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We partied like it was V.E Day!

May 10th 2013

No need to run, rabbit, run as the stew at Mill View’s V.E celebrations was mock-rabbit stew - but there was plenty of authenticity about the V.E. Day celebrations to bring memories flooding back for many residents.

As well as a street party in the dining room with stew, spam fritters and jelly and trifle, the entertainment had a 1940s flavour with Activities Coordinators Bip Slater and Joanne Jameson and Business Manager Caroline Rooke dressed up as the Andrew Sisters performing classics such as The Chattanooga Choo-Choo and Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.

Receptionist Caroline Newman came dressed as a Land Army girl. She said: “It certainly brought a smile to many of our residents’ faces and they talked about their memories of the war and about the V.E. parties they had attended at the time.

“Everyone had a wonderful time and they were all very impressed with fellow resident John Dean who dressed up as Churchill and delivered one of his famous speeches from memory. It really was a very special day.”

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Mill View care home in West Sussex offers everything you’d expect from a care home, and much more – from a coffee shop to a cinema, a shop and a beauty salon. Everyone also likes to get out and about whenever they can, with trips exploring the beautiful countryside, seaside and historic attractions closeby.

Mill View
Sunnyside Close
Dunnings Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 4QW (For sat nav, please use post code RH19 4AT)

0333 434 3056

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