Thorp House care home, in Griston, ready for 1940s themed fete
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Staff at a Breckland nursing home are preparing to step back in time for their traditional summer fete.
Thorp House nursing home in Griston, near Watton, will be hosting the 1940s-themed event on Bank Holiday Mondy, May 29.
The fete, which will run from 1pm until 4pm, will also be raising money for two good causes.
Home manager Kirsty Holden and activities coordinator Jade Smith have been trying out their wartime land girls outfits in advance of the fete.
There will be stalls and games for the whole family in the gardens of the Kingsley Healthcare-run home. Among the attractions will be a barbecue, tombola, book stall, coconut shy, hoopla, splat the rat amd face painting.
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There will be a tombola and raffle with prizes generously donated by local businesses.
Proceeds will be split between the residents' fund for additional activities and East Anglia's Children's Hospices.
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