Our first large event of 2024 – the Summer Soulstice/Cherry Lodge Heart & Soul Ball – was held on Saturday 17th February 2024 at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Borehamwood. Two hundred guests enjoyed a brilliant evening, with top quality tombola prizes, delicious food, auction, live music from Tisha Monique and great dance vibes from Soulstice DJs Jamie and Jester Groove.

The first Arkley Club Cha Night in 2024 take place on Friday 23rd February – £5 at the door for a great evening of music and dancing, with proceeds to Cherry Lodge. Next up is an Easter Flower Arranging Workshop in aid of Cherry Lodge by professional florist, Iris, at Barnet Grange Care Home (Avery Collection) on Thursday 21st March 2024. Follow the links online to buy tickets for Summer Soulstice 2024, to be held on Saturday 15th June.

From coffee mornings and lunches to running events and bike rides, there is a whole range of activities you can enjoy while also supporting Cherry Lodge.

On this page of the website you can see our events programme presented in two different ways. Use the drop-down menu immediately below this text to select either ‘Agenda’ (an interactive list with dates, which is the default option) or ‘Month’ (an interactive calendar that shows the planned events month by month). Each of these options provides an overview of our scheduled events.

You can find out more detailed information about an event in the following ways. If you are using the Agenda view, click on an event to see a display box and a Read More button to take you to the event page, where you will find full details including a map. If you are using the Monthly Calendar, hover your cursor over an event date to see a display box and then click to go to the event page.

Mar
10
Fri
Cha Night in March @ The Arkley Club
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Cha Night in March @ The Arkley Club | England | United Kingdom

You are warmly invited to enjoy another Cha Night at The Arkley Club, Barnet. This exciting event will be held on Friday 10th March 2023, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services.

Listen and dance to a fantastic mix of 60s and 70s Soul, Stax, Motown, Ska, Reggae and Philly Sound from the club’s regular DJs.

Entry is £5 at the door, with the option of making a card payment direct to Cherry Lodge’s bank account. Top-up donations will of course be welcome.

Cha Nights at the Arkley Club are held in memory of Bob Parrott.

Apr
2
Sun
Cherry Lodge Walk and Stall @ Oakhill Park, Parkside Gardens
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am
Cherry Lodge Walk and Stall @ Oakhill Park, Parkside Gardens | London | England | United Kingdom

You are invited to show your support for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and enjoy a leisurely, sociable, circular walk in Oakhill Park, East Barnet on Sunday 2nd April 2023.

The Cherry Lodge Information and Merchandise Stall will be set up near Oakhill Pitch and Golf, off Parkside Gardens, near the car park (note NOT by the cafe on Oak Hill Road). You will find an attractive selection of Easter cakes, chicks and merchandise on sale.

Our walk, to be led by CL chairman Margaret, will set off at 11.15am.

Apr
23
Sun
London Marathon 2023 – please support our runners @ 2023 London Marathon route
Apr 23 all-day
London Marathon 2023 - please support our runners @ 2023 London Marathon route

The tcs 2023 London Marathon is taking place today, Sunday 23rd April 2023 – back at its usual pre-pandemic time of year, and just six months after last year’s very successful event.

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care has eight runners taking part in this iconic event. The money they raise through sponsorship will make a big difference, helping Cherry Lodge continue to provide much needed cancer information and support services completely free of charge.

Running for Cherry Lodge this year are:

Sam Abrahams

Josh Hockney

Daniel Lenihan

Vass Mandeville

Kyri Papasavva

Bobby Pratt

Chris Travis

Maja Zor

Clicking on on the names in blue (above) will take you to our runners’ fundraising pages. There, you will find more information about the runners and can make a simple, safe, online donation to sponsor them. Alternatively, contact a runner to sponsor them directly, or contact Tina.

Unfortunately, our signed up ninth runner, Gary Withers, has had to withdraw due to an injury. Thank you Gary for the effort you made – we send our commiserations.

 

Jun
2
Fri
Cha Night in June @ The Arkley Club
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Cha Night in June @ The Arkley Club | England | United Kingdom

Do join us for another great Cha Night at The Arkley Club, Barnet on Friday 2nd June 2023, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services.

Listen and dance to a fantastic mix of 60s and 70s Soul, Stax, Motown, Ska, Reggae and Philly Sound from the club’s regular DJs.

Entry is £5 at the door, with the option of making a card payment direct to Cherry Lodge’s bank account. Top-up donations will of course be welcome.

