In celebration of National Read a Book Day 2020 we wanted to do more than just read a book with our wonderful residents…we wanted to do something different and something which would bring much joy to loved ones and their families
So in true Fernhill House style, we set out brainstorming the bestest, most fabulous and creative ideas and after much deliberation, we decided to create a special Ferhill House adaption of Julie Donaldson’s classic bedtime story ‘The Gruffalo’… but with a special twist! This adaption would be voiced EXCLUSIVELY by our talented residents!
So, without further ado… take a moment of calm with your family or just a moment to yourself, make a cup of tea, select your favourite biscuit… sit back and enjoy ‘The Gruffalo’ as read by our Residents 🧡
The Brilliant ‘Gruffalo’ Cast:
Leona – The Mouse, The Mount Care Home, Walgrave, Reading
Heather – The Fox, Cavendish Park Care Home, Evesham
Peter – The Owl, Blenheim House Care Home, Melksham
Alf – The Gruffalo, Milton Ernest Hall Care Home, Bedfordshire
Mary – The Narrator, Fernhill House Care Home, Worcester
Dawn – The Snake, Oaktree Court Care Home, Wellington, Somerset
So successful was our adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s ‘The Gruffalo’ that fans simply couldn’t help but demand a sequel… and that’s exactly what we did!
And presented with National Storytelling Week 2021, we seized the opportunity to create another beautiful adaption of a beloved children’s tale, of which we just had to choose… Little Red Riding Hood ❤
With big shoes to fill, this year’s talented cast of residents took the reading in their stride to create, what can only be described as a stunning, captivating and wonderful reading!
The Amazing ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ Cast:
Janet– The Narrator, Fernhill House Care Home, Worcester
Margaret– Little Red Riding Hood, The Mount Care Home, Berkshire
Barbara– The Wolf, Oaktree Court Care Home, Wellington, Somerset
Aileen– Little Red Riding Hood’s Mum, Cavendish Park Care Home, Evesham
Ron– The Woodcutter, Blenheim House Care Home, Melksham
Yvonne– Granny, Lashbrook House Care Home, Henley-on-Thames