Cherry Lodge Cancer Care fundraisers continue to put on an interesting and succesful range of events, getting 2024 off to an excellent start with the Summer Soulstice/Cherry Lodge Heart & Soul Ball on 17th February. This was followed, on Friday 23rd February, by the first Arkley Club Cha Night of the year. Iris’s Easter Flower Arranging Workshop, held on Thursday 21st March 2024 at Barnet Grange Care Home, was very much enjoyed. Thankfully, the weather stayed dry for the Cherry Lodge Easter Sponsored Walk ‘n’ Talk event in Oakhill Park on Sunday 24th April 2024.

Next up for CL fundraisers is the 2024 tcs London Marathon on Sunday 21st April. We have seven runners taking part to raise money for Cherry Lodge – please sponsor them as generously as you can. Summer Soulstice is holding a festival Warm-Up event at the Black Horse pub, Barnet on Saturday 4th May 2024, with soulful beats from 4pm until midnight, wood-fired pizza and cocktails. Enjoy a fantastic comedy line-up at Laugh out Loud on Saturday 11th May 2024. Thinking further ahead, tickets are available via this link 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.

Jul
2
Sat
East Barnet Festival – visit the CL stall on 2nd July @ Oak Hill Park
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm
East Barnet Festival - visit the CL stall on 2nd July @ Oak Hill Park | London | England | United Kingdom

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care information and merchandise stall will be at the East Barnet Festival on Saturday 2nd July 2022, from 12 noon. Please call by to meet Tina and the CL information and fundraising team and help raise money for Cherry Lodge’s much needed services by buying from our stock of brand new merchandise items, including a great variety of hats, sunglasses and jewellery.

You will find more information about North London’s biggest free outdoor festival on the East Barnet Festival website. This year’s festival will take place in Oak Hill Park, East Barnet, EN4 8JS, from 1st to 3rd July. As well as craft and community stalls there will be a giant funfair, live music and dance, street food, a licensed bar, and a free car show with Classic, Custom, American, Hotrod, Supercar and modified vehicles.

Jul
10
Sun
The Swashbuckler Triathlon – Please sponsor Nick
Jul 10 all-day
The Swashbuckler Triathlon - Please sponsor Nick

On 10th July 2022, Nick Martin and his friend Leigh Barnett will be taking part in The Swashbuckler Triathlon in the New Forest, raising money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in memory of Nick’s sister Suzy Bishop.

Their middle-distance event comprises a 1.2 mile swim, followed by a 56 mile bike ride, finishing with a half marathon – completing it will be no mean feat! Please help them thank Cherry Lodge for all the support, guidance and advice given to Suzy during her 5-year battle against cancer. Your sponsorship will also help ensure that Cherry Lodge can continue to give free information and support to numerous other people affected by cancer.

Click here to access Nick’s fundraising page.

Jul
29
Fri
Cha Night for Cherry Lodge @ The Arkley Club
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Cha Night for Cherry Lodge @ The Arkley Club | England | United Kingdom

You are invited to enjoy another great evening of Cha Night music at The Arkley Club, Barnet on Friday 29th July 2022, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will go to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care.

Listen and dance to a great 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.

Aug
28
Sun
Summer Soulstice Big Payback 2022 @ the Black Horse,
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Summer Soulstice Big Payback 2022 @ the Black Horse, | England | United Kingdom

Have a great evening and celebrate the huge success of the 2022 Summer Soulstice festival, which raised a record £50,000 for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care!

This year’s Big Payback event will be held on August Bank Holiday Sunday (28th August) at the Black Horse pub, Wood Street, Barnet EN5 4BW. This free event will run from 4pm until midnight.

Enjoy great music and the company of friends. Meet the Soulstice crew and people from Cherry Lodge. Be there at 6pm to cheer when Summer Soulstice hands over its big cheque to Cherry Lodge.

See the Summer Soulstice website for more information as the event date approaches.

Oct
2
Sun
London Marathon 2022 @ 2022 London Marathon route
Oct 2 all-day
London Marathon 2022 @ 2022 London Marathon route

The London Marathon returns as a mass event on Sunday 2nd October 2022, with a new title partner, tcs (Tata Consultancy Services).

Due to event cancellations in 2020 and 2021, charity places were carried over and Cherry Lodge was able to register nine runners to take part and raise money for us in 2022. Sadly, this number has now reduced to eight as Lee Alfano has had to withdraw due to injury. We wish him well and have asked for his place to be deferred until next year.

Running for Cherry Lodge in the 2022 tcs London Marathon will be:

Click on the names above to see our runners’ fundraising pages. Running a marathon is a huge feat that requires a big time commitment and a lot of physical and mental determination. Please recognise our runners’ efforts by sponsoring them as generously as you can. Cherry Lodge Cancer Care provides all its information and support services completely free of charge. The charity has no statutory funding.

 

Oct
6
Thu
Guided Walk through Historical Barnet @ Barnet College outside
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm
Guided Walk through Historical Barnet @ Barnet College outside | England | United Kingdom

Enjoy a fascinating guided tour of old Barnet and also help keep Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services completely free of charge.

Our afternnon tour, on Thursday 6th October 2022, will be led by local resident and City of London Guide Paul Baker. It will start at 2pm outside Barnet College and end around an hour later in The Spires. You will see a brewery that became a town hall, a church that became a shopping centre and some beautiful old houses, including alms houses. You will hear stories about Barnet Fair and walk in the footsteps of royalty and writer Charles Dickens.

All profits will go to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Please contact Tina for tickets, which cost £7 per person. Phone her on on 020 8441 7000 or email tina@cherrylodgecancer.org.uk.

Oct
7
Fri
October Cha Night for Cherry Lodge
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
October Cha Night for Cherry Lodge

You are invited to enjoy another great evening of Cha Night music at The Arkley Club, Barnet on Friday 7th October 2022, from 7.30pm until midnight. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will go to help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s information and support services.

Listen and dance to a great 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.

Oct
15
Sat
Pink Tombola 2022 @ The Spires
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pink Tombola 2022 @ The Spires | England | United Kingdom

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s annual Pink Tombola stall will be back at The Spires, Barnet on Saturday 15th October 2022. Please drop by our stall between 11am and 4pm – to have some fun and show your support.

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness month and every year Cherry Lodge recognises this by putting on our very popular Pink Tombola event. This occasion has two important purposes: to help increase awareness of breast cancer and to raise money to help fund Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s much needed information and support services for people affected by all types of cancer.

 

Nov
3
Thu
Autumn Flower Demonstration and Workshop with Floral Artist Iris @ The Open Door Centre
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Autumn Flower Demonstration and Workshop with Floral Artist Iris @ The Open Door Centre | England | United Kingdom

Celebrate this colourful season and enjoy the company of friends at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Autumn Flower Demonstration and Workshop. This event, led by very talented floral artist Iris, will take place at The Open Door Centre in St Albans Road, Barnet on Thursday 3rd November 2022, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

Iris will bring beautiful seasonal blooms together to produce a stunning juxtaposition of autumn colours and shapes. By providing a step-by-step commentary as she puts her arrangements together, she will help you learn how to produce impressive, seasonal floral arrangements of your own.

Tickets cost £7 and include tea and cake.

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

 

Nov
5
Sat
A Taste of Israel @ The Landsby
Nov 5 @ 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
A Taste of Israel @ The Landsby | England | United Kingdom

You are invited by Myra Goldberg and Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to take up a great opportunity to enjoy a Taste of Israel while helping raise money for Cherry Lodge’s much needed information and support services. This joyful event will will take place on Saturday 5th November 2022 from 4.15pm to 6pm, in the luxurious setting of The Landsby in Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, HA7 4RY.

Dancers in authentic costumes will perform a wide range of traditional Israeli dances, including Chassidic, Yemenite, Moroccan, Ladino and Modern Israeli.

The ticket price of £18 includes sandwiches and refreshments.

