Category Archives: Abbeyfield

Garden Party 8 August 2015

The sun shone on our Garden Party again this year and the mayors of both Shaftesbury and Gillingham graced us with their presence. Entertainment was provided by Miles Away Jazz Band and a Jeannette provided a superb selection of cakes. … Continue reading

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Justin Daish musical evening – June 2015

Friends and family joined residents for a musical evening provided by Justin Daish, a solo guitarist and lead guitar in acclaimed instrumental group The Shadowers. He entertained with music from the 1950s and 1960s, and residents even joined in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Celebrations

As some residents join their relatives at Christmas, Abbeyfield held an extra pre-Christmas celebration lunch joined by guests and volunteers. The children of the Abbey Primary School in Shaftesbury sang carols beautifully before lunch, and after lunch Santa arrived and … Continue reading

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Visit by Abbeyfield’s Chief Executive

We were delighted to welcome the newly appointed Chief Executive to the house. She spent the day with us, talking to residents, volunteers and staff.

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Abbeyfield Blackmore Vale Society

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