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Woodford Green nursing home invites community to enjoy their favourite stories

PUBLISHED: 12:32 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:34 18 January 2013

Bupa resident, Nora Fox, 90, and community and partnerships executive, Siobhan Drane, enjoy the fun of storytelling.

Bupa resident, Nora Fox, 90, and community and partnerships executive, Siobhan Drane, enjoy the fun of storytelling.

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A Woodford Green nursing home is preparing to celebrate residents’ best loved stories and poems by inviting the community to enjoy National Storytelling Week.

Residents at Harts House Nursing Home, Harts Grove, will be turning the pages of their favourite books and letting their imaginations run wild as they host a special event on Monday.

Resident, Nora Fox, has already starting storytelling ahead of the home’s activities, which start at 2pm.

Home manager, Lisa Curtis, said: “Storytelling is one of the most traditional forms of enjoyment for people of all ages. It allows our residents to liberate their imaginations and be transported to other worlds without even having to leave the comfort of their armchairs.

“We are looking forward to welcoming family members and members of the local community along - we really want as many people as possible to join us in celebrating this wonderful form of entertainment.”

Anybody interested in attending should call 0845 600 4266 or email storytellingweek@bupa.com.

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