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

 

Nov
26
Sat
Cherry Lodge Christmas Fair 2022 @ St James Church
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cherry Lodge Christmas Fair 2022 @ St James Church | England | United Kingdom

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Christmas Fair is back – with its traditional mix of very enticing stalls, children’s entertainment (lucky dip and Olaf the Snowman), and festive cafe serving a range of refreshments.

As previously, this very popular event will be held at St James Church, East Barnet Road, New Barnet. This year’s date is Saturday 26th November 2022, from 11am until 4pm. The Cherry Lodge Fair is a great opportunity to buy Christmas gifts and beautiful hand-crafted items. You can also enjoy time with friends and have fun as well as helping raise money to fund Cherry Lodge’s much needed cancer information and support services.

 

 

 

 

Nov
27
Sun
Cherry Lodge Lights of Love Ceremony 2022 @ The Spires
Nov 27 @ 4:15 pm
Cherry Lodge Lights of Love Ceremony 2022 @ The Spires | England | United Kingdom

The Cherry Lodge Cancer Care annual ‘Lights of Love’ ceremony will be held on Sunday 27th November 2022, at the bandstand to the rear of The Spires Shopping Centre in 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. Attendance is by invitation only.

Before the event, people are invited to make a donation to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to sponsor a symbolic light on the bandstand. 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. The lights on the bandstand will be switched on, carols will be sung, readings will be given, the names of people to be remembered will be read out, and refreshments will be served.

 

Nov
29
Tue
Cherry Lodge 2022 Annual Grand Raffle @ Howard House
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm

Buying tickets for the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Annual Grand Raffle is a great way to help fund our many services while also giving you the chance to win a very attractive prize! Books of 20 raffle tickets were sent out with the Cherry Lodge Summer Newsletter and further tickets are available on request. To avoid disappointment, please make a note of the dates below.

THE DRAW

The draw will take place at the Trustees Meeting on Tuesday 29th November 2022.

TICKETS AND PRIZES

Tickets cost £1 each and give you a chance of winning one of the following:

1st prize:   3 night break for 2 people on the Isle of Wight including ferry crossing and 4 star hotel

2nd prize:  £150 restaurant gift card

3rd prize:  £100 M&S vouchers

4th Prize:  luxury Christmas hamper (available mid December)

ENTRY DEADLINE

Ticket stubs (with your contact details written on the back) and payments must be received at Howard House no later than 15th November 2022.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Cheques should be made payable to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. If you would like to pay for tickets or make a donation using Bacs or a credit or debit card, please email tina@cherrylodgecancercare.org.uk for details.

OBTAIN MORE TICKETS

If you need more tickets, for yourself or for friends and family, please phone Tina on 020 8441 7000 or email Tina@cherrylodgecancercare.org.uk.

Click on the raffle ticket image below to enlarge it.

 

Dec
4
Sun
Barnet Christmas Fayre 2022 @ Barnet streets
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The annual Barnet Christmas Fayre, organised by the Mayor’s Appeal committee, will take place on Sunday 4th December 2022 between 12 noon and 5pm. The main streets will be closed to traffic and hundreds of people are expected to turn out to enjoy the fun.

The Mayor will open the Fayre at 12 noon together with the Bull Theatre Players outside the Post Office. A fantastic range of festive activities will then continue through the afternoon. See the map below for location details. You will find something for all the family, including children’s funfair, shows, music, dance and the Christmas courtyard. A tempting assortment of food, drink, craft and gift items will be on sale from the many market stalls.

The Cherry Lodge shop will be open from 12 until 4pm and the Cherry Lodge Information and Merchandising stall will be in The Spires.

Click on the map to enlarge it.

Dec
7
Wed
Schoolchildren Carol Singing again for Cherry Lodge @ The Spires (by Savers)
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Schoolchildren Carol Singing again for Cherry Lodge @ The Spires (by Savers) | England | United Kingdom

After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, groups of children from several Barnet schools will again be singing carols and other festive music to raise money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Please support them at The Spires Shopping Centre (outside Savers) on Wednesday 7th December 2022, between 9.30am and 3.30pm. Enjoy the children’s singing and help them raise lots of money to help fund Cherry Lodge’s much needed information and support services for people affected by cancer.