International day of family

On the 15th of May we will be hosting a “family picnic” to mark the international day of family

We welcome all families to join us at Primrose Bank at 12.30pm and have invited the Primrose Bank extended family, Poppy & Jacks nursery to join us in celebrating a day of belonging and unity

Please let the office know if you will be joining us.
We hope to see you then

Cruise Day

Where will we go?

Athens is one of the oldest named cities in the world, having been continuously inhabited for at least 5000 years. Situated in southern Europe, Athens became the leading city of Ancient Greece in the first millennium BC, and its cultural achievements during the 5th century BC laid the foundations of western civilization

What will we do?
Join us as we set sail to Athens, we will take in the sights and sounds of Greece, visiting famous landmarks. We will start our day with VR tours of the famous sites such as Temple of Poseidon, Delphi, and the Acropolis.
Lunch will be a traditional lamb kleftiko or Chicken & Pork Souvlaki with chips followed by Baklava
In honour of Athens hosting the first ever Olympic games in 776 BC, we will host our own version of Olympic games
Tea will be a meze of Greek Foods
We will wind down the day with a showing of the famous Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

What’s on in May at Primrose Bank

Whats on in May at Primrose Bank!

Sunday 6th May 2018 – The Fylde Coast Tuneless Choir

We are looking forward to welcoming the Fylde Coast Tuneless Choir to entertain residents, families, friends and staff at 2.30pm. For more information on the choir visit http://www.tunelesschoir.com/join-another-tuneless-choir/fylde-coast-tuneless-choir/

Tuesday 8th May 2018 – Community Collaboration with Poppy and Jacks Nursery!

We love our visits from the children at Poppy and Jack’s nursery, community engagement is such a big part of Primrose Bank

Thursday 10th May 2018 – Primrose Cruise Lines travels to Athens!

Our popular cruise days continue, this time the home will be transformed into Athens, Greece! We will have a selection of entertainments, activities and food themed around the Greek capital all day.

Monday 14th May 2018 – Pilates with Julie Foster

Julie Foster joins us for some fantastic chair based pilates exercise

Tuesday 15th May 2018 – Primrose Bank and Poppy and Jacks Nursery celebrate the International Day of Families

An open invite to all families and friends of Primrose Bank to join us, and our friends and their families from Poppy and Jacks Nursery to observe the UN International Day of Families. Where we will be enjoying a picnic in the gardens with entertainment and activities.

Saturday 19th May 2018 – The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (and the FA Cup Final)

You are cordially invited to celebrate with us the wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle! We will be watching the ceremony on the big screen after a light brunch, followed by traditional wedding breakfast of British Produce and tiered wedding cake. We are also welcoming evening entertainment with a singer, or hosting an FA Cup viewing party in the upstairs lounge.

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – Planning our float for Poulton Gala with Poppy and Jacks Nursery

We can announce that our residents will be attending Poulton Gala, on a float in conjunction with Poppy and Jack’s Nursery. Let the planning and decorating commence!

Sunday 27th May 2018 – English Wine Week

We will be celebrating English Wine Week with an evening of wine and cheese tasting

 

Easter Sunday at Primrose

Easter Sunday at Primrose Bank allowed the residents to enjoy a morning of egg decorating and partaking in the Easter egg raffle, raising money for the residents chosen charity Trinity Hospice. The Afternoon saw the residents enjoying the 2018 Primrose Bank Easter Bonnet Parade, fun and laughter was had by all.

 

 

 

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Employee of the year

At Primrose Bank we take great pride in our staff, they are the heart of Primrose. At the last staff meeting, we were pleased to announced not only employee of the month, but also 2017’s employee of the year.

Candidates for employee of the year consisted of previous employee of the month winners and were chosen by the residents themselves.

It is with great pride that we congratulate Elaine Smith as 2017’s employee of the year and trust that she will enjoy her well-deserved prize.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all our staff who have worked above and beyond for us the last year and look forward to congratulating all future winners.

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Primrose Bank Cruise line set sail for Germany

Last weekend we had a successful trip to Germany for the German Christmas markets.
The day consisted of VR headsets around the famous sites in Germany, followed by Cuckoo clock making and stein decorating.

Lunch was traditional German fayre of jager snitzel followed by heise Kirchen mit kirsh.

The afternoon brought our very own German Christmas Market, featuring a variety of stalls, such as Hunca Munka artisan soaps and bath treats and the delicious Lancashire Shortbread.
The Market was brought to a close with mugs of gluhwein and hog roast sandwiches.

Our final stop in Germany was at “Primel Brau” as we transformed the dining room into a traditional bierkeller for an evening of beer tasting.

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the Christmas markets and everyone who came along to enjoy the day with us.

Primrose Cruise Lines sets sail for Rome!

Last Friday, Primrose Cruise Lines set sail for Rome! Bringing all the sights, sounds and flavours of Italy to our residents.

The day started with cappuccino coffees and an Italian for beginners lesson, Bonjourno! The home was decorated with flags, bunting and our very own Michelangelo’s David.

This was followed by VR Headset tours of St Peters Basilica, the Trevi Fountain and the Colosseum.

For lunch residents, visitors and staff enjoyed Antipasti followed by Spaghetti Bolognese, Pasta Carbonara, Roasted Italian potatoes and Garlic Breads. For desert we enjoyed traditional homemade tiramisu. Lunch ended with a big sing along to Dean Martins That’s Amoré!

We then enjoyed The Italian Job on the big screen and pasta making in the afternoon. Tea was minestrone soup and homemade pizzas with Italian gelato supplied by Notrainis Ice Cream Parlour for desert.

The day ended with wine tasting and watching Pavarotti live in Modena.

A great day was had by everyone, look out for where our world cruise takes us next!

Open Day Celebration

Primrose Bank are delighted to invite you to our open day celebration
On the 11th April 2017
At 2.30pm
To celebrate the completion of our extension and refurbishment programme
Refreshments will be served
Information Displays will be available
We hope you will be able to join with us to share this happy occasion