Thank you to Summer Soulstice … and others

A select group of about 30 people gathered at Howard House on Monday 16th October 2017 for a thank you reception. This was primarily an opportunity for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to thank the wonderful Soulstice crew for their ongoing … Continued

Barn Dance at Arkley

On Saturday 14th October 2017 the village hall in Arkley was alive with Cherry Lodge friends and families having a fun time dancing, jigging and foot tapping. It was lovely to see a whole range of ages in the room … Continued

Autumn 2017 Newsletter is now online

Everyone on the Cherry Lodge mailing list should by now have received their Autumn 2017 copy of ‘Cherry Lodge News’ in the post. It is also possible, via this website, to download a pdf of the newsletter to read onscreen … Continued

Eat, Sing and be Merry!

Supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care helped raise funds for our charity on Sunday 17th September 2017 by taking up the invitation to ‘Eat, Sing and be Merry’ at North Enfield Conservative Club. Thank you very much indeed to Meriel … Continued

Soulstice Payback 2017 – two huge cheques!

Following tradition, August Bank Holiday Sunday 2017 was Summer Soulstice Big Payback Day for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. However, this year’s event at the Black Horse in Barnet was even more special than usual. As well as being able to … Continued

An Evening of Poetry and Music

This Cherry Lodge Cancer Care event on Saturday 22nd July 2017 was a great success, with people braving the rain to come to be entertained with an evening of poetry and song. Despite the weather there was standing room only … Continued

Summer Festival on Barnet Church Green

On Saturday 8th July 2017, a good crowd flocked to the Summer Festival held on the Green outside St John the Baptist Church in Barnet. The weather could not have been better and the Festival was very well organised indeed. … Continued

Hope and Glory Charity Brunch 2017

On Sunday 2nd July 2017, Norman and Myra Goldberg once again opened their lovely house and magnificent garden to hold their annual charity brunch in support of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and Parkinson’s UK. It was a beautiful summer’s day, … Continued

Borehamwood Families Day 2017

In the run up to the 2017 Borehamwood Families Day, we were told by Terry Forster, assistant manager of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Borehamwood charity shop, that this is a day that she always really looks forward to – and … Continued

Summer Soulstice 2017 – another great day!

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care thanks everyone who helped make the 2017 Summer Soulstice festival in Barnet such a great day out for all the family. Unlike the extreme heat which engulfed everybody on the actual solstice day, the weather for … Continued

Blue Hills Open Garden

The weather was not perfect on Sunday 4th June 2017 but it was good enough for around 150 supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to take up Anne Bickel’s invitation to look around her wonderful garden in Arkley. The Blue … Continued

Thank You to Cherry Lodge Volunteers

Volunteers are hugely important to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and this fact was recognised at the special Thank You Tea Party held at Howard House on Friday 2nd June 2017. The event was organised by Yvonne Shield, CL’s Volunteer Coordinator, … Continued

Summer Newsletter is now online

The Summer 2017 Cherry Lodge Newsletter is currently being mailed to everyone on the CL mailing list. The newsletter is also available, via this website, to download as a pdf to be read onscreen or printed out. This issue of … Continued

Live Life Live Well – a fun and upbeat day!

The ‘Life Life Live Well’ event held by Cherry Lodge Cancer Care on Monday 15th May 2017 certainly lived up to its promise to be fun and upbeat as well as informative and useful. This second Cherry Lodge ‘healthy living … Continued

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care AGM 2017

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its 2017 Annual General Meeting at the Cherry Lodge Centre, Howard House, Union Street, Barnet on Tuesday 16th May. The meeting was attended by approximately 50 people, including members, volunteers, staff, trustees and a patron, … Continued

‘Move4You’ Cancer Physical Activity Programme

As is customary, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s AGM on 16th May 2017 was followed by a talk on a topic linked to the charity’s work to provide information and support to people affected by cancer. Our speaker this year was … Continued

Try Bowls for Fun – and support Cherry Lodge

Barnet Bowls Club is supporting Cherry Lodge Cancer Care by inviting you to come along to the club for a free weekend taster lesson. This is a great chance to find out if lawn bowls is for you. Also, donations … Continued

Thank you to Mina – CL’s original information nurse!

Starting in 1996, Mina Fraenza-West was Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s first information nurse. She stayed at CL for nearly seven years and during this time witnessed a huge increase in the number of people seeking help and joining as members. … Continued

Cherry Lodge’s 2017 Spring Quiz

On Saturday 6th May 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care hosted another of its by now world famous quiz evenings. Held at the very welcoming church hall of Mary Immaculate and St Peter’s in Somerset Road, this Spring Quiz was attended … Continued

London Marathon 2017 – initial report

It is currently predicted that the fundraising efforts of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s team of runners in the 2017 Virgin London Marathon, held on Sunday 23rd April, will result in a new CL record total for this event. Thank you … Continued

Cherry Lodge Easter Craft Fair

On Saturday 8th April 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its (early) Easter Craft Fair at what has become our venue of choice, namely St James’ Church, East Barnet. The weather, with wall-to-wall sunshine, certainly helped make this a most … Continued

Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2017 Clothes Sale

The sun shone brightly for Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2017 Clothes Sale, held at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Monday 3rd April. This was a great opportunity for ladies who had grown tired of their winter wardrobes to add some … Continued

Magic of Motown Ball – a ReSOUNDing success

On 18th March 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its Magic of Motown Ball at the Elstree Holiday Inn. This fundraising event had been in the planning for well over a year and the incredibly hard work by Tina and … Continued

Music Print raising money for Cherry Lodge

Dave James, Summer Soulstice committee chairman, is once again selling limited edition prints to raise money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. His latest print features 50 artists and hopefully includes at least a few of your personal favourites! This is … Continued

Psychobilly Kicked Back – and how!

‘Psychobilly Kicks Back Against Cancer’ was the brainchild of Ginger Meadham, who realised that he was well placed to raise a great sum of money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. With his contacts and expertise, Ginger put on a truly … Continued

Younger Women’s Cancer Support Group

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is now seeking to increase membership of our newest support group. This group is specifically for ladies aged 45 or under who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer. It meets every 6 weeks on … Continued

Winter 2017 Newsletter is now on online

The Winter 2017 Cherry Lodge Newsletter is currently being mailed to everyone on the CL mailing list. The newsletter is also available, via this website, to download as a pdf to be read onscreen or printed out. This issue of … Continued