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An Evening of Greek Dancing and Delight

Yannis came to Abbeyfield on Tuesday evening, 31 July, to get everyone dancing.  He brought fun and laughter to the house and gave an amazing demonstration of his own skills as a Greek dancer.  He stayed for supper and everyone … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Party, July 2018

It was a lovely day with a light cloud cover to protect us all from melting.  Residents, family and friends, together with trustees and staff enjoyed a lovely afternoon, serenaded by Miles Away, playing gentle jazz throughout the afternoon.  Mayor … Continue reading

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AGM 2018

This year’s Annual General Meeting was held at Abbeyfield House, Bleke Street, Shaftesbury, at 3.15 pm on Wednesday 21 March.

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Christmas 2017

Trustees and residents enjoyed a splendid pre-Christmas lunch together when Father Christmas visited to give out early Christmas presents, as many of the residents would be away from the house to spend the time with their families.  There was the … Continue reading

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Hot dogs and Fireworks 6 November 2017

Abbeyfield residents celebrated Guy Fawkes with a hot dog supper after watching their own mini firework display in the garden.  No event is complete without a cake and Jeannette produced this magnificent chocolate bonfire cake complete with sparklers for the … Continue reading

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Abbeyfield Celebrates Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

Abbeyfield residents celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special lunch, entertainment and as always a splendid cake. The occasion was honoured by the appearance of a familiar face, who made the cover of the Blackmore Vale Magazine the following … Continue reading

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Abbeyfield Blackmore Vale Society

Abbeyfield House, Bleke Street, Shaftesbury Dorset, SP7 8JZ