waverley news items

Stoneleigh Ladies choir 

at Waverley

The Stoneleigh Ladies Choir performed for Waverley members and friends yesterday.  We all enjoyed the singing and the opportunity to have live entertainment back at Waverley.  The choir will be giving a charity concert later this summer - see details below.

THE JUbilee  at Waverley


Creative Mojo organised a crafting afternoon.  We created two large jubilee posters one on a floral theme and the other showing some of the Queen's interests.  These are now on display at Waverley


Jubilee Bank holidays: Please note we will be open on Thursday 2nd June but will be closed on Friday 3rd June.  

Jubilee Celebrations

We will be holding our main Jubilee party on Wednesday 1st June but we will  be also be celebrating on other days to ensure everyone is involved if they would like to be.  

Birthday Donation

A big thank you to Mike Johnson for choosing to donate to Waverley in lieu of gifts for his special birthday.  Mike is pictured with Jean, our fundraiser.

Music with Mr Santini

Mr Trevor Santini entertained us with a variety of songs resulting in a spontaneous dance session.

Can you help?


 We are seeking to strengthen our Board of Trustees. If interested, we would expect a trustee to:

 Have a liking for and empathy with older people

  • Attend Trustee meetings approximately eight times a year plus the AGM
  • Support Waverley now and help plan its future
  • Show a keen interest in Waverley staff and volunteers
  • Support Waverley in fundraising and promotional events
  • Serve a minimum of three years as a trustee
  • If requested, submit to a DBS check
  • Offer a skill such as health and safety, social care, HR, financial, legal, local government, marketing/social media, fundraising



 Our current Treasurer, completes three terms of three years in office at the AGM in July and is stepping down. We would like to appoint a new Treasurer who, in addition to fulfilling the requirements of a Trustee, will:

 Make sure Waverley keeps proper accounts

  • Review financial performance and report this at each meeting of Trustees
  • Draw up and/or review policies
  • Draw up annual budget for presentation to Trustees
  • Ensure effective financial controls
  • Liaise with Waverley administration and the Waverley independent auditor
  • Communicate and discuss financial matters with the Board of Trustees and at the AGM

 For more information or to show a definite interest please contact David Lansdowne, Chair of Waverley.

T: 01926 411433 / M: 07740 830276 / E: ChairDAL@waverleydaycentre.org.uk

New Games to play

We now have a table football table and a magnetic dart board.  Many of our members and staff are enjoying discovering hidden or forgotten talents.  These items were purchased through a kind donation.

Keeping Warm

We are enjoying our exercise classes during this cold weather.  It is keeping us warm and fit!

Christmas Music

Thank you to Audrey for her musical accompaniment to our carols at the Christmas party.


We wish all our members, supporters, staff and volunteers a happy and healthy 2022.

Christmas lunches

We have been enjoying Christmas lunches with our members.  Please note we are open until Christmas Eve and will reopen on Tuesday 4th January. 

christmas tombola

Our Christmas Tombola stall took place last weekend.  Our thank go to Jean Gwilliam and her family for organising this.   Thanks also to Marie and the Robert Dyas team for allowing us to pitch outside their store. We raised £745. Thank you for your support

christmas decoration

We have been busy creating decorations for our tree which will be displayed at The St Nicholas Christmas Tree Festival on 25th-28th November

theatre night

A big thank you to the Priory Theatre. We last watched their production of The Grey Mist last night and raised some funds for Waverley at the same time. If you haven't seen the play it is on until the 31st October.
Many thanks all our volunteers for their ongoing support. We have volunteer trustees, drivers, befrienders and kitchen assistants without whom Waverley would struggle to survive. We held a buffet lunch as a small thank you for those who were able to attend

a charity hair cut

At the Lion's Charity Day last Saturday Steve had his hair cut to raise funds with Waverley as one of his charities and Jean ran a Tombola for Waverley.
Pictured are Jean and Steve by our stall