Cha Nights at the Arkley Club are held in memory of Bob Parrott.

Jun
3
Sat
Pre-loved Clothes and Accessories Sale @ Common House, New Ground
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pre-loved Clothes and Accessories Sale @ Common House, New Ground | England | United Kingdom

Please help Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s neighbours raise money to help fund our many services for people affected by cancer. OWCH (Older Women’s Co-housing Community) moved into ‘New Ground’, Union Street, Barnet in November 2016 and have been supporters of Cherry Lodge from the beginning.

On Saturday 3 June 2023, New Ground Cohousing is putting on a sale of Pre-loved Clothes and Accessories. You are invited by them to ‘Come along and find a bargain and know that you are supporting the work of this wonderful local charity’. Refreshments will be provided. All proceeds will go to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care.

If you have pre-loved items you would like to donate, they will be very welcome – please email owch.org@gmail.com to arrange delivery.

 

Jun
11
Sun
Sponsored Swim in aid of Cherry Lodge @ QE Boys School pool
Jun 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sponsored Swim in aid of Cherry Lodge @ QE Boys School pool | England | United Kingdom

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care invites you to take part in a Sponsored Swim to help fund our much needed cancer information and support services.

The event is being held in the swimming pool of QE Boys School, Queens Road, Barnet, EN5 4DQ, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Sunday 11th June 2023.

The sponsored swim is open to people of all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome.

The pool is 25m long. Set your own target (e.g., 10, 20, 30 lengths) and try to beat it!

To register, please contact Tina@cherrylodgecancercare.org.uk.

 

Jun
24
Sat
Summer Soulstice 2023 – tickets still available @ Old Elizabethans' Memorial Playing Fields
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Summer Soulstice 2023 - tickets still available @ Old Elizabethans' Memorial Playing Fields | England | United Kingdom

The award winning Summer Soulstice soul festival will return to Old Elizabethans’ Memorial Playing Fields on Saturday 24th June 2023. Headlining at the festival will be The Brand New Heavies, acid royalty, bringing their signature eclectic sound with iconic hits like “Midnight at The Oasis” and “Dream On Dreamer”.

With the event date now fast approaching, check out the Summer Soulstice for regular updates.

Standard ticket prices for the 2023 festival are: Adult £44.50 ; Teen (13-17yrs) £22.50 ; and Kid (1-12yrs) £5. Booking fees apply.

Visit the Eventbrite website for more information and to buy tickets.

 

Jul
8
Sat
Bollywood Extravaganza at the Landsby @ The Landsby
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bollywood Extravaganza at the Landsby @ The Landsby | England | United Kingdom

You are invited by Myra Goldberg and Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to enjoy a Bollywood Extravaganza. This exciting event will take place in the luxurious setting of The Landsby in Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, HA7 4RY, on Saturday 8th July 2023 from 4pm to 6.30pm. Have a wonderful time as well as raising money to help keep Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s many information and support services completely free of charge.

Take part in a joyful session of Bollywood dancing and workshops led by Ambur from Vibes Dance. There will be a prize for the best Bollywood costume, and a fabulous raffle on the day.

The ticket price of £35 includes a welcome drink and a delicious two-course Indian meal.

For tickets please contact tina@cherrylodgecancercare.org or call her on 020 8441 7000. Alternatively call Myra on 07789 982999.

Jul
20
Thu
Mad Hatter’s Flower Arranging and Tea @ Open Door Cafe
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mad Hatter's Flower Arranging and Tea @ Open Door Cafe | England | United Kingdom

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care is delighted to invite you to the Mad Hatter’s Flower Arranging event on Thursday 20th July 2023, from 2pm to 4pm.

The event will take place at the very welcoming Open Door Centre and Café in St Albans Road, Barnet, EN5 4LA.

Professional florist Iris will delight you with her flower arranging skills and then give you a step-by-step guide to help you achieve great results of your own.

The ticket price of £12 includes the flower arranging workshop plus tea and cakes.

To book your place please email Tina or call her on 020 8441 7000.

Jul
24
Mon
Rachel Creeger: Ultimate Jewish Mother @ King of Prussia
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
Rachel Creeger: Ultimate Jewish Mother @ King of Prussia | England | United Kingdom

Have a great night out and help support Cherry Lodge Cancer Care!

A performance of Rachel Creeger’s award-winning show – ‘Ultimate Jewish Mother’ – will take place at The King of Prussia pub, 363 Regents Park Road, London N3 1SH on Monday 24th July 2023 at 7pm. All profits are being generously donated to help keep Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services completely free of charge to anyone affected by cancer.

