Care home celebrates open day with music and fancy dress

PUBLISHED: 17:51 11 August 2018

Residents from Tilsley House enjoying the fundraiser with the Weston mayor Michael Lyall.

Residents from Tilsley House enjoying the fundraiser with the Weston mayor Michael Lyall.

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A Weston care home celebrated its open day with concerts and dancing displays.

The mayor with children at the event.The mayor with children at the event.

Tilsley House, in Clarence Road South, invited people to a Hawaiian-themed day with entertainment and live music.

Weston’s mayor and mayoress councillor Michael Lyall and his wife Margaret attended along with children from St Barnabas Church.

Revellers wore fancy dress and took photos of themselves in the temporary photo booth.

Debbie Day, from Tilsley House, organised the event to bring people of all ages in the community together.

Organisers Ann-Marie, Steve and Debbie at the fundraiser.Organisers Ann-Marie, Steve and Debbie at the fundraiser.

Debbie told the Mercury: “There was entertainment provided by mini concerts as well as singing and dancing from Anne-Marie’s Bhangra and Gospel dance class.

“It was a day enjoyed by residents, relatives, staff and visitors alike.”

The home is holding a barn dance from noon until 3.30pm on September 28 during its next open day.

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