Search

Win a £100 Amazon voucher in this week’s Recorder

On sale now

Woodford Green nursing home invites community to enjoy their favourite stories

12:32 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.

Archant

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.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 10:00
From left to right - Pc Carl Rapper and Pc Ian Taylor both of the Ilford town centre police team, Richard Culley Ilford BID street ambassador

Almost 100 businesses in Ilford are using a new state of the art digital radio security technology to crackdown on shoplifting.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Sadie Gomm

Tributes have been paid to a founder member of Ilford Historical Society who has died aged 88.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
The Musicians of Bremen in Teatro Vivo's show Fairy-tale Finders, inspired by the stories of the Brothers Grimm. The show is returning to Valentines Mansion, in Emerson Road, Ilford. Picture: Doug Southall

Prince Charming, the Wicked Stepmother and Snow White – these are all characters seared into our consciousness thanks to fairy-tales.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Young adult author James Dawson with Isaac Newton Academy pupils

Six years ago, James Dawson was a teacher in a busy Brighton school, the role of writing in his working life confined to lesson plans and reports.

Most read news

Competitions

Tansy the pony from the Chigwell Riding Centre for Special Needs visited Bancroft's Preparatory School on their charity day

A very special guest visited the children at a school in Woodford Green last week.

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder