School groups singing for Cherry Lodge

December 10, 2015

Shoppers at The Spires on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th December 2015 had the pleasure of hearing children from Barnet primary and secondary schools singing and playing Christmas music to raise funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. Taking part this year were singers and instrumentalists from the following schools: Broadfields, Cromer Road, Danegrove, Foulds, Livingstone, Queen ... 

CL Shop open for Barnet Street Fair

December 6, 2015

Sunday 6th December 2015 was a special day for Barnet, being the day of the annual Barnet Street Fair and also the one Sunday in the year when the Barnet Cherry Lodge charity shop is open. The almost seaside weather (wind and rain) did not put people off and both the High Street and The Spires ... 

Volunteers Christmas Party 2015

December 5, 2015

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care relies on volunteers to work alongside staff members to provide its wide range of information and support services to people affected by cancer. The Volunteers Christmas Party, held this year on Friday 4th December at Totteridge Village Hall, was a very enjoyable and successful event. A good cross section of volunteers – ... 

Lights of Love – an event to remember

November 30, 2015

On Sunday 29th November 2015, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its annual Lights of Love event in The Spires Shopping Centre, Barnet. Fortunately for us, the Spires’ management had kindly allowed the use of an empty shop, which made life a lot easier and kinder as the wind was fierce and the rain cold and ... 

Christmas Fair 2015 – a great day for all!

November 22, 2015

An early morning fall of snow on 21st November 2015 was a very apt reminder to all of us to go to St James Church in New Barnet for Cherry Lodge’s annual Christmas Fair. The change of venue proved hugely popular as there was a friendly atmosphere and plenty of space for stalls and activities. People looking ... 

Clarinet Concert for Cherry Lodge

November 9, 2015

The Ionian Clarinet Choir (ICC) celebrated its 45th anniversary in great style on Saturday 7th November 2015, by putting on a special concert at St James church, New Barnet – with proceeds to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. This really was a musical evening to remember. The ICC is a very proficient and enthusiastic group of local ... 

Brick Lane Music Hall comes to Barnet

November 3, 2015

Tuesday 3rd November 2015 saw a very lively show presented by artistes of the Brick Lane Music Hall. The venue for this well-attended afternoon event was Ewen Hall in Barnet, where tables for some 130 people had been attractively laid out so that everybody had a good view. The very colourful show opened with members of ... 

Autumn Fashions from Dawn Ledgard

October 29, 2015

Dawn Ledgard’s Autumn Fashion Sale, held at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Wednesday 28th October 2015, was, as always, a popular draw for regular and new customers. These seasonal sales offer fashion-conscious local and not so local ladies an ideal opportunity to buy up-to-the minute designer clothing and jewellery at well below recommended shop prices ... 

Flower Arranging by Your London Florist

October 20, 2015

This excellent demonstration of seasonal flower arranging by Your London Florist of Southgate was the second ingredient of the very successful Autumn ‘Flowers and Food’ event held on Monday 19th October 2015 to raise funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. At lunchtime it seemed that the morning demonstration of Lebanese cookery would be a hard act ... 

Lebanese Cookery Demonstration by Mona Usher

October 20, 2015

The Autumn ‘Flowers and Food’ event, held on Monday 19th October 2015 to raise funds for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, proved to be a very successful mix. Both ingredients – the cookery demonstration in the morning and the flower arranging in the afternoon – were new ventures for Cherry Lodge and both were very much ...