Monday 23 December 2019

Christmas at Woodspring

Christmas at Woodspring House is always a very busy time of year. Victoria and Donna were busy planning the activities and events for the festive period as early as September and they did not disappoint. 

This year was particularly special as BBC Look East came to the home when Jack Brook the Shetland Pony came in to see us at our Christmas Coffee Morning. We were very proud to see such a fantastic video of our wonderful home and incredible residents going around the internet. So thank you to everyone that came in. 

We had our annual trip out to Thursford for The Winter Wonderland. The lights, fake snow and life like statues were again a sight to behold, creating curiosity and awe in staff and residents alike. 

Then we had our Christmas Jumper day were staff and residents dressed up in their ugliest (or most beautiful) jumpers for Save the Children. In our photos you'll also see other activities such as the last movement to music of 2019 and mince pie making. A Big thank you must go to Ann, Victoria's mother who has been helping out with activities in the run up to Christmas - she organised and ran the cooking activities and for that we are very grateful! She did an amazing job. 

And finally, it wouldn't be Christmas without the Woodspring House Residents Christmas Party, held every year without fail. Patsy Rose entertained, there was dancing, singing and general merriment. And to finish it off a great feast of savoury and sweet snacks. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone!

Here are just a selection of photos from everything mentioned above, check out our Facebook page for the full selection. 
Mike the producer, cameraman, director and sound engineer who made it all happen on the TV

Joe and Emma

Victoria and Betty 

The group at Thursford

Staff and residents for Christmas Jumper Day

Rosa leads the Conga at the Christmas Party

And the conga grows



Freda and Pauline

Betty and Ken have a chin wag

The Christmas Feast

Jack Brock comes to visit at our Christmas Coffee Morning