25 Jan 2015
97 per cent prefer to stay in their home
A One Poll survey* in July 2014 found that that 97 per cent of adults would prefer to stay in their home rather than move into residential care.
It might seem like a sleepy little suburb but there’s a lot going on in Worcester Park. In fact there are many Worcester Park community organisations there to support, guide and entertain you throughout the week.
At a loose end and not sure what to do for the day? Check out the Worcester Park blog for the latest on what’s going on. From heritage building open days to updates on local festivals and fun days, you’ll always find something and somewhere to go. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for there, take a look at the Worcester Park Information site.
The Worcester Park community over 60’s group meets every Monday from 1pm to 3pm at Christ Church with St Philip Church Hall in Ruskin Drive. Worcester Park. All over 60’s are welcome to join for a variety of activities from outstanding entertainment from local musicians, bingo, raffles, and day outings to the coast are organised throughout the summer months. There are even mid-week minibreaks which are organised two or three times a year. New group members are always welcome! Contact Joyce on 020 8330 5065.
The Worcester Park Women’s Institute meet on the 3rd Monday of every month from 7.45pm to 9.45pm at Christchurch with St Philip Church Hall in Ruskin Drive, Worcester Park. For more information contact Eileen Moore 020 8648 4327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch Break is a Worcester Park community lunch club for retired Worcester Park residents, meeting on a Tuesday 12-2pm (term time only) at Worcester Park Baptist Church, The Avenue. With friendly companionship and occasional guest speakers, contact Brian on 020 8224 6675 or Rowena 07837 941298 to find out more.
The Worcester Park Dramatic Society is a local amateur drama group based in the Elmcroft Community Centre, North Cheam every Tuesday and most Fridays at 8.15 pm. Apart from play readings, rehearsals and set construction, this Worcester Park community group host quiz nights and various social events including outings to amateur and professional theatre productions. If you’re interested in getting involved both onstage and offstage, please contact Joyce Cranfield on 020 8337 3317.
The Worcester Park Crafters meet on the first Tuesday of each month in the hall at Christchurch with St Philip, Ruskin Drive, Worcester Park, KT4 8LG from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Whatever your experience or ability, all crafters are welcome to bring their own project or purchase the ‘kit of the month’. To get involved, contact Lynne by email: email@example.com or phone on: 020 8330 5903.