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Jun
18

Fundraising for Alzheimers Society

We had a fabulous day today hosting Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day at Greyfriars Community Centre, Ringwood. We are thrilled to tell you that we raised a massive £115 for such a worthy cause. Thank you to everyone for your support and kind donations. Also, a massive thanks to Greyfriars, especially Claire and her team, Kitchen [...]
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Jun
11

Spinning a Yarn

Weavers, Spinners and Dyers in the sunshine The New Forest Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers held their annual fleece sale at Greyfriars Community Centre on Saturday 9th June 2018 between 9 -3pm. The centre was packed and the sun shone as Spinners and Weavers sourced new fleeces, caught up with old friends and sat [...]
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Jun
11

Greyfriars 60th Anniversary – Come Celebrate with us

Celebrate with us What better way to celebrate Greyfriars 60th anniversary than with a summer evening of entertainment. On Saturday 30th June the Community Centre will be transformed into three venues offering a variety of shows, in the same form as the RMDS present their Summer Show. Three Shows - and the audiences move Each [...]
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Jun
08

Tai Chi on the lawn.

On Thursday 7th June, Longwater Tai Chi held a free taster session on Greyfriars'  Lawn. The rain kept away whilst everyone enjoyed their time learning new skills and the session created much interest among passing centre users. Some of the many comments included " I have always wanted to try Tai Chi, I am going [...]
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Jun
07

Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day 14th June

Coleman Training & Consultancy are this year delighted to be supporting Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day. As specialists in Dementia training, this is a cause we are very passionate about.   ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CUPCAKE DAY 14th JUNE 10.30am - 1.30pm at GREYFRIARS COMMUNITY CENTRE   Come along and support us in raising awareness of Dementia and [...]
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Jun
03

The new wheel-chair stair lift is installed

Jane and Jim are normally behind the counter for the coffee lounge – but now they can admire the new stair lift which will help their less able customers get to them and the Hilary Christy Room. If you need to use the lift just ask at Reception and a member of staff will help […]

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Jun
01

Find out about Timebanking

Help others – and when you need a hand you can use the credits you have earned to get support yourself.  That is the Time Bank.   Find out more about how it all works by CLICKING HERE to download the leaflet.  There will be a workshop in Ringwood so book your place and come […]

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May
31

Swing Unlimited Big Band – Sat 30 June, 7.30pm

Great evening of entertainment ahead! Please click on image to expand – Sat 30 June, 7.30pm

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May
31

You can follow Greyfriars on Facebook

From time to time we post special events taking place at Greyfriars on our Facebook page: Facebook.com If you want to be kept informed please tick “Likes” just below the main picture and you then get alerts each time we post. Many thanks if you decide to do so, as it really helps promote Greyfriars! […]

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May
26

The New Stairlift arrives – on Tuesday 29th May

In 1998 Margaret Gregson kindly donated the wheelchair stair-lift by the doorway to Greyfriars Hall.  After 20 years hard labour making the whole ground floor accessible to all our visitors it has been difficult to find spare parts to keep it going.  We are very grateful that we can replace it through the generosity of […]

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