With snowdrops bursting forth and birdsong filling the air, spring is definitely around the corner and activities at Fernhill House continue apace throughout February and March, with music, crafts, fun and unusual therapies on the agenda.    

Residents have a chance to create with clay when Sue brings her pottery accoutrements to Fernhill House on Wednesday February 28 and March 21 from 10.30 until 11.30am, while popular viola player Sarah plays familiar classics on Monday February 26, March 12 and March 26 between 3 and 4pm.    

Ted will be helping beginners grasp the rudiments of bridge at his Beginners Bridge Club on Thursday February 22 from 6.30 til 8pm.   

A number of regular weekly events will also be continuing. These include three hours of holistic therapy every Tuesday with Michelle who offers massage and sound therapy between 2 and 5pm.  Tuesday is also keep fit day, with experienced fitness instructor and former PE teacher Nicky offers two hours of exercise between 2 and 4pm.   

Thursdays between 2 and 3pm offer a chance to listen to Pat the pianist perform familiar singalong tunes in the Elgar room.   And every Sunday is “Keep Calm and Sing Along” day – with everyone invited to join in from 11am.   

There’s a chance for residents, family and friends to discuss ideas for forthcoming events at a meeting at Fernhill House on March 20 from 6 – 7pm. Just drop in. Refreshments will be provided.