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Lest we forget

12th November 2018

November 11, 2018 marked the centenary of end of World War One. It is estimated over 16 million people – both combatant and civilian – lost their lives in what was to…

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Injured cow checks in at The Clavadel

9th November 2018

CowParade ─ the world’s largest and most successful public art event – has helped to put the fun back into fundraising. Now the startling sight of colourfully decorated cows is a welcome…

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fireworks

‘Remember, remember…

6th November 2018

…the fifth of November: gunpowder, treason and plot.’ Or so the nursery rhyme tells us. Well, we certainly remember it at The Old Hall. In fact, Bonfire Night is a major highlight…

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Alex Creswell

Royal seal of approval for artist

1st November 2018

  “[Alexander Cresswell] has an ability unique amongst his generation to capture both the appearance and the atmosphere of a building.” – HRH The Prince of Wales Good art creates more than…

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Blacksmith

A sign of the times

23rd October 2018

Take a walk down Guildford’s Epsom Road, and as you approach The Clavadel two things will spring immediately into view: a playful cow sculpture ‘chewing the cud’, and a distinctive, hand-forged pub-style…

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Keeping ahead of the game

12th October 2018

Before the building had even featured on an architect’s blueprint and The Clavadel was still just a vision for the future, a commitment to provide the public with the best in post-operative…

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An eventful life for Old Rectory residents

5th September 2018

There never seems to be a dull moment at The Old Rectory. A full activities programme and structured outings leave little time to be kicking one’s heels. In addition to regular coffee…

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Staff party

Letting our hair down

25th August 2018

Work hard and play hard and you can’t go far wrong, or so they say. Well, we certainly make sure that everyone across The Geoghegan Group, including all at The Clavadel in…

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Charitable giving that begins at home

11th August 2018

The Old Rectory residential nursing home has long been at the forefront of local fundraising activities for Arthritis Research UK (ARUK). As we all know, arthritis can have devastating effects on the…

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