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

You can now Donate or Buy Tickets by Phone

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is pleased to announce that we can now accept donations or ticket payments over the phone. We have recently signed up with Worldpay to provide this facility. Payments of up to £30 can be taken directly … Continued

Coffeee Bean CL Christmas Raffle Winners

A big seasonal thank you from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to the proprietors of The Coffee Bean cafe in The Spires for giving us the proceeds of their 2016 Christmas Raffle. The raffle was drawn on Saturday 17th December and … Continued

Schools Carol Singing for Cherry Lodge

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care sends a big thank you to all the schoolchildren, teaching staff and Cherry Lodge volunteer bucket shakers (silent!) who turned out this year to sing festive music and collect money for us. Between them they raised … Continued

Snow White by the London Pantomimers

Thank you very much indeed to the London Pantomimers for supporting Cherry Lodge Cancer Care by fundraising for us at their brilliant production of Snow White from 1st to 10th December 2016 at the Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green. The … Continued

Shopping and Christmas Lunch for Ladies

A very enjoyable Ladies’ Shopping and Lunch event was put on by events organisers One @ & Only at The Penridge Suite in Bowes Road, London N11 on Thursday 1st December 2016. This event gave people a great opportunity to … Continued

Barnet Street Fair – a busy day at the CL shop

Barnet’s annual pre-Christmas Street Fair was held on Sunday 4th December 2016 and, once again, the weather could not have been better. The beautiful blue sky and bright sunlight enticed thousands of adults, children and assorted canines out of their … Continued

Festive Fair for Christmas 2016

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its annual Christmas Fair – this year given the eye-catching new name of ‘Festive Fair’ – on Saturday 26th November 2016. For the second year running, this popular event was held at St James Church … Continued

Members’ Walk around Bloomsbury

On Saturday 5th November 2016, a group of Cherry Lodge members and volunteers enjoyed a most interesting guided walk around Bloomsbury. Thank you once again to Michael King, a CL volunteer befriender and experienced London tour guide, for providing his … Continued

Lights of Love 2016

On Sunday, 20th November at 4.30 pm the bandstand outside the Spires Shopping Centre became the focus of this year’s Cherry Lodge Lights of Love. This reflective event could not be held inside because of the extensive refurbishment that is … Continued