Help For Heroes funds raised as VE Day is marked by Sprowston care home

Residents and staff at a Sprowston care home celebrated VE Day last Tuesday and raised funds for Help For Heroes in the process.

Over �100 was raised at The Warren care home in Sprowston, with sponsorship still being collected, by hosting a traditional 1940s tea dance to mark Victory in Europe Day.

Staff from the home wore military uniforms and dress from the era, as well as decorating the home, and the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group supported the event by displaying military jeeps and vehicles.

While entertainment for the tea dance was provided by Felicity Moore singing a range of war time songs and a dance display was performed by the Regency Ballroom Dance School.

Joy Michell, head of activities at The Warren, said: 'The event was fantastic, everyone had a brilliant day, the residents said it brought back at lot of memories.'

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