To book tickets please call Stephen on 020 8349 5470

 

 

Aug
27
Sun
Soulstice Big Payback 2023 @ The Black Horse
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Soulstice Big Payback 2023 @ The Black Horse | England | United Kingdom

Following this year’s very successful Summer Soulstice festival, the award-winning Black Horse pub in Barnet will be hosting the always popular annual Big Payback event on August Bank Holiday Sunday.

You are invited to join the Summer Soulstice crew and representatives from Cherry Lodge Cance Care at the Black Horse on Sunday 27th August 2023, from 4pm until midnight. You will be treated to a fantastic 8-hour free session of soulful grooves, funky jams & bank holiday beats, delivered by Summer Soulstice DJs.

Be sure to be there at 6pm, to cheer when Summer Soulstice is scheduled to give Cherry Lodge a Big Cheque for moneys raised from Summer Soulstice 2023.

The Black Horse is situated on the junction of Wood Street & Union Street, Barnet EN5 4BW.

Tube: High Barnet (Northern Line)
Buses: 107, 263, 307 & 384.
Parking: There is no car park at the pub but there is limited parking in nearby residential streets which is free all day on Sundays & Bank Holidays. There is also off street paid car parking about ¼ mile from the venue @ Stapylton Road Car Park, behind The Spires Shopping Centre.

Sep
29
Fri
Cha Night in September @ The Arkley Club
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Cha Night in September @ The Arkley Club | England | United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce another great Cha Night will be held at The Arkley Club, Barnet on Friday 29th September 2023, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services.

Listen and dance to a fantastic mix of 60s and 70s Soul, Stax, Motown, Ska, Reggae and Philly Sound from the club’s regular DJs.

Entry is £5 at the door, with the option of making a card payment direct to Cherry Lodge’s bank account. Top-up donations will of course be welcome.

Cha Nights at the Arkley Club are held in memory of Bob Parrott.

Oct
14
Sat
Pink Tombola 2023 @ The Spires
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Pink Tombola 2023 @ The Spires | England | United Kingdom

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s 2023 Pink Tombola will take place in the Spires Shopping Centre, Barnet on Saturday 14th October, from 11 am until mid afternoon. This popular event is put on each year in October to raise awareness of breast cancer and help fund Cherry Lodge’s many services for people affected by cancer.

Nov
19
Sun
Lights of Love 2023 (ceremony outside the CL shop) @ Outside CL shop
Nov 19 @ 4:30 pm
Lights of Love 2023 (ceremony outside the CL shop) @ Outside CL shop | England | United Kingdom

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care annual ‘Lights of Love’ ceremony will be held on Sunday 19th November 2023. Attendance is by invitation only. Please note we have a new venue: outside the Cherry Lodge shop in Church Passage, Barnet.

This moving ceremony offers an opportunity for people to come together to remember a loved one, to mark a special occasion, to share a token of love, or simply to enjoy the company of others.

Before the event, people are invited to make a donation to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to sponsor a symbolic light on our Christmas tree. Everyone on the Cherry Lodge mailing list should have received a donation form along with their Autumn Newsletter. If you haven’t received a form, please contact Tina on 020 8441 7000 or email tina@cherrylodgecancercare.org.uk.

On receipt of your donation, Cherry Lodge will send you a dedication card for each person you named plus an invitation to attend the lighting ceremony.

The ceremony is scheduled to start at 4.30pm. There will be music and readings, the names of people to be remembered will be read out, lights on our Christmas tree in the shop window will be switched on, and refreshments will be served. The Christmas tree will later be moved to reception at the CL centre, where it will stay until 6th January, with its symbolic lights clearly visible through the front window.

 

Nov
24
Fri
November Cha Night for Cherry Lodge @ The Arkley Club
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
November Cha Night for Cherry Lodge @ The Arkley Club | England | United Kingdom

Counting down to another lively Cha Night – for a great evening come along to The Arkley Club, Barnet – on Friday 24th November 2023, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services.

Listen and dance to a fantastic mix of 60s and 70s Soul, Stax, Motown, Ska, Reggae and Philly Sound from the club’s regular DJs.

Entry is £5 at the door, with the option of making a card payment direct to Cherry Lodge’s bank account. Top-up donations will of course be welcome.

Cha Nights at the Arkley Club are held in memory of Bob Parrott.