Halls were decked with boughs of holly, sleigh bells rang and Santa arrived with his pet reindeer... Our residents’ Christmas Party was a fantastic family event enjoyed by all. Santa provided laughs and sweets for the little ones in his Grotto, a huge buffet was provided by our excellent chef and even a little bit of singing was heard! Local carol singers from Dormansland Baptist Church led the manor in Traditional Carol Singing – everyone was singing away and the spirit of Christmas was truly among us.
To finish the evening Santa and his Reindeer drew the raffle. There were many, many excellent prizes and quite a few lucky people who won more than one prize! Local people, relatives and businesses had been so generous in donating prizes and the raffle raised an overall £220! 50% of this money will go to St.Catherines Hospice in Crawley, with whom we work closely and the other 50% will be put towards providing facilities, events and activities for our residents. A huge thank you to everyone who helped, supported and enjoyed the evening! We hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you all again soon.