and the start of November heralds in the time for halloween and bonfire nights! At Woodspring we had a go at pumpkin carving and guy making as well as having fun with some halloween devil horns. The results were very good!


Victoria, Janet and Betty 

Betty shows off her excellent carving skills

Betty and Guy

Pauline and Guy at halloween

Guy and John hang out

Making the guy in progress

Audrey stuffs the Guy

Gwyneth designing Mr. Guy's face, will he be handsome?

Getting the halloween spirit being a little devil - Steve

Firework mural preparation, Joyce and Ena

Steve helping out too 

Train trips, chat club and movement to music!

We've been busy!! As Autumn gets well under way there has been plenty of things happening at Woodspring House. We took a trip to the trains and rode on an old steam engine, the 11.25 to Sheringham. The train parked up for 30 minutes, we had our lunch and then travelled back. People enjoyed talking and reminiscing about the old steam engines. In chat club we've been bobbing apples and talking about the wonderful nature you can see at this time of year. especially the apple and sweet chestnut harvest. Donna brought in some spikey sweet chestnuts! And movement to music is as great as ever, with plate balancing, ribbons and parachutes!


 Steve and Pauline

 Betty and Donna

 Joan and her daughter in movement to music

 They get the parachute out in M & M

 They get dancing in movement to music

 Joyce, Victoria and Gwyneth at the trains

Joyce showing off her incredible posture and balance

Ena and Magda show off their 'plates come frisbees in movement to music

Andrew and Magda get out the streamers

Ena with her streamer

Betty bobs for apples

And she got it!

Can he do it? Oh yes he can!

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Patricia's birthday

Gosh, another birthday! It seems that back in the day 9 months ago there were some very busy parents....! This time it's Patricia's birthday and to celebrate we had the Banjo Man come in and play some tunes on his, yep you guessed it, his guitar! (Only kidding of course) He has graced the Orangery once before to everyones delight and this time was no different, Happy Birthday Patricia!



The Banjo Man performs in the Orangery.

Patricia and her daughter Hayley look on and enjoy the music - Happy Birthday Patricia!

The Banjo man (there's a guitar too!)

The ladies of leisure, Betty and Pauline


Gwyneth, Janet and Magda's birthday

It was Gwyneth's birthday a few weeks back and to celebrate the King himself came in to do a very special performance for everyone at Woodspring House. He got everyone'rock 'n' rollin, and just look at those outfits! Happy Birthday Gwyneth! Then on another occasion it was Janet and Magda's birthday and to celebrate we had in Two gentleman of Leisure, a duo act where one guy plays the piano and the other sings - it went down well with the crowd everyone said how good they were.


Gwyneth receives her birthday cake

Betty and Tim share a dance

Gwyneth and her sister chat away

The birthday girl is wooed by Elvis

Betty and Pauline

Elvis is in the building

Janet throws her best pose

Joyce, Danny and Janet

Janet's birthday cake arrives, Happy Birthday!!

Barbara and Nicki

Dot and Elvis


Janet and Danny share a dance

Joyce looks on as Tim is silly!

Geoff enjoying all the music while sipping his sherry

Gwyneth and her sister

Pauline

Elvis gets Pauline and Betty going!

Magda and her cake

Everyone gathers in the Orangery for their picture

As always you can't get Pauline off the dance floor

Monday, 16 July 2018

Movement to music and June's birthday

It was a few weeks ago now but we have still been doing Movement to music with Heather each week. We welcome family and friends to join us in our hours of Movement to Music (or as I like to call it Mischief and Merriment), so please come along and join in the fun! It was also June's birthday the other week and to celebrate we had Jayne Martin come in to entertain us with some Abba numbers. With songs like Dancing Queen and Gimme Gimme Gimme to sing and dance to, there wasn't a moment of rest!


Marjorie in M & M

Andrew and Geoff in M & M


Happy Birthday June! With her husband Mike.

Everyone is up and dancing

Pauline belts out Dancing Queen.


Jayne goes all out to perform as Abba and Pauline and Betty love it!

Marjorie and Ena in M & M.