Chiddingfold, Surrey

Sydenhurst Nursing Home

Final preparations are taking place to welcome guests and all arriving to join in Sydenhurst's 60th anniversary celebrations this coming Sunday and Monday (30-31 August).

The fabulous "Hoverla" Ukrainian Dance Ensemble from Derby will set the festivite mood alight on Sunday afternoon with some spectacular performances from 2.30 onwards.

A flag-raising ceremony at 4.30 will be followed by a short service of thanksgiving.

The Minister Councillor and Deputy Head of the Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom, Mr Viachelsav Yatsiuk, will be among the very special guests attending the event and he will plant a tree to mark this extraordinary jubillee.

Visitors will get the chance to view an exhibition about the Home's history and the Home's new website and brochure will also be launched.

There will be plenty of food and drink and the evening will be rounded off with a Ukrainian "zabava" (dance) to the foot-tapping energetic music of the excellent "Zhnyva" band.

Festivities will continue on Monday afternoon with tea and cakes being served to the magnificent sounds of a live jazz band!

The weather forecast is good...... All that's left then, is for you to be there!


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