12 May 2015

GAMBIT groups visit the Sculpture Garden

A highlight of our annual sculpture exhibition is always the visit from the Guildford and Godalming groups of blind and partially sighted who we support with funds raised at Birtley for the Community Foundation for Surrey.

The group of 30, including their volunteer helpers, enjoyed the exhibition on a delightfully warm and sunny morning, followed by coffee, homemade cookies and scones served in the the Orangery. Birtley resident, Mrs Coe, joined the groups for coffee. For many years she has made attractive cards which she sells in aid of the Community Foundation. 

Birtley has supported GAMBIT groups for many years, starting with the Guildford group in 2007. Over the years, the members have become firm friends of Birtley.

     

01 August 2018
An "Arty" afternoon
An 'Arty' afternoon

A theraputic afternoon of arts, crafts and colouring...

 

26 July 2018
Caring Coffee 'Chit-Chat'
Caring Coffee 'Chit-Chat'

Coffee, cake and chatter with friends...

16 July 2018
Happy Birthday NHS

Care services here at Birtley date back further than the NHS 70 years...

22 June 2018
Mama Buba Bump at Birtley House
Mama Buba Bump at Birtley House

Fun in the sun for a teddy bears picnic. 

 

21 June 2018
Our Strawberry Tea in the Rose Garden
Our Strawberry Tea in the Rose Garden

Drink me...

18 June 2018
Longacre School Chamber Choir visit to Birtley House
Longacre School Chamber Choir
13 June 2018
Stone Carving
Stone Carving with Simon Keeley

Giving stone carving a go at Birtley House

12 June 2018
Let's care for volunteer carers in Surrey
Let's care for volunteer carers in Surrey

This week (11 – 17 June) is Carers Week – an annual campaign that seeks to raise awareness of those who volunteer their time to care for others on an unpaid basis, highlight some of the challenges they face and recognise the contribution they make to society.

11 June 2018
Here's to trying new things...
Here's to trying new things...

Afternoon of Willow Weaving and Wood Carving. 

22 May 2018
Spotting Dementia

It’s Dementia Action Week 2018 this week (21 – 27 May) - an awareness week that exists to shine a light on the devastating condition, which is said to develop in someone every three minutes.

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