Events

Here at Woodleigh Christian Care Home, we always have a number of events happening through the year. From entertainers, to day trips to the coast, from services to fairs, there is always something for everyone to enjoy.

Below you will find information about all of our upcoming events at Woodleigh, including if we are looking for any volunteers to help us. If you are interested in helping us as a volunteer, give us a call and ask for Marion.

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Our Regular Events

Professional Entertainer visits including musicians, magicians etc

Visits by a professional Chiropodist

Local school events (from drama to craft)

Regular days out & Bus trips - relatives welcome

Our Choir "The Woodleigh Warblers practice every Tuesday at 5pm in the TV lounge

Every Tuesday Fellowship with our Chaplain Helen at 2:30pm

Welcome Break at Mansfield Baptist Church a local tea parties (2nd Thursday of every month at 3pm)

Friends on Friday  (Knit, Natter, and games) - Every Friday at 10:30 am to 12:00noon

Singing for the Brain at St Johns Centre, Monthly as advertised on the notice boards

Holy Communion With Rev. Linda Williams - 2nd Monday of every month (14:30)

Dementia Friendly Cinema at Mansfield Library, Monthly at 2pm dates as shown on the notice board

Meet Katy`s Scout the dog most Fridays.

A Movie afternoon every Thursday at 2pm in the Garden Lounge.

Mens Club every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 3pm

Memory Cafe at Mansfield Museum , monthly on a Wednesday at 2:30pm

Additional events are regularly advertised on the two notice boards in the dining rooms

Special Events

2018 marked a special milestone for WoodleighCare. It is 30 years since the Mansfield Community, headed by a team of doctors, nurses, care assistants, domestic assistants, cooks, and Christians pulled together to put a Christian care home in Mansfield. 

Discover the Magic Interactive table

Wednesday 3rd March

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come and experience a magic table creating moments of happiness for people living with dementia and all those around them.

TOVERTAFEL is a specialist innovator who will be demonstrating their unique table.  It is a playful, interactive light games that entice children, adults, and older people to get moving and have fun together.

Mothering Sunday Service

Sunday 31st March 2019

16:30

Service to celebrate mothering Sunday.

Mothers and Fathers, brothers, sisters, families and friends are all welcome.

A family tea will be served following the service

 

Good Friday Service

Sunday 19th April2019

11:30

 

Easter is always a special time of year for us at Woodleigh.

Our Chaplain Helen Curzon will be hosting a special Good Friday to which all are welcome.

 

Easter Sunday Service

Sunday 21st April 2019

16:30

This service will be led by Rev Linda Williams and will be a service of Holy Communion.  All are welcome to share in this service.

In Loving Memory Service

Sunday 12th May 2019

14:30

Our Chaplain Helen Curzon will be leading us in a service of thanksgiving and remembrance for all those loved ones no longer with us.

Everyone is welcome to join us. The service will last approximately 30 minutes and will be followed by hot drinks and refreshments. It would be lovely to see you there.

Summer Strawberry Fayre

Saturday 20th July

14:30 to 16:00

There will be stalls and games and entertainment for all the  family

Our brilliant Ambitions Team will be hosting a summer fayre.

All money raised will go to the 'Friends of Woodleigh' charity which pays for activities and events for the residents.

Father`s Day

16th June 2019

16:30

Service to celebrate Fathers Day.

Fathers and Mothers, brothers, sisters, families and friends are all welcome.

A family tea will be served following the service

Cheese & Wine Evening and Special Auction

Tuesday 14th May

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7:00

Our brilliant Ambitions Team will be hosting a Cheese & Wine evening for Residents and visitors to share and enjoy each others company.

Following the serving of Cheese and Wine we will be holding an auction with a number of fantastic items on show donated by local businesses and friends. For more information on the auction, and the items available, see our facebook page.

All money raised will go to the 'Friends of Woodleigh' charity which pays for activities and events for the residents.

Harvest Festival Service

Sunday 22nd September 2019

16:30

Harvest is always a special time of year for us at Woodleigh, and that is especially the case in our 30th Anniversary year.

Our Chaplain Helen Curzon will be hosting a special Harvest Service and we are currently collecting donations for us to donate to local charities in the form if tinned goods and gifts.

Bonfire Night

Date to be Confirmed

Time to be confirmed

Each year we always look forward to hosting our annual Bonfire Night Firework Display. It is always one of our highlights of the year and often includes a variety of food, drink and stalls available.

We don't currently have a date and time for our Firework display, but we will publish it as soon as we do. Keep a close eye on this page.

Armistice Day Service

Sunday 10th November 2019

10am Parade

"Lest We Forget"

Armistice Day is very important to us here at WoodleighCare. We will never forget the sacrifice that our friends, family and loved ones have made for us both at home and abroad.

We are very lucky to be based so close to Chesterfield Road where the Armistice Day parade will walk past us. We will be lining the street to join the parade as it passes us, and then returning to Woodleigh for a short service lead by our Chaplain Helen Curzon.

Everyone is welcome and we would love to have you join us in remembrance on this day.

Christmas Fayre

Saturday 16th November 2019

14:30 - 16:00

"It's Chriiiiistmas!!"

As we approach the lead up to Christmas, we always enjoy welcoming everyone in to Woodleigh for our annual Christmas Fayre. It is always a very busy afternoon with plenty to see and do, including raffles, tombolas, cake stands, clothing, Christmas decorations and gifts and more.

These events help to raise money for the 'Friends of Woodleigh' charity which pays for activites, events and days out for the Resident's, so it would be wonderful to see you there as you have a fun afternoon and support our Residents.

Carols Round the Christmas Tree

Tuesday 24th December 2019

15:00

Come and join us on Christmas Eve as we come together with our friends and family to sing Christmas Carols.

Lead by our very own 'Woodleigh Warblers' Choir, we will sing a range of carols and share some mince pies and mulled wine (non-alcoholic refreshments will be available).

We would love for you to join us we welcome in Christmas!