• ‘A Night to Remember’ – Sunflower Charity Fashion Show

    June 6, 2015'A Night to Remember' – Sunflower Charity Fashion Show
    On 3rd June 2015, some 150 people, including more than a few with connections to Cherry Lodge, attended ‘A Night to Remember’ – a wonderful evening of fashion organised and funded by John Lewis in aid of Sunflower Cancer Support. The Sunflower Cancer Support group exists to provide information and support to people with cancer, and ...
  • London Marathon Success – thank you to our runners

    April 29, 2015London Marathon Success - thank you to our runners
    A quick look at the results section of the Virgin London Marathon website on the afternoon of Sunday 26th April 2015 provided the good news that Paul Abbott-Williams, Steve Fletcher, Andy Georgiou and Alan Stewart had all safely completed their 26.2 miles – a great achievement. Months of training had to be fitted in around the ...
  • A Song to Sing at Sainsbury’s, Hendon

    April 26, 2015A Song to Sing at Sainsbury's, Hendon
    A Song to Sing! On 24th April 2015, Sainsbury’s, Hendon was the venue for the Cherry Lodge Singers’ first sortie of the year – and very successful it was too. The 15 Singers able to take part on the day were located just inside the main entrance doors, which proved a very successful move as people ...
  • A most enjoyable Quiz Night

    February 1, 2015A most enjoyable Quiz Night
    Once again the brains of Barnet congregated at the beautifully refurbished and re-decorated Mary Immaculate and St Peter’s church hall in Somerset Road, New Barnet. This really is a splendid venue with very good facilities, such as a first-rate PA system and most helpful staff. Some 90 people braved the elements on Saturday 31st January 2015 ...
  • New Knee’s Day – Margaret’s 10k in the park

    December 29, 2014New Knee's Day - Margaret's 10k in the park
    On 1st January 2015 – ‘New Knee’s Day’ – Margaret Clark, chairman of the Cherry Lodge trustees, took part in – and successfully completed – the Brooks Serpentine 10k around Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. She was one of 466 participants, of whom 196 were women. For many years, Margaret always enjoyed running in the annual ...
  • Seasonal thanks to The Coffee Bean

    December 24, 2014Seasonal thanks to The Coffee Bean
    Over the years, Cherry Lodge has often had reason to thank the very charming patrons of The Coffee Bean coffee shop. Not only do brothers Krino and Paul serve excellent coffees, sandwiches, light lunches and cakes to their customers in The Spires, they have often provided refreshments, completely free of charge, to be enjoyed by ...
  • CL Singers’ Christmas fundraising

    December 22, 2014CL Singers' Christmas fundraising
    Members of the Cherry Lodge Singing Group have not only had fun singing together in the run up to Christmas 2014, they have also made three much appreciated public appearances. The Singers’ first pre-Christmas performance was at the Cherry Lodge Christmas Market on 29th November, where attendance was undoubtedly boosted by friends and family eager to ...
  • Barnet schoolchildren singing for Cherry Lodge

    December 15, 2014Barnet schoolchildren singing for Cherry Lodge
    As in previous years, children from Barnet primary and secondary schools raised funds for Cherry Lodge by singing a selection of festive music in the courtyard of The Spires shopping centre. Taking part this year were pupils from the following schools: Broadfields, Cromer Road, Danegrove, Foulds, Grasvenor Avenue, Livingstone, Queen Elizabeth’s Boys’, and St Catherine’s. Everyone who heard ...
  • Tickled pink by the Pink Tombola

    October 19, 2014Tickled pink by the Pink Tombola
    Tickled pink is a good way to describe how we all felt at the end of the Pink Tombola in the Spires on Saturday 18th October 2014. During the past few weeks people readily responded to requests for good quality pink goodies to be brought into Cherry Lodge for this event and our barrow was ...
  • London Triathlon – thanks to our triathletes!

    August 3, 2014London Triathlon - thanks to our triathletes!
    Thank you very much indeed to the four triathletes who agreed at short notice to raise money for Cherry Lodge by taking part in the 2014 Virgin Active London Triathlon. Thank you also to their sponsors for choosing to support our very good cause. The London Triathlon, held this year on 2nd and 3rd August, is ...