• Cherry Lodge Lights of Love 2023

    November 20, 2023Cherry Lodge Lights of Love 2023
    On Sunday 19th November 2023, a large group of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care supporters, members, volunteers and staff gathered outside the Cherry Lodge shop to hold our ‘Lights of Love’ ceremony. This special gathering is undoubtedly one of CL’s most important annual events. People are invited in advance to make a donation to sponsor a ...
  • Cherry Lodge Pink Tombola 2023

    October 15, 2023Cherry Lodge Pink Tombola 2023
    Every year, in “Pink October”, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care marks Breast Cancer Awareness month by setting up a very enticing Pink Tombola stall in The Spires, Barnet. Our 2023 event, which took place on Saturday 14th October, was as popular as ever, providing lots of fun for people of all ages. On a more serious ...
  • Summer Soulstice Big Payback 2023 – a fantastic £50,000 for Cherry Lodge

    August 28, 2023Summer Soulstice Big Payback 2023 - a fantastic £50,000 for Cherry Lodge
    Big Payback day has a very important place on the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care calendar. It is the occasion when Summer Soulstice crew members give Cherry Lodge representatives a big cheque showing the total raised for us at the annual Summer Soulstice festival. Cherry Lodge is immensely grateful to Summer Soulstice for their ongoing support, ...
  • Thank you Tea for Cherry Lodge Volunteers

    July 26, 2023Thank you Tea for Cherry Lodge Volunteers
    Heartfelt thanks to all Cherry Lodge Cancer Care volunteers were expressed on our website during national Volunteers’ Week 2023 at the beginning of June. This year, rather than holding a get together at our Centre, Howard House, in June, it was decided to hold a later, more sumptuous event – a delicious thank you tea ...
  • Mad Hatter’s Flower Arranging with Iris

    July 21, 2023Mad Hatter's Flower Arranging with Iris
    The Mad Hatter’s Flower Arranging event, held on Thursday 20th July 2023 at Barnet’s Open Door centre, was florist Iris’s third flower-arranging demonstration and workshop for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. The theme, taken from Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ proved extremely popular. Fourteen ladies took part and everyone went home feeling very much happier than ...
  • Summer Soulstice 2023 – a fantastic day!

    June 29, 2023Summer Soulstice 2023 - a fantastic day!
    Barnet’s award-winning Summer Soulstice festival, held each year in memory of Andy Weekes and raising money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care, returned to OE Memorial Fields on Saturday 24th June 2023. The weather was glorious and around 3,200 people came to the festival to soak up the atmosphere and relax in the sun while enjoying ...
  • Sponsored Swim in aid of Cherry Lodge

    June 15, 2023Sponsored Swim in aid of Cherry Lodge
    Sunday 11th June 2023 was a glorious day for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Sponsored Swim at QE School, Barnet. The school has a wonderful pool and it was at least 15 years since we last suggested people shed their clothes and raise money for the charity while showing off their prowess in the water. The ...
  • London Marathon 2023 – congratulations and thanks to our runners

    April 26, 2023London Marathon 2023 - congratulations and thanks to our runners
    Update: the final total raised by Cherry Lodge’s 2023 Marathon runners was in excess of £15,000 – a great achievement! Thank you everyone. The tcs 2023 London Marathon was held on Sunday, 23rd April, back at its traditional time of year but on what turned out to be a far from Spring-like day. More than 48,000 ...
  • Cherry Lodge runners visit our Centre after the 2023 London Marathon

    April 26, 2023Cherry Lodge runners visit our Centre after the 2023 London Marathon
    As is customary, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care invited all our runners to visit the CL Centre (Howard House, Union Street, Barnet) on the evening after the London Marathon. Unfortunately, this year, for various reasons, only three of our runners were able to attend. However, they were given a warm welcome by Dr Margaret Clark (CL ...
  • Walk and Stall in Oakhill Park

    April 3, 2023Walk and Stall in Oakhill Park
    The BBC weather forecast for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Walk and Stall event in Barnet’s Oakhill Park on 2nd April 2023 was not exactly accurate. Instead of warm and sunny, the morning was decidedly chilly and grey. Despite this, around thirty members and supporters of CL came along to the park to enjoy each other’s ...